Is Keith Olbermann married? No, he isn’t. This is his private life but being a public figure, people are curious to explore facts about his wife. No sufficient evidence that proves the married life of Olbermann is available in his wiki which made us assume that he is “unmarried.”
Talking about his past relationship, Olbermann dated NBC News correspondent Katy Tur (born on October 26, 1983). They started their love life in 2006 during which Olberman was working for MSNBC. The duo has an age gap of 24 years but seems like age was not a matter of separation. They split in the year 2009 but is reported to have managed becoming a good friend to each other.
Olbermann has also been romantically linked with conservative television and radio talk show host Laura Ingraham (born on June 19, 1963) for a short time. He has also dated television basketball analyst Rebecca Lob (born on October 6, 1973). Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Olbermann:
Who is Keith Olbermann?
Born as Keith Theodore Olbermann, he landed the planet on January 27, 1959, which makes his age be 61 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is American sports and political commentator who has also gained success as a writer. He is currently employed by ESPN is one of the celebrated television personalities.
He spent his initial working days in the journalism industry for about two decades. He earned the Best Sportscaster award from the California Associated Press in the 1980s during which he served for CNN and for local TV as a correspondent. He is also credited for contributing ESPN’s SportsCenter as a co-host.
Olbermann served as a host the weeknight political commentary program Countdown with Keith Olbermann from March 2003 to January 2011 on MSNBC. He has also served the Current TV network as the chief news officer from 2011 to March 30, 2012. He also hosted the late-afternoon show from July 2013 until July 2015 on ESPN2 and TSN2.
Olbermann served as the host of the web series called The Closer with Keith Olbermann from September 2016 until November 2017. He also covered the 2016 US presidential election in the web series. He made his return to ESPN’s SportsCenter program in January 2018.
Early Life and Education
Olbermann was born in 1959 and his place of birth is in New York City. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Marie Katherine (mother) and Theodore Olbermann (father). His mother used to work as a preschool teacher whereas his father used to serve as a commercial architect.
He spent his childhood days in a Unitarian household with his younger sister named Jenn in 1968. Regarding his education and academic achievements, he joined Hackley School. He gained interest in baseball from an early age. He used to write about baseball card-collecting in his teenage days.
Olbermann started playing his broadcasting career for WHTR while being at Hackley. He received his graduation from Cornell University in 1975 when he was 16 years old. He contributed student-run commercial radio station called WVBR as a sports director. In 1979, he obtained graduation degree from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences majoring in communication.
Career and Professional Life
Olbermann initiated his professional life by working at UPI and the RKO Radio Network. In 1981, he joined then-nascent CNN. He turned as the sportscaster on the old WNEW 1130-AM radio station in the early-to-mid 1980s in New York City. He also joined WCVB-TV in Boston for a short time where he worked as a sports anchor in 1984. After that, he joined KTLA and KCBS for which he had to move to Los Angeles.
He was able to garner 11 Golden Mike Awards and was also able to receive three best sportscaster awards. He joined ESPN’s SportsCenter in 1992 and was the part of Fox Sports Net as the star anchor in 1999. An announcement made on July 17, 2013, revealed that Olbermann would become the host of the one-hour nightly show on ESPN2. His last month on the ESPN was July 2015.
He served as a writer for The Ringer following the death of Muhammad Ali in 2016. He returned back to ESPN again in the starting of 2018 and started presenting occasional commentaries on SportsCenter. His role in the network was expanded in May 2018.
Keith Olbermann isn’t married yet and therefore it is useless to discuss his wife. He has been in the relationship for many times which has turned as the talk of the town. He has dated NBC News correspondent Katy Tur, conservative television and radio talk show host Laura Ingraham and television basketball analyst Rebecca Lob. Olbermann who carries American nationality is of German ancestry.
According to some online source, sports commentator Keith Olbermann has a tall height of 6 feet and 4 inches. He weighs about 88 kilograms making him perfectly balanced as per his tall height. Olbermann is blessed with dark brown eyes and is said to have a shoe size of 13.5.
Salary and Net worth
American sports and political commentator and writer, Keith Olbermann has an estimated net worth of 27 million USD. His annual salary is 2 million USD which has been increasing his net worth every year.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Keith Olbermann is prepared by various wiki sites including Wikipedia. He is active on Twitter @KeithOlbermann where he has retained more than 1 million followers. His official Facebook page is reachable @KeithOlbermann.