|Real Name/Full Name
|Keith Theodore Olbermann
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:
|New York City, US
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:
|27 January 1959
|65 years old
|In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
|In Kilograms – 88 Kg
In Pounds – 194 lbs
|Father – Theodore Olbermann
Mother – Marie Katherine Olbermann
Keith Olbermann is an American sports commentator who has been performing for over four decades. He is best known for the political commentary program called Countdown with Keith Olbermann. He was also the host of Sports Center on ESPN. Olbermann has won many awards in his career and has been associated with many networks.
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Biography and Early Life
Keith Theodore Olbermann was born in New York City, New York on January 27, 1959. His parents were Theodore Olbermann and Marie Katherine Olbermann. His father was a commercial architect, and his mother used to work as a teacher. Olbermann was raised in Westchester County along with his sister Jenna.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Keith Olbermann in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Keith Olbermann’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024 having been born on 27 January 1959. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 194lbs in Pound and 88kg in Kilograms.
In Westchester County, Keith Olbermann went to the Kachley School. In there, he served as an announcer for WHTR. He was interested in baseball from a young age and enrolled at Cornell University. Later, he earned his BS in communication from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences of Cornell University.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
He has never been married. However, he was in a relationship with broadcast journalist Katy Tur. The couple dated each other from 2006 to 2009. He is a huge fan of baseball and is a member of the Society for American Baseball Research.
Olbermann has restless legs syndrome and coeliac disease. Additionally, he had a head injury in 1980 which prevents him from driving. Olbermann also serves as an honorary board member of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.
Is Keith Olbermann Gay?
Despite knowing the fact that Keith Olbermann has never been married, we cannot assume that he is gay or bisexual. His sexual orientation is straight, and he has also been in a relationship previously. He dated a woman who was half his age.
In the beginning, Keith Olbermann used to work for UPI. He then joined RKO Radio Network. In 1981, he joined CNN, and he covered the Winter Olympics of 1980. Later, Olbermann became a sportscaster for WNEW in New York City. He has been the host of ESPN’s SportsCenter from 1992 to 1997. During this time, he co-authored a book entitled ‘The Big Show’.
He has also worked in Sports Night on ABC. In 1999, he started hosting National Sports Report on Fox Sports Net. He has also been a guest on ‘Hollywood Squares’. After leaving Fox Sports, he joined ABS Radio Network in 2001 for sports commentary. Later, he returned to ESPN and became the co-host of Dan Patrick Show.
Keith Olbermann has also been the co-host of Football Night in America in 2007. A year later, he started co-hosting Sunday Night NFL Game. In 2013, he came up with his own show on ESPN2. He again joined ESPN in 2018 for SportsCenter. Additionally, he was also in news journalism and hosted The Big Show with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC.
In 2003, he came up with Countdown with Keith Olbermann. he was also named as the chief news officer of the Current TV channel. Olbermann is also a sports commentator, and he has made a lot of comments against various politicians. In 2007, he appeared on the list of most influential U.S. liberals.
In 1995, Keith Olbermann won the CableACE Award in the category of Sports Host. He was nominated for the 2010 Emmy Awards for ‘Countdown with Olbermann’. He has been nominated three times for the Sports Emmy Awards. Olbermann has been named as “Best Sportscaster of the Year” on three different occasions. Additionally, he has won the Golden Mike Award eleven times in his career.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keith Olbermann in 2024
As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Keith Olbermann is $30 million. This fortune comes from his career as a sports commentator. He has worked for many shows on different networks. Olbermann also came up with his own show and has also done radio shows. He is a popular name in the sports industry and has won many awards. Apart from this, he is also a political commentator and has written many books. Part of his wealth also comes from his acting endeavors.
Keith Olbermann is a very popular name when it comes to sports commentary. He has been performing for a long time and serves as an inspiration to many. Olbermann is known for his rapid-fire story summary, and he continues to be active in his profession.