Biography of Olivia Dekker
Olivia Dekker is an American journalist and sportscaster from Kansas City. She is widely recognized for serving as a sideline reporter for ESPN College Football and the NFL on Westwood One Sports. She is also known for appearing as a correspondent for the Big Ten Basketball Network. Prior to her work at ESPN, Olivia spent a few years as a sports reporter for FOX Sports South and Raycom.
Dekker was born and raised in suburban Mission Hills, Kansas as the daughter of a play-by-play announcer named Kevin Harlan. She completed middle school and high school in her native Kansas. From there, Dekker joined the University of Georgia where she graduated with a degree in journalism. She also won the Miss Kansas Teen USA award in 2010 during her senior year in high school.
Olivia then began her career as a sports writer covering SEC and ACC football updates for FOX Sports South and Raycom. He also co-hosted a popular Green Bay Packers web series known as the Packers TV Network. Olivia then spent about two to four years as a reporter for Packers TV before becoming a co-host.
Dekker left Packers TV and joined FOX Sports South as a sideline reporter and co-anchor. She even had the opportunity to work alongside her father Kevin Harlan while at FOX Sports. The move made Olivia and her father the first father-daughter duo to appear to co-host and call an NFL game. Olivia left FOX in 2015 to join ESPN. Covered World Team Tennis and other matches for CBS Sports in 2019 while still at ESPN. In 2020, Olivia was able to have the opportunity to cover various football games for The Big Ten Network before leaving to join BetMGM. She has been working as a presenter and sports reporter for BetMGM since 2021,
Olivia Dekker Age
How old is Olivia Dekker? Decker is 29 years old from 2022. She was born Olivia Harlan April 8, 1993, in Mission Hills, Kansas City, United States. Plus, Olivia celebrates her birthday on April 29 each year. Her birth sign is Aries.
Olivia Dekker Height
How tall is ESPN’s Olivia Dekker? Olivia stands at a height of approx 5 ft 8 in (1.77 m). It also weighs approx 65 to 68 kg. In addition, Olivia’s hair color is blonde and she has gorgeous hazel eyes. Her other body measurements are still under review.
Olivia Dekker Parents
Dekker was born to her loving parents Kevin Harlan (father) and Anne Harlan (mother). Her father, Kevin, is a famous American television and radio sports announcer, known for his various broadcasts of NFL and college basketball games broadcast on CBS News. He is also the son of a former Green Bay Packers executive named Bob Horlan. Bob is Olivia’s grandfather. Dekke also grew up alongside her other siblings named Rob, Abigail and Haley Harlan.
Olivia Dekker Wedding | Husband
Olivia is married to her husband, Sam Decker, a L. A clippers player. The two met for the first time in a match. However, they were introduced by a mutual friend. Sam and Olivia grew closer because they lived only 2 hours away from each other in Wisconsin while Olivia was in Atlanta. The two lovebirds exchanged vows in a private white-themed wedding ceremony held in February 2018 in Wisconsin.
Olivia Dekker Baby
Olivia and Sam announced that they are expecting their first baby towards the end of 2021. Finally, their firstborn son was born in April 2022. More details about Olivia’s baby will be shared as they become available.
Olivia Dekker Net Worth
How much is ESPN’s Olivia Dekker worth? Dekker has an estimated net worth about US$1 million. Her main source of income is her career as a sports writer and journalist.
Salary Olivia Dekker
Olivia earns an annual salary ranging from $100,000 to $500,000 annually. This is according to BetMGM News payroll for each employee