Sideline reporter Olivia Dekker is a staggering female in the male-dominated field of sports broadcasting.
At the age of 26, she has incredibly paved the unbeaten path to her career, following her father, Kevin Harlan, and grandfather Bob Harlan’s footsteps. Kevin himself is a well-known NFL and NBA sports analyst and commentator while Bob is the CEO of the Green Bay Packers.
Olivia, who was crowned, Miss Kansas Teen USA 2010, deployed her title to pursue her reporting career.
Career In ESPN & Salary
Olivia went to Grady College of Journalism for education, and in 2014, she graduated with honors from the University of Georgia in 2014.
She explored her degree in Broadcasting as a sideline reporter on Packers TV network, a host of ACC All-Access and sideline reporter for Atlanta Hawks games on Fox Sports South.
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All her hard works and consistency paid off when she landed on her role as a sideline reporter for ESPN. She joined her dream job in 2015.
Today, she is working as a football reporter, along with her co-casters Jason Benetti and Kelly Stouffer on ESPN or ESPN2 Friday Primetime games.
ESPN pays her a well-off salary to live a comfy or even a prosperous life. In average, her annual salary would be $85K.
Olivia Dekker Married To Husband
American professional basketball player, Sam Dekker, asked Olivia to be his wife and she said Yes!
One beautiful day on 15 July 2018, after dating for eight months, the pair exchanged their wedding vows in a classy themed fairytale-like wedding that took place in Wisconsin.
Olivia Dekker and her Husband, Sam Dekker share a kiss after they exchange their wedding vows at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Door County, Wisconsin on 15 July 2018 (Photo: theknotnews.com)
Olivia and Sam took an exemplary step and asked their friends, family, and fans to make donations to the Children's Cancer Family Foundation (CCFF) in place of their wedding gifts. On their magical day, they did something commendable of which they can be proud forever.
Olivia feels lucky that she got Sam as her husband, who completes and compliments her at the same time.
As of now, the newlywed couple is happily married and living the honeymoon phase of their marriage.
Olivia’s Wiki / Bio, Nationality
Olivia Harlan was born in Kansas City, Missouri on 9 April 1993 to her parents. She spent every summer at her family home in Door County, Wisconsin, growing up.
Her mother, Ann Harlan, and father, Kevin Harlan still reside there. Olivia grew up golfing and swimming as a kid alongside her two sisters, Abigail and Haley and her brother, Bryan.
The native of Kansas City holds American nationality.
Apart from her involvement in professional career and envy-worthy personal life, she engages herself in social works as well. She has already given so much to the community she grew up in, focusing on a healthy mind and body education in elementary school children.
Also, she is looked upon by many fans when it comes to her fitness routine. The gorgeous media personality is blessed with pretty impressive body measurements. Her height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73 meters) and weight amazingly flatters her figure.