Keith Olbermann Wife, Married, Girlfriend, Family, Now

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 04 Oct, 2018
Keith Olbermann Wife, Married, Girlfriend, Family, Now

Quick Information

Date of Birth January 27, 1959 Age 62 Years 4 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single Girlfriend/Dating Katy Tur (2006-2009)
Gay/Lesbain No Ethnicity White
Net Worth $25 Million Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)
Education Cornell University Parents Theodore Olbermann (Father) Marie Katherine Charbonier Olbermann (Mother)

One of the most eligible bachelors in the news media field, Keith Olbermann, has been working as a commentator, announcer, and a broadcast journalist. He is a veteran TV journalist, who started out as a sports journalist and turned into a political commentator.

Keith, known for many favorite TV shows like Countdown with Keith Olbermann, Olbermann and The Resistance with Keith Olbermann, is the winner of three Edward R. Murrow awards.

  Well, Keith is also interested in baseball from a very early age which got him interested in baseball card collecting. These events, in turn, pushed him into writing about the subject as a teenager.

Keith Olbermann, Still A Bachelor

Keith Olbermann is still a bachelor, and people have been raising some serious questions.

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With celebrities marrying and divorcing many times, Keith is an exception. Many stars are much-married in fact, and some like Keith is still single even at 59.

Keith has never opened up about his wedding plans. However, he did have a girlfriend in the past. The one with Katy Tur is by far the most significant because they had dated for almost a year. Though Katy went on to get married to another person, our man Keith is still without one and seems not interested in tying the knot anytime soon.

Speak about some people getting a lucky break as it is understood that his ex-girlfriend, Katy Tur is where she is now because of Keith. She got an opportunity to do a brief stint with the NBCU’s Weather Channel because of him and went on to be a celebrity reporter in NBC. Katy broke up with him after a year and was busy in her profession. Not that we can blame Katy for doing that; she is pretty free to choose her partner, and Keith just was not on her list.

Keith Olbermann with his then-girlfriend Katy Tur in 2009 (Photo:

He did, however, meet his ex-girlfriend soon after the breakup, where else but in the stage that he helped her get there into first place—that is on TV.

Both of them were talking to each other on a piece Keith was doing regarding a topic where he had to interview Katy on the matter. Thought it was awkward at first, Keith signed off the interview with ‘dear friend’ to her.

Keith Olbermann's Brief Bio: Career Plus Net Worth

Keith Olbermann is an American TV journalist. Keith, who doesn't have a wife and children belongs to mixed ethnicity. 

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According to the wiki, his family hails mostly from German ethnic background as his father is half German, one-quarter Ukrainian, and one-quarter Polish. His mother too has German ancestry. He now works for ESPN.

Adding more of his achievements to the list, Keith is now all set to expand his role in ESPN. His major contribution included with analyst Jim Bowden for Astros back on 28 May 2018 on ESPN radio.

Keith Olbermann's Scandal

Like most of the celebrities go through scandals and controversies, Keith also has recently joined the list. The active media person was seen making vulgar tweets on his Twitter. According to Fox News on 30 May 2018, Keith made numerous offensive tweets regarding president Donald Trump.

Keith Olbermann makes a vulgar tweet to president Donald Trump's daughter (Photo:

On August 2017, he tweeted to Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump calling her father a neo-nazi and racist accompanied with harsh words to Trump in his tweets. From his tweets, it is quite sure that Keith is strictly against racism.

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With more than three decades to experience in the field of media and journalism, Keith surely makes a wealthy salary with massive net worth. As per wiki, he is estimated to earn an average salary of 2 million dollars and has amassed a net worth of 25 million dollars.