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Keith Olbermann Biography

Updated On 14 Feb, 2020 Published On 26 Jun, 2017
Keith Olbermann

Facts of Keith Olbermann

Date of Birth :
Age : 65 years old
Family Name : Olbermann
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 6 Feet 4 Inch
Name Keith Olbermann
Birth Name Keith Theodore Olbermann
Mother Marie Katherine Charbonier Olbermann
Father Theodore Olbermann
Birth Place/City New York City, New York
Profession Sports commentator
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Net Worth $ 25 million
Shoe Size 11 (US)
Famous for sports announcer, broadcast journalist, political commentator
Affair with Katy Tur (2006–2009)
Girlfriend Katy Tur (2006–2009)
Married N/A
Education Cornell University, Farragut Middle School, Hackley School
Awards Edward R. Murrow Award
TV Show Countdown with Keith Olbermann
Books The Worst Person in the World

Relationship short Statistics of Keith Olbermann

What is Keith Olbermann marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Single
How many children does Keith Olbermann have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Keith Olbermann having any relationship affair ?: Yes3 affair
Is Keith Olbermann Gay ? No

An American sports and political commentator and writer who is widely known as a former host of Countdown with Keith Olbermann, which aired on MSNBC. Olbermann is acclaimed for being a sportscaster for the old WNEW 1130-AM radio station. Keith, who served as a chief news officer Current TV network now can be seen at ESPN, host a late-night show.

Keith Olbermann Relationship Status

Keith Olbermann has never been married and has no children. Though Keith Olbermann, the elite media personality's name has been linked with some celebrities its seems like he is single at present. Nevertheless, it seems like he is in search of a perfect life partner to get settled.

Olbermann Dated Laura Ingraham

Keith Olbermann, the ESPN sports commentator dated Laura Ingraham in 1997. Although the two shared a common image in public, their political ideology was totally opposite. According to the New York magazine, they became an item shortly in 2008.

Keith Olbermann's Affair with Katy Tur

The 61-year-old sports announcer previously dated his fellow NBC News co-worker Katy Tur from 2006 to 2009. Sources claim that the duo used to live together in the same apartment.

Additionally, post three years of their intimate relationship, Keith and Katy broke up for some unknown reason. He was also romantically linked to Rebecca Lobo. 

How Much Is Keith Olbermann's Net Worth?

Keith Olbermann, the media personality possesses a net worth of $25 million at present and receives a big payroll from his job i.e. $2 million per annum. Astonishing isn't it?

According to his 2011 contract with KCBS Los Angeles, Olbermann was making $475,000. His starting salary is probably just more than $150,000.

As of February 2020, Olbermann serves as a writer and commentator for ESPN. Believe it or not, Keith already crossed two decades of his career in sports journalism.

All in all, over the course of his broadcasting career, Keith received a number of prestigious awards for his dedication in both radio and television, including Edward R. Murrow award and 11 Golden Mike Awards for covering September 1, 2001, terrorist attacks. 

Speaking of lifestyle, the New York native definitely owns some luxury cars and spacious mansions, house but the fact is that he seeks privacy when it comes to revealing his real estate properties and fortunes.

Keith Olbermann Wiki-Bio

Keith Theodore Olbermann aka Keith Olbermann was born on 27 January 1959 in New York City. He is a son to Marie Katherine, a preschool teacher and Theodore Olbermann, a commercial architect. 

The political commentator who is of German descent spent his early days in a Unitarian household in the town, Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester County. As a child, Keith was an avid fan of baseball and basketball. Now, he is a lifelong New York Yankees fan.

He holds the degree of BS in communication from Cornell's School of Agriculture and Life Sciences. While studying at Cornell University at age 16, he worked as a sports director for WVBR, a student-run commercial radio station.

Some unheard facts about Keith Olbermann

Keith is widely noticed for his glasses and grey-silver hair.

Keith doesn't drive because of a loss of depth perception caused by a head injury. 

Olbermann hit his head on the top of a subway door while rushing towards a running car.

Keith counts the number of days since the then U.S. President Bush said mission accomplished on May 1, 2003.

Olbermann was caught for crumpling his notes and throwing them at the camera at the end of his program.

Keith ends his countdown show with "Good night and good luck".

Olbermann is known for his intense criticism of Fox News, especially Conservative host Bill O' Reilly.

Keith's once garnered "worst person in the world" award.

Keith has the celiac disease as well as 

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Keith Olbermann Affairs

  1. First Affair with Rebecca Lobo

    She is an American television basketball analyst. After dating few months they broke up for some personal reason.

  2. Second Affair with Laura Ingraham

    Professionally she is an American radio talk show host. Their relationship came into light after they were spotted together dating publicly.

  3. Third Affair with Katy Tur

    She is an NBC News reporter. They were in relationship with each other for three years. They are still good friends despite of break up.

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