Chris Broussard Biography
- Age: 49 years old
- Birth Nation: United States of America
- Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
- Name: Chris Broussard
- Father: Edward Broussard
- Nationality: American
- Birth Place/City: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
- Ethnicity: Mix Ethnicity
- Working For: Sports columnist, TV sports color analyst, TV personality
- Face Color: white
- Weight in KG: 52
- Girlfriend: Crystal
- Married: Yes
- Married to: Crystal Naii Collins Broussard
- Children: Alexis and Noelle
- Education: Oberlin College
- Awards: Ohio AP Sportswriters, feature writing (1997)
- Online Presence: Wikipedia,Twitter
- TV Show: Ron Artest (2010) 16
Chris Broussard was born on October 28 in the year of 1968 in Baton Rouse, Louisiana, and U.S.
Although there is not much information about her beginning days of schooling and where he started studying but Chris graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English in the year of 1990 at an age of 22 from Oberlin College situated in Ohio. Besides studying he was also in the Oberlin basketball team. He was always interested in sports especially NBA. He spent most of his childhood in playing NBA with local teams and groups as well. He explains that he did have a plan to contribute to NBA but he was expecting to be a player.
Chris’s sports writing career began in 1990. He wrote for The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio). He worked there for four years and then moved to the Akron Beacon Journal. He covered the NBA and spent two-and-half seasons there as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer. In 1998, he started working for The New York Times. He covered the New York Knicks for two years, the NBA general for one year and the New Jersey Nets for three year. He joined ESPN Magazine in September 2004. He started appearing on ESPN as an NBA insider and analyst since 2004. He also occasionally appeared as a panelist with Skip Bayless on First Take debating sports topics. He was added to ABC’s NBA Countdown pregame show for the 2011-2012 NBA seasons as an NBA insider. He made comments about NBA player Jason Collins coming out as gay and expressed his views on homosexuality categorizing as sins. He later stated that it was brave of Collins to come out of the closet.
Marriage, Divorce, and Personal Life
He turned his long relationship with his girlfriend Crystal to an engagement and later after few months they both got married as well. He lives with his wife Crystal and twin daughters. The couples don’t have any complication issues projected by media and yet they are believed to have a happily married life. He believes in Christian faith and speaks publicly about it.
Nationality and Ethnicity
Chris is an American and is of mixed ethnicity.
Height, weight and age
He is a well built handsome and sporty man of 45 years. He is around 5’2”.
He is a tall, handsome guy but he is mostly seen in Formal dress while reporting and sometimes he is even seen in NBA outfits.
Awards and Achievements
In the year of 1996 he won Ohio AP Sportswriter Award and in the same year he won Ohio AP Sportswriter and column writing. Later in 1997 he also won Ohio AP Sportswriters and feature writing .He also won award for Professional Basketball Writers Association for General Excellence. Later in end of 1997 he won Ohio Prep Sportswriters and investigative reporting and also was honored by Professional Association of Black Journalist for Sports writing. Later in 1998 he won award with title Ohio Excellence in Journalism.
Net Worth /Salary
There is not much information about his Salary and Net worth but he earns well enough to afford his family and have a gentleman life.
Job and Future
He is definitely having a good future ahead with this level of dedication and support. The reporter is very happy to be working as his current position because he said that it was what we wanted to do and it feels good to get paid for what you really love to do. Apart from this he can also be approached her follower via Twitter as @Chris_Broussard. He has almost 772510 followers in the twitter.
- Last modified : 28 May, 2014
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