Chris Broussard Biography
|Date of Birth:||1968 , October-28|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 2 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Baton Rouge, Louisiana|
|Working For||Sports columnist, TV sports color analyst, TV personality|
|Weight in KG||52|
|Married to||Crystal Naii Collins Broussard|
|Children||Alexis and Noelle|
|Awards||Ohio AP Sportswriters, feature writing (1997)|
|TV Show||Ron Artest (2010)|
Chris Broussard is an American journalist and sports analyst for NBA in Fox Sports. He also worked as a columnist for ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com before he joined Fox network. While he was in ESPN, he was an NBA Fastbreak as an analyst.
Early Life And Education Of Chris Broussard
Chris Broussard was born on October 28 in the year of 1968 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the 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.
Chris Broussard's Career
He was always interested in sports, especially in the NBA. He spent most of his childhood in playing basketball with local teams and groups as well. He explains that he did have a plan to contribute to the 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 years.
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.
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 an 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 Sportswriting. Later in 1998, he won an award with title Ohio Excellence in Journalism.
Chris Broussard's Personal Life And Education
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.
Chris Broussard's 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 a Formal dress while reporting and sometimes he is even seen in NBA outfits.
Chris Broussard's Net Worth
Famous American sportswriter and journalist, Chris Broussard earns a good amount of money through his work. As of 2018, Broussard's net worth is estimated to be around $8.5 million.