LZ Granderson Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 02 Dec, 2019
Facts of LZ Granderson
Date of Birth: 1972 , March-11
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name LZ Granderson
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Detroit, Michigan
Ethnicity African Americans
Profession Journalist,Sportscaster
Net Worth $5.5 million
Salary $800 thousand
Affair with Steve Huesing
Girlfriend N/A
Education Western Michigan University
Awards GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Digital Journalism Article
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Forty-four years old LZ Granderson is an American journalist and commentator for CNN and ESPN and he writes a weekly column for CNN.com. A senior writer and columnist for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com Page 2, Granderson have contributed to the channel's Sports Center, Outside the Lines, Around the Horn, SportsNation, and ESPN First Take. LZ Granderson has also hosted the web-based ESPn360 talk show Game Night.

Detroit Born LZ Granderson Graduated From Western Michigan University

Elzie Lee 'LZ' Granderson was born on March 11, 1972, in Detroit, Michigan, United States America. He belongs to American nationality and his ethnicity is black.

Lz Granderson spent his wonderful childhood in Detroit, Michigan with his family. There, he developed a passion for ice hockey and the National Hockey League. He completed his graduation from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Information about her parents and siblings is not available on social media.

Career

LZ Granderson was a sports writer at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a columnist at The Grand Rapids Press before he moved to ESPN and page 2. LZ also writes about his own personal conflicts, the life of athletes, and occasionally provides social commentary. He submits two articles for Page 2 per week and writes an op-ed column on CNN.com.

LZ Granderson wrote an opinion article titled Ted Nugent should be in jail for the online CNN website, sensitizing rock musician Ted Nugent of threatening the life of President of the United States Barack Obama. At this time, he published a controversial opinion article titled Don't be nosy about Fast and Furious for CNN's website, accusing the American public of being about the way their government tasks.

He defended NBA center Jason Collins decision himself as the first openly gay male professional athlete in a major North American Spot in 3013. At the beginning of 2016, LZ Granderson made an appearance on the ESPN program Around the Horn, losing in the Showdown, part of the episode to Jackie MacMullan.

Awards and Honors

In 2009, LZ Granderson won the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation award for online journalism and was nominated for the award again in 2010. Granderson is also a winner of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association for column writing, and a member of the Advisory Broad for You Can Play in the year of 2008 and 2010.

Open Member of LGBTQ LZ In Relationship With Steve Huesing

LZ Granderson who is openly gay. He officiated about it writing, "I am black. I am gay. And yes, I am a Christian." in a column, No contradiction: I'm black and gay for CNN.com

He is in an affair with Steve Huesing, who is ULTA Beauty's Merchandising Operations Director and Interim President of Chicago's Marriage Equality USA. The pair shared i=the wedding vows in May 2016

Previously he was married to a woman with whom he has one young son named Isaiah. the former couple was married for four years before separating. 

Net worth, Salary and Body measurement

LZ Granderson has an estimated net worth of $5.5 million, and it is believed that his salary is more than $800 thousand. He stands tall with a height of 5 feet 10 inches and his weight is 65 kg. 

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