Chris Broussard | Biography

Posted On: 25 Aug, 2014


Chris Broussard | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth October 28, 1968
Age 49 Years 7 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Sports Columnist
Wife/Spouse Crystal Naii Collins Broussard
Girlfriend No
Ethnicity African-American
Is Gay/Lesbian No
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 5 feet 2 inches(157 cm)
Weight N/A
Children/Kids Alexis and Noelle

Chris Broussard was born in 28th of October, 1968 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He is a sports analyst as well as a columnist. He worked for ESPN in both the sectors and he has also made appearance in NBA Fastbreak which is also the show of ESPN.

He has the graduation degree of bachelor in English. He has started his career from 1990 and he is actively involved in this job till today. Firstly, he worked for The Plain Dealer in 1990. He moved to Akron Beacon Journal to cover the NBA. Then he shifted his work towards The New York Times. He started his job from 1998. Here he covered the New Jersey Nets for two years.

He has also worked for different TV channels. He has appeared in ESPN as a NBA insider as well as an analyst. He has also got chance to act as a panelist for The First Take while debating about the topics with Skip Bayless. He has also got chance to work as an insider in the pregame show for NBA Countdown which is the program of ABC.

Though he has the successful career, he was criticized by some of his comments. In 2013, he has made comment in the program Outside the Lines where he said Jason Collins, NBA player, a homosexual and a gay. This controversy made him to apologize as well as he almost got fired from his job by that remark. He later told that he has said that comment as his personal opinion which relates to the Christianity.

He has reached the age of 45 from 2014. He is not a tall guy. He has the height of 5 feet 2 inch. He has the face color of white and has the weight of 52 kg.  Despite of his height, he is well built and he is handsome as well as a very sporty man. He is mostly seen in formal dress as his work also demanded that behavior. He was in the long relationship with his girlfriend Crystal. He got married with her recently. The couple has two twin children. Since their relationship has no complications, we can assume that they are happily married and they have no question of getting divorce. Both his wife and Chris believe in Christian faith and they both speak publicly about it. He is of a mixed ethnicity.

During his career, he has also achieved some awards. In 1996, he won the Ohio AP Sportswriter Award. In the same year, he achieved another success of getting the same award in column writing. He won the same award for feature writing in 1997. In 1998, he won the award with the title Ohio Excellence in Journalism.

He is very popular among viewers as well as readers. He has also made his presence in social sites. He has the large number of followers in twitter. You can follow him in twitter as @Chris_Broussard. He is currently very happy with his job as he said that it was what he wanted to do. He also added that it feels very good to be paid for what you really like to do. Because of his excellent work, he has been able to earn the net worth of $8 million including his annual salary.

You can get more information about his biography from wiki. You can also find his pictures in social sites as well as other internet sources.