Some sports they say are left for the men but there are few females who have broken the gender barrier in sports journalism and coverage of all-men games. Though some of them might witness harassment from the men from time to time only a few like Olivia Harlan would remain consistent in their quest.

Olivia Harlan is an amazing and gorgeous American sports reporter who garnered fame at a very young age. She is best known for her role as a college football reporter for ESPN and SEC Network. She has also served as the traveling sideline reporter for the Atlanta Hawks as well as the host of ACC All Access.

Quite interesting facts about the rising star Olivia, let’s say, she was born into the game and she has got control of the game…you might wonder what this means? You would soon find out.

Let’s see Olivia’s story below, her biography, family, how she rose to fame, her boyfriend, and other interesting facts.

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Olivia Harlan’s Age and Full Bio

The young amazon Olivia Harlan was born in Kansas City, in the United States on April 9, 1993. Olivia is the daughter of CBS and TNT play-by-play commenter named Kevin Harlan and the granddaughter of the former Green Bay Packers President and CEO named Bob Harlan. She was raised along with her three siblings named Abigail, Rob, and Haley Harlan Mancuso. She holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Harlan attended the University of Georgia, where she obtained a degree in Digital and Broadcast Journalism from Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. During her university days, Olivia covered athletics for her school’s website, she also worked as a football reporter for the college team named Bulldogs.

Career and Rise to Fame

In 2010, Harlan participated in Miss Kansas Teen USA contest and finally emerged the winner of the competition. After the competition, she was able to use her title to launch her reporting career around the Kansas City where she focused on encouraging Good Health and education in young school children.

In 2013, the amazing reporter was also a co-host on a daily web series for Green Bay Packers camp and in 2014; she was also a correspondent for SEC and ACC football for Fox Sports South and Raycom.

However, in 2015, Olivia joined ESPN as a sideline reporter for college football games, she also became a host for the show titled ACC All Access on Fox Sports a well as a sideline reporter for the Atlanta Hawks. So far she has been able to manage her three jobs effectively.


Olivia’s father Kevin Harlan is an American radio and television commentator. He is the son of the former Green Bay Packers CEO Bob Harlan. Kevin began broadcasting during his High School days, he worked for Our Lady of Premontre High School’s radio station and since then he has been a consistent figure in sports journalism. He also graduated from the University of Kansas.

Kevin has been an announcer for NFL and college basketball games on CBS; he is equally a play-by-play broadcaster for the NBA on TNT. He has announced for high profile games including Super Bowl XLV.

Boyfriend / Relationship with Sam Dekker

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Olivia and her partner Sam Dekker

Talking about her personal life, Olivia has been in a relationship with Sam Dekker since 2016. Sam Dekker is a professional American basketball player for Los Angeles Clippers.

The duo started dating since 2016 and their love has been blossoming into something magical. Sam, however, decided to take their relationship to the next level when he proposed with a diamond engagement ring he gave to Olivia on May 26, 2017. Olivia accepted the proposal, confessing that she has been madly in love with Sam since the very first day she saw him.

Apparently, we are still waiting for news of their wedding as we wish the power couple good luck in their love life.

Olivia Harlan’s Salary and Net Worth

The gorgeous reporter has had a wonderful career and is consistently working in the game just like her father. She has continued to amass huge wealth for herself

However, information regarding Olivia’s salary earnings and net worth has not yet been disclosed to the media and therefore cannot be ascertained at the moment. We hope to keep you posted as soon as we have verified information.

Olivia is of average height and has a perfect body measurement. She is also active on social media platforms including Instagram and Twitter, where she has a huge fan base.

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Quick Facts about Olivia Harlan / Height / Wiki

Birth name: Olivia Harlan

Date of birth: April 9, 1993

Birth City: Kansas City, United States

Nationality: American

Ethnicity: White

Education: University of Georgia

Profession: Journalist

Height: N/A

Marital Status: Engaged

Partner: Sam Dekker

Children: No

Net worth: N/A