Kevin Harlan Biography
Kevin Harlan is an American sports television presenter and radio personality. He is well known for stating such lines as: ‘He just sucked the gravity out of the building!’ and ‘, with no regard for human life!’.
Harlan and his wife Ann Harlan married in in 1987, which was a private ceremony, where only close friends and relatives attended. He has connected as a broadcaster for various sports shows such as the NFL and college basketball sports on CBS.
Kevin Harlan Early Life and Education
Kevin Harlan was born on 21st June 1960 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the son of Bob Harlan and Madeline Harlan. His father, Bob Harlan is the retired administrator of Green Bay Packers. He grew up along with his two siblings named Michael Harlan and Bryan Harlan.
He went to attend the University of Kansas, where he received a degree in broadcast journalism. Harlan was a keen interest in anchoring from an early age so he was concerned in announcing at events throughout his years as a postgraduate student.
Kevin Harlan Career
After his graduation, he started his career in 1982 when he aired the TV program as well as the radio program for the NBA’s Kansas City Kings. He later received the chance to state for the University of Kansas where he ran for his higher education. He stated for his alma mater for one year and later he went to the NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs from 1985 to 1993.
In the meantime, he also led to work with the University of Missouri from 1986- 1989 calling their football and basketball games. He also served on the NBA team Minnesota Timberwolves from 1989-1998 as the play by play voice for the team.
In 1991, Harlan named NFL football for the NBC network. Similarly, he called college football for ESPN network in the 1992-1993 season. Moreover, he was connected with the Fox from 1994-1997 displaying the NFL. in 1996, he secured the Turner sports where he covered the NBA playoff games.
In 1998, Harlan started working for CBS. Aside from all this, we can also hear the voice of Kevin Harlan in the NBA 2K video games series. His voice is listened by millions of people as he gives his commentaries on Final Four coverage during the time of 2008.
During 2009, he commenced leading announce at Westwood One’s Monday Night Football alongside with Jim Nantz, Dick Enberg, and Curt Gowdy. This was the time when he called his first super bowl in Super Bowl 45.
— Kevin harlan (@Kevinharlan) November 19, 2016
Kevin Harlan Personal Life
As concerns about the personal life of Kevin Harlan, it is grasped that he is a happily married man. Harlan and his wife Ann Harlan has been married for a long time. Their wedding date set in the private ceremony in 1987, where only close friends and relatives attended.
Kevin’s wife, Ann states that even though her husband Harlan is serving constantly and hardly taking any rest during football and basketball seasons, she would never describe him as a workaholic. She liked his life to that of an auditor during tax season.
The couple has been blessed with four children named Abigail, Haley, Olivia, and Robert. Harlan lives a happy life with his family in Washington D.C.
His daughter, Olivia Harlan is also a sports reporter and former Miss Kansas, widely known for her work as a college football reporter for ESPN and the SEC Network. She has also worked as the traveling sideline reporter for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and the host of ACC All Access.
Kevin Harlan Net Worth
The 6′ 1″ journalist, Harlan is regarded as one of the sportscasters whose salary is more than that of a sportsman or an amateur. His net worth has been one of the heads in the list of announcers and sportscasters.
Some source reveals that his estimated net worth has $1 million. To know more about him you can catch him his social sites like Facebook and Twitter.