|Date of Birth:||1993 April 9|
|Age:||25 years old|
|occupation||Journalist, Former Miss Kansas Teen USA|
|education||University of Georgia|
|place_of_birth||Kansas City, MO|
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Olivia Harlan was born on 9th April 1993, in Kansas City, Missouri to Ann Harlan and Kevin. Her father is a renowned NBA and NFL play-by-play commentator. Olivia is the granddaughter of former Green Bay Packers executive Bob Harlan. She has three siblings named, Rob, Abigail, and Haley Harlan Mancuso.
Harlan attended the University of Georgia and graduated with honors from there in 2014. Then, she graduated with a digital and broadcast journalism degree from the Grady College of Journalism, where she managed to have three jobs.
Olivia Harlan began her career working for Fox Sports South covering SEC football games, wrote for UGA’s athletics website, and pledged a sorority, even so, she managed to get her degree in three-and-a-half years.
Being a native of Kansas City, she was crowned Miss Kansas Teen USA in 2010, where she took her title to launch her reporting career around the Kansas City area and gave back to the community, focusing on healthy mind and body education in elementary school children.
During her time in college, Harlan covered Georgia Bulldogs athletics for IMG’s georgiadogs.com, where she created and hosted “Dawg Sitting,” a weekly profile on a different football player, served as the football beat reporter and a host of “GameDay” on Saturday mornings from Sanford Stadium.
Olivia co-hosted a daily web series on 'packers.com' for the Green Bay Packers coaching camp as the team reported in 2013. Harlan covered SEC and ACC football for Fox Sports South and Raycom as a correspondent in 2014.
Olivia Harlan joined ESPN in 2015 as a sideline reporter for college football games. Currently, Harlan is an ESPN college football reporter, host of ACC All Access on FOX Sports South and sideline reporter for the Atlanta Hawks on FOX Sports Southeast, before that she was a sideline reporter for the network’s ACC football coverage.
Olivia Harlan is in a relationship with Sam Dekker since 2016. Sam Dekker is a first-round draft choice of the Rockets in 2015 and appeared in 77 games with two starts while averaging 6.5 points per game on 47.3 percent from the field and 32.1 percent from beyond the arc this season.
The couple has been dating for less than a year but who can blame Dekker for wanting to wife up the Olivia Harlan as quick as he can. Olivia Harlan flashed her diamond engagement ring in an Instagram post announcing her engagement to Houston Rockets forward Sam Dekker in 2017 (via Olivia Harlan on Instagram).
Dekker also declared his engagement to girlfriend Olivia Harlan on Instagram. The photo shows Harlan wearing a monster diamond ring a simple but sweet message to his new fiancee.
Harlan answered with her own Instagram post, reflecting the ring while riding shotgun with Dekker in a car with the lyrics. Back in December 2015, Olivia said she didn’t have a boyfriend, however, if she would date a guy, he would have to be an outstanding man.
She said, "I go on dates, and I’m a social person, but the time has been minimal. And when I do have a night off, I don’t want to go on a random date with a guy I’ll probably not like. So I have a great group of girlfriends, I want to see, and that’s usually what I do. I think whoever I date next has to be someone super confident, someone, who’s working toward a goal as hard as I’m working toward mine". Finally, bold Sam Dekker able to win her heart. Dekker was previously dated Bailey Scheich
A lot of people say that Olivia Harlan is the next Erin Andrews. That’s a pretty strong statement, but one look at her and you can see why the comparison is made. The former Miss Kansas Teen USA is a good enough reason to watch any game. While Olivia is working the game, you really do not care who is playing as long as she gets plenty of camera time.
When Olivia got her first job with Fox doing college football, they found her on YouTube, and they had seen her work with UGA. When she went in for the interview, they didn’t know who her dad was since he doesn’t work for FOX or cover college ball. And then she got her ESPN job through the work they saw her doing on FOX.
Being a former Miss Kansa Teen USA and raising reporter she already won million heart. She surely earns her attractive salary from her reporting career. However, she has not disclosed her estimated net worth on social sites.