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ESPN Reporter Olivia Harlan Wiki: From Age, Parents To Dating, Boyfriend & Getting Married

Date: 28 Nov, 2018

ESPN Reporter Olivia Harlan Wiki: From Age, Parents To Dating, Boyfriend & Getting Married

Olivia Harlan is taking her romantic relationship to the next level as well as planning to do something well for the community.

The Missouri native is a sports journalist pre-eminently known for her work as a college reporter for ESPN and the SEC Network. She has also worked as a host of ACC ALL Access and as the traveling sideline reporter for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks

Olivia Harlan’s Bio: Miss Teen to Sportscaster

Olivia was born on 9 April 1993 in Kansas City, Missouri to parents Kevin and Ann Harlan. She grew up along with three siblings Abigail, Robert, and Haley Harlan.

Her father is an NFL and NBA commentator who landed his first broadcast job at the age of 22 as the voice of the Kansa City Kings (NBA). Her grandfather, Bob Harlan, was the CEO of the Green Bay Packers for 20 years.

As per wiki, Olivia is an alum of the University of Georgia with a degree in Broadcasting. During her college time, Olivia was a member of Kappa Delta, a society for broadcast journalists who also wrote for the school’s athletics website.

At the age of 17, Olivia won Miss Kansas Teen USA in 2010. She has also surfaced on the cover of a few magazines, including Simply KC. And her miss teen winning beauty comes on full show on the screen. 

Standing Tall: Olivia Harlan Looks beautiful in her sparkly dress while attending 2018 Knot Gala in October. (Photo: Olivia Harlan's Instagram)

Despite her young age, she has already accrued a ton of professional experience in a short time. She’s worked as a reporter at Green Bay Packer training camp, a sideline reporter for Atlanta Hawks games on Fox Sports South, a host for ACC ALL Access and as a sideline reporter for NFL preseason games.

Olivia Harlan' Net Worth And Salary In 2018

The stunning reporter who stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inch, has a successful career, and it is consistently growing day by day.

She has amassed an ample wealth for herself. According to the wiki sources, she earns an average salary of $85,000 per year, working as an ESPN reporter.

Similarly, she derives the salary of about  $61,113 per year as an employee of the SEC Network.

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With the income recieved from the two popular networks, her net worth has been increasing day by day, which is yet to be revealed.

Talking about her love life, she has been engaged to her boyfriend for a long time, and now the couple is planning to get married real soon. They first met in Houston.

ESPN' Olivia Getting Married: Wedding Date Fixed & WanteDonationsns Not Gifts!

Olivia has been in a dating relationship with the professional basketball player and former Wisconsin Badger Sam Dekker since 2016.

A few months later on 27 May 2017, her boyfriend proposed to her to be his wife. And he expressed his happiness through a picture of her with an engagement ring on his Instagram.

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The couple has been talking about their wedding on social media since May 2018 and capturing the attention of their fans. On 15 May 2018, Olivia shared a beautiful picture of the duo on her Instagram and announced that they would say ‘I do’ exactly in two months.

To be married soon: Olivia Harlan announces her wedding date through Instagram on 15 May 2018 (Photo: Olivia Harlan’s Instagram)

Later on May 28, she asked her Twitter family for wedding suggestions through Twitter hashtags. They are really excited about their wedding and also planning to do something good for the community through their marriage. They want guests to donate money for the Children’s Cancer Family Foundation instead of gifts for their wedding.

The Big Day Has Come For Olivia Harlan And Sam Dekker

Olivia tied the wedding knot with her long-term boyfriend, Sam Dekker on 14th July 2018. The intimate ceremony was held in Door Country, Wisconsin.

The beginning of new life: Olivia's husband, Sam Dekker shares an intimate kiss on their wedding in July 2018. (Photo: Olivia Harlan’s Instagram)

The wedding was witnessed by their family and friends and the reception was held at Horseshoe Bay Golf Club. The couple spent their honeymoon visiting the northwestern tip of Santorini, a Greek Aegean island.

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As per the promise, they donated the amount $65000 to the Children’s Cancer Family Foundation in August 2018; a gesture that their love is for one another and the community and beyond. 

As of now, the couple has been spreading their love visiting various exotic sites and even shares a glimpse of their romance to their followers.

Olivia Harlan Is Happily Olivia Harlan Dekker

Many women of the era have all the rights to not trade their last names for their husband's last names. But there are some women who gladly make the change, and often times, those who do are the happiest in their married life. And, Olivia is one of such blessed women. 

The sportscaster's married life with the athelete is so far so great. And, she has gladly changed her name from Olivia Harlan to Olivia Harlan Dekker which speaks for her blissful beginning in the married life.

Mr. and Mrs. Dekker look great as a couple and they have strong chances to bring a beautiful child into the world. There might be a long time before they become parents. but for the time being, Olivia is overwhelmed as an aunt to her sister Haley's newborn baby boy. 

Not Mom But Aunt: Olivia Harlan holds her sister's newborn baby boy and she is a happy aunt (Photo: Olivia Harlan's Instagram)

We wish the Dekkers to bring into the world the most beautiful baby in the days to come!