Kevin Harlan Biography
Kevin Harlan is an American television and radio sports announcer who is working as a broadcaster of NFL and college basketball games on CBS and the NBA for TNT. Also, he calls play-by-play for CBS Sports’ broadcast of both the NFL and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Harlan joined CBS Sports in 1998 and has served the station for more than 24 years. Upon joining the station, he initially served as an NFL play-by-play announcer, after serving Fox Sports since 1994 in the same capacity.
Kevin Harlan Age
Harlan was born on June 21, 1960, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He is 62 years old as of 2022.
Kevin Harlan Height
Harlan stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 3 inches.
Kevin Harlan Parents and Siblings
Harlan was born to Madeline and Bob Harlan. They reside in Green Bay since the early 1960s. Further, they had three kids counting Harlan. Bob served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the Green Bay Packers. Further, he studied at Marquette University, where he served as the Sports Information Director for numerous years. Born on September 9th, 1936, he is 86 years old as of 2022.
Kevin Harlan Wife
Harlan exchanged vows with his wife, Ann in 1987. As of 2022, they celebrated their 35th anniversary. They have four children and three grandchildren. One of his children, Olivia serves ESPN as a sideline reporter. Further, she tied the knot with NBA player and husband, Sam Dekker. Further, she was born on April 8th, 1993, and is 29 years old as of 2022.
Kevin Harlan Net Worth
Harlan has an approximate net worth of $5 million which he has earned through his successful career as an actress.
Kevin Harlan Salary
Harlan receives an annual salary spanning $400, 000 which he receives throughout his career as an NFL broadcaster.
Kevin Harlan Education
Harlan finished his studies at Our Lady of Premontre High School and attended the University of Kansas. During his college stint, he finished his studies in 1982, became a graduate, and thus attained his Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism. While in high school, he served WGBP, his high school radio station as a broadcaster where he called play-by-play for the school’s boys’ basketball, football, and ice hockey teams.
Kevin Harlan Career
Harlan serves as a broadcaster of NFL and college basketball games on CBS and the NBA for TNT. Also, he calls play-by-play for CBS Sports’ broadcast of both the NFL and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Harlan joined CBS Sports in 1998 and has served the station for more than 24 years. Upon joining the station, he initially served as an NFL play-by-play announcer, after serving Fox Sports since 1994 in the same capacity. Additionally, he serves in his ninth season as the full-time voice of Monday Night Football on Westwood One.
2022 will serve as his 38th straight season doing NFL play-by-play, and 2022-23 will serve as his 37th year broadcasting the NBA. From 1985 to 1993, he served as the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs. For nine seasons, he served as the voice of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Moreover, he called the Final Four on Westwood One from 2003 to 2007. Twice, he has attained the National Sportscaster of the Year award. Generally, he serves third all-time in the total number of network sports broadcasts doing play-by-play of one of the four big sports.
Kevin Harlan Westwood One
Till 2008, he served as the voice of Westwood One Radio’s Final Four broadcast. In 2010, he started serving Westwood One as the lead announcer for Monday Night Football with Super Bowl XLV serving as his initial Super Bowl. For 12 successive Super Bowls(from Super Bowls XLV to LVI), he broadcasted for Westwood One.
This serves as the most successive in radio, and television, network history. Also, he broadcasted the CBS HD feed of Super Bowl XXXV in 2001. Since 2003, he calls the preseason games of his hometown Packers for the team’s national television network. To boot, he serves as one of three broadcasters to have over 3000 national network broadcasts in his career of the four major sports.
Kevin Harlan Super Bowl LVII(2023)
On Sunday, February 12, 2023, Harlan will serve Super Bowl LVII as the play-by-play on the radio in the U.S. for Westwood One. Mike Golic and Laura Okmin serve as the sideline reporters and Kurt Warner as an analyst during the championship on the radio in the U.S. for Westwood One. Further, Mike Pereira will serve as the rule analyst for Super Bowl LVII where the kickoff time is 4:30 p.m. MST (UTC-7) at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
Further, Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi will serve as the sideline reporters. This will serve as the initial time Super Bowl assignment for Fox’s broadcast team of Greg Olsen and Kevin Burkhardt after Joe Buck and Troy Aikman departed for ABC/ESPN and Monday Night Football. Additionally, it serves as the final game to be covered under the current NFL television contract.
Kevin Harlan Middle Name
Harlan’s middle name is Robert.
Kevin Harlan Marv Albert
Harlan replaced Albert as the play-by-play voice of the NBA Western Conference Finals after his retirement. During NBA All-Star Game in February, he said that although he sits on Albert’s chair, he won’t forget that it belongs to him.
Kevin Harlan Broadcast Partner
According to CBS’ broadcaster lineup for the 2022 season, Harlan serves alongside Trent Green and Melanie Collins.
Kevin Harlan Cat On The Field
On November 24th, 2019, a black cat ran onto the field midway in the second quarter of a Monday Night Football game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants. At the time Harlan served as the radio play-by-play for Westwood One’s broadcast. Further, Harlan started calling play-by-play for the movements of the cat and the people chasing it off the field.