- Full Name Chris Dana Broussard
- Nickname Chris Broussard
- Occupation Sports Analyst
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
- Birth Date Oct 28, 1968
- Age 53 Years, 2 Months
Chris Broussard | BiographyCurrent Co-Host Of 'First Things First'
However, in April 2013, Broussard was criticized for his remarks on NBA player Jason Collins coming out as a homosexual while presenting on ESPN's Outside the Lines. After which, he left ESPN for FOX Sports 1 in October 2016. Then, Broussard became a regular panelist on FS1's 'Skip and Shannon: Undisputed', 'The Herd, First Things First', and 'Lock It In'. He also joined the daily national radio show 'The Odd Couple'. He started co-hosting the show alongside Rob Parker, another FS1 sports analyst, in 2018.
Broussard is a sports analyst best known for his NBA coverage. As of 2021, he is the co-host of FS1's morning show First Things First and Fox Sports Radio's The Odd Couple with Rob Parker.
Who is Chris Broussard?
Chris Broussard is an American commentator for Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports Radio and a sports analyst. He gained fame as an NBA reporter for The New York Times, where he covered the Knicks and Nets and the NBA from 1998 through 2004. In 1990, Broussard began his career as a sportswriter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. He spent four years there before shifting on to the Akron Beacon Journal.
In 2004, Broussard joined ESPN and wrote articles for ESPN The Magazine and ESPN.com. In addition, he was a regular on SportsCenter, where he provided viewers with the most up-to-date NBA news and insights from the sidelines. Along with FS1 colleague Skip Bayless, he made regular appearances on NBA Countdown and First Take.
However, in April 2013, Broussard was criticized for his remarks on NBA player Jason Collins coming out as a homosexual while presenting on ESPN's Outside the Lines. After which, he left ESPN for FOX Sports 1 in October 2016.
Then, Broussard became a regular panelist on FS1's Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, The Herd, First Things First, and Lock It In. He also joined the daily national radio show The Odd Couple. He started co-hosting the show alongside Rob Parker, another FS1 sports analyst, in 2018.
Further, he replaced former NFL wide receiver, Brandon Marshall as co-host of First Things First on 30 August 2021. In addition, he is also the creator of The KING (Kingdom of God) Movement, a national Christian men's organization dedicated to serving the church and fellow believers.
Chris Dana Broussard was born on 28 October 1968 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His father was a personnel manager for Traveler's Insurance Co., which made his family moved frequently during his childhood. He graduated from Holy Name High School in Parma Heights, Ohio, in 1986. Then, he enrolled at Oberlin College, earning a bachelor's degree in English in May 1990.
Then in 2016, he was featured in 'Holy Name's Hall of Fame' after being a standout football and basketball player there.
Broussard got married to Crystal Naii Collins Broussard on 3 June 1995. They have twin daughters, Alexis and Noelle. Crystal is a board-certified doctor specializing in Hepatitis and liver disease under the Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. And in 2018 she was named 'America's best Gastroenterologist.'
As of 2021, they have been together for 26 years. And on occasion, Broussard shared their engagement picture on his Instagram and captioned, "Happy 26th Wedding Anniversary to my wonderful wife, Crystal. These photos are from the night we got engaged in Cleveland, OH. That was 31 years ago! 5 years later we got married and 26 years later, here we are - as Happy as ever. Love you forever, Bae! Looking forward to at least 40 more years!"
Salary and Net Worth
When Broussard was working for ESPN, his average salary was reported to be $72,806, and his net worth was $1 million. However, his networth and wage after joining Fox Sports have not been disclosed yet.