Chris Broussard is an award-winning American journalist who works as a sports analyst for the NBA on Fox Sports.
He was born on October 28, 1968, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Cheryl Broussard and Edward Broussard. The journalist is of North American descent and stands 5 feet and 2 inches (1.58 meters) tall. He is an American citizen. Chris, 49, earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Oberlin College, where he also played basketball.
Chris Broussard: Net Worth and Career
Since 1990, he has worked as a sports writer for the Plain Dealer. He moved to the Akron Beacon Journal after four years. He then moved on to the NBA, where he worked as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer for two and a half seasons.
In 1998, he worked for The New York Times before moving on to ESPN Magazine and ESPN.com. He also appeared as an analyst on NBA Fastbreak on ESPN.
Chris is an author as well as a journalist. He has written a book titled Not Without Scars: Marck C.’s Inspiring Life Journey. Chris has an estimated net worth of $8.5 million as a sports reporter and author. His net worth is undoubtedly augmented by his $35K salary as a reporter.
Chris married his long-term girlfriend, Crystal Naii Collins, on June 3, 1995. Crystal, his wife, is a Hepatitis specialist who is also board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
When the married couple welcomed their first twin daughters, Alexis and Noelle, in 1999, they were on cloud nine.
Chris is currently enjoying his married life with wife Crystal, with no extramarital affairs or feuds with his partner. He lives in Los Angeles with his accomplice and two 18-year-old daughters.
Furthermore, Chris and his wife frequently flaunt their relationship on their social media accounts. For example, on June 4, 2018, Chris posted a photo of his wedding and stated that he was grateful to be celebrating 23 years of marriage with his wife.
In April 2013, the journalist and ESPN columnist caused a stir with his remarks on live television, when he equated homosexuality to impenitent sin.
In a special edition of ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Chris discussed NBA center Jason Collins becoming one of the first players from the US team to quote himself gay. He stated,
“If you live openly in unrepentant sin, whatever it is, not just homosexuality, but adultery, fornication, premarital sex between heterosexuals… That, I believe, is open rebellion against God and Jesus Christ.”
His remark sparked outrage across his social media platforms. Furthermore, many others, including CNN and ESPN journalist LZ Granderson, disagreed with him.