Olivia Dekker

Olivia Dekker, age 27, is an American sportscaster who has been in the media field since 2013. She is serving as a sideline reporter for ESPN College Football.

Olivia’s Bio & Family

The media personality was born as Olivia Harlan, a daughter of American television and radio sports announcer, Kevin Harlan. She was born on April 9, 1993, in Kansas City, Missouri, the United States, as one of the three children of her mother, Ann Harlan. Her father, Kevin, is a play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports, TNT Sports, and the NFL on Westwood One Sports. Olivia shares a sibling bond with two sisters named Haley Harland and Abigail Harlan and a brother named Robert Harlan.



Olivia Dekker with her parents on February 1, 2020 (Olivia’s Instagram)

Olivia grew up in Overland Park, Kansas. She completed her education from the University of Georgia in 2014. The sportscaster comes with white ethnicity and her birth sign is Aries. 

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Career & Net Worth

Olivia joined the ESPN network in 2015. Before that, she covered SEC and ACC football for Fox Sports South and Raycom. She co-hosted a daily web series for the Green Bay Packers training camp as the team reporter. Moreover, Olivia was previously a sideline reporter for Green Bay Packers preseason games on Packers TV Network, and a host of ACC All-Access and sideline reporter for Atlanta Hawks games on Fox Sports South.


Olivia Dekker works for the Big Ten Network (Olivia’s Instagram)

As of now, she is a sideline reporter for NFL on Westwood One Sports and Big Ten Network basketball. Reportedly, she earns an annual salary of $85k.

Olivia’s Personal Life

Olivia Dekker is currently married to basketball player Sam Dekker. Sam played in the NBA for four seasons and played on the Wisconsin Badgers Basketball team from 2012 to 2015. The pair shared their wedding vows on July 15, 2018, at the Horseshoe Bay Golf Club in Door County, in Wisconsin.


Olivia Dekker and her husband Sam Dekker at a commercial for the Sheboygan Food Bank on May 2, 2020 (Olivia’s Instagram)

Previously, the couple exchanged the engagement rings on May 26, 2017, after Sam proposed to Olivia.

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Height & Body Statistics

About 5 feet and 8 inches (1.72 meters) tall in height, Olivia has blonde hair and her eyes are blue.

Bio & Family
Name Olivia Dekker
Birth Name Olivia Harlan
DOB April 9, 1993
Place of Birth Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Father’s Name Kevin Harlan
Mother’s Name Ann Harlan
Siblings 3
Brother/s Robert Harlan
Sister/s Haley Harlan, Abigail Harlan
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Religion NA
Birth Sign Aries
High School NA
College/University University of Georgia
Career & Net Worth
Profession Media Personality
Career 2013- present
Known For ESPN College Football, SEC Network
Net Worth NA
Salary $85k (annual)
Notable Credits Won Miss Kansas Teen USA title in 2010
Personal Life
Gay/Lesbian No
Relationship Status Married
Husband/Wife Sam Dekker
Boyfriend/Girlfriend NA
Engaged May 26, 2017
Wedding Date July 15, 2018
Children Not Yet
Son/s Not Yet
Daughter/s Not Yet
Divorce No
Body Statistics
Height 5 feet 8 inches (1.72 meters)
Weight NA
Measurements NA
Shoe Size NA
Dress Size NA
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Blue
  • Olivia’s grandfather, Bob Harlan, is a former executive for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).
  • She competed in the Miss Teen USA 2010 after winning the Miss Kansas Teen USA 2010 title. 
  • Olivia and her husband asked family, friends, and fans to donate to the Children’s Center Family Foundation instead of receiving wedding gifts. 
  • The couple raised over $65,000 on their wedding fundraiser. 
  • Olivia is on the board of directors for the Children’s Cancer Family Foundation.
  • She and her husband were named 2018 People of the Year by The Sheboygan Press