The broadcast industry is gradually being taken over by more attractive women who are willing to go miles to ensure they outshine their male counterparts in the business of sports journalism. The likes of Lauren Shehadi have been able to achieve laudable positions in the broadcast industry through hard work, passion for the job and dedication. Today, she is not just one of MLB Network’s best staff but also one of America’s top female sportscasters. Let’s take a closer look at Lauren Shehadi’s background details, including lesser-known facts about the American sportscaster.
Lauren Shehadi – Biography
The famous sportscaster for MLB Network was born on May 23, 1983, and she grew up with her parents and sister in McLean, Virginia, United States. Her high school education was accomplished at Langley High School also located in McLean, Virginia. She graduated in 2001 and moved to the University of Florida for her college education. Shehadi holds American nationality but we are not sure of her ethnicity. However, while some sources claim she is white, others claim she belongs to the Lebanese.
For someone with such beauty and sheer devotion to her career, it is only natural for Shehadi to be admired by many fans across the world. People’s interests are usually drawn to her personal life with an eagerness to know who her husband is and what her married life is like. Well, for starters, Lauren Shehadi is not the type that shares her personal affairs with the public and that is why it is not clear if she is in a relationship or not.
As of now, the gorgeous journalist is probably still single. She is yet to reveal any information about her boyfriend or husband. However, the TV star was sighted in a couple of her shows wearing an engagement ring. There are also rumours linking her to her co-host on The Rundown, Matt Yallof but she is yet to confirm if she is engaged or secretly married.
Facts About Lauren Shehadi
She has been on screen since college
Being someone who had the interest to become a journalist since childhood, Lauren Shehadi took every necessary measure to ensure that dream comes true. While studying at the University of Florida, she practically got herself involved in broadcast activities both behind-the-scenes and on scene. First, she interned on the Best Damn Sports Show Period and served as the host of the online Gatorzone. She also worked as a sports anchor for the Minot-based KXMC-TV in North Dakota. Her excellent performance in the field earned her a respectable position at the CBS College Sports Network, as well as the CBSSports.com. Her anchoring credits include the SEC Tailgate Show and ALT Games.
She was Playboy’s sexiest sportscaster candidate
In addition to her excellent presentation skills, Lauren could easily pass as one of the hottest sportscasters in the world. Her faultless skin and beautiful body made her a candidate for Playboy’s 2010 “Sexiest Sportscaster” contest. She competed against other equally hot personalities like Erin Andrews, Molly Sullivan, Bonnie Bernstein, and Charissa Thompson. Lauren is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and she weighs 57 kg. Her bust, waist and hips measurements are 34, 36, 38.
Her career at MLB Network
All thanks to her devotion to her career, Lauren was able to secure a job with MLB. This did not only increase her career experience but her financial earnings as well. Subsequently, she became known for appearing on a number of the network’s shows both as a host and as a reporter. Currently, she hosts MLB Central together with Matt Vasgersian and Mark DeRosa. Shehadi is also a sideline reporter for the Red Sox-Yankees playoff series and she also covers MLB Network’s 30 teams. Her net worth is estimated at $1.1 million.
Lauren Shehadi hosted a podcast
In January 2018, Lauren Shehadi hosted a popular podcast called The Podium. The podcast which is from Vox Media and NBC Sports Group shared details of events, athletes and competitions for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games which took place in PyeongChang, South Korea. The same year, she was an on-field commentator for TBS’s coverage of the 2018 American League Championship Series.