Brooke Olzendam Biography

Brooke Olzendam is a well-known sportscaster who currently works for the Portland trailblazers and is part of their broadcasting team. The sportscaster is well-known for her work over the years and has a great reputation among the sportspersons and media.

Early Life

Brooke Olzendam was born on 12th August 1981 in Spokane, Washington to her father Dave Olzendam, and her mother whose name has not been disclosed. She has also not shared any details about her family and is also believed to be a single child. Her father was a basketball player and a coach which inspired her to get into the sports field.

Brooke is known to have attended and graduated from Shadle Park High School and later for her further education, she went on to attend Washington State University. She started her college studies in 2003 and studied at the Edward Murrow School of communications at the Washington state university.

Brooke Olzendam Career

Brooke Olzendam started her career as a sports broadcaster and host with the Washington Huskies and started hosting the show Huskies All Access. She worked as a sideline reporter for the huskies and also ran the show Runnin’ with Pac. She then joined Fox Sports Indiana team as the sportscaster and started hosting the show Pacers Live as a sideline reporter.

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Other than this, she also spent notable time of her career working for the Pac-12 Network and UCLA Bruins Football on Fox sports west. She also spent a few years with the CBS College Sports Network and worked as their primetime football sideline reporter. Brooke later joined the Portland Trail Blazers team as part of their Root Northwest broadcast team. She worked as a host for the Portland Trailblazers host for their post-game shows.

She also worked as a sideline reporter for NBC Sports net northwest where she covered basketball and horse racing. Recently this year, she started her own podcast show as well on Apple’s podcast titled “The Blazers Balcony” and is a well-known sideline sports broadcaster for the trailblazers.

Social Media

Brooke currently has 20.7k followers on her Instagram where she likes to post about her career and life experiences.  She is also highly active on Twitter where she has 30.6k followers as of now.

Brooke Olzendam Biography

Real Name Brooke Olzendam
Birth Date 12 August 1981
Age (as of 2022) 41 Years
Birth Place Spokane, Washington, United States
Profession
Sports Commentator
College Washington State University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown

Family

Father Dave Olzendam
Mother Alison Olzendam
Sister
Brother

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband? Josh Bennett
Children Two (Theo, Amara Baptist)
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Personal Life

Brooke Olzendam is currently married to her second husband Josh Bennett. She married her late husband Andy Collins, a former college football player in 2011 in the small town of Yakima Valley. Her husband was a football player for the University of Oregon and died only ten days after they got married. Brooke later got married to Josh Bennett in 2014 with whom she has a son named Theo and a daughter named Amara Baptist.

Brooke Olzendam Net Worth

She has been working in the field of sports broadcasting and hosting for several years and has earned a handsome income and wealth over the years. She majorly sources her income through sportscasting and her net worth as of 2022 is estimated to be around $ 1.2 million.

Trivia

  • Brooke launched a campaign to raise funds for her late husband Andy Collins with American Heart Association.
  • Her father is a member of the Washington Interscholastic Basketball coaches association Hall of Fame.
  • Brooke grew up playing basketball in her school years inspired by her father.
  • Her late ex-husband Andy Collins died after he lost consciousness due to a heart attack while working out on a treadmill.

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