Grant Wahl Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Grant Wahl

Last Updated: 06 Dec, 2023 | Views: 829

Age: 48

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Writer

Famous For: Senior Writer For Sports Illustrated And A Correspondent For Fox Sports

Higher Education: Bachelor of Arts in Politics (Princeton University)

Grant Wahl Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Dec, 1974 (48 Years 1 Day)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
Kansas

Birth District
Mission

Birth Sign
Sagittarius

Nationalities
American

Died on
09 Dec, 2022

Grant Wahl Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):

If you have ever watched any sports broadcast then you know who Grant Wahl is. Grant was a specialist in sports journalism. He would work for CBS Sport as a sports reporter and soccer analyst, Fox Sports as a correspondent, and he also wrote for Sports Illustrated. His book The Beckham Experiment came out in 2009.

Education:

Grant Wahl completed schooling at Shawnee Mission East High School.

Grant Wahl graduated from Princeton University.

Marriage:

Wahl married Celine Gounder, an infectious diseases specialist, and medical journalist, in 2001.

Career:

1996: Wahl began his career with the Miami Herald. After that, he joined Sports Illustrated in November.

1998: "Where's Daddy?" Wahl won critical acclaim for his cover story on illegitimate children born to professional athletes.

2000: Wahl has covered soccer for Sports Illustrated and SI.com as a senior writer.

2002: He wrote over 50 cover stories for the magazine, including one on LeBron James.

2011: Wahl announced he was interested in running for president of FIFA, unseating incumbent Sepp Blatter.

2012: After participating in FOX Sports' earlier coverage of the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament, Wahl joined the network in October.

2020: Sports Illustrated fired Wahl after he criticized publisher Maven's CEO James Heckman for handling pay cuts during the Coronavirus outbreak. 

2021: CBS Sports hired Wahl as an analyst and editorial consultant for soccer documentaries to air on Paramount+, where he covered CONCACAF matches.

Books Written:

2009: “The Beckham Experiment” - New York Times Best Seller

Death:

On December 9, 2022, Wahl collapsed suddenly while covering Argentina vs. Netherlands at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Doha.

 

Grant Wahl Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 187 cm
In Meters 1.87 m
In feet Inches 6'2"

weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 Kg
In Pounds 176 lbs

Eye Color
Brown

Hair Color
Bald

Grant Wahl Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Spouse
Celine Gounder

Grant Wahl Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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