LZ Granderson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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LZ Granderson (Elzie Lee Granderson)

Last Updated: 02 Apr, 2024 | Views: 237

Age: 52

Profession: Journalist

Other Profession(s): Columnist

Famous For: Co-Host Of SportsNation On ESPN

Higher Education: Western Michigan University

LZ Granderson Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Mar, 1972 (52 Years 01 Month 5 Days)
Birth Country
United States
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LZ Granderson Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Elzie Lee "LZ" Granderson was born on 11th March, 1972. He writes sports and culture columns for the Los Angeles Times as a journalist and former actor.SportsNation on ESPN and ESPN LA 710 was co-hosted by him. LZ Granderson was a senior writer and columnist for ESPN Magazine. As of January 2019, Granderson is the Los Angeles Times Sports and Culture Columnist.
LZ Granderson Career:
• His contributions to ESPN's SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, Around the Horn, First Take, and coverage of the US Open include commentary.
• LZ Granderson has also hosted the ESPN360 talk show GameNight on the web. The former World TeamTennis player has been a color commentator for CBS Sports during its event coverage.
• LZ Granderson is also a columnist for ABC News and a former fellow at the Hechinger Institute at Columbia University and the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago.
LZ Granderson Early Life And Education
• LZ Granderson was raised in Detroit, where he developed a love for basketball. His education began at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
LZ Granderson Acted In The 1992 Movie Zebrahead
• LZ Granderson played Larry in the 1992 movie Zebrahead, set in Detroit. In 1996, he played Arch Carrouthers in To Sir, with Love II, a Sidney Poitier TV movie.
LZ Granderson Co-Host Of Joan Rivers' Straight Talk Talk Show Pilot
• LZ Granderson co-hosted Joan Rivers' Straight Talk talk show pilot. Previously, he wrote for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and The Grand Rapids Press.
Granderson Wrote An Opinion Article In 2012
• LZ Granderson wrote an opinion article about Ted Nugent for CNN on April 18, 2012, accusing him of threatening the life of President Barack Obama, based on comments Nugent made during a speech.
LZ Granderson Defended NBA Center Jason Collins' Decision
• His 2013 defense of NBA center Jason Collins was the first in a major North American sport to defend an openly gay male athlete.
LZ Granderson Made His Debut On The ESPN Program 
• LZ Granderson appeared on Around the Horn on January 28, 2016, and lost to Jackie MacMullan in the "Showdown" portion.
LZ Granderson Was Named The Los Angeles Times In 2019
• LZ Granderson was named to the Los Angeles Times Sports and Culture Column in January 2019. His role will demonstrate the "sectionality of sports and society" and "politics and culture."
LZ Granderson Personal Life
• LZ Granderson revealed his sexual orientation in a 2012 column for CNN.com. His previous marriage to a woman resulted in one son, Isaiah.
• Granderson's husband is PetSmart's VP of Planning and interim president of Marriage Equality USA in Chicago. His wedding was featured on SportsNation, the show he co-hosted, in 2016.
LZ Granderson Awards:
• 2009: Winner of the GLAAD Award
• 2022: GLAAD Award

LZ Granderson Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 178 cm
In Meters 1.78 m
In feet & Inches 5'10"
Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs
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LZ Granderson Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Mother's Name
Alma Miller
Steve Huesing
Isaiah Granderson

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