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Lauren Shehadi Biography | Wiki
Lauren Shehadi is an American journalist and sportscaster currently working at MLB and Warner Bros. Discovery Sports as a sportscaster. She joined MLB in 2012 and previously served as a host for CBSSports.com and CBS College Sports Network.
Lauren Shehadi Education
Lauren attended Langley High School and graduated in 2001. She later joined and attended the University of Florida. While at the University, Lauren played softball for the Saxons. At the University she gathered the principles of airing sports and even hosted the Internet web show titled ‘Gatorzone’. She also landed her first professional media gig with ‘The Best Damn Sports Show Period, where she worked as an intern.
Lauren Shehadi Age and Birthday
How old is Lauren? Shehadi is 40 years old as of 2023. She was born Julia Lauren Shehadi on 23 May 1983 in McLean, Virginia, United States of America. She celebrates her birthday on May 23rd every year.
Lauren Shehadi Nationality and Ethnicity
Lauren holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. She was born and raised in McLean, Virginia, United States of America. She is of White ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.
Lauren Shehadi Height and Weight
How tall is Lauren? Lauren stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.73 m). She also weighs 141 lbs (64 kg). Details about her other body measurements are currently not yet available.
Lauren Shehadi Family, Siblings
Lauren is the daughter of Mary and Michael. She says her parents played an essential role in her upbringing. She belongs to American nationality and Lebanese ethnicity. She grew up alongside her sister.
Lauren Shehadi Husband | Married | Spouse
Is Lauren married? Unlike many journalists and media personalities, Lauren is confidential when it comes to matters concerning her personal life. Her information if she is married, in a relationship, or has children is currently under research and will be updated once confirmed available.
Lauren Shehadi Baby
Lauren’s information regarding if she has a baby is currently not yet available. However, we will update her details regarding her baby is publicly available.
Lauren Shehadi Salary
Lauren earns an average salary ranging from $74,753 – $250,000 annually. This is the average salary of an MLB network journalist.
Lauren Shehadi Net Worth
Lauren has an estimated net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million. She has earned such an amazing net worth from her career as a journalist.
Lauren Shehadi MLB Network
Lauren joined the MLB Network in 2012. She co-hosts the MLB Central alongside former baseball player Mark DeRosa and sports journalist Robert Flores. She has previously hosted The Rundown on MLB Network alongside Matt Yallof.
In 2020, Shehadi was revealed to be a sideline reporter for CBS and Turner’s March Madness coverage for the first time. She was anticipated to work with Andrew Catalon and former Villanova head coach Steve Lappas, replacing Lisa Byington, who was promoted to the number 6 team, with Spero Dedes, Steve Smith, and Wally Szczerbiak, replacing Ros Gold-Onwude, who departed Turner Sports for ESPN.
However, she, along with Dwyane Wade and Adam Lefkoe, had their NCAA Tournament debuts pushed back to 2021, as the 2020 tournament was canceled over concerns about COVID-19.
Lauren Shehadi Career
Lauren fell in love with baseball at a youthful age. While in high school, she used to play competitive baseball and was featured in the news. After her graduation from Langley High School in 2001, she enrolled at the University of Florida. Here, she gathered the principles of covering sports and even hosted the Internet web show titled ‘Gatorzone’. While at the university, she landed her first professional media gig with ‘The Best Damn Sports Show Period, where she served as an intern.
After graduating, Lauren started her career as a sports anchor for KXMC-TV in North Dakota. Even though she was part of a small local channel, Shehadi broadly covered sports both locally and nationally. In a while, she had made enough waves in the broadcasting world to be identified by bigger networks. Shehadi joined CBS Sports next and was also associated with CBS College Sports Network.
Apart from being the host for the videos on CBSSports’s website, Lauren was the co-host for the SEC Tailgate program and the ALT Games show, where she aired spaced with Jonny Moseley. Shehadi had already influenced her audience with her wit, charm, and knowledge. Her fame grew in 2009 when she was listed among the candidates for Playboy’s 2009 Sexiest Sportscaster.
Lauren endured her stint with CBS until 2012 when she received an offer to join MLB, a larger media company. She began her journey at MLB by hosting ‘The Rundown’ along with Matt Yallof. Later, she joined as a contributor to the morning show ‘Hot Stove.’ The series was committed to sporting events that took place in the off-season.
Lauren Shehadi slowly rose up the ranks at MLB and later became the co-host of the show ‘MLB Central’ in 2018 alongside the popular former baseball player Mark DeRosa and the sports journalist Robert Flores. She also began a reporting stint with the show ‘MLB Tonight’.
In October 2018, she also served as the commentator for the TBS coverage in the 2018 American League Championship Series. Lauren’s love for sports was not just narrowed to one network. A short while ago, Lauren began hosting the podcast ‘The Podium’, which is a collaboration between NBC Sports Group and Vox Media Group. The podcast is dedicated to the events and athletes who participated at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
Lauren Shehadi Facts
Full Name: Julia Lauren Shehadi
Age: 40 years old as of 2023
Date of Birth: 23 May 1983
Place of Birth: McLean, Virginia
Husband: Not Available
Children: Not Available
Residence: Not Available
Height: 5 feet 9 inches (1.73 m)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Education: University of Florida