Lionel Bienvenu Bio, Wiki
Lionel Bienvenu is an Emmy-award-winning American Sports Anchor/Reporter working at Denver 7 (KMGH-TV) serving as a Sports Director. He has been working with this station since June 2001.
Lionel Bienvenu Age
Bienvenu is 61 years old as of 2023. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on the 9th of March 1962, and celebrates his birthday every year on March 9th.
Lionel Bienvenu Height/Measurements
Bienvenu stands approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1. 85 m) and weighs around 90 kg.
Lionel Bienvenu Education
For his education, Lionel attended Loyola University where he graduated and earned a degree in journalism and mass communication.
Lionel Bienvenu Career
Bienvenu works at Denver 7 (KMGH-TV) serving as a Sports Director. He joined Denver7 in 2001 as Sports Director, hosting “Monday Night Live” alongside Broncos receiver Ed McCaffrey. Lionel also hosted “Mile High Living” and “The John Fox Show” in 2012 and 2013. He transferred to News and hosted the Denver7 morning show and “The Now” at 4 pm, but in 2014 returned to Sports. The finest moments so far have been covering the Broncos’ signing of Peyton Manning in 2012, as well as”Rocktober” and the Rockies “Run to the World Series” in 2007 and their run to the Super Bowl in 2013 and 2015.
Lionel was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised in New Orleans, where he went to Loyola University. His first career was as a Sports Reporter &Anchor in 1985 in Lafayette, Louisiana covering the Ragin’ Cajuns of USL. He relocated to WVUE-TV Fox-8 in New Orleans not long after where he hosted the “Jim Mora Show” together with the Saints head coach from 1989-1993. Lionel earned “Best Sportscaster” and “Best Host” awards in 1995 from the New Orleans Press Club.
Lionel departed New Orleans for L.A. in 1997, where he served as an anchor for Fox Sports Network. He hosted the hour-long national highlight show “Fox Sports News Prime Time” which turned into “The National Sports Report.” He also anchored”Baseball Today” on Fox, and from 1998-2000 hosted “The English Premier League Soccer Show” on Fox Sports World and Fox Sports Net. The show was seen in Europe, U.S., and Central and South America. The show was so famous that there were six other soccer teams all over the U.S. that named themselves after Bienvenu!
Lionel also anchored the 1997 MLB All-Star game and the 1997 Super Bowl, as well as the 2000 “Subway Series” between the Mets and Yankees. He was also the guest host of “This Week in Sports” in June of 2000 on DirectTV and was a guest host on Fox Sports Radio in L.A. In 2001, Lionel hosted the Fox Sports Regional Sports Reports for the Rocky Mountain region and Los Angeles. His interests include watching his children play sports.
Lionel Bienvenu Awards
Lionel was honored with the 2019 Emmy Award for “Best Sports Anchor” in Denver. He also earned Emmy Awards in 2011 and 2014 for “Best Sports Anchor,” and one for his adventure show “Lionel’s World” in 2006. Lionel also won “Best Sportscast” from the Colorado Broadcaster’s Association in 2011 and 2012. He was named “Best TV Sportscaster” in 2014 by Westword Magazine.
Lionel Bienvenu’s Net Worth
In Lionel’s career as a sports anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 5 million.
Lionel Bienvenu Salary
Bienvenu acquires annual earnings that range between $ 95, 345, and $ 211,765.
Lionel Bienvenu Parents and Siblings
Bienvenu was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and raised by his devoted parents in New Orleans. Growing up, his parents gave him the best upbringing possible. Besides this, the sports director has not revealed any detail about his parents or siblings if he has any.
Lionel Bienvenu Wife
Bienvenu is married to Heidi Reese, the former LSU Cheerleader and a native of New Orleans. The duo resides in Highlands Ranch alongside their twin sons.
Lionel Bienvenu Kids
He and his wife are proud parents of twin sons, Bryce and Quinn.
Lionel Bienvenu KMGH-TV
Bienvenu works at KMGH-TV where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Anne Trujillo
- Shannon Ogden
- Brian Sanders
- Jaclyn Allen
- Bayan Wang
- Mike Nelson
- Nick Rothschild
- Troy Renck
- Jayson Luber
- Katie LaSalle
- Stacey Donaldson
- Lisa Hidalgo
- Jason Gruenauer
Lionel Bienvenu Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Bienvenu is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 6,392 Followers around 5.2K followers on his Facebook page, and 452 Followers on his Instagram account.