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Olivia Garvey ABC7 Age: Steve Garvey's Daughter Is A Reporter

Olivia Garvey is an American jornalist, anchor currently working as a sports reporter at WJLA ABC7. ( Source : instagram )

Olivia Garvey is an American journalist who works as a sports reporter for ABC7 in Washington, D.C. Olivia is the 27-year-old daughter of an American former professional baseball player Steve Garvey.

She spent over 15 months, beginning on February 1st, 2019, as the sports director and sports anchor at NBC Palm Springs before joining ABC7.

Olivia's father Steve Garvey, played first base for the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres in Major League Baseball from 1969 to 1987

He won the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the National League (NL) in 1974 and the National League Championship Series in 1978 and 1984.

He played in more straight games than any other player in NL history due to his ten seasons as an All-Star.

Quick Facts About Olivia Garvey:

Date Of BirthJune 5, 1995
Age27 years old
ProfessionSports Reporter, Anchor
FatherSteve Garvey
MotherCandaace Thomas Garvey

Olivia Garvey ABC7 Age: How Old Is She?

Olivia Garvey is 27 years old as of 2022. She was born on June 5, 1995, in Los Angeles, California, United States.

Olivia is American journalist at ABC7 in Washington, D.C.
Olivia is American journalist at ABC7 in Washington, D.C. ( Source : instagram )

She belongs to the American nationality and studied at Arizona State University.

Garvey covered sporting events such as the BNP Paribas Open, the American Express golf tournament, and other high school sporting events while working as the sports director and sports anchor for NBC Palm Springs.

She worked as a production assistant for "NFL Redzone" on the NFL Network with Scott Hanson, for Sportsnet LA, and for Spectrum Sports before moving to Palm Springs.

Olivia's Father Steve Garvey Is Baseball Player

Olivia Garvey was born to his parents, mother Candace Garvey, and father Steve Garvey. Her father Steve is a well-known professional baseball player. 

Olivia Garvey's father Steve is a professional baseball player.
Olivia Garvey's father Steve is a professional baseball player. ( Source : dodgerblue )

Steve played baseball and football in his college years at Michigan State. After being selected by the Minnesota Twins in the third round of the amateur draft in June 1966 at the age of 17, he was committed to playing baseball and football in college.

In the initial round of the 1968 MLB draft, Garvey was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers capitalized on Garvey's popularity by making him the centerpiece of their public relations efforts.

His upbeat attitude, availability to reporters, and eagerness to sign autographs for fans made him a top-rated player.

Steve has been a board member of the Baseball Assistance Team since 1990, a nonprofit organization that assists former major league, lower league, and negro league players who face financial or medical difficulties.

Olivia Garvey Career

Olivia Garvey worked as a sports reporter for NBC springs in California for almost 15 months. She covered various sporting events, including the BNP Paribas Open and the American Express golf tournament.

Olivia Garvey, a sports reporter for NBC Palm Springs, left her hometown station after 15 months to work for WJLA ABC7.

Garvey praised her coworkers, as well as the coaches, athletic directors, and student-athletes in the valley during her final farewell on NBC's Spring Sportscast.

Before she graduated from Palm Desert High School in 2012, Garvey participated in cheerleading and softball as a desert athlete. Gravey is extraordinarily gifted; the camera adores her; she works extremely hard and is raised around sports. 

She Is Engaged To Baseball Shortstop

Olivia Garvey is engaged to professional baseball shortstop Scott Burcham. Olivia's boyfriend shared a photo of the two of them on his Instagram account on February 2, 2022.

Olivia Garvey is engaged with professional baseball player Scott Burcham.
Olivia Garvey is engaged with professional baseball player Scott Burcham. ( Source : instagram )

However, Olivia also shares pictures with her boyfriend on her Instagram account. They both look adorable together.

Who Is Scott Burcham?

Scott Burcham is a well-known Israeli professional baseball shortstop for the Charleston Dirty Birds of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

Burcham was recognized by the Los Angeles Times as the best defensive shortstop in the Greater Los Angeles Area in high school.

 He was selected for the 2015 Western Athletic Conference Preseason All-Star Team while a student at Sacramento State. The Colorado Rockies chose Burcham in the 25th round during the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.

In Israel's 2017 World Baseball Classic qualifying game, Burcham started at shortstop. He appeared in the 2017 World Baseball Classic for Team Israel. He got Israeli citizenship in November 2019, so he may compete for Team Israel at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics.

Olivia Garvey's Net Worth

Olivia Garvey has a net worth of $1 million according to Famousinterl. Her primary source of income comes from her work as a reporter.

She is currently working at WJLA ABC7. On the other hand, according to Celebrityetworth, her father Steve has a net worth of $5 million. He is most known for his time while at first base for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1969 through 1982.

He has been inducted into both the Michigan State University Athletic Hall of Fame and the Irish American Hall of Fame.

Since Garvey was only acting as a spokesperson, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit decided in 2004 that he was not responsible for the infomercials' substance. He had received $1.1 million from the advertisements.

Honors Of Steve Garvey:

1. He had a junior high school in Lindsay, California, named after him in 1978, but it was eventually changed to Reagan Elementary in 2011.

2. Irish American Hall of Fame (2009).

3. Hall of Fame of Michigan State University Athletics (2010).

4. He was selected to the initial class of "Legends of Dodger Baseball" in 2019

5. He was listed as one of the 100 greatest baseball players of all time in 1981 by Lawrence Ritter and Donald Honig.

Some FAQs

Who is Olivia Garvey?

Olivia Garvey is American journalist who works for WJLA-TV as a sports reporter on ABC7.

How old is Olivia Garvey?

Olivia Gravey is 27 years old. She was born on June, 1995 in Los Angeles, California.

Is Olivia Garvey married?

Olivia Garvey is in a relationship with Scotty Bucham. He is an American-Israeli professional baseball shortstop.