In 2011, he filed $50 million lawsuits against Current TV claiming the network made an untrue statement about him.
Later, he reported to have settled the case in mutual understanding.
He is one of the most popular sports commentators among his fans.
Keith Olbermann has been active in his work since 1980 and has also served as a contributor on ESPN.
His father served as an architect and his mother was a school teacher in the junior school. Keith Olbermann grew up in a Unitarian household in the town of Hastings-on-Hudson in Westchester Country.