Lionel Bienvenu Biography
Lionel Bienvenu is an American Emmy-winning Sports Anchor and Director working for Denver 7 KMGH in Denver, Colorado. He joined the station in June 2001. Previously he worked at Fox Sports Net.
Lionel Bienvenu Date of Birth / Birthday
Bienvenu was born on March 9, 1962, in Baltimore, Maryland. He celebrates his birthday on March 9 every year. Bienvenu is 60 years old as of 2022.
Lionel Bienvenu Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Lionel Bienvenu Partner/Wife
Bienvenu is married to his better half Heidi Reese. Heidi was born and raised in New Orleans. She is the former LSU Cheerleader. Bienvenu has not shared much about their marriage. The couple resides in Highlands Ranch together with their two sons. Bienvenu enjoys watching his kids play sports.
Lionel Bienvenu Kids/Children
Bienvenu and Heidi are proud parents of their twins, sons, Quinn and Bryce. He has not shared much information about his children.
Lionel Bienvenu Relatives/ Family
Lionel was born in Baltimore, Maryland but grew up in New Orleans. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Lionel Bienvenu Profession
Bienvenu is an Emmy-winning Sports Anchor and Director at Denver 7 KMGH in Denver. He joined the station as a Sports Director and began hosting “Monday Night Live.” Bienvenu also hosted “The John Fox Show” and “Mile High Living” in 2012 and 2013. He serves at the station as a sports anchor. Prior to joining the KMGH Denver 7 team, he worked at Fox Sports Net as a studio anchor. His career job began in 1985 in Lafayette, Louisiana as a Sports Anchor & Reporter. During his time there, he covered the Ragin’ Cajuns of USL.
From there, he moved to New Orleans to work for WVUE-TV Fox-8. He hosted the “Jim Mora Show” with the Saints’ head coach from 1989-1993. In 1997, he left New Orleans for Los Angeles to work for Fox Sports Network. In the course of his time there, he served as an anchor and anchored “Fox Sports News Prime Time,” the hour-long national highlight show which turned into “The National Sports Report.” From 1998 to 2000, he hosted “The English Premier League Soccer Show” on Fox Sports World and Fox Sports Net. He also hosted “Baseball Today” on Fox.
Throughout his career, he covered the 2000 “Subway Series” between the Yankees and Mets and the 1997 Super Bowl. In June 2000, he was a guest host of “This Week in Sports” on DirectTV. In addition to that, he was a guest host on Fox Sports Radio in L.A. Bienvenu hosted the Fox Sports Regional Sports Reports for the Rocky Mountain region and Los Angeles in 2001.
Some of his highlights include covering the Broncos’ signing of Peyton Manning in 2012 and their run to the Super Bowl in 2013 and 2015 and “Rocktober” and the Rockies “Run to the World Series” in 2007. After joining Denver 7, he began with news and hosted the Denver7 morning show and “The Now” at 4 pm. In 2014, he transitioned to sports.
Lionel Bienvenu Income
Bienvenu receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Lionel Bienvenu Net Worth
Through Bienvenu‘s career as a Sports Anchor and Sports Director, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
His good work has been recognized and he has earned several awards and honors. In 2019, he won an Emmy award for “Best Sports Anchor” in Denver. He also won Emmy awards for “Best Sports Anchor” in 2011 and 2014 and in 2006 he won one for “Lionel’s World” his adventure show.
In addition to that, the Colorado Broadcaster’s Association awarded him the “Best Sportscast” award in 2011 and 2012. Furthermore, Westword Magazine named him the “Best TV Sportscaster” in 2014. The New Orleans Press Club also awarded him as the “Best Host” and “Best Sportscaster” awards in 1995.
Lionel Bienvenu Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Bienvenu is active on his social media accounts. He has about 4.2K followers on his Facebook Page, about 6,365 followers on his Twitter account, and around 395 followers on his Instagram account.