Elle Duncan needs no introduction, but considering the girl power behind her several achievements, we’re going to go ahead and introduce her still! She is a famous sports commentator and anchor, who is working with ESPN. She is one of the popular anchors as most of the sports fans are familiar with her presence. She is known as a writer, reporter, actress, and a Television Personality. Duncan has been active in this profession since 2003. Let’s get down to brass tacks and dive into the life and achievements of this phenomenal woman!
Elle Duncan’s Bio
Elle Duncan was born in the state of Georgia, in Atlanta City on the 12th of April, 1983. She was also raised in Atlanta. There is no other data about her early days and also of her parents. However, it is an established fcat that she has a sister named Kelli Duncan who is a firefighter. She attended the State University of West Georgia. Not much is known about her early years and with that in mind, it is safe to say that she avoided trouble in her teens.
Elle Duncan is currently active on Instagram and Twitter. She has more than 46.8k followers on Instagram and 55.6k followers on Twitter.
ESPN Career Achievements
Elle Duncan started her broadcasting career in 2003 as an entertainment reporter for former Atlanta sports radio station 790 the Zone, then in 2005, she began a seven-year career as an on-air personality with Atlanta hip-hop station V103 where she hosted a top-rated program. She expanded her radio work as co-host of pre-game, halftime and post-game shows for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network in 2010-2011. Prior to joining NESN in early 2014, the Atlanta native worked in a number of on-air positions in her home city on both television and radio, including as a sports anchor and reporter for WXIA-TV, Atlanta’s NBC-TV affiliate, from 2012-2014. She was a sideline reporter for the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks for six years and a field reporter for Comcast Sports South on SEC and ACC football for two years.
She joined ESPN as an anchor for SportsCenter, the network’s signature news and information program in May of 2016. She primarily appears on SportsCenter on Friday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, and in November of 2017, she also began hosting editions of SportsCenter on Snapchat.
Elle Duncan is also a philanthropist, working with the non-profit Walker. The foundation offers special education, behavioral health and residential treatment for children and youth. The reporter has involved herself with several of Walker’s campaigns: Change Lives Run, Walker’s Change Shoes, and Walk. She has given her time with volunteer work through the NESN employee volunteer program, NESN Connects.
Elle Duncan has a really big heart. She once used her time at Atlanta’s V103 station to recognize local non-profit organizations. The series was done quarterly and was called Cause & Effect. With the series, she created awareness for events aimed at raising funds for non-profits in the city. She is a spokeswoman for Enchanted Closet, an organization that provides shoes, prom dresses, and accessories to disadvantaged girls.
Elle Duncan was awarded the 2011 Inspiring Women Award by Atlanta Dream and was listed as one among the Top 25 Women in Atlanta by The Steed Society. Other recognitions that she has won include being listed among Atlanta’s Top 30 under 30 (AUC Magazine), 50 Most Beautiful Atlantans (Jezebel Magazine) and Power 40 under 40 It List (Johnson Media).
Is Elle Duncan Married, Who Is Her Husband?
The beautiful Elle Duncan is married, and her husband is Omar Abdul Ali whom many have mistaken to be an actor. The two got married after a considerably long time of dating. Omar was said to have proposed to Duncan when they were on a vacation and they got married in Costa Rica. They celebrated their marriage anniversary in Japan in early July 2017.
The two got married in 2016. Going by what she said on Twitter, she got married at the age of 33. Elle Duncan had her first child on the 25th of July 2018. Her daughter Eva came in at six pounds, 10 ounces and 19 inches. Labor lasted 32 hours! During labor, she spotted a rainbow just outside the hospital window and posted it on Instagram as a message received for her baby! How cute is that? Very cute!