Popular sportscaster Grant Napear recently found himself in hot water after a controversial tweet on the sensitive topic of ‘Black Lives Matter.’
When asked what his thoughts were, Grant replied “All Lives Matter” and this resulted in his career’s demise in mainstream radio.
The internet is ablaze with debate over whether his punishment was just, or if cancel culture has gone too far.
Grant Napear Quick Facts
|Full Name||Grant Napear|
|Birthday||June 18, 1959|
|Age||64 years old|
|Birth Place||Syosset, New York|
|Education||Bowling Green University|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)|
|Weight||78kg (171 lbs)|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Net Worth||$5 million|
Grant Napear Wiki, Age, Net Worth
The former voice of Sacramento Grant Napear was born on June 18, 1959, in Syosset, New York.
His full name is Grant Harringon Napear, and his age right now is 64 years old.
Napear went to Syosset High School in 1977 and later graduated. After graduation, Napear joined Bowling Green University.
Napear graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Grant began his career in broadcasting in 1988 with Sacramento Kings.
His resignation from Sacramento Kings and firing from a sports radio show ended his tenure of over three decades.
Napear had been an announcer for over 32 years and a sports radio host for 30 years.
From his successful broadcasting career, Napear has also earned a massive fortune for himself. In 2023, Grant has a massive net worth of $5 million.
Grant Napear Wife, Married Life
The famous radio host Grant Napear is a married man. And his wife is Starr Napear.
The couple met each other back in the 2000s and began dating each other.
Since dating each other, Grant and his wife, Starr has always remained very smitten towards each other.
So much so that their little dating affair soon changed and turned into a marital affair.
On May 25, 2011, Grant and then-girlfriend Starr married each other in a very intimate wedding ceremony.
Both of them have remained together since.
It has since been 12 years to their marriage. Congratulations!
One of the reasons why their marriage seems to work so well is because both have failed marriages in their past.
Yes, both Grant and partner Starr have been married before and ended it in divorce.
They now know what exactly makes a marriage susceptible to failure and avoid it.
Who Is Grant Napear’s Wife Starr Napear?
Starr Napear, the beautiful wife of Grant Napear, is a very accomplished person in her field.
Starr Napear, full name Starr Belle Gobel Napear, went to the University of San Francisco from where she graduated with a degree in Applied Economics in 2003.
Mrs. Napear later joined The Institute of Integrative Nutrition and became a certified health coach in 2016 after completing a one-year course.
Starr also completed her Pilates course and established herself as a Pilates Reformer.
On the professional side, Napear began working as a Marketing Coordinator at Junior League in 2003.
Till 2011, Mrs. Napear worked at different commercial organizations like Blue Shields of California, Smith Barney, and Intero Real Estate Services.
Starr also has experience as a Real Estate Agent.
In 2016, Starr worked as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach at Vim & Vigor.
Grant Napear Family, Children
Like Starr Napear, Grant also has a failed marriage in his past. From that marriage, Napear has two children; daughters.
Starr, on the other hand, has a son from her past marriage.
The couple also have children together.
In 1997, Grant and Starr welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Trent.
Two years later, in 1999, the Napear couple welcomed their second child together, another son named Chase.
Trent is 26 years old, and his younger brother Chase is 24 years old.
The whole family currently lives in El Dorado Home.
Starr currently works as Nutrition Program Coordinator at Lifetime Fitness and also as a Lifestyle Designer at Vim & Vigor Wellness.
Fired From Sacramento Kings and Radio Show
In June, amid all the turmoil taking place followed by the tragic death of George Floyd, the “Black Lives Matters” movement began taking place.
DeMarcus Cousins, an American professional basketball player, tweeted towards Grant, asking his view on the “Black Lives Matters” movement.
Napear’s response got him into a lot of trouble.
Napear tweeted, saying that “ALL LIVES MATTER” in caps.
This generated a lot of backlash on social media, and that caught everyone’s attention as well.
Grant Napear served as the voice of Sacramento Kings, and they responded to all the backlash as well.
Sacramento Kings released a statement saying that Napear’s comments did not reflect the organization’s view. Followed by that statement, Kings announced that Napear had resigned from his position.
Moreover, Sports 1140 KHTK, on which Grant ran a radio show called “The Grant Napear Show,” dissolved as well.
The company announced that they fired Grant Napear.
While Napear’s comments have attracted a tirade of comments from social media, his family life remains intact.
There are no talks about Napear experiencing a tough time with their wife and his sons.
Napear Wants Court Battle
Sports broadcaster Grant Napear made a statement regarding his termination from Bonneville International.
Napear claimed that his dismissal was a knee-jerk reaction and that nobody analyzed his body of work.
He accused Bonneville International of using him as a scapegoat and being scared during a tumultuous time in the nation.
Grant added that he was used as a sacrificial lamb and that he plans to take legal action.
Meanwhile Started A Podcast
Since his exile from the commercial radio business, Napear has found it hard to land another job.
However, it seems like he is doing well on his own at the moment.
Grant started a podcast show called “If You Don’t LIke That With Grant Napear,” where he talks about the sports world with his unique view.
Grant hosts the show every Tuesday and Friday.
The podcast is available on all major streaming services.
Who Is Grant Napear Wife?
Grant Napear’s wife is Starr Napear. She is a nutrition coach and fitness expert.
What Is Grant Napear's Net Worth?
Grant Napear, the former radio host for “The Grant Naper Show” has a net worth of $5 million.
What Is Grant Napear Twitter
You can follow Grant Napear under the twitter handle @GrandNapearshow
Grant Napear Show
After Napear’s racially conflicting Tweet, the network decided to fire Grant from his position. Grant Napear will not appear on “The Grant Napear Show” anymore.