Hazel Mae - Quick Facts
|Place Of Birth||Philippines|
|Best Known For||NESN|
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A Canadian personality who has flaunted her expertise in sports news network, she is none other than the striking sportscaster Hazel Mae. Hazel is currently the anchor for Sportsnet Connected, 6 PM broadcast of Roger’s Sportsnet. She worked as the lead anchor New England Sports Network (NESN) SportsDesk and is also associated with other sports channels MLB and JZone.
Surprising! Hazel Mae is also a fashion designer
Canada’s favorite sportscaster and fashion designer, Hazel Mae was born on April 7, 1970. Hazel was born in Tagbilaran, Philippines, to Filipino parents. Her parents moved to Canada after she was born so she was raised in Toronto, Canada. Thus, she is an Asian by ethnicity but has the Canadian nationality.
Hazel attended and graduated from York University. During her college days, she hosted a sports update show for the campus. Besides that, not much information is available about her early life and education.
In the initial phase of her career as a sportscaster, she provided sports updates to one of Canada’s all-sports networks, Rogers Sportsnet’s radio affiliates all over Ontario. Later, she became an anchor for the morning edition of Sportsnetnews for the same network.
Mae later served as the host of a weekly magazine show JZone, dedicated primarily to the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball. After she moved to Boston, her position upgraded to the lead anchor for SportsDesk of NESN, in December 2004. Hazel came into the limelight during her association with NESN because of her nomination for the first president of Red Sox Nation.
After working for around 3 and a half years at NESN, Hazel left the network in June 2008. She joined MLB Network the same year and appeared on Hot Stove, MLB Tonight, Quick Pitch and 30 Clubs in 30 Days. Thereafter, she started a new program The Rundown as a co-host in 2011.
Sportsnet was more than happy to have her back on September 19, 2011, and announced her November 14 debut on Sportsnet Connected.
Moreover, Hazel has her own company Hazel Mae Inc, where she flaunts her dress designs for women. You can go through on Sportsnet Connected and Blue Jays Central to take a glance of her designs.
Hazel Mae’s rumors about her extramarital affair
Mae is married to a free agent Kevin Barker. Her husband was a former first baseman in Major League Baseball. The couple is blessed with a child.
In 2013, there were defamatory rumors about her affair with former Toronto Maple Leafs President and GM Brian Burke. Burke was enraged by the rumors and immediately filed a lawsuit against the eighteen individuals who anonymously posted that the reason for him being fired was his affair with Mae. The rumor also said that he had fathered Mae’s child.
Being false, the rumor faded away in no time, preventing her husband from filing the possible divorce.
Mae has an average height of 5 feet and 4 inches. She has the perfect body with the measurements of 36-26-36 inches. With a pretty face beautified by her straight hair, Hazel is the perfect combination of beauty with brain. Even at the age of 46, she seems much younger.
Hazel’s experiences in the TV world have taught her the ways to carry herself when the camera is on. It can easily be speculated that she receives a higher salary and has large net worth, but the exact amount has not been revealed yet.
Mae is active in the social media. She has both Facebook and Twitter accounts and is a good user of both. Her fans can also get frequent updates on her personal and professional life through sources like Wikipedia.