Who Is Kristen Lappas? Meet The ESPN Director Who Made The “30 For 30: Dream On” Documentary

Kristen Lappas, a director, and producer, is well recognized for her works on ESPN.

The two times Emmy award winner’s credits include Who Says I Can’t, Be water, A Mountain to Climb, etc.

Who Is Kristen Lappas From ESPN? Wikipedia Bio Of The 30 For 30: Dream On Director

Kristen Lappas is a New York-based artist, who has served on ESPN for 12 years and 10 months as per LinkedIn.

Her journey in the sports channel began in 2009 and her position ranged from production assistant to producer for ESPN Films.

About her recent works, she has appeared in the TV Series documentary 30 for 30 in both the producer and directorial roles. The said documentary “Dream On” tells the story of the 1996 USA Women’s Dream Team and the 14-month odyssey and it thus changes the landscape of women’s athletics.

The Boston College graduate is one of the most decorated creative forces in the sports documentary space. Over these years, she has been honored by AFI Docs, Women’s Image Awards, the NAMIC Vision Awards, and many more.

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Kristen Lappas Husband And Family

Kristen Lappas is married to her husband Russell Andrew Dinallo Jr. for around three years now. They took their wedding vows on April 28 at the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in 2018 as noted in The New York Times.

They were first colleagues and met each other for the first time on ESPN and worked as feature producers. But that eventful meeting turned into friendship, and the start of something beautiful, love, and eventually marriage. And now, they even share a young child together.

Kristen Lappas’s family consists of her parents Harriet Lappas and Steve Lappas and her parents-in-law are Susan Dinallo and Mr. Dinallo Sr. Her dad Steve was involved as the basketball coach at both Villanova and Manhattan College. Later, he chose the path of analyst and worked for CBS Sports in New York. On the contrary, her mother worked in educational institutions, teaching the students.

Meet Kristen Lappas On Instagram

Kristen Lappas is presnet on Instagram with the name Kristen Lappas Dinallo.

Her display picture shows her small family of three with the couple and an adorable little girl. Sadly, we could not dive more into her IG handle as she has kept her account private.

However, Lappas’s over 450 posts shows that she has active engagement in this platform, which exceeds 800 followers.


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