Norah O’Donnell Biography
Norah O’Donnell is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist who currently serves as the anchor and managing editor of the “CBS Evening News and a correspondent for 60 Minutes. Norah joined CBS Evening News on July 15, 2019, replacing Jeff Glor and she reports from the show’s new home base in Washington, D.C. O’Donnell is also the anchor of CBS News Election Specials, including primary, debate and election nights. She has been with CBS News since 2011.
Since joining CBS, O’Donnell has served as an anchor in several of its highest-rated shows. She filled in for Scott Pelley on the CBS Evening News multiple times, the first being on October 10, 2011. She has previously served as the co-host of “CBS This Morning” from July 2012 to July 2015 and chief as a White House correspondent in 2011 and 2012 covering the administration of President Barack Obama.
O’Donnell has more than two decades of experience covering the biggest stories in the world and conducting impactful, newsmaking interviews. She has covered six presidential elections and traveled around the globe to interview some of the world’s most important leaders, including six U.S. presidents. Norah worked for NBC News/MSNBC from 1999 to 2011. She also featured in the TV series Blue Bloods and The Good Wife.
Norah O’Donnell Age
O’Donnell is 48 years old as of the year 2022, she was born Norah Morahan O’Donnell on 23 January 1974, in Washington, D.C., United States of America. Her birthday is on June 2nd every year. He is an American by nationality and he belongs to the mixed ethnicity.
Norah O’Donnell Height
O’Donnell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m).
Norah O’Donnell Body Measurements and Weight
She has blonde hair and a pair of blue eyes in color. She weighs 55 kg (121 lbs). Her body measurements are 34-30-38 inches. She wears shoe size 5 (US).
Norah O’Donnell Education
O’Donnell attended her elementary education in different parts including two years in Seoul, South Korea when she was 10 years old, living in Yongsan Garrison as her father was assigned to work there. While an elementary student, she would videotape English lessons for the Korean Educational Development Institute.
However, the family moved back to San Antonio, and she attended Douglas MacArthur High School where she graduated in 1991. She then joined Georgetown University and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy. She later returned to Georgetown University and did a Master of Arts degree in liberal studies in 2003.
Norah O’Donnell Family
O’Donnell was born into a military family by her parents Noreen Bernadette (mother) and her father, Francis O’Donnell who is a physician and US Army officer. Her father was a doctor in the Army and drafted during the Vietnam War. She grew up alongside her two siblings, a sister Mary O’Donnell and a brother Francis O’Donnell.
O’Donnell was born in Washington, D.C. and her family moved to San Antonio, Texas when she was only 3 years old. She also grew up in Landstuhl, Germany; Seoul, South Korea (when she was 10 years old) and returned back to Washington, D.C. She says her mother was the foundation of the values that led her to be a journalist and the most foundational of them all: to listen.
Her parents are both of Irish descent, with roots in Derry, Belfast, and Donegal (meaning she is descended from both sides of the Irish Border). Three of her grandparents were immigrants, and her maternal grandfather lived in the U.S. illegally for 16 years.
Norah O’Donnell Husband
O’Donnell is married to Geoff Tracy, who is a restaurateur in Washington, D.C. Geoff Tracy owns several restaurants in the Washington, DC area, including his namesake Chef Geoff’s. However, his car license plate reads: BACON. The duo met while they were attending Georgetown University. The couple married on June 9, 2001 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Together the duo shares three adorable children. O’Donnell and her family resides in Washington D.C, United States.
Norah O’Donnell Children
O’Donnell together with her husband are blessed with three children; twins, a son Henry Tracy and a daughter Grace Tracy (born on May 20, 2007), and another daughter Riley Norah Tracy (born on July 5, 2008).
Norah O’Donnell Salary
O’Donnell earns an average annual salary of $3.8 million. However, journalists’ salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. O’Donnell has more than two decades of experience covering the biggest stories in the world and conducting impactful, newsmaking interviews hence through her proceeds from her work as an anchor/reporter, she has been able to accumulate this great salary.
However, her annual salary was slashed more than half as she re-signed a new contract on April 8, 2022. O’Donnell extended her contract with CBS News to keep as anchor of CBS Evening News, through the 2024 election and afterward. Initially, O’Donnell used to earn a annual salary of $8 million before she signed for the new contract.
Norah O’Donnell Net Worth
O’Donnell’s net worth is estimated to be $22 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.
Norah O’Donnell Weight Loss
She weighs approximately 55 kg (121 lbs). In an interview, ODonnell stated that she eats a balanced diet, and fruits and she does a bit of exercise to maintain her weight and to have self-care. She also did a weight loss special program during her time as a CBS Morning anchor before she began anchoring the evening news.
Norah O’Donnell Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Names: Norah Morahan O’Donnell
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Mixed
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: 48 years old as of the year 2022
- Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
- Date of Birth: 23 January 1974
- Place of Birth: Washington, D.C.
- Birthday: January 23rd
- Body Measurements: 34-30-38 inches
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m)
- Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Geoff Tracy
- Children: Three
- Net Worth: Estimated to be $22 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $3.8 million
Norah O’Donnell House
O’Donnell resides in Washington, D.C., and New York City’s Upper West Side neighborhood, United States of America together with her family.
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