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Norah O’Donnell

Norah O’Donnell is an American television journalist. Norah O’Donnell is an anchor for the CBS Evening News.

Early Life and Childhood

Norah O’Donnell was born on January 23, 1974. She was born in  Washington, D.C., U.S. She is 48 years old. The name of her parents is his father Francis O’Donnell and his mother Noreen. Her zodiac sign belongs to Aquarius. She has siblings Brother Francis O’Donnell and a sister Mary O’Donnell.  

Living in Yongsan Garrison as her father was assigned to work there when she was 10, the family spent two years in Seoul. Moreover, while an elementary student, by giving videotaped English lessons for the Korean Educational Development Institute she started her career in broadcasting.


She attended Douglas MacArthur High School after her family moved back to San Antonio, from which she graduated in 1991.  Later on, she then went on to attend Georgetown University. She graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy and in 2003 a Master of Arts degree in liberal studies.

Norah O’Donnell – Career and Professional Life

Where she covered Congress O’Donnell worked as a staff writer for Roll Call. at the NBC networks, She spent twelve years of her career. Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC a commentator for the Today Show, and a White House correspondent for NBC News, O’Donnell was also a contributing anchor for MSNBC Live and an anchor on Weekend Today.

Later on, on NBC Nightly NewsThe Today ShowDateline NBC, and MSNBC O’Donnell reported for various NBC News broadcasts. As host of Hardball O’Donnell filled in for Chris Matthews with Chris Matthews and The Chris Matthews Show was a regular pundit.

Moreover, she has served as an anchor in several of its highest-rated shows, the first being October 10, 2011, filling in for Scott Pelley on the CBS Evening News multiple times. In 2011 and 2012 she was chief White House correspondent, and in the fall of 2012, she became a co-anchor on CBS This Morning.

Additionally. On May 6, 2019, Susan Zirinsky, president of CBS News, on July 15, 2019, announced that O’Donnell had been named anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News beginning. Likewise, she will also be the lead anchor of political events for the network and continue as a contributing correspondent for 60 Minutes.

Moreover, after Connie Chung and Katie Couric, she became the third woman to serve as the program’s weeknight anchor. On May 16, 2019, her last broadcast of CBS This Morning was. O’Donnell extended her contract with CBS News on April 8, 2022, through the 2024 election and afterward to keep as anchor of CBS Evening News.

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Caption: Norah O’Donnell doing her job. Source: CBS News.

Norah O’Donnell – Net Worth 2023

Norah O’Donnell has a net worth of  $22 Million. She has earned lots of money in his profession as a television journalist. However, she is living a luxurious and happy life with his family.

Personal Life

Norah O’Donnell is a married woman. Likewise, she married Geoff Tracy. She was married when she was 23. Thus the couple had twins, whom they named Grace and Henry. Later on, their third child, daughter Riley Norah Tracy, was born on July 5, 2008.

Moreover, in the fall of 2016, O’Donnell was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer. Thus, she underwent surgery soon after where a “three-inch-long piece of skin from the upper left corner of her back” was excised. due to her high risk, she later stated that she now gets regular skin check-ups “multiple skin biopsies” and “every three to four months”.

Norah O’Donnell – Body Measurements

Norah O’Donnell has a height of 5 ft 8 inches. Her body weight is around 55 kg. Furthermore, she has got blue eyes and brown color hair. Moreover, her body measurements are 34-30-38 inches. Similarly, she has fair skin and an attractive personality.

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Caption: Norah O’Donnell posing for a photo. Source: Nexttv

Social Media

Moreover, she has got 148k followers on his Instagram account. On Twitter, he has 275.5k followers. Thus, he is active on Facebook and has 1,88,888 followers over there.