Vernon Odom

Vernon Odom Age, Net Worth & All Biography - Updated Nov 2022

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Updated On October 19, 2022

Vernon Odom is an American television personality. Vernon Odom is a retired television journalist on a local Philadelphia news channel. Likewise, he has also worked for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.

Early Childhood

Vernon Odom was born on 16th September 1948 and will be 74 years old in the year 2022. Being born in mid-September, his zodiac sign is Virgo. Likewise, Vernon was born in Biscoe, Arkansas, United States of America, and holds American citizenship. Similarly, talking about his ethnicity and religion, he belongs to African American ethnic group and follows Christianity.

Likewise, about his details, Vernon is the son of an American civil rights leader whose name is Vernon L. Odom Sr. Similarly, the name of his mother is Sadie Harvey Odom. However, there is no information about his siblings. Furthermore, talking about his educational background, he has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Political Science from Morehouse College. He then continues his further education at Columbia University.

Professional Life

Talking about his professional life, Vernon is a journalist by profession. Likewise, he started his professional career on 17th May 1976 as a journalist for WPVI – TV in Philadelphia. Followed by this, he covered the presidential debates to the MOVE disaster of the year 1985 which is a plethora of major stories during his tenure ranging. Likewise, he also hosted a weekly look at urban life, Visions in Philadelphia. Moreover, he was even inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in the year 2004. Likewise, after working for 42 years for WPVI Philadelphia, he got his retirement on 14th December 2018.

Vernon Odom

Caption: Vernon during one of his shows. Source: 6ABC

Similarly, he has made impressive fame throughout his career. Likewise, he was awarded the History Maker award for his dedication and loyalty to WPVI – TV/ 6abc in Philadelphia. He gave an emotional story about what has inspired him to work as a television broadcaster.

Net worth

Talking about his net worth and earnings, Vernon is a journalist and has made an efficient amount of earnings from his career. Likewise, he has a net worth of around $5 million. However, there is no information about his asset values available in the media.

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Caption: Vernon posing for a picture. Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Relationship status

Regarding his relationship status, Vernon is straight and in a marital relationship. He is in a romantic relationship with Wanda Motley whom he met during his workdays. This lovely couple fell in love while working together where Wanda was an Inquirer reporter in Philadelphia. Similarly, these two have two children together in which one of his sons’ names is Lane Odom.

Body Measurement and Social Media

Unfortunately, there is no information about his body measurement details including height, weight, and vital stats in the media. Likewise, looking at his physical appearance, this talented journalist has a dark skin type with dark brown pair of eyes and grey hair color.

Reflecting upon his social media presence, Vernon is active on Twitter. Likewise, his Twitter account is @Vernon_Odom, and has had over 6.2 followers since he joined in August 2008.