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Kelly O’Donnell (Journalist) Net Worth

Kelly O'Donnell net worth is
$8 Million

Kelly O'Donnell Wiki/Biography

Kelly O’Donnell, born on the 7th of May, 1965, is an American journalist who became known when she was the NBC News’ correspondent to the White House and Capitol Hill.

So how much is O’Donnell’s net worth? As of late 2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $8 million acquired from her years working as a journalist which now spans more than 25 years.

Kelly O’Donnell (Journalist) Net Worth $8 Million

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, O’Donnell is the daughter of Irish immigrants; her father Josh O’Donnell was a businessman, while her mother Kristien O’Donnell was a dancer; she has a sister named Jenny. She attended Mooch High School in Ohio, and later transferred to Gregory Advanced School. She was initially interested in acting and dancing, but she gained a scholarship to Northwestern University, where she studied journalism at the School of Education and Social Policy.

Right after graduation, O’Donnell’s career as a journalist started in the ‘90s, when she got a job at WJW TV in Cleveland, Ohio, as a reporter and anchor, and had the chance to work alongside Martin Savidge. Her early years in television helped jump-start her career and also her net worth.

In 1994, O’Donnell moved to NBC News and became well known for her controversial coverage for the network; she was one of the leading correspondents covering the 9/11 terrorist attack, reported on the space shuttle Columbia disaster, flew to Baghdad and Qatar during the Iraq war, and covered the Oklahoma City Bombing among others.

O’Donnell also became NBC News’ White House correspondent, covering the second term of George W. Bush. In 2008, she also became the show’s Capitol Hill correspondent during the 2008 presidential campaign season.

Some of the programs O’Donnell has participated in have included “The Chris Matthews Show”, “Weekend Today”, and the weekend edition of “The Nightly News”. Her work for NBC helped establish her career among the most prominent and well-known journalists of her time.

O’Donnell has been recognized for her work through the years; some of her most notable accolades include induction into the Ohio Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2004, similarly into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame in 2011, and winning an Emmy Award and a New Hampshire Primary Award for Political Reporting, to name a few. Her school also gave her recognition in 2014, receiving the year’s Alumnae Award.

Today, O’Donnell is still active in news reporting, currently appearing in shows including “NBC Nightly News”, “Today”, “MSNBC”, and “Meet the Press”; her net worth continues to rise.

In terms of her personal life, O’Donnell is married to photographer J.David Ake.


Full NameKelly O'Donnell
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthMay 17, 1965
Place Of BirthWestlake, Ohio, United States
ProfessionJournalist, political reporter for NBC News, White House & Capitol Hill correspondent
EducationMooch High School in Ohio, Gregory Advanced School, School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseJ. David Ake
ParentsJosh O’Donnell, Kristien O’Donnell
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/Kelly-ODonnell-CBS6Albany-264543870264901
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/kellyo
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/kelly_o_donnell/?hl=en
LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-donnell-78a5073b
IMDBwww.imdb.com/name/nm1137536
AwardsNew Hampshire Primary Award for Political Reporting, National Headliner Award, News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Newscast, Northwestern University’s Alumnae Award (2014)
NominationsBroadcasters Hall of Fame (2004), Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame (2011)
MoviesHouse of Cards (2013), NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (1970), Dateline NBC (1992)
TV ShowsNBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (2004-2017), Meet the Press (2006-2016), The Chris Matthews Show (2006-2013), NBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama (2009, TV Special), Weekend Today, Hardball with Chris Matthews, NBC Nightly News, Today, NBC News Special, NBC News Decision 2010
#Fact
1NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent.
2Graduated from Northwestern University (1987).

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Place for Politics 2016: MSNBC Election Night Coverage2016TV MovieCorrespondent
House of Cards2014TV SeriesKelly O'Donnell

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Weekend Today2006-2016TV SeriesHerself - Capitol Hill Correspondent / Herself - Correspondent
MSNBC Live2015-2016TV SeriesCorrespondent
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHerself - NBC News
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt2004-2016TV SeriesHerself - Capital Hill Correspondent / Herself - Correspondent
Meet the Press2006-2016TV SeriesHerself - Panelist / Herself
All In with Chris Hayes2016TV SeriesCorrespondent
Dateline NBC2015TV Series documentaryHerself - Correspondent
Today2006-2015TV SeriesHerself - Capital Hill Correspondent / Herself - Capitol Hill Correspondent / Herself - Correspondent
NewsNation with Tamron Hall2012-2014TV SeriesCorrespondent
Weekends with Alex Witt2014TV SeriesHerself - Correspondent
Jeopardy!2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Video Clue Presenter / Herself - Celebrity Contestant
The Cycle2013TV SeriesHerself
Andrea Mitchell Reports2013TV SeriesHerself
The Chris Matthews Show2006-2013TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Panelist
Hardball with Chris Matthews2006-2013TV SeriesHerself
NBC News Decision 20122012TV MovieHerself - Correspondent
NBC News Decision 20102010TV MovieHerself - Correspondent
NBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama2009TV MovieHerself - Correspondent
NBC News Special Report: The Death of Pope John Paul II2005TV MovieHerself - Correspondent
XIX Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony2002TV MovieHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Jay Leno Show2010TV SeriesHerself

Nominated Awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovie
2011EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormNBC News Decision 2010 (2010)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastNBC Nightly News (1970)
2010EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long FormNBC News Special: The Inauguration of Barack Obama (2009)
2006EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsOutstanding Live Coverage of a Breaking News Story - Long FormNBC News Special Report: The Death of Pope John Paul II (2005)
2006EmmyNews & Documentary Emmy AwardsBest Story in a Regularly Scheduled NewscastNBC Nightly News (1970)

Known for movies


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