Kelly O’Donnell Biography
Kelly O’Donnell is an american Journalist. She is a political reporter for NBC News as White House and Capitol hill correspondent. She appears on NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet The Press and MSNBC. O’Donnell was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Ohio Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2004.
Kelly O’Donnell Age
Kelly was born on May 17, 1965 and is currently 56 years old as of 2018. Her birth sign is Taurus.
Kelly O’Donnell Age Height|Weight
Kelly stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall, She weighs about 78 Kgs.
Kelly O’Donnell Education|Early Life
She is the second child of Irish immigrant parents, Josh O’ Donnell and Kristen O’ Donnell. Her father Josh was a businessman who did a lot of traveling and her mother was a dancer. She has an elder sister named Jenny, who also works as a journalist.
She graduated from Northwestern University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, focusing on a combined course of study in journalism and public policy. She was the recipient of the Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2014 Alumnae Award.
Kelly O’Donnell Career
After university graduation, Kelly began her career working as a reporter and anchor at WJW TV in Cleveland, Ohio, in the 1990s. At that time, she worked with former NBC reporter Martin Savidge when WJW was still a CBS station in Cleveland. She was a regular panelist on The Chris Matthews Show until it was canceled.
She served as news anchor and substitute host on the Weekend Today program and the weekend edition of Nightly News. She also served as a White House correspondent for NBC News during the second term of George W. Bush. At the end of 2007, Kelly O’Donnell was appointed as Capitol Hill Correspondent by NBC News. Since then, she is working for NBC.
Kelly O’Donnell Salary|Net Worth
Kelly earns a handsome salary of 200,000 dollars and has an estimated net worth of 8 million dollars as of 2019.
She is married to John David Ake who is also a professional journalist. They have been married for over ten years but still have no children yet.
Kelly O’Donnell NBC
In late 2007 she was appointed as “Capitol Hill” correspondent by NBC News and has been working with NBC since then.
Kelly O’Donnell Weight Gain
The slender figure of her initial days is a far cry from her slightly busty figure she sports of late. As a married woman, her weight gain has raised questions about if she is pregnant and expecting a child with her husband, a speculation she has refused to comment on.