Matt O’Donnell Biography, Channel 6 Action News, Age, Salary, Net Worth, Wife

Matt O’Donnell Biography

Matt O’Donnell is an America reporter for Channel 6 Action News. He joined WPVI-TV in 1996 as a general assignment reporter. He was promoted to the morning anchor position in 2004, with Sarah Bloomquist and currently anchors the morning newscast with Tamala Edwards, who joined the news team in 2005.

Matt O’Donnell Age

Matt was born on May 31, 1972. He is 46 years old as of 2019.

Matt O’Donnell Net Worth

Matt O’Donnell’s net worth had been a mystery for many years until now. Matt has a net worth estimated to be $2 million which could be considered as an aspiring amount for the one in the field of journalism.

Matt O’Donnell Wife

According to his frequent tweete, Matt is a happy married man to his unknown wife, tha couple also have two children whose identity is yet to be revealed.

Matt O’Donnell Early Life

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Matt O’Donnell he had lived in places like Minnesota, Virginia, upstate New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. For now, Matt resides in the Delaware Valley for more than thirty years.


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Matt O’Donnell Photo

As a child, he used to watch Action News growing up in the Philadelphia suburbs saying to himself, “I want to do that.” And here I am now, “doing that.” Here is a quick story of how that happened, but written in the third person so I don’t have to use the pronoun “I” too much. Let’s begin:

Born in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan, Matt has also lived in Minnesota, Virginia, upstate New York, New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania. Despite his rapidly changing home addresses, Matt has always cherished living in the Delaware Valley where he has now resided for more than three decades.

Matt O’Donnell Education

Matt went to Philip and James Elementary School in Exton and Bishop Shanahan High School in West Chester. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware which is, one of the famous educational institutions. He holds a prestigious degree in English/Journalism and a Political Science.

Matt O Donnell Early Career

Matt grew up watching Action News which made him grow interest of the same and wanted to do that from an early age and now here he is a famous Channel 6 Action News anchor. However, Matt used to write a lot without a filter when in high school which then added up as an extra benefit. Matt has a good early career start at the University of Delaware itself.

He worked at the University of Delaware as a reporter, editor and columnist at The Review, the campus newspaper. Additionally Matt also was a news director for WVUD-FM which was the campus radio station. Not only that, but he also has a good internship profile. Matt’s television internships would include WLYH-TV in Mount Gretna, PA and the other was at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia..

Matt O Donnell Professional Career

His first television job was at WICZ-TV in Binghamton, NY. There he worked as an on-air reporter/news photographer/video editor/line producer. Matt had a massive amount of responsibilities. His second job was in Syracuse, NY at WSTM-TV. There he did the job of fill-in anchoring, street reporting and line producing.

Matt O Donnell Music

Matt loves playing the different musical instrument that gives him a great joy of satisfaction. Well, Matt has a great specialty in playing drums. He has a band named ‘The Champs’ and has performed many charitable events like ‘Project Home.’ Even the music lover loves sharing pictures of his favorite part-time hobby on his Instagram page.