Kelly O’Donnell Bio, Wiki, Age, Husband, MSNBC, NBC News, Net Worth, Salary

Kelly O’Donnell Biography

Kelly O’Donnell is an American Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter working for NBC News and MSNBC. She serves as a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent. She joined NBC News in the year 1994.

Kelly O’Donnell Age

O’Donnell is 56 years as of 2021. She was born on May 17, 1965, in Westlake, Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 17th of May every year.

Kelly O’Donnell Height

O’Donnell stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.

Kelly O’Donnell Family

O’Donnell’s father is known as  Josh O’Donnell who is a businessman while her mother’s name is Kristien O’Donnell. She has a sister known as Jenny.

Kelly O’Donnell Husband

O’Donnell is married to J. David Ake. However, she has not revealed whether or not she has any children with her husband as she likes to keep her personal life private.

Kelly O’Donnell Net Worth

O’Donnell has an estimated net worth of $8 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.

Kelly O'Donnell
Kelly O’Donnell

Kelly O’Donnell Salary

O’Donnell earns an annual salary ranging from $ 150,000 – $ 210,500.

Kelly O’Donnell Education

O’Donnell attended Northwestern University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, focusing on a combined course of study in journalism and public policy, and graduated in 1987. Furthermore, she was a beneficiary of the Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2014 Alumnae Award.

Kelly O’Donnell Career

O’Donnell serves at NBC News as a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent. She also regularly appears on “NBC Nightly News”, “Today”, “MSNBC”, and “Meet The Press”. Before joining NBC News, she worked in Cleveland, Ohio at  WJW-TV as an anchor and reporter (in the 1990s). When WJW was still a CBS station in Cleveland, she worked with former NBC reporter Martin Savidge.

Before The Chris Matthews Show was canceled, O’Donnell served as a regular panelist on the show. Not only did she serve as a news anchor and substitute host on the Weekend Today program but also on the weekend edition of Nightly News as a substitute host. Furthermore, on the primetime news magazine Dateline NBC, she has contributed reports. During George W. Bush’s second term, she served as a White House correspondent for NBC News. Later on, she became Capitol Hill correspondent following the 2008 presidential campaign season.

She has covered the Bush Administration, and a couple of presidential campaigns, including most recently John McCain’s in 2008. She was the first journalist to report live on television that Donald Trump was called over the phone to concede the presidential election by Hillary Clinton in 2016. Additionally, she was embedded with the 3rd Infantry Division, stationed in Baghdad and Qatar during the Iraq war.

She has reported on a wide variety of events such as the space shuttle Columbia disaster, the O.J. Simpson trial, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the September 11 attacks. Furthermore, she reported on both the summer and winter Olympic Games and on the travels and death of Pope John Paul II.

In 2011, she was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame, and in 2004, she was inducted into the Ohio Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In her career as a journalist, she has received many honors such as Emmy awards, a New Hampshire Primary Award for Political Reporting, Los Angeles Press Club awards, and a National Headliner Award.

Kelly O’Donnell MSNBC

O’Donnell is working at MSNBC where she works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;

  1. Lawrence O’Donnell
  2. Kristen Welker
  3. Peter Alexander
  4. Kasie Hunt
  5. Monica Alba
  6. Carol Lee
  7. Garret Haake
  8. Savannah Guthrie
  9. Marrianna Sotomayor
  10. Mike Memoli
  11. Steve Patterson
  12. Morgan Radford
  13. Lester Holt
  14. Geoff Bennett
  15. Steve Schmidt
  16. Richard Lui
  17. Cynthia McFadden
  18. Ali Velshi
  19. Kate Snow
  20. Jacob Soboroff
  21. Heldi Przybyla
  22. Josh Lederman
  23. Leigh Ann Caldwell
  24. Tamron Hall
  25. Jason Johnson
  26. Eugene Robinson
  27. Nicolle Wallace
  28. Chuck Todd
  29. Steve Kornack
  30. Rachel Maddow
  31. Yasmin Vossoughian
  32. Joshua Johnson
  33. Lindsey Reiser
  34. Alicia Menendez
  35. Chris Jansing
  36. Savannah Sellers
  37. Brian Williams
  38. Alex Witt
  39. Cori Coffin
  40. Kendis Gibson
  41. Ayman Mohyeldin
  42. Katy Tur
  43. Andrea Mitchell
  44. Craig Melvin
  45. Hallie Jackson
  46. Stephanie Ruhle

Kelly O’Donnell Social Media Platforms

O’Donnell is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 318k followers on Twitter, and over 10k followers on Instagram.

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