Neil Orne Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, WKRN, Net Worth, Salary

Neil Orne is an American two-time Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter working at WKRN in Nashville, TN. He anchors “Good Morning Nashville”. 

Neil Orne Biography

Neil Orne is an American two-time Emmy award-winning anchor/reporter working at WKRN in Nashville, Tennessee. He anchors Good Morning Nashville every weekday morning. 

Neil Orne Age

Orne is 55 years old as of 2021. He was born on March 10, 1966, in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 10th of March every year.

Neil Orne Height

Orne stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Neil Orne Family

Orne has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Orne has any siblings.

Neil Orne Wife

Orne is presently a divorced man from two marriages. His first wife was named Heather Orne, she was a morning news anchor at WKRN News 2, and they were blessed with two girls. They named their children Carly who was born on March 7, 2007, and is currently 13 years old, and Audrey born in 2010 and is currently 10 years old. The two decided to separate and later on, he married Karen Higbee a former News 2 reporter/producer in 2014 at a private wedding. The relationship did not last long and they divorced in 2017.

Neil Orne Net Worth

Orne has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.

Neil Orne
Neil Orne

Neil Orne Salary

Orne earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Neil Orne Career

Orne serves at WKRN News 2 as an anchor of “Good Morning Nashville” every weekday morning, from 4 a.m. to 7 a.m. and at 11 AM. In 1995, he came to Nashville for weekend weather and reporting duties and has ever since been in the station for over 25 years.

He worked in Mid-Coast Maine at a family radio station for some years. At an early age, he experienced and developed an appreciation for the inner workings of a television newsroom as a third-generation broadcaster. Over the years of his career, he has covered major stories and weather events including the day of the April ’98 Tennessee tornado outbreak where he spent almost 17 hours on the air. He has also been privileged to also assist with the stations’ hurricane coverage throughout the years, with quite a number of trips to the gulf coast during a record-breaking 2005 season.

When coming to his education, he studied economics and business administration at the University of Denver, while still playing in the school’s lacrosse team. During his leisure time, he enjoys flying. home repair and golf which are some of his hobbies. In addition, he spares time with several Nashville organizations including The Nashville Ronald McDonald House and Second Harvest Food Bank.

Neil Orne WKRN

Orne is working at WKRN where he works alongside other famous WKRN anchors and reporters including;

  1. Gerald Harris
  2. Elizabeth Lane
  3. Jerry Barlar
  4. Stephanie Langston
  5. Andy Cordan
  6. Jessi Turnure
  7. Kristina Shalhoup
  8. Emily Proud 
  9. Kayla Anderson
  10. Cory Curtis
  11. Mary Mays
  12. Davis Nolan 
  13. Meaghan Thomas
  14. Danielle Breezy
  15. Anne Holt
  16. Alex Denis
  17. Nickelle Smith
  18. Josh Breslow
  19. Erica Francis
  20. Eric Egan 
  21. Nikki Burdine
  22. Hayley Wielgus
  23. Bob Mueller

Neil Orne Social Media Platforms

Orne is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 12k followers on Twitter, and over 6k followers on Instagram.

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