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Kelly ODonnel Biography

Updated On 29 Jul, 2017 Published On 29 Jul, 2017
Kelly ODonnel

Facts of Kelly ODonnel

Date of Birth :
Age : 57 years old
Family Name : ODonnel
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Taurus

Relationship short Statistics of Kelly ODonnel

What is Kelly ODonnel marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Kelly ODonnel have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Kelly ODonnel having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Kelly ODonnel Lesbian ? No

Kelly ODonnell is an American journalist and political reporter. She is well known for her work on NBC Nightly News, Today, and MSNBC as well. Political reporter Kelly has earned a widespread fame and numerous awards for covering Bush Administration, Congress, and several presidential campaigns. Likewise, she made her appearance on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams.

Early Life and Education

Kelly O’Donnell was born on May 17, 1965, in Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America. She spent most of her childhood days in her birth place Cleveland, Ohio. She belongs to American nationality and as far as her ethnicity is of concern, she is an Irish-American.

Kelly’s grandfather and grandmother emigrated from Ireland. In the year 1987, she graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Education, which focused on a combined course of study in public policy and journalism.

At this time, O'Donnell was awarded the Alumnae of Northwestern University’s 2014 Alumnae Award.

Professional Career

Kelly O’Donnell began her journalism career by working with WJW TV as a reporter and anchor in Cleveland, Ohio, in the 1990s. At this time, when WJW was still a CBS station in Cleveland she served along with former NBC reporter Martin Savidge.

Moreover, Kelly was a regular panelist on The Chris Matthews Show until the show was rejected. Kelly covered both winter and summer Olympics games. Besides, she reported the death of Pope John Paul ||. She has reported a number of events including the September 11 attacks, stationed in Baghdad and Qatar, and the space embedded with the 3rd Infantry Division.

Other than that, Kelly she has been awarded regional Emmy Award and nominated for several National Emmy Award for her outstanding live reporting of an Ohio prison riot.

Personal Life

NBC’s News correspondent, Kelly O’Donnell is a married woman. She is married to her boyfriend J David Ake. He is a photographer by profession, an Assistant Chief of Bureau for Photos at The Associated Press in Washington.

The couple is happily living together. However, they don’t have children, even after several years of their marriage.

Moreover, O’Donnell is also more active on social networking sites including Twitter and Facebook, where she posts her daily activities and other many major news regarding her field as well.

Net Worth

Kelly O’Donnell is a successful political reporter. According to some networking sites, Kelly has an estimated net worth of $8 million, which she accumulated from her journalism career. 

Kelly ODonnel Married

Kelly ODonnel

First Marriage with J. David Ake

J David Ake is a photographer by profession and is an Assistant Chief of Bureau for Photos a The Associated Press in Washington.

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