Kelly O'Donnell Wiki, Husband, Divorce, Ethnicity and Salary

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 02 Dec, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell Wiki, Husband, Divorce, Ethnicity and Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth May 17, 1965 Age 56 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American, Irish Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse J. David Ake Divorced/Engaged Not Yet
Gay/Lesbain No Net Worth Not Disclosed
Height 5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)

Kelly O’ Donnell is the name of a successful personality in the field of journalism. With her sheer talent, hard work and passion, she has established herself as the master of every work she lays her hands on. Here is a small attempt to know about her both professionally and personally.

Born on 17 May 1965, Kelly embarked on her career quite late compared to her counterparts in the field. However, she has not let it bring any hindrance to her qualitative work. Kelly first became a reporter and an anchor at WJW TV in Cleveland, Ohio. That was in the year 1990. She also played the role of a regular panelist on The Chris Matthews Show. She has also remained active as a news anchor and substitute host on the Weekend Today program and Nightly News.

Kelly O' Donnell's Net Worth

Her contributions in preparing the reports for the primetime news magazine Dateline NBC is also praiseworthy. During the second term of George W. Bush, she became the White House correspondent for NBC News. Then she became Capitol Hill correspondent in the 2008 presidential campaign season.

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For her remarkable work, she has been awarded prestigious awards such as Emmy awards, a New Hampshire Primary Award for Political Reporting. She was also honored with the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame in 2011. Other awards included the Ohio Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2004. It’s no doubt that she earns a good amount of salary.

She has also got the clean record of never being fired from work. Her accumulated net worth sums to be an $8 million. Additionally, the asset for NBC welcomes a staggering salary from NBC. To be precise, Kelly earns an annual salary of $67 thousand on an average.

Is Kelly O' Donnell Married?

Kelly is a married woman. She is in a marital relationship with J. David Ake. The date that their marriage took place has not been mentioned anywhere. Her husband is a professional photographer. To be precise, he is a director of photography at The Associated Press in Washington.

In retrospect, he was promoted from the post of deputy chief of bureau in photography to the director of Photography. The couple is leading a happy conjugal life. So, no news of divorce has been heard between them. She is never heard of even cheating her husband and having a boyfriend.

Kelly O' Donnell gets spotted with her husband J. David Ake (left) on 4 May 2014 (Photo: Lauren Young's Twitter)

By far, we can say that we were successful to pull out some information about her husband. However, she is very private when it comes to her personal life. She has kept her professional life and personal life separately.

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So, how much she seems to open about her professional life, it is not the same regarding her personal life. Thus we couldn’t dig the information relating to her children. Don’t be disappointed for now because we believe that she will open up about it shortly. 

According to her wiki, she has reached the age of fifty-three now. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio and her nationality is American. Her grandparents on both sides came from Ireland.

So, she is rooted in Irish ethnicity as well. She enrolled herself in Northwestern University for Bachelor of Science in Education degree. She has got a great height of five feet ten inches (1.78 meters). With the combination of this height and good body figure, she looks utterly stunning. Thus, many find her hot and sexy.