Norah O'Donnell

Birth Day January 23rd, 1974
Birth Place Washington, D.C., United States
Age 50 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius

Norah Morahan O’Donnell shortly named Norah O' Donnell is an American Journalist as we as an anchor of the CBS Evening News and she is also the correspondent for 60 Minutes. She is the former co-anchor of CBS This Morning, Chief White House Correspondent for CBS News, and a substitute host for CBS's Sunday morning show Face the Nation. Les's discuss her biography including her facts, wiki, birthday, net worth, nationality, and more. 

Famous For

  • Being an American TV Journalist who rose to acclaim as the co-anchor for the TV Show, CBS This Morning. 
  • Being named as one of Washington's 100 most powerful women by Washingtonian Magazine.

Norah In The CBS Evening News


Early Life of Norah O' Donnell

Norah O' Donnell was born as Norah Morahan O’Donnell on 23rd January 1974 in Washington DC, the USA. She was born to her father named, Francis O’Donnell who is a doctor as well as a US Army officer and her mother, Norah Morahan O’Donnell. She also has two siblings named Francis O’Donnell and Mary O’Donnell. Her nationality is American and her ethnicity is Irish. Her birth sign is Aquarius and she follows Roman Catholic. As of 2020, she celebrated her 46th birthday. As per her education, she completed her high schooling from Douglas MacArthur High School. She completed her master’s degree from Georgetown University and her bachelor's in Philosophy.

Career of Norah O'Donnell 

  • Norah O'Donnell started her career as a staff writer for Roll Call, where she covered Congress. 
  • She spent twelve years of her career at the NBC networks. 
  • A commentator for the Today Show, Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC and a White House correspondent for NBC News, she was also a contributing anchor for MSNBC Live and an anchor on Weekend Today.
  • She also reported for various NBC News broadcasts, including NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, The Today Show, and MSNBC. O’Donnell has filled in for Chris Matthews as host of Hardball with Chris Matthews and was a regular pundit for The Chris Matthews Show.
  • Since joining CBS, Norah has served as an anchor in several of its highest-rated shows, filling in for Scott Pelley on the CBS Evening News multiple times, the first being October 10, 2011. O’Donnell was chief White House correspondent in 2011 and 2012 and became a co-anchor on CBS That Morning in the fall of 2012.
  • She becomes the third woman after Connie Chung and Katie Couric to serve as the program's weeknight anchor. Her last broadcast of CBS This Morning was on 16th May 2019.
  • She was announced as the new anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News broadcast effective on May 20, 2019, and will additionally serve as the network’s lead anchor of political event coverage.
  • Moreover, she was named as one of Washington's 100 most powerful women by Washingtonian Magazine. 
  • She has also been named to Irish American Magazine's 2000 "Top 100 Irish Americans" list.
  • O'Donnell won the Sigma Delta Chi Award for Breaking News Coverage for the Dateline NBC story "DC In Crisis," which aired on the night of 11th September 2001.
  • She was also awarded an Emmy in 2018 for her six-month investigation and report on "Sexual Assault in the Air Force Academy" for "CBS This Morning" in the category "Outstanding Investigative Report in a Newscast."

Personal Life of Norah O'Donnell 

Norah O'Donnell With Her Husband and Child


Norah O'Donnell is a married woman. She was married to her husband, Geoff Tracy who is the owner of a restaurant located in DC, Chef Geoff’s. The couple dated for a few years and later decided to walk down the aisle and got married in June 2001. On 20th May 2007, the duo was blessed with twins named, Henry and Grace. In 2008, she gave birth to a daughter named, Riley Norah and the family lives a happy life in Washington DC. As of today, the couple is enjoying their life a lot. O'Donnell and Tracy made a cookbook for parents titled Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler, released on 31st August 2010.

Net worth of Norah O'Donnell

Norah is a famous television journalist and anchor of the CBS Evening News and is a correspondent for 60 Minutes. Her net worth is believed to have $8 Million as of 2020 whereas her salary is estimated to have between $7 million and $8 million for the “Evening News” job. Prior to this, her salary was $5 million on “CBS This Morning. She is satisfied with her earnings. There are no details about her house, cars and more. 

Body Measurements of Norah O'Donnell

Norah O'Donnell is a very beautiful woman with a height of 5 feet 7 inches. She weighs around 60 Kg. She has a measurement of 36-27-37 inches respectively. Her hair color is brown and her eye color is blue. Her dress size is 8 (US) and her shoe size is 8 (US). Overall, she has got a healthy body. 

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