Quick Info about Norah O'Donnell

  • Full NameNorah O'Donnell
  • First NameNorah
  • Last NameO'Donnell
  • Born NameNorah Morahan O'Donnell
  • Birth date23/01/1974
  • Birth PlaceWashington, D.C., USA
  • Height1.7 m
  • Eye ColorBlue
  • Zodiac SignAquarius
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • WifeGeoff Tracy
  • Net Worth$18 million
  • Age46
  • DatingNA
  • EngagedMarried
  • SiblingMary O’Donnell and Francis O’Donnell
  • ParentsFrancis O’Donnell and Karen DeAngelis
  • Twitterhttps://twitter.com/norahodonnell
  • Children

    Grace Tracy, Henry Tracy, and Riley Norah Tracy

Norah O’Donnell is a professional American journalist. Currently, she has been working as an anchor at the CBS Evening News. Previously, Norah was the co-anchor of CBS ‘This Morning’. Also, she has worked as the Chief White House Correspondent for the channel.

Early Life:

Norah O'Donnell with her mother and brother
Norah O’Donnell with her mother and brother

Norah O’Donnell was born as Norah Morahan O’Donnell, on January 23, 1974, in Washington, D.C., USA. She is the daughter of Francis O’Donnell and Karen DeAngelis. She has two siblings- Mary O’Donnell and Francis O’Donnell. When Norah reached three, her family moved to San Antonio, Texas.

Later, she moved to Seoul, South Korea along with her family at the age of 10. After spending two years there, the family returned back to Texas where Norah was able to complete her high school studies from Douglas MacArthur High School. She received her BA degree in Philosophy from Georgetown University. A few years later, she completed her masters’ degree in Liberal studies in the same university.


Norah O'Donnell as a White House correspondent
Norah O’Donnell as a White House correspondent

Norah’s early career started when she was just in her elementary school in Seoul. She used to broadcast videotaped English lessons for the Korean Educational Development Institute. After successful graduation, she started to work as a writer for ‘Roll Call’ where she mostly covered about Congress.

Then, Norah joined the NBC Network where she served for more than 12 years. In fact, she was involved in most of the popular NBC sectors like Today Show, MSNBC, Weekend Today, NBC Nightly News, etc. Finally, she joined the CBS News serving as an anchor in many high-rated shows like CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, etc. As soon as Norah joined the CBS Evening show, she called Donald Trump a racist after he attacked four freshman congresswoman.

The recent coronavirus pandemic has made Norah into a part-time home-school mother and even she has become the most-watched women host in the USA. Her works have been doubled than it used to be. After taking two interviews with Dr. Anthony Fauci, Norah seemed very much busy interviewing other members of the White House Coronavirus task force.

Personal Life:

Norah O'Donnell with her husband and children
Norah O’Donnell with her husband and children

In June 2001, Norah got married to Geoff Tracy who is the owner of D.C. Restaurant Chef Geoff’s. The couple first met when they both were attending Georgetown University. Norah gave birth to twins- Grace and Henry on May 20, 2007. A year later, on July 5, 2008, their third child, Riley Norah Tracy was born.

Net Worth:

After joining the job that she was always chasing, Norah has an annual salary of $7 million working at CBS Evening News according to a report of 2019. Previously, she used to earn around $5 million while working for CBS This Morning. Her current net worth is approximately $18 million. Norah along with her husband, Geoff owns two homes – one in Washington D.C. while the other one in New York City’s Upper Westside neighborhood.


  • Norah has written a cookbook named ‘Baby Love: Healthy, Easy, Delicious Meals for Your Baby and Toddler’ which was released on August 31, 2010.
  • Her daughter’s name was suggested by Timothy J. Russert– an American journalist.
  • Norah is a Roman Catholic.
  • She has been named as one of “Washington’s 100 most powerful women” by Washington Magazine.
  • On September 11, 2001, Norah was awarded the “Sigma Delta Chi Award” for her coverage of ‘DC in Crisis’.

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