Kelly O'Donnell

United States

Kelly O'Donnell Bio

Who is Kelly O'Donnell

NBC News Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O'Donnell is an Irish-American journalist and political reporter. She appears on NBC Nightly News, Today, Meet The Press, and MSNBC.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in Ohio. Graduated from Northwestern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1987. As a child, she always wanted to become an actress and thus used to take classes on dancing.

Interesting Facts

She has worked for several TV channels like WJW, CBS and NBC and gained popularity around the world. She served as White House correspondent for NBC News during the second term of George W. Bush.

Personal Life

She is married to J. David Ake who is also a professional TV journalist named. They have been married for over 10 years, but they do not have any children together.


O'Donnell earns $201 thousand annually whereas her current estimated net worth is $8 million. She was inducted into the Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame in 2011 and the Ohio Radio/Television Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2004. She has received many honors, including Emmy awards, a National Headliner award, a New Hampshire Primary Award for Political Reporting, and Los Angeles Press Club awards.


She hasn't been caught up in any kind of rumors and controversies until now.