|Celebrated Name:||Deborah Norville|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Deborah Anne Norville|
|Age:||61 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 August 1958|
|Birth Place:||Dalton, Georgia, U.S.|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Karl Wellner (m, 1987)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes, (Niki, Kyle, and Mikaela.)|
|Is Deborah Norville Lesbian?||No|
|Profession:||TV Journalist and Businessperson.|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 Million|
|Last Updated:||July 2020|
Deborah Norville is a popular American TV journalist and businessperson. She is currently working as the anchor of the television news magazine, Inside Edition, which she has been doing since March of 1995. She serves as a member of the board of directors of ViacomCBS.
She markets and sells a line of yarns, which is named the Deborah Norville Collection. She has previously worked as the anchor and correspondent for CBS News and the co-host of The Today Show on NBC. She is a successful author, and her book, “Thank You Power,” was a New York Times best-seller as well.
Maybe you know about Deborah Norville very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2020? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Deborah Norville’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Deborah Norville was born on the 8th of August 1958 in Dalton, Georgia, the U.S. to parents, Zachary Samuel Norville, and Merle O. Norville. She has attended the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication from where she graduated in 1979 with a BA in journalism with a perfect 4.0-grade point average.
During her time there, she served on the Main Court of the University’s Student Judiciary and was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. She was a First Honor Graduate and was even elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She has previously been the winner of her town’s local Junior Miss contest and has even represented Georgia in the 1976 America’s Junior Miss pageant.
At the event, she got to know the backstage work of the CBS Television production team, which inspired her to change her career goal from law to television journalism. She has also worked as the host of 1999 America’s Junior Miss contest.
Deborah Norville married popular Swedish businessman Karl Wellner in 1987, and the two have been together ever since. Together, they have three children, Niki (b. 1991), Kyle (b. 1995), and Mikaela (b. 1998).
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on the 8th of August 1958, Deborah Norville is 61 years old as of today’s date 14th July 2020. Her height is 1.72 M tall, and her weight is 61 Kg.
Deborah Norville’s career had begun while she was still studying in college. She received an internship through Georgia Public Television, where she worked on “The Lawmakers” and covered the Georgia General Assembly. She was later offered a weekend reporting position during her senior year in college.
In January of 1979, she even conducted a live interview with the then American President Jimmy Carter. In October of 1979, she joined WAGA-TV as a full-time reporter after completing her education. She then joined WMAQ-TV in 1982 as a reporter and later became an anchor. In 1986, when it was announced that she would be joining NBC News in New York, the then Chicago Mayor Harold Washington declared “Deborah Norville Week” in Chicago.
She joined NBC News in January of 1987 as the anchor of the television news program, ”NBC News at Sunrise,” which caused the ratings of the program to jump by 40 percent. The success got her to appear occasionally on NBC’s incredibly popular “The Today Show.” In August of 1989, she was the primary host of the documentary, “Bad Girls” and the show was the most-watched show on the week it aired.
She has been the host of the show, “Real Life with Jane Pauley,” and has also worked as a co-host of “The Today Show” beginning in January of 1990. During her run on “The Today Show,” she won an Emmy award for her role in NBC’s coverage of the democratic uprising in Romania. However, ratings declined after her arrival, and there were accusations on NBC to have handled the situation unprofessionally.
She took a leave of absence on the birth of her first child and didn’t return after that. She then worked for ABC Network Radio and began hosting “The Deborah Norville Show: From Her Home to Yours,” which ran from September of 1991 to October of 1992. She joined CBS News in October of 1992 as a correspondent. She reported for the shows, “Street Stories” and “48 Hours”, for which she won an Emmy award for the coverage of the Mississippi floods of 1994.
She has also worked as an anchor for “CBS Evening News.” In 1995, she began to work as an anchor of the television news magazine, “Inside Edition,” which she continues to do till now. She is a successful author as well, and her book, “Thank You Power,” was a New York Times best-seller as well.
Also, she has written several knit and crochet pattern books including, “Knit With Deborah Norville—18 Classic Designs For The Whole Family” (2009). She has also been the writer of the children’s books, “I Don’t Want to Sleep Tonight” (1999) and “I Can Fly” (2001). She also markets and sells a line of yarns, which is named the Deborah Norville Collection and also serves as a member of the board of directors of ViacomCBS.
Awards & Achievements
Here is a list covering some of the Awards and Achievements earned by Deborah Norville:
- She has been the recipient of an Emmy award for her role in NBC’s coverage of the democratic uprising in Romania.
- She has been the recipient of an Emmy award for the coverage of the Mississippi floods of 1994.
Net Worth & Salary of Deborah Norville in 2020
As of July 2020, Deborah Norville has gathered a net worth of $20 Million. She has garnered most of her earnings from her career as a TV journalist and businessperson. She has worked as the anchor and correspondent for CBS News and has been the co-host of The Today Show on NBC. She markets and sells a line of yarns, which is named the Deborah Norville Collection, and her book, “Thank You Power,” was a New York Times best-seller as well. She currently works as the anchor of the television news magazine, Inside Edition.
Deborah Norville has been a great journalist, anchor, and author, and her work shows that. One lesson which we can all learn from her life is the professionalism with which she handles her work. With that being said, we wish her the best of luck for all her future endeavors and hope she is entertaining us like she keeps doing amazing work like she always has.