Norah O’Donnell

Norah O'Donnell is an anchor for the CBS Evening News and a correspondent for 60 Minutes in the United States. She is a former co-anchor of CBS This Morning, CBS News Chief White House Correspondent, and a replacement host for the CBS Sunday morning show Face the Nation. Norah Morahan O'Donnell was born on January 23, 1974. She is the daughter of Francis O'Donnell, a doctor, and her family relocated to San Antonio, Texas when she was three years old. Education was a priority for her due to her father's academic excellence, and she attended Douglas MacArthur High School. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy and a Master's Degree in Liberal Studies from Georgetown University.

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Marriage, Husband, and Kids

Norah married Geoff Tracy in 2001; they are happily married and proud parents of three children. Her husband is a chef by profession and owns a restaurant. In her first pregnancy, Norah gave birth to twin babies, Henry and Grace. Norah's third baby, a girl, was born in July 2008. Norah is a mother of three children but knows how to manage work and home simultaneously.

She succeeded in balancing her family and work so well that a website,, covered her story. Norah co-authored a book with her husband, a cooking book titled "Baby Love," which provides some delicious dishes for babies that are easy to cook. The book was a significant accomplishment as she was able to combine her personal life with her professional life.


Norah began her career as a staff writer, hired by a newspaper willing to give her a shot. Roll Call, published in Washington D.C., gave Norah a glimpse into the political world, as it mainly publishes political news. At Roll Call, she covered Congress and later became the Chief Washington Correspondent for MSNBC, a commentator for the Today Show, and the White House Correspondent for NBC News from September 2003 to May 2005.

She was also a news anchor on Weekend Today, a rotating news job, and a contributing anchor for MSNBC Live. Her numerous reports have been featured on the NBC News platform, including The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and Dateline NBC. On the Chris Matthews Show, she was a frequent pundit, and in 2007, co-hosted the St. Patrick's Day Parade on NBC. As a result of her hard work, the Washingtonian Magazine mentioned her among the top 100 most powerful women in Washington, and in 2000, an Irish American Magazine named her among the full 100 Irish in America list.

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 23-01-1974
Husband: Geoff Tracy
Marriage Date: 2001
T.V. Show(s): CBS This Morning, MSNBC Live, NBC News Decision 2010, CBS News
Children: Riley Norah Tracy, Henry Tracy, Grace Tracy
Birth Place: Washington, D.C., United States
Alma Mater: George Town University
Net Worth: USD 8 million
Height: 5 feet 6 inch
Marital Status: Married
Nationality: American
Boyfriend: Not Yet
Ethnicity: White
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Employer: co-anchor of CBS
Profession: Journalist
Salary: $66,000
Net Worth 2020: 18 million
Net Worth 2021: 18 million
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Last Modified: Jan 19 2024
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