Deborah Norville

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Deborah Anne Norville Wikis

Real NameDeborah Anne Norville
BirthdayAugust 8, 1958
BirthplaceDalton, Georgia, U.S
Zodiac SignLeo
ProfessionTelevision journalsist, Author, and Businesswoman
Married/HusbandKarl G. Wellner
Salary/Income$4 Million
Net Worth$18 Million
ParentsZachary Samuel Norville and Merle O. Norville

Two-time Emmy Award winner Deborah Norville is the longest-serving anchor on American television, who has been inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Besides, she is a best-selling author and Director for the Broadcasters Foundation of America.

The Georgia-native Deborah Anne Norville was born on 08 August 1958 under the star sign Leo. The 62-year-old television journalist is American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. She earned her BA in journalism from the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication in 1979.

Net Worth, Salary, and Income

Two-time Emmy Award winner Norville is an anchor of the country’s most honored syndicated newsmagazine Inside Edition since 1995. Before joining Inside Edition, she was anchor and correspondent for CBS News. Additionally, she is the former anchor of NBC News at Sunrise and co-host of NBC’s Today. 

During the course of her career, Norville has hosted the national Deborah Norville Show on the ABC Talk Radio Network and the primetime Deborah Norville Tonight on MSNBC. She even worked as a reporter and anchor for WMAQ-TV.


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Norville is also a best-selling author. Her book “Thank You Power: Making the SCIENCE of Gratitude Work for YOU” was a New York Times best-seller and even in South Korea. She is also the author of two best-selling children’s books and co-author and contributor to the famous “Chicken Soup for the Soul” series.

A lifelong crafter, Norville has also been the face of her line of yarn and needles. Besides, she is a member of the Board of Directors for the Viacom Corporation, the Council on Foreign Relations, Women Corporate Directors, and Women’s Forum of New York. She also serves as a Director for the Broadcasters Foundation of America.

As an anchor of Inside Edition, Norville reportedly receives a salary of $4 million. In 2019, she listed her 3000 square foot Park Avenue apartment for $4.5 million. Throughout her inspiring career, she has achieved great success and riches worth tens of million dollars. As of 2020, Norville has an estimated net worth of $18 million.

Married, Husband, and Children

The two-time Emmy winner has been enjoying the bliss of a happy married life for over three decades. She is a happily married wife and proud mother of three children.

Deborah Norville husband
Deborah Norville married her husband, Karl Wellner, in 1987.

Norville tied the knot with a Swedish businessman named Karl Wellner in 1987. Her husband, Karl, is the CEO of Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management.

Norville gave birth to her first child, son Niki, in 1991. Four years later, the couple welcomed their second child, son Kyle in 1995. The family of four turned to five when Norville gave birth to her third child, daughter Mikaela in 1998.

Family, Parents, and Siblings

The broadcast veteran was born to parents Zachary Samuel Norville and Merle O. Norville. Her father was a businessman who owned a menagerie of Ostriches, IIamas, and camels. At the age of 20, she lost her mother to rheumatoid arthritis.

Deborah Norville father
Deborah Norville’s father served his country as a 1st Lieutenant in USAF. 

Norville grew up with her three sisters – Patti Silvers, Cathy Amos, and Nancy Hallsworth.

Body Measurements: Height and Weight

Norville has a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches. In 2018, she went on a weight loss journey and lost 30 pounds. Prior to the weight loss, she weighed over 50 kg, and she even dubbed her weight gain the “Fat 50’s.”

Additionally, her blue eyes and blonde hair provide a perfect complement to her stunning and bold personality.

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