Deborah Norville Bio | Wiki
Deborah Norville is a renowned American television journalist, businesswoman, and author currently working as an anchor of Inside Edition, a syndicated television news magazine. She has been a part of the network since March 6, 1995.
Additionally, she is an active member of the board of directors of ViacomCBS. Previously, before her current station, Deborah worked as an anchor and correspondent for CBS News and earlier co-host of Today on NBC. She also markets and sells a line of yarns for knit and crochet enthusiasts, manufactured by Premier Yarns. Furthermore, she has published several books Chicken Soup for the Soul, and The Power of Respect among others.
Deborah Norville Age | Birthday
She was born on August 8, 1958, in Dalton, Georgia, in the United States of America. Deborah is 63 years old and celebrates her birthday on August 8
Deborah Norville Height
She is quite tall in stature. Deborah stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (approx. 1.72m.)
Deborah Norville Family
She was born and also raised in Dalton, Georgia, in the United States under the love of her devoted and hardworking parents Merle O. Norville and Zachary Samuel. Deborah holds American nationality by birth but belongs to the white ethnicity. Her father was a businessman who owned a menagerie of Ostriches, Llamas, and camels, unfortunately, her mother died in 1978 when Deborah was 20 years old.
Deborah Norville Husband
She is happily married to her handsome and supportive husband Karl Wellner. Karl is a Swedish entrepreneur presently serving as the current CEO OF Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management. The lovely couple has been living under the same roof since they were wedded in 1987 and are happily living in New York City.
Deborah Norville Children
She is a proud mother of three children; Niki, Kyle, and Mikaela. Deborah began her motherhood in 1991 when she welcomed her first child Niki. Four years later she welcomed her second baby Kyle in 1995, and lastly her last born Mikaela in 1998. More details regarding her children are under review and will be updated soon.
Deborah Norville Education
After she completed her High School Education Deborah decided to pursue her dream career hence she enrolled at the University of Georgia. At the university, she studied for three years and graduated from the university’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication where she was awarded her Bachelor of Art in journalism. Deborah graduated with First Honor Graduate and was an active member of the Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Deborah Norville Books
Other than her journalism career, Deborah is also an author recognized for publishing several books. These books include:
- Chicken Soup for the Soul (2016)
- The Way We Are (2013)
- The Power of Respect (2009)
- Thank You Power (2007)
- Back n Track (1997)
Deborah Norville Health | Surgery | Thyroid
Recently on April 1, 2019, Deborah, publicly announced that she would be undergoing surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid nodule. Her condition was identified by a viewer who noticed a lump on Deborah’s neck during her normal reporting. The thyroid cancer was located on her neck where the nerves that control the human voice box are located. She underwent the surgery on April 2, 2019, at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. She returned to work a week later and thanked the eagle-eyed viewer who saved her life.
Deborah Norville NBC News
In January 1987, Deborah was officially hired at NBC News as anchor of NBC News at Sunrise, where she was the only solo female anchor of the network newscast. The Sunrise ratings raised to 40 percent when she joined the program, which led to her being asked to occasionally substitute on NBC’s Today Show.
In August 1989, Bad Girls, a documentary on violent teenage girls in which Deborah was the primary host became the seventh most-watched show the week it aired. In September 1989, Deborah was announced as a news anchor on Today, where she succeded co-host Jane Pauley. During her time as a co-host on Today, Deborah won an Emmy award for her role in NBC’s coverage of the democratic uprising in Romania.
The ratings on Today declined after Deborah’s arrival, leading to the NBC management being accused of mishandling the transition. One insider told People magazine, “NBC handled the whole situation in a very poor manner. After taking maternity leave for her first child, Deborah did not return to the program, therefore replaced by Katie Couric.
Deborah’s other colleagues at NBC include:
Al Roker – Weather forecaster
Hoda Kotb – Television personality
Katy Tur – News Anchor
Frank Figliuzzi – National Security Contributor
Natalie Morales – Anchor
Kathy Park – Weekend evening anchor
krystal Klei – Meteorologist
Geoff Bennett – White House Correspondent
Deborah Norville Salary
From her job in New York as an Inside Edition Anchor at the CBS Television Studios, there is no doubt that she receives a satisfactory amount of income. Deborah’s average salary is $98,630 annually.
Deborah Norville’s Net worth
From her profession as an author and journalist, it is obvious that she has accumulated a reliable amount of fortune over the years. Therefore, there is no hesitation in stating that she has successfully accumulated decently acquired wealth over the previous years. Deborah’s average net worth is $2.2 million.
How Old Is Deborah Norville
She was born to her loving parents on August 8, 1958, in Dalton, Georgia, in the United States, thus, Deborah is 63 years old.
Is Deborah Norville Married
Yes. She is happily married to her handsome and also supportive husband Karl Wellner, the CEO OF Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management and together they share 3 children; Niki, Kyle, and Mikaela.