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Short Info

Date Of BirthFebruary 25, 1966
FactAn avid longtime scrap-booker.
PaymentsEarned $3,000,000 per year (2011) from Entertainment Tonight (1981)

Nancy O’Dell is an American television host and entertainment journalist. She is the co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight. She has also been a correspondent for The Insider, Access Hollywood, and Today.

O’Dell was born in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, on February 25, 1966. Her parents are Charles and Nancy O’Dell. She has two sisters, Leslie and Amy. O’Dell graduated from Clemson University with a degree in marketing.

O’Dell began her career as a news anchor and reporter for WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach. She then moved to WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1995, she joined Access Hollywood as a correspondent. She became the co-anchor of Entertainment Tonight in 2009.

O’Dell has been married to Richard Gere since 2016. They have one son together, Homer. O’Dell was previously married to Keith Zubchevich from 1995 to 2004. They have two daughters together, Ashlee and Olivia.

O’Dell has an estimated net worth of $20 million. Her salary is $5 million per year.

O’Dell is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 121 pounds.

General Info

Full NameNancy O'Dell
Date Of BirthFebruary 25, 1966
Height1.77 m
EducationClemson University


ChildrenAshby Grace Zubulevich


AwardsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program
NominationsDaytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Special

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Entertainment Tonight (1981)$3,000,000 per year (2011)


1Release of her parenting book, "Full of Life: Mom-to-Mom Tips I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Pregnant". [April 2009]
2Launching an outdoor furniture line, Red Carpet Furniture, which will hit stores this spring. [May 2010]
3Hosting Access Hollywood (1996) with Billy Bush. [December 2006]
4Received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater, Clemson University [May 13, 2013].
5An avid longtime scrap-booker.
6She is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National ALS Ambassador. Her mother, Betty, died from ALS in 2008.
7Longtime friend of John Salley.
8First met friend, Maria Shriver, in 1993 thru "Best Buddies", an organization started by Maria's brother, Anthony Shriver. First heard of the program in Miami, where Nancy was a reporter.
9Called her grandfather, "Poppy".
10Her aunt, Ellen, has Down's Syndome. She is an inspiration to Nancy.
11Named as Mary Hart's replacement on Entertainment Tonight (1981) after Mary leaves at the end of the season [November 9, 2010].
12Friend of Lisa Rinna and Halle Berry.
13Met her husband, Keith Zubulevich, in an airport security line.
14National spokesperson for the March of Dimes. Her mother, Betty, died from Lou Gehrig's disease three days before Ashby's first birthday.
15Loves Spanish guitar music, which soothes her.
16Born in Sumter, South Carolina and moved to Myrtle Beach at the age of six months.
17Has a sister.
18Recovering after undergoing knee surgery [March 25, 2009].
19At age 41, she gave birth to her first child, a girl. Daughter, Ashby Grace, was born on June 11, 2007 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
20Stepson Tyler was born in 1996. Stepson Carson was born in 2000.
21Nancy and her husband, Keith Zubulevich, are expecting their first child together a baby girl to be named Ashby Grace in June 2007.
22Announced that she and her husband, Keith Zubulevich, are expecting their first child a girl to be named Ashby Grace (after Nancy's Grandfather) in summer 2007 [December 2006].
23Was in the same major (Marketing) and sorority (Kappa Kappa Gamma) as Speed TV's Connie LeGrand at Clemson University (1989)
24Is a sister of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
25Graduated, as valedictorian, from the now-closed Coastal Academy High School in 1984. She went on to graduate from Clemson University, summa cum laude, with a major in marketing in 1990.
26Miss South Carolina 1987 and represented the state at Miss America 1988, but did not place.
27Ex-husband, Richard O'Dell, is a doctor.




The McCarthys2015TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
The Comedians2015TV SeriesAnchor
Mystery Girls2014TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
The Smurfs 22013Nancy O'Dell
902102013TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
Scream 42011TV Host
Brothers2009TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
30 Rock2009TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
Imagination Movers2009TV SeriesReporter
Yin! Yang! Yo!2008TV SeriesNancy O'Delf
Thank You for Smoking2005Nancy Humphries O'Dell (as Nancy Humphries O'Dell)
Days of Our Lives2002-2003TV SeriesAudrey Simms
Pauly Shore Is Dead2003Nancy O'Dell
Outta Time2002Dr. Drake
The Weber Show2001TV SeriesNurse Lisa
Third Watch2000TV SeriesHayley Friend
V.I.P.2000TV SeriesSheri Kornblatt
Scream 32000Female Reporter
The Brian Benben Show2000TV SeriesTall Woman
Ally McBeal1999TV SeriesReporter #2
The Simpsons1999TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
Malcolm & Eddie1999TV SeriesCassie O'Byrne
The Bachelor1999Questioning Bride
Charmed1999TV SeriesWeatherperson
Melrose Place1999TV SeriesGood Samaritan
The Pretender1999TV SeriesNews Reporter
Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show1999TV SeriesMartha Dewberry
Beverly Hills, 902101999TV SeriesNancy O'Dell
Just Shoot Me!1999TV SeriesArianna
The Adventures of Ragtime1998Talk Show Host
Welcome to Hollywood1998Nancy O'Dell
Scream 21997Tori's Interviewer
Night Stand1995TV SeriesWoman in the Audience
General Hospital1963TV SeriesFemale police officer (1998)


Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins2008special thanks
Welcome to Hollywood1998special thanks


51st Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2016TV MovieHerself
Grammy Red Carpet Live2016TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Home & Family2012-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
CBS This Morning2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Entertainment Tonight / Herself / Herself - Special Entertainment Contributor
The 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2015TV MovieHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Culinary Program
50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2015TV SpecialHerself
MDA Show of Strength Telethon2014TV SpecialHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Price Is Right2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
A Hollywood Christmas at the Grove2013TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash2013TV MovieHerself
Anderson Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
Rachael Ray2011-2012TV SeriesHerself
Fox and Friends2012TV SeriesHerself
MDA Show of Strength2012TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Celebrities at Home2012TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself
47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
123rd Tournament of Roses Parade in 3D2012TV MovieHerself
Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day Telethon2009-2011TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself - Co-Hostess
Hollywood Hi-Tech2011TV SeriesHerself - guest
Still Screaming: The Ultimate Scary Movie Retrospective2011DocumentaryHerself
46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Your OWN Show2011TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
The 37th Annual People's Choice Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
New Year's Eve Live!2010TV MovieHerself - Hostess
The Wendy Williams Show2009-2010TV SeriesHerself
The 2010 American Country Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Naughty But Nice with Rob Shuter2010TV Series 2010
14th Annual PRISM Awards2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Hostess
The ABC 2010 Red Carpet Premiere Event: Laugh On2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Hostess
The ABC 2010 Red Carpet Premiere Event: No Ordinary Dramas2010TV Movie documentaryHerself - Hostess
Warren the Ape2010TV SeriesHerself
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHerself
2009 Golden Globe Awards Red Carpet Special2009TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Access Hollywood1996-2009TV SeriesHerself - Hostess / Herself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Correspondent
The 1st Annual Noble Awards2009TV MovieHerself - Recipient
WWE Raw2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
WWE Summerslam2009TV SpecialHerself
Southern Belles: Louisville2009TV SeriesHerself
Hannity2009TV SeriesHerself
Live with Kelly and Michael2009TV SeriesHerself
Hannah Montana2009TV SeriesHerself
Dancing with the Stars2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
Tournament of Roses Parade2009TV MovieHerself - NBC Hostess
Macy's Passport Celebrity Catwalk Challenge2008TV SpecialHerself
12th Annual Prism Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Dirt2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
Golden Globes Announcement Special2008TV MovieHerself - Hostess
Infanity2007TV Series documentaryHerself
Emmy Red Carpet Special2006TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Miss Universe 20062006TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Miss USA 20062006TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
245th St Patrick's Day Parade2006TV SpecialHerself - Co-Hostess
117th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade2006TV MovieHerself
The Tony Danza Show2005TV SeriesHerself
A Very Beazley Christmas2005Video shortHerself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2005TV SeriesHerself
Miss Universe 20052005TV SpecialHerself - Co-Hostess
The View2005TV SeriesHerself
Miss USA 20052005TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Project Runway2005TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge
116th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade2005TV MovieHerself
Christmas in Rockefeller Center2004TV MovieHerself - Hostess
TV Land's Top Ten2004TV Series documentaryHerself
Joey2004TV SeriesHerself
The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Miss USA2004TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
115th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade2004TV MovieHerself
Nashville Star2003TV SeriesHost
The 14th Annual Producers Guild of America Awards2003TV SpecialHerself
Pyramid2002-2003TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
TV's Most Memorable Weddings2003TV Movie documentaryHerself
114th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade2003TV MovieHerself - Co-Hostess
Charmed2002TV SeriesHerself
Martin Lawrence Live: Runteldat2002DocumentaryEntertainment Insider Anchor #1
The 37th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards2002TV SpecialHerself
113th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade2002TV MovieHerself
Bette2000TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Dish2000TV SeriesHerself
Holiday Music Spectacular2000TV MovieHerself - Hostess
68th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade1999TV SpecialHerself - Hostess
Up Close and Personal: The Search for Miss America1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
The 78th Annual Miss America Pageant1998TV SpecialHerself - Judge
A Current Affair1986TV SeriesHerself - Entertainment Reporter (1995-1996)
Entertainment Tonight2009-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Correspondent / ...
The Talk2012-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest / Herself / Herself - Guest Co-Hostess / ...
Make It Pop2016TV SeriesHerself
Food Network Star2009-2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Judge / Herself
The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2016TV MovieHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host and In Memoriam
Liv and Maddie2016TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Entertainment Tonight2013-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Correspondent / Herself
Media Buzz2014TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Entertainment Tonight


Won Awards

2015Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Entertainment News ProgramEntertainment Tonight (1981)
2014Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Entertainment News ProgramEntertainment Tonight (1981)

Nominated Awards

2007Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class Special117th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade (2006)
2006Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class Special116th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade (2005)
2004Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class Special114th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade (2003)
2003Daytime EmmyDaytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Special Class Special113th Annual Tournament of Roses Parade (2002)

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