Matt O’Donnell Biography


Matt O’Donnell

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Birth Name: Matt O’Donnell
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   45 Years
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Matt O’Donnell is an American reporter who was born on May 31, 1972, in Trenton, Michigan. He grew up in places like Minnetonka, MN; Exton and West Chester, PA, Centreville, VA; Binghamton and Syracuse, NY. He enrolled at Bishop Shanahan High School and completed his ninth grade at the Chantilly High School. And he finished his 10th-12th grade from the Chantilly, VA. O’Donnell belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality.

Matt O’Donnell completed his Bachelor of Arts and Science major in English with a focus in Journalism from the University of Delaware in 1994. In the same year of his graduation, Matt joined WICZ-TV Binghamton, NY, as a news reporter/photographer in June 1994. In his early career, he worked as an editor, news writer, studio camera operator and tape operator as well.

O'Donnell left the company after a year and two months. He then joined WSTM-TV Syracuse, NY, in June 1995 where he served as a news reporter and sports anchor. After 1.7 years, he left the company and returned to his previous university, the University of Delaware, as a arts and science advisory council for a year.

O'Donnell has been working as a news anchor/general assignment reporter in WPVI-TV since September 2004. In the company, he works as an anchor for the morning news show and on America Inserts. He has already given 13 years of his life for the same company. Once he interviewed  Donald Trump in North Philadelphia.

Besides, O'Donnell also participated in various charity events across Delaware and Lehigh, like Variety The Children’s Charity and Philadelphia Police Athletic League

Looking towards his personal life, O'Donnell's favorite movies are Dirty Harry; Fletch; Memento; Pulp Fiction; Caddyshack and Identity. And his favorite radio show is Preston and Steve. It seems he is a pet lover and often posts pictures on social media along with different domestic animals. His social media also describes that he is close to popular personalities like Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

Matt O’Donnell is married and blessed with two children. However, he hasn’t revealed any information related to his family on media or the public. Besides, he has not been seen having an extra-marital affair or a girlfriend.

Matt O'Donnell earns a good amount of salary from the media company. As per our research, the average salary of senior editors at WPVI-TV is around $51,395l, so as a top anchor he should be making more than that. Matt's current net worth is estimated to be $2 million

Moreover, he also receives a satisfying amount for hosting various events and shows as well as plays drums in a band.

Matt O’Donnell drives a Saleen S7. One of his favorite brands is Nike and he prefers to wear that specific brand over other sports wears. 

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Born in Trenton

1972 31th of May

Matt O'Donnell was born on May 31, 1972, in Trenton, Michigan. O'Donnell enrolled at Bishop Shanahan High School and Chantilly School. He holds an American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. 

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Joined WICZ-TV Binghamton, NY

1994 of June

Matt O'Donnell began his professional career by joining WICZ-TV as a news reporter/photographer. He joined the company in June 1994 and left after a year and two months.

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Joined WSTM-TV

1995 of June

In June 1995, Matt O'Donnell joined WSTM-TV Syracuse as a news reporter, where he worked as a news reporter, fill-in news and sports anchor, assignment editor and so on.

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Joined WPVI-TV

2004 of September

Currently, O'Donnell works as general assignment reporter for the WPVI-TV.  He joined the media company in September 2004 and since then, he is working for the company.

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Total Net Worth

2017

Matt O'Donnell earns a good sum of money through his profession. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at $2 million. Matt O'Donnell is often seen enjoying his weekend in public places which snap shares via Instagram.

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