Kelly O'Donnell Married Life: Photographer Husband J. David Ake, and Children?

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Kelly O'Donnell Married Life: Photographer Husband J. David Ake, and Children?

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1965-05-17
  • Age 55 Years 11 Month(s)
  • Nationality American, Irish
  • Birth Place Ohio, USA
  • Profession White House Correspondent
  • Birth Name Kelly O'Donnell
  • Zodiac Sign Taurus
  • Religion Christianity
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Children/Kids Not Known
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse J. David Ake
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Nominees News and Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a News Story in a Newscast (2014)
  • High School Villa Angela-St Joseph High School
  • College Northwestern University
  • Education Bachelor of Science in Education degree
  • Height/ How Tall? 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
  • Weight 78 kg (172 pounds)
  • Hair Long
  • Hair Color Brown
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Body Measurements 39-28-38 Inches
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • Lesbian No

Most of the television personalities allow us to read their personal life while there are some other personalities who love keeping their personal life private. A political reporter for NBC News, Kelly O'Donnell, is one of those journalists whose professional life is crystal clear but personal life is still obscure.

Today, we are interested in exploring her personal life details. Let’s begin with her marital relationship.

O'Donnell's Husband, Married Life, and Divorce:

Sensationally gorgeous, O’Donnell has been married to J. David Ake, for a long time. Her husband is a photographer by profession. More precisely, he is an Assistant Chief of Bureau for Photos at The Associated Press (AP) in Washington. To know more about him, one can connect him via his official site.

Caption: O’Donnell’s husband J. David Ake’s twitter.

Source: J David Ake's Twitter

Her Personal Life:

Kelly is a workaholic. She has not uncovered any story about her personal life on Tabloids. It seems that she loves maintaining her personal life very low profile. As she has maintained privacy in her personal life, there is no any information about her children. She may have children; after all, she was married a long time back.

Despite having a busy schedule, Kelly seems to have been able to balance out personal and professional responsibilities. As she has kept her personal life relatively quiet, it can neither be assumed that she is sharing a wonderful relationship with her husband or not. 

O’Donnell being “hassled” on the Convention Floor:

Kelly O’ Donnell covered the Republican National Convention in July 2016 where she was escorted off the convention floor by security recruits during a live segment. She was trying to report a special edition of “The Place for Politics” live from Cleveland during the 5 p.m. hour. The chaos ensued when some Republicans were trying to force a roll call vote to modify the rules governing the convention.

Caption: Kelly O’Donnell being “hassled” on the convention floor on July 2016 where she was escorted off the floor by security recruits.

Kelly's Short Bio:

Born on May 17, 1965, Kelly O’Donnell is a graduate of Northwestern University. She began her career in the 1990s from WJW TV as a reporter and anchor. She has covered several presidential campaigns and has reported a wide variety of events which includes September 11 attacks. Likewise, she has covered space shuttle Columbia disaster, the O.J. Simpson trial and the Oklahoma City bombing.

In the 1990s, she worked as an anchor and reporter at WJW TV in Cleveland, Ohio. NBC's Lead Capitol Hill correspondent, Kelly appears on NBC Nightly News, MSNBC, Meet The Press, and Today. She has received many honors like a National Headliner Award, Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame, Los Angeles Press Club awards, Emmy awards and a New Hampshire Primary Award.