Not everyone has the nerve to give up the security of salaried jobs to pursue a personal project or start a business. Those who do are called entrepreneurs, and more often than not their business ideas pay dearly and even take them to places where their salaried jobs would not normally have taken them. We have many today and Deborah Norville is one of them. In addition to investing time and money in a chain of businesses, she is a renowned writer and journalist. She has worked with a handful of major media brands in the United States.

Bio and Age of Deborah Norville

The daughter of Zachary Samuel Norville (father) and Merle O. Norville (mother), an American businesswoman, was born on August 8, 1958 in Dalton, Georgia, United States. Her name is Deborah Anne Norville. After graduating from high school, Deborah was admitted to the University of Georgia to study journalism. Her original goal was to study law, but after seeing the behind-the-scenes work of the CBS TV production team on the 1976 Miss America pageant, she took a closer interest in journalism. The businesswoman had represented Georgia in the beauty pageant – this was after she was named the winner of her city’s beauty contest for high school girls called Junior Miss contest in 1999.

Upon graduating from Georgia, Anne earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism (with summa cum with a perfect 4.0). The journalist also received the mention of first honorary graduate and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. During his college years, Norville was a member of the Delta Delta Delta Sorority as well as an official on the University’s Main Court of Student Judiciary.

It was also while at the University of Georgia that she began her television career after completing an internship with Georgia Public Television. She ran The Lawmakers TV show at the Georgia General Assembly, after which she received a summer internship from a WAGA-TV executive in Atlanta, who discovered her one day. on duty. After graduating, she eventually became a full-time reporter for WAGA-TV. She then joined WMAQ-TV as a reporter and then host in 1982. After an impressive stint with the company, Deborah began anchoring NBC News at Sunrise at NBC, New York in January 1987.

In May 1991, Anne began working as a host of a prime-time program on ABC TalkRadio Networks from her homes on Long Island and New York. The show, titled: The Deborah Norville Show: From Home to You, aired from September 1991 to October 1992, when she decided to resume her television career with CBS News. During her time as a CBS News correspondent, she received her second Emmy Award for her reporting on Street Stories and 48 Hours and covering the 1994 Mississippi floods.

Deborah Norville’s next stop was MSNBC in 2003, prime time. After hosting a 9 p.m. program for two years, she decided to leave Deborah Norville tonight.

Along with his television career, the American media sensation has often moonlighted as a writer, having served as an editor at various companies. In addition to her three other books, she is the author of the New York Times bestselling Thank You Power: Putting the Science of Gratitude to Work for You (Thomas Nelson, 2007). Her resume also includes several books of knitting and crochet patterns (including Knit With Deborah Norville – 18 classic patterns for the whole family), several editions of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, as well as two children’s books (I Can Fly, 1991), I don’t want to sleep tonight (Golden Books, 2001).

Norville also has her knit and crochet line called the Deborah Norville Collection of knit and crochet yarns, which she produces in partnership with a North Carolina-based yarn manufacturer called Premier Yarns. Her yarn, knit and crochet accessories are all available online and in craft stores. Since 2013, she has served on the compensation committee of Viacom Corporation since her election to the company’s board of directors in March 2013.

Net value

The sensation created by Dalton, Georgia, is worth $6 million. Although many believe that part of her wealth is linked to her relationship with her husband, Norville mainly earns her money from writing, journalism and business channels.

Family – husband and children

Deborah Anne Norville is a mother of three children whom she shares with her Swedish husband Karl Wellner. Karl, also a successful businessman, legally tied himself to Norville in 1987. Their children are Mikaela Wellner, Kyle Wellner and Niki Wellner.