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Vernon Odom

Pramesh Baskota Published On Sun May 26 2019   Modified On Mon Sep 16 2019
Vernon Odom

Facts of Vernon Odom

Full NameVernon Odom Net Worth, Wife, Children, Family
First NameVernon
Last NameOdom
Birth CityPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
Birth CountryThe United States Of America
Father NameVernon L. Odom, Sr
Mother NameSadie Harvey Odom
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStright
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseWanda Motley
No Of Children2
Facebook Profile
Twitter Profile
Wiki Profile
Date of BirthSeptember 16,1948
Age71 years
Married DateJanuary
Amount$5 Million


    Body and Relation Status of Vernon Odom

    What is Vernon Odom marital status ?Married
    How many children does Vernon Odom have ?2
    Who is Vernon Odom married with?Wanda Motley

    When you are giving your best to your professional career, people get more interested in your destiny and spot your success from the shadows. The same thing happened with Vernon Odom, and he now has marked his career with the height of fame. 

    Odom is an American journalist who is best known for his television work. He has interviewed many notable personalities in his journalism career. For his work, he has earned many accolades and honors.

    Bio of Vernon Odom 

    Odom was born on 16th September 1948, in Philadelphia, a city in Pennsylvania, the U.S. In addition, by his nationality, he is an American and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

    He was raised by his father, Vernon L. Odom, Sr., an American civil rights leader and his mother, Sadie Harvey Odom, a housewife. 

    Academic Achievement  

    He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Political Science from Morehouse College. Later, he graduated from Columbia University. From an early age, he developed a passion for journalism and participated in various programs while at college.

    Professional Life

    Vernon Odom started his career as a journalist for WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, on 17th May 1976. Furthermore, he has covered a plethora of major stories during his tenure ranging from Presidential debates to the MOVE disaster of 1985

    He also hosted a weekly look at urban life, Visions in Philadelphia. In November of 2004, he was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame. He retired from WPVI Philadelphia after 42 years on 14th December 2018. Just like Vernon, Amber Philips, Andrea Mitchell and Christie Ileto are a pretty popular journalist of today's era. 

    Personal Life: Wife & Children 

    Vernon Odom is a married man as of 2019. He first met his wife at the time of reporting in Philadelphia, Wanda Motley, a former Inquirer reporter. Since then, the duo started dating each other and later became engaged. The couple married in a private ceremony in Philadelphia. From their marriage, they share two children.

    Vernon Odom's Wife, Wanda Motley
    Picture: Vernon Odom's Wife, Wanda Motley

    Until now, Odom has not been connected to any women in any extramarital affairs. He also faced no controversies and rumors about his personal life and career. He's active on social media, and his official Twitter account has a huge number of people following him. He now resides with his family in Chester County.

    Net Worth

    As of 2019, Vernon Odom has an estimated net worth of $5 million. Likewise, his wife, Motley, has $2 million in net worth. Having a lucrative amount of net worth, he also makes an efficient amount of fortune from his other works which include interviews, endorsements, etc.

    Vernon Odom worked in the television station owned and operated by ABC, WPVI-TV with Jim Gardner, $2 million in net worth, and Cecily Tynan, $3 million net worth. He has also served with many well-known journalists including Matt O'Donnell with a net worth of about $1 million, Monica Malpass with a net worth of $5 million, and Ducis Rodgers with a net worth of $2 million.


    Vernon Odom's professional salary is fruitful. However, his salary is under review at the moment. But we're assuming he's earning a salary of six figures.

    Interesting Fact about Vernon Odom

    • Odom won the History Maker award for his dedication to WPVI-TV/6abc in Philadelphia.
    • Odom wrote a poignant story about what inspired him to work as a television broadcaster.
    • He is an Animal lover.
    • He loves to travel with his family and friends.
    • His zodiac sign is Virgo.

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