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Vernon Odom Net Worth, Wife, Children, Family

Pramesh Baskota Published On Sun May 26 2019   Modified On Fri Jun 14 2019
Vernon Odom Net Worth, Wife, Children, Family

Facts of Vernon Odom

Full NameVernon Odom Net Worth, Wife, Children, Family
First NameVernon
Last NameOdom
ProfessionJournalist
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityAfrican
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
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Twitter Profile
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Date of BirthSeptember 16,1948
Age70 years
Married DateJanuary
Salary
AmountN/A
Currencyusd
Year2019
Networth
Year2019
Amount$5 Million
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    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

    Who is Vernon Odom?

    When you are giving your best to your professional career, people get more interested about 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.

    Odom was born on 16th September 1948, in Philadelphia, a city in Pennsylvania, U.S. Moreover, he is an American by his nationality 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 house wife. 

    Vernon Odom
    Vernon Odom

    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.

    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.

    Vernon Odom's Personal Life: Wife, Children, & Affairs

    Vernon Odom is a married man as of 2019. He first met his wife, Wanda Motley, a former Inquirer reporter while reporting in Philadelphia. 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 shares two children.

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

    Odom isn't linked with any women in any extra-marital affairs until now. Besides, he hasn't faced any controversies and rumors regarding his personal life and career. He is active on social media and has a huge number of people following him on his official Twitter account. Currently, he resides in Chester County with his family.

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    Vernon Odom's Net Worth

    Vernon Odom has an approximated net worth of $5 Million as of 2019. His wife, Motley has a net worth of $2 Million. 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 ABC owned-and-operated television station, WPVI-TV with Jim Gardner whose net worth is $2 Million, and Cecily Tynan whose net worth is $3 Million. He also served with many famous journalists including Matt O'Donnell whose net worth is around $1 Million, Monica Malpass whose net worth is $5 Million, and Ducis Rodgers whose net worth is $2 Million.

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    What is Vernon Odom's Salary?

    Vernon Odom has a fruitful amount of salary from his profession. However, his salary is currently under review. But, we assume that he earns a six-figure salary.

    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.