Lawrence O’Donnell Wiki, Age, Bio, Height, Wife, Career, and Net Worth 

Lawrence O’Donnell

Lawrence O’Donnell is a well-known and varied figure who works as an actor, film producer, television host, writer, and political pundit.

Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education

On November 7, 1951, in Boston, Massachusetts, an office manager Frances Marie and an attorney Francis O’Donnell Sr. welcomed a son, Lawrence Francis O’Donnell Jr. Lawrence is of Irish origin and was raised Catholic. He attended Saint Sabastian’s School, where he engaged in sports. Lawerence also served as captain of the high school baseball team. He also attended Harvard University and majored in economics (1976). While at Harvard, he also wrote a book called ‘Harvard Lampoon.’

Lawrence O’Donnell’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions

Lawrence O’Donnell was born on November 7, 1951, and will be 70 years old on July 27, 2022. His height is 1.78 m, and he weighs 78 kg.

Lawrence O’Donnell
Lawrence O’Donnell

Lawrence O’Donnell’s Profession & Career

He began his career as a novelist and has made numerous contributions to the realm of literature. From 1977 until 1988, he released a number of books. Among his notable works are ‘Playing with Fire,’ ‘Deadly Force,’ ‘The Connecticut Butterfly Atlas,’ and ‘Evolution of a Vibrant Everett Waterfront.’ When we look at his political career, we can see how quickly it progressed.

In 1989, he began his political career as a senior counselor to Senator Daniel Patrick. Lawerence served in the position until 1992, when he was promoted to staff director of the US Senate Committee. He is highly gifted in his debating style. Lawerence has a distinctive manner of presenting his points of view, qualities that the world observed in 1999 when he made his professional debut in the sphere of television. He gave several shows, and his opinions were broadcast globally. He made his television debut on ‘The West Wings.’ He formerly hosted ‘Countdown with Keith Olbermann’ on MSNBC before landing this gig.

In addition, he has appeared as a political analyst on programs such as “The Al Franken Show” and “The McLaughlin Group.” ‘The West Wing,’ in which he was the writer, producer, and performer, captured several aspects of him. Lawrence appeared as a supporting character in ‘Big Love’ and produced ‘Mister Sterling.’ His talent and work ethic do not stop there; he is also a humanitarian. He is an active participant in UNICEF and MSNBC projects.

Achievements and Awards

Lawerence O’Donnell has numerous hats to wear. In 2001, he received the Christophe Award for television and cable and the Humanitas Prize in 2000 for the episode “Take this Sabbath Day.” He won a Primetime Emmy Award for ‘The West Wing’ in 2001 and was nominated for the same award again in 2006. In 2011, he received a nomination for a News and Documentary Emmy Award for outstanding news discussion and analysis. In the 2000s, he was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award three times, once in 2006 and twice in 2001.

Lawrence O’Donnell’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship

He married Kathryn Harrold, an American actress-turned-counselor, in 1994, and the couple soon had a daughter, Elizabeth, but the marriage did not last, and the couple divorced in 2013.

Lawrence O’Donnell’s Salary and Net Worth

His net worth is $20 million as of July 2022. Most of his riches stem from the massive influx of concerts he hosted.

Quick Facts

Celebrated NameLawrence O’Donnell
Real NameLawrence Francis O’Donnell Jr
Age70 years old
Birth Date7 November 1951
Birth PlaceBoston, Massachusetts, United States
Height1.78 m
Weight78 kg
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusDivorced
WifeKathryn Harrold (m. 1994–2013)
ChildrenYes (Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O’Donnell)
ProfessionAmerican television pundit, actor, and host of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, an MSNBC opinion and news program airing weeknights
Net Worth$20 million