Everyone was in shock after the Donald Trump and Billy Bush Hollywood Access Band was released to the public. What many people never thought much about was the woman the then-future president of the United States tried to seduce. She is Nancy O’Dell, a highly respected American entertainment journalist, and television presenter. Here you will find everything you need to know about her:
Nancy O’Dell Biography and Age
As Nancy Evelyn Humphries, Nancy O’Dell was born on February 25, 1966, in Sumter, South Carolina. However, she and her half-sister grew up in Myrtle Beach, where her family moved when she was a child.
For her education she attended Coastal Academy High School, which no longer exists, and after graduating in 1984 she moved to Clemson University. She graduated from the university in 1990 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
A woman of beauty and brains, she ran for Miss America in 1988 after winning Miss South Carolina in 1987. In Miss South Carolina USA, she finished the first runner-up and lost to Gina Tolleson in 1990. Tolleson was later to become Miss World of the Year.
Nancy O’Dell started her career as a reporter at WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, where she also worked as a presenter. She worked in various capacities at the station. While she also worked in other places, it was her job at Access Hollywood, which she started in 1996, which put her in the spotlight.
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Nancy remained with Access Hollywood until 2006. In 2011 she began hosting Entertainment Tonight. From 2004 to 2007 she co-hosted many major events, including the Miss USA and Miss Universe competitions.
She has received numerous awards, including the award for the best report of the year in South Carolina. She was also awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities from Clemson University in 2013.
O’Dell is also a writer who has published three books: “Here’s to Fabulous You!”, “FULL OF LOVE”: Mother-to-Mother Advice for Enriching Families with Simple Photo Albums and Scrapbooking” and has published the “Hummingbird Collection”.
Nancy O’Dell has been married a few times. Her first marriage was to Richard O’Dell. The duo married in 1995 and the marriage, which did not produce a child, was to survive until 2004 when both decided to end the marriage. Richard O’Dell is a doctor, practicing in Beverly Hills, California. After the failure of his first marriage, he decided to try again when he married Aussie O’Dell. Just before they entered into the covenant of marriage, the couple traveled to the Vatican where they received the blessing of Pope Francis.
Nancy O’Dell, for her part, also tied the knot with Keith Subchevich, who worked in the technical field. It was after her marriage to Zubchevich that Trump tried to seduce her. From the union with her second husband, Nancy has a daughter, Ashby Grace, and she was stepmother to Keith’s two children from a previous relationship. But just like the first marriage, this one ended when they separated in 2017. Subchevich is said to have been 2 years younger than the beautiful host.
Since the end of the second marriage it is not known whether she started another relationship or not, but she is not married yet.
Donald Trump and Other Facts
When the Republican presidential candidate for the 2016 elections, Donald Trump, was recorded on tape and said, “I betrayed them and I failed, I admit it,” he was talking about Nancy O’Dell. Here are some very interesting facts you might want to know about her:
- Trump tried to get her fired as the host of the 2007 Miss Universe Pageant, but he failed in his bid. This happened two years after he made an attempt on her life.
- She once worked with Billy Bush as co-host of Access Hollywood for 5 years until she decided to leave in 2009.
- She lost her mother in 2008 due to complications of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). For this reason, her family founded Betty’s Battle: The Fight against ALS.
- Nancy O’Dell is an Emmy Award winner who has also won several Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) awards.
- She has interviewed people like Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Jill Biden, Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Fox, and many other big names.
- The entertainment reporter is said to have a net worth of 16 million dollars.
Height and Body Stats
Height: 5 feet 10 inches (1.77 m)
Weight: 57 Kg