Nancy O'Dell Born Nancy Evelyn Humphries
February 25, 1966
Sumter, South Carolina, U.S.
Education Clemson University Occupation Television journalist and personality Spouse(s) Keith Zubchevich (2005–present) Notable credit(s) Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight Official website
Nancy O'Dell (born February 25, 1966) is an American television host and entertainment journalist, who currently is the co-anchor of the syndicated entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight since 2011. She joined the show on January 3, 2011.
Nancy Evelyn Humphries was born in Sumter, South Carolina and moved to Myrtle Beach as a baby. She graduated from Coastal Academy High School (now defunct) in 1984 and went on to graduate Summa Cum Laude with a major in Marketing from Clemson University in 1990, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Then known as Nancy Humphries, she won the Miss South Carolina pageant in 1987 and represented the state at Miss America 1988, where she won a preliminary swimsuit award. Two years later, she competed in Miss South Carolina USA 1990 and finished as 1st runner up to future Miss USA 1990 1st runner up and Miss World 1990, Gina Tolleson.
Nancy O'Dell began her broadcast career as a reporter and anchor at WPDE-TV in her hometown of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She later worked as morning news anchor and crime reporter at WCBD-TV in nearby Charleston, SC. While in Charleston, O'Dell's reports on the lenient police approach to DUI cases led to a State Law Enforcement Division investigation that resulted in state authorities re-issuing a more stringent directive regarding these cases. Ms. O'Dell was honored by the Associated Press with the Best Report of the Year Award (all media, South Carolina). In 1993, she joined NBC's WTVJ in Miami co-anchoring the 5:30pm news with Jackie Nespral. She left the station in 1995 to move to Las Vegas with her first husband. In addition to her work as a lead anchor on Access Hollywood (1996), Ms. O'Dell also contributed to NBC News' "Today" (1952), and also to "Dateline NBC" (1992). She has covered such events as The Oscars, The Emmys, The Grammys and The Golden Globe Awards, as well as co-hosting a number of Pre-Show/Arrivals shows for The Emmys and the Golden Globes.
O'Dell co-hosted the Miss USA and Miss Universe competitions in 2004 and 2005. She co-hosted the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade on WNBC from 2004-2006. She co-hosted the Miss USA 2006 pageant with Drew Lachey, the Miss Universe 2006 pageant with Carlos Ponce, and the Miss USA 2007 pageant with Tim Vincent.
O'Dell appeared in minor roles in the television series Charmed (Season 1 finale and Season 5 premiere). She also portrayed herself in Scream 2 (1997), Scream 3 (2000), and Scream 4 (2011). She also served as host and consulting producer of the USA Network talent competition Nashville Star over its first two seasons.
On January 13, 2008, after the 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards were cancelled as a result of the 2007–08 Writers Guild of America strike, she co-hosted NBC's 65th Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners Special with Access Hollywood co-anchor Billy Bush.
In 2009, O'Dell hosted NBC's pre-show for the 66th Annual Golden Globes with Tiki Barber and Brooke Burke. She portrayed herself in the Hannah Montana Season 3 episode "Cheat It". She also appeared on the Fox sitcom Brothers, and in the same year, she and Maria Menounos guest co-hosted WWE Raw on October 12, 2009.
Until 2009, O'Dell co-hosted NBC's entertainment news show Access Hollywood with Billy Bush. She served as a contributor for NBC's Today Show and Dateline NBC. On June 22, O'Dell hosted the Nashville Rising concert to provide flood relief for Nashville residents. She shared hosting duties with Tim McGraw and Faith Hill. As of January 3, 2011, O'Dell joined Entertainment Tonight as a special correspondent; and she replaced Mary Hart as co-anchor once Hart left the show in May 2011. An avid long-time scrapbooker, she has written a second book entitled "Full of Love" and partnered with Creative Memories, the industry leader.
Dancing With The Stars
O'Dell was set to participate in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars and was to be paired with professional dancer Tony Dovolani. She had to withdraw from the competition before the season started due to a knee injury sustained during training; her replacement was Melissa Rycroft from the most recent cycle of The Bachelor. O'Dell underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in her knee on March 20, 2009.
She was first married to Dr. Richard O'Dell, but they divorced. On June 29, 2005, she married Keith Zubchevich, an executive for Conviva Networks. She is stepmother to her husband's two sons, Tyler and Carson. She gave birth to their daughter on June 11, 2007 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.
During her pregnancy, she says unexpected and surprising changes happened to her body, which prompted her to write a parenting book: Full of Life. She is the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National ALS Ambassador.
- ^ Nancy O'Dell profile at IMDb
- ^ "Fights, camera, Access!". World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). http://www.wwe.com/shows/raw/articles/11092738/11919858. Retrieved 2009-09-05. [dead link]
- ^ "Jewel and Nancy O'Dell Withdraw from Dancing"
- ^ "Nancy O'Dell Recovering from knee Surgery" People Magazine, March 24, 2009
- ^ Ingrassia, Lisa. "Access Hollywood's Nancy O'Dell Has a Girl", People, June 11, 2007
- ^ Celebrity-Parent Profile: Nancy O'Dell @ Cookiemag.com
- NEW Fan & Friends Site on Facebook
- O'Dell official website
- Official Access Hollywood biography
- Miss South Carolina Webpage
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Giselle Fernández with Larry Mendte (1996–1997) and with Pat O'Brien (1997–1999)
Host of Access Hollywood with Pat O'Brien (1999–2004) and with Billy Bush (2004–2009)
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