Lawrence O’Donnell Bio

(Actor, Television Host)

Relationship Statistics of Lawrence O’Donnell

What is Lawrence O’Donnell marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce): Divorce
How many children does Lawrence O’Donnell have ? (name): One (Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O'Donnell)
Is Lawrence O’Donnell having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Lawrence O’Donnell gay ?: No

More about the relationship

Lawrence O’Donnell’s relationship status is currently single.

He was previously married to television and movie actress Kathryn Harrold. They married on 14 February 1994 and later divorced in 2013.

They have a daughter from this marriage, Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O’Donnell.

During 2008, O’Donnell dated American actress, Kerry Washington. He also dated an American broadcasting journalist, Tamron Hall.

Who is Lawrence O’Donnell?

Lawrence Francis O’Donnell Jr. is an award-winning American commentator-journalist. He is the television host of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, an MSNBC opinion and news program, airing on weeknights.

Additionally, he also appeared in ‘The McLaughlin Group’ and ‘The Al Franken Show’.

Lawrence O’Donnell: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Education

He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on November 7, 1951, to parents Lawrence Francis O’Donnell Sr. and Frances Marie and they belong to Irish-American ancestry.

O’Donnell attended St. Sebastian’s School and in 1976 graduated from Harvard College with a major in Economics. And the writing was a passion for him along with acting since his childhood.

Lawrence O’Donnell- Career, Salary, Net Worth

Lawrence O’Donnell was initially a writer from 1977 to 1988 and he authored books including ‘Deadly Force’. Additionally, he served as a senior advisor to Daniel Patrick Moynihan from 1989 to 1991.

Furthermore, he has worked as a producer for various shows including ‘The Kill Point’, ‘The West Wing’, ‘Mister Sterling’, ’First Monday’, and ‘A Case of Deadly Force’.

As an actor, Lawrence O’Donnell has appeared in shows including ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’, ‘London Has Fallen’, ‘The Neighbors’, ‘True Blood’, ‘Franklin & Bash’, ‘Chasing the Hill’, ‘Damages’, ‘Homeland’, ‘Big Love’, ‘Monk’ and ‘The Practice’ among others. In addition, he is also a regular contributor on ‘Morning Joe’.

He is also the host of a show named ‘The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell’.

Awards, Nominations

O’Donnell won the Primetime Emmy Award in 2001 for ‘The West Wing’. Additionally, he also garnered the nomination for the same award in 2006.

Additionally, he has also won the Christopher Award and Humanitas Prize. All in all, he has 3 wins and 5 nominations to his name to date.

Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $8 million at present. As a journalist, his earnings are $75k US and more.

Lawrence O’Donnell’s Controversy, Rumors

-O’Donnell has been part of several controversies in his career. He caused controversy after his 2010 interview with RNC Chairman Michael Steele- he intro to the interview was considered to be racially insensitive.

-Additionally, he became part of another controversy due to his 2010 interview with Congressman Ron Paul after Ron accused O’Donnell of breaking an agreement- not to ask him about other political candidates.

-Furthermore, he received numerous criticisms after a video clip was leaked on September 20, 2017, that showed him cursing and swearing between segments.

-In this way, as a political commentator he has a history of hard-edged comments and controversial statements for which he has had to repeatedly issue retractions.

Body Measurements- Height, Weight

Lawrence O’Donnell has auburn hair and blue eyes. His height 5 feet 8 inches (1.78 m) and he weighs 78 kg.

Social Media

On Twitter, Lawrence has over 2.56M followers, and the page ‘The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell’ has more than 508k followers on Facebook and over 20.7k followers on Instagram.


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