Lawrence O’Donnell is a popular political analyst, journalist, actor, writer, television show host, and producer from America. He is best known for hosting the television show “The last word with Lawrence” which airs on the MSNBC network. Now let’s have a closer look at the net worth of Lawrence O’Donnell in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
On 7th November 1951, Lawrence O’Donnell was born in Boston. His father was an attorney, Lawrence Francis O’Donnell Sr. and his mother was an office manager, Frances Marie. He studied in St. Sebastian School and then in 1976 attended Harvard College with economics as major. He was captain of his school baseball team. While pursuing his education in Harvard, he wrote “Harvard Lampoon”. Due to his wit and sarcasm, he was extremely famous among his members.
In 1994, Lawrence O’Donnell got married to a movie and television actress Kathryn Harrold. The couple has a daughter, Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O’Donnell. However, in 1999, the couple filed for divorce which was finalized by 2013. He is supposedly dating Tamron Hall, who is a television host and is rumored to get married soon. However, there is no official announcement made by any one of them.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He started his writing career in 1983 after publishing his first book “Deadly Force” which eventually was dubbed as the movie “A Case of Deadly Force” in 1986. From 1989 to 1995, he worked with Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan as a legislative aide. Also, from 1989 to 1991, he was a senior advisor to the Senator. From 1992 to 1993, he worked with United States Senate Committee as a staff director for Environment and Public Works with Senator Moynihan as chairman.
Then he worked on finance for United States Senate Committee chaired by Senator from 1993 to 1995. In 1999, he started his television career in a series “The West Wing”. He was also a part of other series including “Homeland” and “Big Love”. His career took a high road when he joined the host for MSNBC because of his aggressive and unique style for debate.
Net Worth & Earnings
The total net worth of Lawrence O’Donnell is $20 million falling under the category of one of the richest celebrities with $4 million of annual salary. His net worth is expected to grow in the upcoming years by 24 percent approximately. Apart from this, he has $7 million worth of personal investment and three luxury cars worth $510,000 including Mercedes Benz and Range Rover.
Lawrence O’Donnell also invests in philanthropic work. In 2010, he provided school room desks in Malawi in partnership with UNICEF and MSNBC. They formed “Kids in need of Desks” (K.I.N.D) funds. In 2013 December, the program paid $6.5 million for 100,000 desks that were to be delivered. Apart from this, K.I.N.D fund offered the scholarship in Malawi to motive young girls to attend schools. By 2017, a total of $19 million raise was seen in the funds.