Nancy O' Dell is a television host as well as an entertainment journalist who has been known for being the co-anchor of the entertainment show Entertainment Tonight.
Synopsis Nancy O' Dell made her name in the entertainment fraternity after being called upon to be the co-anchor of the show Entertainment Tonight since 2011.
O'Dell joined the entertainment news program Access Hollywood when the program debuted in 1996.
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.
O'Dell was to participate in the eighth season of Dancing with the Stars, paired with professional dancer Tony Dovolani, but had to withdraw before the season started after injuring her knee during training; her replacement was Melissa Rycroft.
Nancy rose up to fame after she joined the entertainment news program Access Hollywood on 1996.
She also contributed to Dateline NBC as well as Today of the NBC news additionally.
In May 2013, she received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from Clemson University.
O'Dell was born in Sumter, South Carolina, and moved to Myrtle Beach as an infant. After her 1984 graduation from the now defunct Coastal Academy High School, she graduated with a summa cum laude bachelor's degree in marketing from Clemson University in 1990. She won the Miss South Carolina pageant in 1987, and represented the state at Miss America 1988, where she won a preliminary swimsuit award.She has also been the winner of the Miss South Carolina present.Career Nancy O' Dell’s broadcast career started after she was called upon to become an anchor and reporter in WPDE-TV in Myrtle Beach, south Carolina.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 three episode "Cheat It".She then worked in the WCBD-TV as a crime reporter and morning news anchor before joining the WTVJ of the NBC in the year 1993.