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Nancy O'Dell

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Nancy O'Dell.


1966 Birth Born on February 25, 1966.


1984 18 Years Old O'Dell 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.


1987 21 Years Old 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.
1990 24 Years Old 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. … Read More
1993 27 Years Old In 1993, she joined NBC's WTVJ in Miami co-anchoring the 5:30pm news with Jackie Nespral.
1995 29 Years Old She left the station in 1995 to move to Las Vegas with her first husband. … Read More


2004 38 Years Old 1 More Event
O'Dell co-hosted the Miss USA and Miss Universe competitions in 2004 and 2005.
2005 39 Years Old 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. Nancy, at age 41, gave birth to their daughter on June 11, 2007 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. … Read More


2006 40 Years Old 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. … Read More
2008 42 Years Old 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. … Read More
2009 43 Years Old 1 More Event
…  O'Dell underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in her knee on March 20, 2009.
2010 44 Years Old An avid scrapbooker, O'Dell partnered with Creative Memories, the industry leader, in 2010 to release her first collection of scrapbooking supplies, the Hummingbird Collection, and her second book, "Full of Love: Mom-to-mom advice for enriching families with simple photo albums and scrapbooking."
2011 45 Years Old 1 More Event
…  She joined the show on January 3, 2011.
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