Kaley O’Kelley Bio
Kaley O’Kelley is an American six-time Emmy-Award winning journalist and a self-professed weather fanatic. Currently she co-anchors morning news at ABC15. She is passionate about storytelling. Kelley is also fascinated with the challenge of television news relevance, connecting with people and the ever-evolving world of “new media.”
O’Kelley’s broadcasting career began while she was in high school. At 17 years old, O’Kelley began hosting a Los Angeles-based television talk show. That experience eventually lead O’Kelley to KYMA in Yuma to co-anchor the morning news and forecast the weather. It’s also where she won an Associated Press award for investigative journalism.
O’Kelley went on to work at KEYT (ABC) Santa Barbara, XETV (FOX) San Diego, and Phoenix to co-host Sonoran Living Live and forecast the weather for ABC15 Arizona. She later joined 3TV in Phoenix where she was voted Best News Personality in 2013 and 2014.
O’Kelley co-hosted “The Emmitt Zone” with Dallas Cowboys great Emmitt Smith. She also worked regularly on The Weather Channel and Good Morning America Weekend, where she filled in forecasting weather for nearly five years.
In 2015, O’Kelley was offered an opportunity to anchor the evening news at CBS in Dallas/Fort Worth, and while she was in Texas, she was invited to Los Angeles to guest co-host The Talk on CBS.
After three and a half busy years, a few health scares and starting a business in emerging web-streaming technologies, O’Kelley made the move back to Arizona! In August 2018, Kaley returned to ABC15 Arizona to co-anchor the morning news.
Kaley O’Kelley Age
O’Kelley is 50 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 8, 1974, in East Wenatchee, Washington, in the United States. In addition, O’Kelley celebrates her birthday on 8th January every year and her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Kaley O’Kelley Height
O’Kelley stands tall at an average height of 5 feet 8 in (Approx 1.73 m) and has a moderate weight. Moreover, she has an attractive complexion with brown eyes and blonde hair.
Kaley O’Kelley Family
O’Kelley was born in East Wenatchee, Washington, in the United States. However, she has not revealed any information about her family and if she has siblings. Thus, an identity of her mother and father including details regarding her brother and sister if she has any.
Moreover, O’Kelley graduated from Pepperdine University.
Kaley O’Kelley Husband
O’Kelley is happily married to her loving husband, Paul. The tied the knot on September 10, 2010 in Sorrento Hotel, Seattle. Moreover, they have two children known as Paul and Karsen York. Paul was born on November 2, 2011 whereas York was born on May 29, 2013.
On weekends, you’ll find her riding bikes and exploring places with her family. She also enjoys cooking with her mom on Sundays, going to concerts, and in the fall, rooting for the Arizona Cardinals (hopefully all the way through the postseason!)
Kaley O’Kelley Salary
O’Kelley earns an annual salary ranging between $20, 000-$100, 000 from her current position as an anchor of ABC15 News at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.
Kaley O’Kelley Net worth
O’Kelley has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million as of 2023. Her main source of income is her successful career as a journalist.