Janai Norman

Janai Norman Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Kids, ABC News, Salary

Janai Norman Biography

Janai Norman is an American journalist serving as co-anchor of ABC World News Now & America This Morning, and as a Pop News anchor for Good Morning America.

She began her career with ABC in 2011 as an intern with NewsOne in New York. She then moved on to work at local stations in Columbia, MO, Tulsa, OK, and Orlando before rejoining ABC News in 2016 as a multi-platform reporter in Washington, DC covering the Trump administration.

Janai Norman Age

She was born on January 5, 1990 in Durban, South Africa.

Janai Norman Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.

Janai Norman Education

She graduated from Missouri University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Mass Media.

Janai Norman Ethnicity

She is of African ancestry.

Janai Norman Parents

Norman has not revealed much about her family but she has shared a photo of her mother on her social media. Her parents are from South Africa but they immigrated to the United States.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by janai (@janai.norman)

Janai Norman Husband

Norman is married to Eli Norman, a military police veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan.. The couple got married in May 2018 in Bougainville, Barbados after getting engaged on April 5, 2017 while on a holiday trip to Barcelona. They began dating in early 2015.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by janai (@janai.norman)

Janai Norman Children

Norman and her husband have two children together; a son known as Balke born in November 2017 and a daughter whose name she hasn’t revealed yet born in April 2020.

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by janai (@janai.norman)

Janai Norman ABC News

Janai serves as co-anchor of ABC World News Now & America This Morning, and as a correspondent for Good Morning America. She joined the network in October 2016 as a correspondent. She had previously worked at ABC in 2011 as an intern with NewsOne in New York. She then got her first job as an anchor and reporter for ABC 17.

She then joined Orlando-based WFTV-Channel 9 in November 2014 as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. She had previously worked for FOX 23 News in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Janai Norman Hair

Janai wears her natural hair on-air and started #FreeTheCurls to celebrate wearing her natural hair. She said that after giving birth to her son she wanted to embody confidence and the sense of self-worth as she wanted her son to grow confident and children learn through example. She therefore began by accepting her hair as it grows from her head. She added that there are news directors who won’t allow black reporters and anchors to wear their natural hair on air. She decided to challenge it and since then she wears her natural hair and started using #FreeTheCurls to celebrate wearing her natural hair.

Janai Norman Salary

Her annual base salary is estimated to be $100,000.

Janai Norman Net worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Janai Norman Hometown

She was born in Durban, South Africa but her family moved to the United States.

Janai Norman Instagram

 

View this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by janai (@janai.norman)

Janai Norman Twitter