Nischelle Turner Biography
Nischelle Renee Turner is a five-time Emmy award-winning journalist. She is the host of “Entertainment Tonight” and “Secret Celebrity Renovation” on CBS. She is also a CNN contributor and former sports sideline reporter.
Nischelle Turner Age
She was born on February 11, 1975 in Columbia, Missouri USA.
Nischelle Turner Height
Turner stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Nischelle Turner Education
Nischelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Missouri.
Nischelle Turner Mom
Nischelle mom is known as Jacque Turner. Her father’s name is unknown as she said she was raised by her single mother and extended family.
Nischelle Turner Married/ Partner
Turner marital status is unknown. It is not clear whether she is in a relationship or not.
Nischelle Turner Career
Turner began her career in journalism as a reporter and fill-in anchor for WEHT in Evansville, Indiana in 1998. She had previously interned at KOMU-TV, an NBC affiliate where she served as a producer and reporter. She later joined WVUE-TV FOX8 in New Orleans where she worked as a weekday reporter and anchor. During her tenure, she covered Hurricane Katrina and also served as the sideline reporter and color commentator on the National Football League (NFL) in the show “NFL on FOX”.
She joined KTTV ROX 11 in 2004as a general assignment reporter. She also hosted ‘EXTRA on essence’ and was the weekend host of ‘Good Day LA’ on KTTV, Fox Channel affiliate. In 2007, having been a football fan, she joined FOX NFL Sunday as a sideline reporter for national football broadcasts. She also covered major league baseball and basketball. In 2009 she began hosting “Extra on Essence”, an online entertainment show focusing on Hollywood’s most elite stars. She also served as a freelance reporter and host for KNBC.
Nischelle Turner CNN
Nischelle is a CNN contributor who appears regularly on “CNN Newsroom,” “New Day,” and “CNN Tonight. She joined CNN in December 2011 as a reporter for Showbiz Tonight at CNN’s Los Angeles network office she later moved to New York and joined the morning program New Day as a contributor. She also conducted CNN’s Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars red carpet coverage for two years. She also hosted a series of entertainment specials.
Nischelle Turner Entertainment Tonight
In March 2021, Nischelle became a co-host of ‘Entertainment Tonight’ nightly broadcast on CBS alongside Kevin Frazier becoming the first woman of color to host the nightly broadcast in the show’s 40-year history.
“Being the first woman of color to anchor this show and follow in the footsteps of Mary Hart and Nancy O’Dell, those are big shoes to fill. They’re even bigger shoes to fill when I look at the legacy of Black women in this business who have paved the way for me.
I am just trying to put my head down, move forward, make everybody proud, and work my butt off. That’s the only way to show my gratitude, is just really to get to work and be the best version of me for this show. And I’m ready to do it.”
Since 2014 she had been working as a weekend anchor, correspondent and substitute weekday anchor for “Entertainment Tonight,” winning four Daytime Emmy Awards while reporting from London, Tokyo, Berlin and New Zealand.
Nischelle Turner Celebrity Renovation
Turner is the host of CBS’s new series, Secret Celebrity Renovation. The show follows a different celebrity in every episode, showing their appreciation to their nearest and dearest through gifting them with brand new home renovations.
Nischelle Turner Actress
She is also an actress who made her acting debut in Torchwood in 2011. She has also appeared in other films such as Supergirl (2015), American Horror Story and The Young and the Restless.
Nischelle Turner Salary
Nischelle’s actual salary is not public but it is rumored to be around $85,552.
Nischelle Turner Net worth
Turner has an estimated net worth of $500,000.