Fast Facts

  • Was valedictorian of her high-school class, and graduated summa cum laude from Clemson.
  • In 1987, while in college, was named Miss South Carolina.
  • While working for WCBD-TV in Charlotte, won an Associated Press award for a report on DUI cases that resulted in a state-law change.
  • Was a 1998 inductee into the South Carolina Entertainment and Music Hall of Fame.
  • Feb. 1, 2006 was declared "Nancy O'Dell Day" in the state of South Carolina.
  • Enjoys scrapbooking; has released her own collection of scrapbooking supplies, and a book, Full of Love, about the hobby.
  • Works with the Muscular Dystrophy Association; partnered with the MDA to form Betty's Battle, a foundation to fight ALS, in honor of her mother Betty.


  • Richard O'Dell — Ex-husband
  • Betty Humphries — Mother
  • Leonard Humphries — Father
  • Carson Zubchevich — Stepson
  • Tyler Zubchevich — Stepson
  • Keith Zubchevich — Husband (separated)
  • Ashby Grace Zubchevich — Daughter
  • Karen Alley — Sister


  • Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States (BS in Marketing, 1990)

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  • Birth Name: Nancy Evelyn Humphries
  • Birth Place: Sumter, South Carolina, United States
  • Profession: Television host, Entertainment journalist

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