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Savannah Guthrie Biography

Birth Name:
Savannah Clark Guthrie
Birth Place:
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Journalist, attorney, legal analyst

Fast Facts

  • Decided to major in journalism while in college at the urging of her mother
  • Left journalism to pursue a law degree
  • Received the top score on the Arizona bar exam in 2002
  • Practiced law for a year (with a focus on white-collar litigation) before joining Court TV as an analyst in 2003
  • Joined NBC News as a correspondent in 2007
  • In 2012, became co-anchor of Today, alongside Matt Lauer
  • Refused to travel with the NBC team to Rio for the 2016 Olympics, citing fear of the Zika virus, as she was pregnant with her second child


  • Vale Guthrie Feldman -- Daughter
  • Mark Orchard -- Ex-husband
  • Michael Feldman -- Husband
  • Nancy Guthrie -- Mother
  • Charles Max Feldman -- Son