Net Worth: $3 Million
- Source of Wealth TV, author, producer
- Birth Place Boston, Massachusetts, USA
- Marital Status Divorced (Kathryn Harrold)
- Full Name Lawrence Francis O'Donnell, Jr.
- Nationality American
- Date of Birth November 7, 1951
- Ethnicity Irish
- Occupation Political analyst, Author, Actor, Producer
- Education Harvard University, Harvard College, Saint Sebastian's School
Lawrence Francis O’ Donnell, Jr. is an American political analyst, actor, journalist, producer, writer and show host. He has a net worth of $3 million. Lawrence has earned his fame and wealth by hosting the show called The Last Word with Lawrence O’ Donnell, a news program that is aired on MSNBC. He appeared on MSNBC hosting another show called Countdown.
He started hosting his own show on October 24th 2011. He has appeared as a political analyst in many shows such as The McLaughlin Group, The Al Franken Show, and the Countdown. Most of his shows are very popular, and have high television ratings. O’Donnell has won an Emmy Award for producing and writing the NBC series The West Wing. O’Donnell was the creator and producer of another NBC series by the name of Mister Sterling.
He was born on the 7th of November, 1951 in Boston. His mother, Frances Marie, was an office manager, and his father, Lawrence Francis O’ Donnell, Sr., was an attorney. He went to St. Sebastian School and was the baseball captain there. O’Donnell graduated from Harvard College in 1976 and was an author between 1977 and 1988. The first book he published came out in 1983 entitled Deadly Force.
O’Donnell debuted on television in 1999 with The West Wing and ended up writing 16 episodes of the show. In 2001, The West Wing received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. The series was once again nominated for the same award in 2006. In 2002, he wrote and produced the series First Monday, and in 2003 he wrote and produced Mister Sterling.
He debuted as an actor in HBO’s “Big Love”. He depicted the character of Lee Hatcher who was a family attorney of the Henrickson family. He also did a cameo in the flashback scenes in the episode “Two Cathedrals”.