Meet Mikaela Wellner – TV Journalist Deborah Norville’s Daughter

By Cannon | Updated on June 1, 2022
Facts reviewed by Editor at Celebrity Digest
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    Mikaela Wellner is an account executive and a member of an association aimed at empowering business-oriented women.

    However, Wellner is better known as the daughter of widely acclaimed TV journalist Deborah Norville and her entrepreneur husband Karl Wellner. Her mom is the longest-serving anchor on American Television and a representative of the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. Likewise, the veteran journalist is also a member of the board of directors of Paramount Global.

    So, has Mikaela got some of her parent’s traits? Let’s find out her net worth, love life, and professional endeavors.

    Mikaela Wellner Age and Birth Details

    Mikaela Wellner comes from a family of journalists and a business background. She was born to a TV journalist, Deborah Norville, and the Swedish businessman Karl Wellner on 16th September 1998, in a New York hospital. As of 2022, Wellner is 24 yrs old and lives in New York.

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    Mikaela with her mom as a child.
    Source: Instagram

    Similarly, on the occasion of her 24th birthday, her mom Deborah shared a pic reminiscing about anchoring Inside Edition from a hospital bed holding baby Mik in her arms. She described the moment in her caption as ” a fun memory to laugh about every birthday.”

    What is Mikaela’s Nationality?

    Deborah Norville’s daughter is an American by nationality. And as far as her ethnicity is concerned, Mikaela belongs to a mixed ethnical background as her mother is an American and her father is Swedish.¬†She follows Christianity.

    Mikaela’s College: Is a Duke University Graduate

    Talking about her education, Mikaela studied at Deerfield Academy in Western Massachusetts from 2012 to 2016. Likewise, Wellner obtained her graduate degree in Public Policy, Markets, and Management from Duke University located in Durham, North Carolina in 2020.

    Her mom Deborah was there to attend her graduation ceremony and the proud mom also took to her Instagram to congratulate her daughter. She wrote,

    “Could not be more proud of this incredibly bright, talented and kind beauty! #classof2020 @dukeuniversity FINALLY gets her moment!”

    Deborah Norville’s Daughter Mikaela Wellner’s Profession

    Moving forward, the star kid has been climbing up the ladder of success on her professional front. She is a dexterous woman and is rapidly progressing in her career from Sales Development Representative to the post of Account Executive in an advertising company Attentive in a short span of time.

    Analyzing her performance in a timeline, Mikaela joined Attentive as a Sales Development Representative in November of 2020. She then got promoted to the role of Senior Sales Development Representative in July 2021. She is now in the position of Account Executive.

    Served as an Intern in Infor, Viacom, and Other Giant Companies

    Taking a glance at her LinkedIn profile, the young lady seems to be proactive in maintaining her career profile. She has done internships in huge multinational corporations such as The Estee Lauder Companies Inc, Infor, and Viacom before working in Attentive.

    While the star kid worked as a consumer engagement and marketing intern in the former one, Mikaela performed as a distribution and business development intern in the latter.

    Mikaela Wellner Parents

    Her Mom Deborah Anne Norville Has Won 2 Emmys Throughout Her Career

    The eloquent journalist is a 2 time Emmy winner. She received the honorary award for her contribution to NBC’s coverage of Romania’s democratic rise during her time on Today. Likewise, her brave coverage of the 1994 Mississippi flood got her 2nd Emmy.

    Additionally, Norville got an opportunity to interview President Jimmy Carter. She was also the host of ABC TalkRadio Network. Along with that, Mikaela Wellner’s mother had too worked as an anchor and correspondent for CBS News.

    Meanwhile, Norville has been working as a longtime anchor of the nationally syndicated TV news magazine Inside Edition since March of 1995.

    Deborah’s Creativity and New York Times Best Seller Book

    Apart from journalism, Deborah is also crafty and has a passion for knitting, sewing, and crocheting. For her, needle art is therapeutic. Moreover, she is so obsessed with it that she even has her own branded line of yarn Deborah Norville Collection, manufactured by Premier Yarns.

    Furthermore, Debs has also created a name for herself as a writer. Her book Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work for You was even marked as the New York Times Best Seller. Similarly, she wrote Back on Track: How To Straighten Out Your Life When It Throws You a Curve based on her earlier work experience on ‘The Today Show.’ Holy mackerel! Is there anything she can’t do!

    Her Dad Karl Wellner is An Entrepreneur

    While her mom is a package of talent, her dad is also a well-renowned Swedish businessman. In an interview with Elite Traveler back in 2009, Wellner described his role as president and CEO of Papamarkou Wellner Asset Management Inc, a highly acclaimed wealth management firm for the elite.

    In addition, he is also the founder of ‘Kawe Kapital and has held a number of senior roles in US companies.

    When Did Her Parents Marry? Deborah Norville’s Ravishing Love Story

    Well, Deborah has a very interesting love story, kind of in movies. She revealed that it was her relatives who set up a blind date and played the role of a matchmaker. The two instantly clicked-in in their first meeting.

    Finally, the duo tied the knot on 12th December 1987 and has been cherishing 34yrs of marriage. The couple now shares 3 children between them.

    Her Siblings

    Mikaela has two older brothers. Her eldest brother Niki Wellner was born in 1991 while her second brother Kyle was born in 1995, 3-year prior to her birth. All three of them have a close-knit relationship and the latter two Kyle and Mikaela have followed their elder brother Niki in terms of education. Yes! the trio went to Duke University for their higher education.

    Is Mikaela Single? Her Relationship Status

    As for her relationship, Mikaela appears to be single. She hasn’t mentioned the details about her love life on her social media nor has any tabloid talked about it. So as of now, she is seemingly determined to reach the height of success and is focused on career building.

    What is Mikaela Wellner’s Net Worth?

    With all those aforementioned qualifications and her dad as a wealth management expert, Mikaela has definitely learned some tips and tricks from her folks and is financially independent. As of 2022, her net worth is $1 million.

    Besides, her mom has a total net worth of $18 million. On the other hand, her dad has a staggering amount of $40 million worth of fortune.

    Is Mikaela Wellner Active On Social Media?

    Coming to her social media, Mik is active on Instagram with the username #mikaelawellner but she has made it private. Apart from that, there are no social media profiles that officially belong to her.

    In the meantime, her journalist mom Deborah Norville is very much active on all kinds of social media be it Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


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