• Nischelle Turner is an American television personality, host, news anchor, and actress
• She achieved prominence as a co-host of the show “Entertainment Tonight” on CNN
• Nischelle was born on the 11th February 1975 in Columbia, Missouri USA
• She honed her skills as a reporter and producer at the only co-operating station, KOMU-TV
• Nischelle is single and enjoys her free time in the gym, shopping centers, and traveling
Who is Nischelle Turner?
Nischelle Turner is an American television personality, host, news anchor, and actress, who achieved prominence as a co-host of the show “Entertainment Tonight”, which airs on CNN. She joined the show in 2014, and since then has been the weekend co-anchor and correspondent on the show. She previously worked for several other TV networks, including Fox and NBC.
Nischelle Turner Age, Childhood, Parents, and Education
Nischelle Renee Turner was born on the 11th February 1975, in Columbia, Missouri USA; an African-American, Nischelle is the daughter of Jacque Turner, while the name of her father isn’t known. After high school matriculation, Nischelle enrolled at the University of Kentucky but left her studies after realizing that journalism was her vocation, and then enrolled at the Journalism School of the University of Missouri, from which she eventually obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism.
During her time at the University of Missouri, she honed her skills as a reporter and producer at the only co-operating station, KOMU-TV, an NBC affiliate. Once she graduated, Nischelle joined WEHT ABC, headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, where she remained for a year and a half gaining experience, and then joining the WVUE-TV FOX8 in New Orleans, as the station’s new weekday reporter and anchor.One of her tasks was to cover Hurricane Katrina, and Nischelle also served as the sideline reporter and color commentator on the National Football League (NFL) in the show “NFL on FOX”.
Her dedication and hard work propelled her into the television world, and she was hired by “Good Day LA”, where she informed the public about news, weather, and entertainment. She was slowly becoming more popular, and became the host of the web show “Extra on Essence”, a collaboration between “Extra” and “Essence” magazines.
CNN and Further Success
Before she joined CNN, Nischelle worked for KNBC, headquartered in Los Angeles, where her work was noticed by the most successful media conglomerates, particularly CNN, and Nischelle accepted their offer.
She was named the new entertainment correspondent, and contributed to a number of popular shows. She featured in several episodes of “New Day”, between 2013 and 2019, then also had her say in “CNN Newsroom” (2013-2017). Before she became a part of the “Entertainment Tonight” show, Nischelle honed her skills as a co-host in “Showbiz Tonight”, aired on HLN or CNN2, although only in two episodes before the show was canceled.
She is best known to the world for her appearance in “Entertainment Tonight”, starting as a correspondent and appearing occasionally in the show, but as her career progressed, her role increased, and she became a guest co-host, and ultimately co-host of the show. She’s now featured in almost 1,100 productions, and has won a number of awards for her work, including three Emmy awards.
A career as an Actress
Nischelle has used her journalistic skills to appear in a few TV series, maing her debut back in 2011 in the TV fantasy-drama series “Torchwood”.
Since then, she’s made a couple more appearances, including in the TV series “Supergirl” (2015), and “American Horror Story”, and most recently in the long-running soap opera “The Young and the Restless” (2019).
Nischelle Turner Net Worth, Body Stats, Appearance, Height, Weight
Nischelle Turner has earned a name for herself as a journalist, and working for one of the most prominent television networks has increased her wealth by a large margin. Nischelle’s wealth is estimated by sources at over $500,000 as of early 2020, while her salary is reputedly $85,000.
Nischelle Turner stands at 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, and she weighs around 127lbs ~ 58kgs, while her vital statistics are 33-24-35 inches. Nischelle has naturally black hair and dark brown eyes.
Nischelle Turner Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Children, Trivia
Nischelle is rather silent about her personal affairs, but because of her silence, several rumors surfaced. For instance, back in 2007 she was apparently dating famous actor and comedian Eddie Murphy, however, this was just a rumor. It was then speculated that she was in a romantic relationship with the rapper Common – Steve Harvey organized for them to meet in his show.
Common was her love interest, and she used the occasion to ask him out, however, when this happened, Common was already in a relationship with someone else. Nischelle was also rumored to be in a romance with journalist and news anchor, Bob Decastro, however, she stated that the two are just good friends.
Playing dress up in that GOOD light. ? pic.twitter.com/ErvMuxaqKd
— Nischelle Turner (@nischelleturner) December 13, 2019
For now, Nishcelle is single and apparently enjoying her single life, of which you can find out more by visiting her official Instagram page, with over 45,000 followers.
In her free time, Nischelle is often a visitor to the gym, but also likes shopping centers. She enjoys traveling too, to various destinations around the world.