Janai Norman Bio, Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Height, Husband, Children, Education, GMA, World News Now, Net worth

Janai Norman Biography and Wikipedia

Janai Norman is a journalist and currently (2022) a correspondent for ABC News. She is a co-anchor of Good Morning America (GMA) on weekends. Norman is also a co-host of “World News Now” and “America This Morning.” Norman joined ABC News in 2016 as a multi-reporter.

Janai Norman Age | Birthday

Born in Durban, South Africa, Norman is 32 years old as of 2022. She was born on January 5, 1990. Norman celebrates her birthday on the 5th of January each year.

Janai Norman Parents

Norman was born in Durban, South Africa to her parents. She has however not publicly revealed the identity of her mother or father. The GMA weekend co-anchor, Norman has mentioned that her roots is in Ghana, where she went for a maternity photoshoot some years back.  The ABC News correspondent occasionally features her mother on her Instagram posts.

Janai Norman
Janai Norman

Janai Norman Height

Norman stands at a height measurement of 5 feet and 6 inches (approximately 1.68 meters).

Janai Norman Hair

Norman wears her natural hair, which in its form is curly. She is behind the #FreeTheCurls movement, which she started after she aired World News Now overnight wearing her natural curls and got positive feedback. Speaking about her experience and decision to wear natural hair on air, Norman said: “I’ve felt supported by other anchors and reporters who I saw go natural professionally, and I hope being in my position, that I’m able do the same for others out there.” she added that: “I hope the young girls growing up now don’t ever have to worry about how they’re perceived wearing their natural hair.”

Janai Norman Husband

Norman is married to her amazing husband named Eli Norman, who is a military veteran. The GMA co-anchor and her husband Eli tied the knot in April 2017. Norman has shared pictures of her husband on her Instagram page. On April 2, 2022, Norman also shared a video on Instagram to mark their fifth wedding anniversary, which was narrated by the couple’s son.

Janai Norman Children

Norman, together with her husband, has two children; a son, Balke Norman (born in November 2017) and a daughter whose named she has not revealed, born in April 2020.

Janai Norman Education

Norman attended the University of Missouri located in Columbia, Missouri, where she graduated in 2001, with a degree in Psychology and Mass Communication.

Janai Norman ABC News | World News Now

Norman is a journalist who is currently a correspondent for ABC News. She joined ABC News in 2016 as a multi-platform reporter. Later in 2018, she became a co-anchor for “World News Now” and “America This Morning.”

Besides, Janai’s career with ABC News began in 2011, while she was in college when she interned for ABC’s affiliate service, NewsOne, based in New York City.

Before joining ABC News, Norman worked as a general-assignment reporter and fill-in anchor in Columbia, Missouri, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Orlando, Florida.

Janai Norman Good Morning America | GMA

Norman was named a co-anchor of  “Good Morning America” (GMA) Weekend in July 2022. She  joins co-anchors Whit Johnson and Eva Pilgrim  on GMA weekend on July 9, 2022, when she makes her debut. Norman replaces long time host of GMA, Dan Harris, who stepped down last year after 21 years.

Janai Norman Net worth

Norman has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She is a journalist who is currently (2022) a correspondent for ABC News. Norman is the co-anchor of ABC’s GMA on weekends, and co-host of World News Now and America This Morning. She earns an average annual salary of  around $131,000.


The GMA weekend co-anchor, Janai is active on Instagram. Her Instagram handle is @janai.norman with over 53k followers as of July 2022. She is also active on Twitter.