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Neil Orne


Facts of Neil Orne

Full NameNeil Orne
First NameNeil
Last NameOrne
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2
Insta Profile
Date of BirthMarch 10,1966
Age58 years

Neil Orne is an American journalist at WKRN in Nashville, Tennessee.

His Marriage and Love Affair

Neil is a divorcee at present. He was married twice. His first wife was Heather Orne. She was a morning anchor in WKRN News 2. Neil has two children from Heather.

 Things did not go well between them, and they decided to separate their path. The actual date of their marriage or divorce has not been revealed yet. 

Orne married to Karen Higbee in 2014. Karen is a reporter and producer in News 2. They dated for four years.

Their relationship didn’t last for long either, and they divorced in 2017 after three years of their marriage.

 Neil even posted a picture with Karen under a caption

 ‘A little airtime 

Neil Orne With His Ex Wife Karen Higbee
Neil Orne With His Ex Wife Karen Higbee Source: Instagram

His Children

Neil is blessed with two daughters. His elder daughter Carly was born on March 7, 2007, and his younger daughter was born in 2010.

He shares a lovely bond with his daughters which can be seen through his posts in his social media handle. Here is a post by Neil with his daughter under a caption 

‘Never has a shirt 

Neil Orne With His Children
Neil Orne With His Children Source: Instagram

The picture consists of Neil wearing a t-shirt which says, 

“my favorite people call me dad” and his daughters at Oak Hill, Nashville, Tennessee. 

His Social Media Account

Neil is very active in his social media handles. He is under the username “Neil Orne” on both Instagram and Twitter.

 He also has a work account under the username “wkrnneilorne” on Instagram. His profile is filled with the post of his daughters and pets. 

Here is an adorable post of his cat and rabbit under a caption

 ‘What! Never seen 

His Pets

He owns two Labrador retriever named Charlie and Hank and one Tibetan terrier named Layla. He also has a hamster named Butterscotch and a cat named Sammy.

Here is a post with his dogs under a caption

 ‘Proper dog stacking 

Loves Pets
Loves Pets Source: Instagram

His Net Worth

Neil’s net worth has not been revealed yet. However, his annual salary is estimated to be between $24,292 and $72,507. His per hour average wage is between $10.15 and $31.32.

Orne graduated with a degree in economics and business administration from the University of Denver. He also played for the school’s lacrosse team. 

He is among the winner of the 24th Midsouth Emmy Award on January 30, 2010. He has been working in News 2 since 1995.

Here is a post shared by Neil with his University mates under a caption 

“The #universityofdenver crew..."

With His University Mates
With His University Mates Source: Instagram

Here is the list of members who won 24th Midsouth Emmy Awards in 2010:

1Karen Brown
2John Dwyer
3Anne Holt
4Melissa Zelkind
5Alison Coe

His Hobbies

He loves to spend time with his pets and daughters.

 He also spends his time in various Nashville organizations like Second Harvest Food Bank and The Nashville Ronald McDonald House.


  1. Neil Orne was born on March 10, 1966, which makes him age 53 as of 2019.
  2. Neil has been very close-mouthed regarding his family. However, he has posted about his brother under a caption

 ‘Miss my bro 

His Brother
His Brother Source: Instagram
  1. We cover most of the information about Neil Orne as it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.

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Updated On Wed Feb 16 2022 Published On Tue Feb 04 2020 By paper-boat

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