Who Is Neil Orne? Everything You Need To Know About Him

Neil Orne

Neil Orne works as a journalist for WKRN in Nashville, Tennessee.

Full NameNeil Orne
First NameNeil
Last NameOrne
Birth CountryAmerica
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of Children2
Insta ProfileN/A
Date of BirthMarch 10, 1966
Age57 years

His Marriage and Love Relationship

Neil is currently divorced. He had two marriages. Heather Orne was his first wife. She was a WKRN News 2 morning anchor. Neil and Heather have two children. Things did not go well between them, so they decided to diverge. The precise date of their marriage or divorce has yet to be revealed.

Neil Orne
Neil Orne

In 2014, Orne married Karen Higbee. Karen is a News 2 reporter and producer. They were together for four years. Their marriage didn’t last long either, as they divorced in 2017 after three years of marriage.

His Offspring

Neil is the proud father of two daughters. Carly, his eldest daughter, was born on March 7, 2007, and his younger daughter was born in 2010. He has a wonderful relationship with his daughters, as evidenced by his social media posts. Neil appears in the photograph wearing a t-shirt that reads, “My favorite people call me dad,” along with his daughters, at Oak Hill in Nashville, Tennessee.

His Social Media Profile

Neil maintains a high level of activity on his social media accounts. On Instagram and Twitter, he goes by the handle “Neil Orne.” On Instagram, he also has a work account with the username “wkrnneilorne.” His profile is full of pictures of his daughters and pets.

His Animals

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

His Net worth

Neil Orne’s net worth is about $1 million as of January 2024. His annual salary, however, is estimated to be between $24,292 and $72,507. His hourly wage ranges between $10.15 and $31.32. Orne graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in economics and business administration.

He was also a member of the school’s lacrosse team. On January 30, 2010, he was one of the winners of the 24th Midsouth Emmy Award. He’s been with News 2 since 1995.

His Interests

He enjoys spending time with his pets and daughters. He also volunteers for organizations in Nashville such as Second Harvest Food Bank and The Nashville Ronald McDonald House.


  1. Neil Orne was born on March 10, 1966, making him 57 years old as of 2024.
  2. Neil has been very tight-lipped about his family.
  3. We cover most of Neil Orne’s information because it is difficult to find on other wiki sites.