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1976 Georgia's Junior Miss

Graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism.

Children: Niki, 12, Kyle 8, and Mikaela 5.

Named "Best Newscaster's Lips" in the January 1987 issue of Playboy magazine in an article titled "The Best" that awarded top ratings for everything from car magazines to pinball machines (1987).

Her father owns a menagerie complete with camels, ostriches and llamas.

Suffered from depression.

Has three sisters.

Loves to sew, a passion she inherited from her mother, who died from rheumatoid arthritis.

Began her broadcasting career at WAGA-TV in Atlanta while still a student at the University of Georgia.

Release of her children's book, "I Can Fly". [2001]

Release of her book, "The Power of Respect: Benefit From the Most Forgotten Elements of Success". [October 2009]

Release of her book, "Back on Track: How to Straighten Out Your Life When It Throws You a Curve". [1997]

Hostess of an infomercial for Avon: the Company for Women. Also appearing is Suze Orman. [2009]

Release of her book, "Knit with Deborah Norville". [2009]

Debut of the Deborah Norville Collection of Yarns. [2009]

Release of her children's book, "I Don't Want to Sleep Tonight". [1999]

Release of her book, "Thank You Power: Making the Science of Gratitude Work For You". [2007]

Has a Labrador retriever.

Legendary comedienne/television personality Joan Rivers took Norville under her wing, when she was 31, their friendship has lasted for 25 years, until Rivers's passing in 2014.

As a television personality, she was highly influenced by Joan Rivers.

Her mentor is the late Joan Rivers.

Has highly praised Joan Rivers for her stardom in television production.

Credits Joan Rivers as her favorite mentor/best friend.

(April 1, 2019) Will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous thyroid nodule that was brought to her attention by an eagle-eyed viewer.

Was born in Dalton, Georgia, as was Marla Maples.