• Kate Norley is a US Army combat medic, Iraq war veteran, and wife of famous stand-up comedian, actor and television host John Oliver.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $5 million.
• She attended Episcopal High School and was injured by a drunk driver when she was 16.
• She served in Iraq as a combat medic and mental health specialist, and speaks on gender equality and veteran rights.
• She married John Oliver in 2011 and they have two sons.


Who is Kate Norley?

Kate Norley was born on 25 May 1978 under the sign of Gemini, in Arlington, Virginia USA. She is a 42-year-old US Army combat medic, and Iraq war veteran, but probably best recognized for being the wife of famous stand-up comedian, actor and television host John Oliver.

How rich is she, as of now? Kate Norley Net Worth

As of early 2020, Kate Norley’s net worth is estimated at over $5 million, acquired largely through her service in the military. Moreover, it is assumed that she shares the wealth of her famous husband John Oliver, who has a reputed net worth of over $10 million.

Early Life, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Kate Norley spent her early years in her hometown of Arlington, where she was raised by her father, Walt Norley who works as a golf course designer, and her mother, Pam Mannion. Her parents divorced when she was four years old, and her mother remarried to Dennis Mannion, who worked as Senior Vice President of Business Ventures for the National Football League’s (NFL) Baltimore Ravens. She is American by nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and practices Christianity. Kate hails from a wealthy family, and attended Episcopal High School, a private boarding school located in Arlington.

At the age of 16, she suffered serious injuries after being hit by a drunk driver while she was riding her bike, after which she lost her cognitive abilities, so had to relearn reading and writing.

Professional Career

Following the September 11 terrorist attacks in 2001, Kate Norley decided to enroll in the military to serve her country. She started her basic training in Fr. Jackson, South Carolina, after which she completed medical training at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, and thereafter became a member of the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood in Texas. In 2003, she was posted to serve in the Iraq War, at first as a combat medic in Fallujah, then as a mental health specialist in Ramadi.

As time passed, Kate became a combat stress specialist, which earned her the Combat Medic badge for the remarkable courage she displayed when she provided medical care to soldiers while the station was under fire. Before her stint there was concluded, Kate had the honor of giving a speech on gender equality at the University of Baghdad.

Upon her return to the US, Kate was assigned to Walter Reed Army Medical Facility, located in Washington D.C. Moreover, she enrolled in George Washington University to obtain her medical degree. She currently serves in the position of a veteran rights advocate for the organization ‘Vets for Freedom’, the goal of which is to combat terrorism.

She also gave a speech on gender equality at the Cross-Cultural Solutions Global Summit. Apart from that, Kate landed a small role as a subway passenger in the 2009 short drama film “Tran·si·tions”, written and directed by Mark Lee. One of her goals is to establish a non-profit organization which will empower women around the world.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Kate Norley has long blonde hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 6ins (1.68m), while she weighs around 140lbs (64kgs), and her vital statistics are 36-25-37.

Marriage to John Oliver

Kate Norley and John Oliver met at the Republican National Convention held in St. Paul, Minnesota, back in 2008.

John Oliver and Kate Norley

She represented ‘Vets for Freedom’, while John worked on the piece of “The Daily Show”. After dating for two years, they became engaged in July 2010, and eventually walked down the aisle at a wedding ceremony held in October 2011. They have two sons, their first son Hudson Oliver, born on 12 November 2015, while they welcomed their second son, whose name hasn’t been revealed yet, in 2018. Their current residence is in New York City.

Who Is Her Husband? John Oliver Wiki/Bio

John William Oliver was born on 23 April 1977 under the sign of Taurus, in Erdington, Birmingham, England , where he was raised by his father, Jim Oliver, who was a social worker and school headmaster, and his mother, Carole Oliver, who was a music teacher.

He attended the Mark Rutherford School in Bedford, after which he went to Christ’s College, Cambridge from which he graduated with a degree in English in 1998. While there, John was a part of the university theatrical club – the Cambridge Footlights – and served as its vice president.

Career Beginnings

John Oliver started his career performing as a stand-up comedian in the show “The Comedy Zone” at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2001. Thereafter, he would perform solo shows making his debut in 2002, and in the double act performance and radio show “Political Animal”, along with Andy Zaltzman in 2004 and 2005. At the same time, John made regular appearance as a panelist in the BBC Two satirical celebrity news quiz “Mock The Week”.

Rise to Fame and “The Daily Show”

In 2006, John Oliver relocated to New York City to work on the late-night talk and news satire program “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart”, broadcast on Comedy Central, sering as its Senior British Correspondent. He also wrote for the show, which earned him three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing in 2009, 2011 and 2012. In the following year, John guest-hosted the show, and received positive reviews. Between 2007 and 2015, he co-created and co-hosted the weekly satirical comedy podcast “The Bugle”, alongside Andy Zaltzman. He also created, wrote and produced his own stand-up comedy series “John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show”, aired on Comedy Central from 2010 to 2013.

“Last Week Tonight”

In 2014, John started working on his own late-night show, entitled “Last Week Tonight With John Oliver”, which has been aired on the HBO network ever since. For his work on the show, John Oliver has won 16 Primetime Emmy Awards, five Writers Guild of America Awards, five Producers Guild Awards, three TCA Awards, and two Peabody Awards, among others. He has also received three Directors Guild of America Award nominations.

Career as an Actor

John Oliver made his television debut as a child, in the role of Felix Pardiggle in an episode of the BBC drama series “Bleak House” in 1985.

He made his film debut when he played Dick Pants in Mike Myers’ 2008 romantic comedy “The Love Guru”, starring alongside Jessica Alba and Justin Timberlake. From 2009 to 2014, he was cast as Dr. Ian Duncan in the NBC comedy series “Community”, meantime in 2011 providing his voice to Vanity Smurf in the animated film “The Smurfs”, which he would later reprise in its sequel “The Smurfs 2” as well as the animated short film “The Smurfs: The Legend Of Smurfy Hollow”, both in 2013. He did voice overs for such TV and film titles as “Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja” (2012-2013), “The Simpsons” (2014), and “Danger Mouse” (2016-2017), among many others. Most recently, John voiced Steve in the animated adventure film “Wonder Park”, and Zazu in the remake of Disney’s traditionally animated musical drama film “The Lion King”, both in 2019.

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