- 1 Who is Jenna Wolfe?
- 2 Jenna Wolfe Early Life, Age, Family, and Education Background
- 3 Jenna Wolfe’s Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
- 4 What Jenna Did After Leaving NBC
- 5 Is Jenna Wolfe a Lesbian? Her Personal Life, Partner, and Children
- 6 Jenna’s Net Worth and Internet Fame
- 7 Jenna Wolfe’s Body Measurements
Who is Jenna Wolfe?
Jenna Wolfe is an American Jamaican-born news correspondent and personal trainer, who is known by many for hosting the “Today” show at the NBC.
Jenna Wolfe Early Life, Age, Family, and Education Background
She was born as Jennifer Wolfeld under the Aquarius Zodiac Sign on 26 January 1974 which is defined by adaptability and originality as the prominent personality traits. Jenna’s birth parents are Bannet Wolfeld, a Puerto Rican Jew and Sheila Greenfield (American Jew).
Although Wolfe was born in Kingston, she spent most of her childhood in Petion-Ville, Haiti.
Jenna was brought up by a Jewish family who strictly abided by the Jewish Religion. She had her bat mitzvah while still in Petion-Ville, but later moved to the United States with her parents. Jenna is of white ethnicity and now holds American citizenship. She has not shared details regarding any siblings. Jenna joined State University of New York, Geneseo in 1992 through 1994, then transferred to Binghamton University, where she attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts (English and French) in 1996.
Jenna is trilingual in French, English and Haitian Creole.
Jenna Wolfe’s Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
Jenna’s journalism career began in 1996 when she started working for WICZ, a Fox affiliate based in Binghamton, New York, as a sports and news reporter. She served as a reporter until 1998 when she joined UHF, also a Fox affiliate based in Rochester, New York State. She assumed a weekend sports anchor position here, in which she served for a year before leaving the station for WPHL, a WB affiliate in Philadelphia, where she worked as a sports anchor.
Jenna has worked with many broadcasting channels, rising gradually to stardom and becoming more popular. She was recruited by the renowned NBC News in 2007 where she worked in several capacities for eight years. As the national correspondent, Jenna hosted the “Today” show as well as the “Weekend Today” show where she featured as the co-anchor.
In 2014, Wolfe became a fitness and lifestyle correspondent, before leaving the station in 2015. She went on a break from television until she was ready again to appear on TV two years later.
What Jenna Did After Leaving NBC
Jenna stopped working for NBC to prioritize more her private matters for two years. In 2017, she re-emerged on the correspondence scene where she featured as the host of the “First Things First” show on the Fox Sports channel, and Jenna ran the show together with Chris Carter – the former NFL (National Football League) wide receiver, and Nick Wright.
Is Jenna Wolfe a Lesbian? Her Personal Life, Partner, and Children
Many people including her followers must be wondering if the speculations they have heard on Jenna’s sexual orientation are true or false. Well, the rumors are true; in 2013, Jenna came out as a lesbian to the public. She further announced that she was expecting a child with Stephanie Gosk, her lesbian partner three years after they got engaged.
Although there are not many details about Jenna and Stephanie’s dating history which began in 2010, the latter is known to be a correspondent at NBS News. The couple welcomed their first child, Harper Estelle in 2013 before greeting their second daughter Quinn Lily in February 2015. Jenna gave birth to these (apparent) little angels.
Off-air, Jenna is a sports enthusiast and plays several sports such as volleyball and racquetball; she loves water-skiing and skydiving too. Jenna is a Seinfeld devotee and an avid moviegoer. She and her family currently reside in Manhattan, New York City.
Jenna’s Net Worth and Internet Fame
Jenna has been a successful career woman since she started working as a journalist, which has contributed hugely to her wealth.
As of 2019, Jenna’s net worth had been estimated to be higher than $2 million, which is undeniably going to become higher if she continues with her career successfully.
Since Jenna rose to stardom, she has acquired many followers on social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter all with over 100,000 followers, on which she communicates more personal information.
Jenna Wolfe’s Body Measurements
Jenna has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color. She stands 5ft 6in (1.68m) tall and is reputed to weigh 128lbs (58kgs) as of 2019, with vital statistics 36-26-37. She hasn’t shared any information regarding her shoe and dress sizes.