Jane Skinner is a distinguished former American news anchor and journalist who rose to fame as the co-anchor of the popular Fox News program, Happening Now. Other programs which she hosted while at Fox News includes Fox News Live, Skinnerville, and Sunday Best. Before working with Fox News Network, the journalist had stints in many news networks which includes KBJR in Minnesota, WNBC-TV in New York City, KMOV in St. Louis and many others. She also gained worldwide recognition as the lovely wife of the present National Football League Commissioner and businessman, Roger Goodell. For more background details and everything, you need to know about Roger Goodell’s wife, continue scrolling.
Jane Skinner – Biography
The American journalist was born as the third child of her parents, Samuel Knox Skinner and Susan Ann Thomas on 12th February 1967 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Her father, Samuel, was the former Chief of Staff to President George H.W Bush while her mother, Susan Ann Thomas was a community and charitable worker in Lake County. Jane was brought up along with her two elder brothers, Thomas Vernon Skinner and Steven Knox Skinner in Lake Forest, Illinois. Her eldest brother, Thomas Skinner is the former head of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s national compliance program, director of EPA’s region 5 and current general counsel of Louisiana State University while her immediate elder brother, Steven is the Chief Executive Officer of KemperSports.
For her academics, the beauty with brains media personality is an alumna of Lake Forest High School, Illinois, class of 1985. Upon completion of high school, she attended Northwestern University and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism. She followed it up by obtaining her Master’s degree in Journalism from the same university.
Jane Skinner bagged her first journalistic work as a political reporter at KBJR situated in Duluth, Minnesota after her graduation from the university. Soon after that, she secured a job as an anchor in WITI, Milwaukee and before working with Fox News network, she had stints at several TV stations which includes working as a general assignment reporter for WCSH, Portland, Maine and KMOV, St Louis as well as a general reporter at WNBC-TV, New York City.
In the quest for a bigger challenge, Jane Skinner joined Fox News Network as a general correspondent and later began to host a program titled, Sunday Best. She went on to host Fox News Live and then, Skinnerville before co-anchoring the popular program, Happening Now which shot her to fame. However, she broadcasted the news of her retirement to her fans on the last day of co-anchoring the program, Happening Now with Jon Scott on 14th June 2010. She made the decision in order to take care of her twin daughters.
Jane Skinner – Family
In 1997, Jane Skinner walked down the aisle with her now husband, Roger Goodell, whom she had dated for four years. The couple has twin daughters, who were born in 2001. Her husband, Roger Goodell is a businessman and the present NFL Commissioner, a position which he has held since 1st September 2006.
Everything To Know About Roger Goodell’s Wife
1. Jane Skinner’s Childhood
The adept journalist revealed that she had a boyish behavior while growing up and loved playing mud soccer with boys.
2. Her Immediate Family
Jane Skinner was brought up in stupendous wealth, thanks to her father’s societal status. Her father had occupied many positions at prominent public offices some of which include serving as the Director of United States Chamber of Commerce, Escritoire of Transportation under President George H.W Bush’s regime, Director of Echo Global Logistics Inc., and United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois, among many others. Her father’s financial value is estimated at $750 million.
3. She Has Received an Award
Few years after her retirement, Jane Skinner earned 2017’s Woman of the Month Award by Mid Life Bachelor for her advocacy for women’s equality.
4. Jane Skinner’s Net Worth
Having invested over a decade of her life in journalism as a reporter and anchor, Skinner has certainly garnered huge earnings for herself. Even though her net worth is still to be deduced, her husband’s net worth is penned at $75 million.
5. Her Height
Jane Skinner is 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m) tall and weighs 54 kg (119 lb). She further has body measurements of Bust – 35 inches, Waist – 25 inches and Hip – 36 inches.