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Jenna Lee Net Worth

Jenna Lee Net Worth 2018: Wiki, Married, Family, Wedding, Salary, Siblings

Jenna Lee net worth is
$5 Million

Jenna Lee Wiki/Biography

Born Jennifer Anne Lee on the 30th May 1980 in San Francisco, California, USA, she is a journalist and television host, probably best known to the world as co-host of the show “Happening Now”, alongside Jon Scott.

Have you ever wondered how rich Jenna Lee is, as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Lee’s net worth is as high as $5 million, an amount earned through her successful career, active since the early 2000s.

Jenna Lee Net Worth $5 Million

The daughter of Janice and Bob Lee, a former National Football League (NFL) quarterback, Jenna grew up in San Francisco with her brother Zac Lee, who followed their father into an NFL career.

After finishing high school, Jenna enrolled at the University of California, Santa Barbara, from which she earned a BA in English and global studies. She then furthered her studies at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, from which she graduated with a master’s degree in journalism in 2005.

Jenna’s career actually started in 2002, when she joined Marina Times, a San Francisco community newspaper, working as a freelance reporter in her free time. She then joined NY1 and also wrote for Forbes as a freelancer, until ultimately joining Forbes as a full-time writer. While at Forbes, she turned towards camera work too, and after a few successful projects, Jenna was recruited by the Fox Business Network, certainly boosting her net worth.

Starting in 2007, Jenna became the full-time employee at Fox Business Network and next to Nicole Petallides anchored “Fox Business Morning”. In the next couple of years, Jenna continued to develop her career on the Network, holding several positions including as a contributor to “Money for Breakfast”, and as anchor of the web show “FoxBusiness.com Live Morning Edition”, while also featuring in the show “Imus in the Morning”, once “Money for Breakfast” was cancelled in 2009. However, Jenna was popular enough to appear in Cosmopolitan magazine in the October edition, with a photo spread detailing her wardrobe strategy, which no doubt added somewhat to her bank account too.

Thanks to her great work, Jenna was then moved to the Fox News Channel to replace Jane Skinner in the show “Happening Now”, as its co-host with Jon Scott, in which position she remained for the next seven years, which significantly increased her net worth. However, in 2017 she decided to leave “Happening Now” and the Fox News Channel, stating a desire to pursue other projects and opportunities.

When it comes to her personal life, Jenna has been married to Lieutenant Commander Leif Babin – a decorated former US Navy SEAL Officer – since 2011; the couple has two children together, and the family currently lives in Texas.


Full NameJenna Lee
Net Worth$5 Million
Date Of BirthMay 30, 1980
Place Of BirthSan Francisco, California, USA
Height1.6 m
Weight58 Kg
ProfessionJournalist
EducationUniversity of California, Santa Barbara, Columbia University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseLeif Babin
ChildrenBrian Marc Babin, Liberty Josephine Babin
ParentsBob Lee, Janice Lee
SiblingsZac Lee
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/JennaLeeUSA
Twitterhttps://twitter.com/jennaleeusa
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/jennaleeusa/
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm1418395/
MoviesBrutal
TV ShowsFox Business Morning, Happening Now
#Fact
1Gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Liberty Josephine Babin, on April 5, 2016.
2Gave birth to her 1st child at age 34, a son Brian Marc Babin on September 3, 2014. Child's father is her husband, Leif Babin.
3Jenna and her husband, Leif Babin, are expecting their first child, due in Fall, 2014 [April 25, 2014].
4Daughter-in-law of Dr. Brian Babin.
5Recovering from hip surgery [August 23, 2013].
6Older sister of Zac Lee.
7Wore braces on her teeth for 8 years.
8Her first job was working in a delicatessen.
9Her mother has retired as a teacher after 40 years [September 28, 2011].
10Her husband, Leif Babin, is a U.S. Navy Seal. Some of the Seals, killed in the helicopter crash on August 6, 2011 in Afghanistan, were at their wedding [August 2011].
11Her grandfather was a war correspondent for the Associated Press in San Francisco.
12Contributor to Inside Edition (1988) and The Daily Beast.
13Substitute co-hostess on Fox and Friends (1998).
14Moved to the Fox News Channel to replace Jane Skinner as co-anchor, with Jon Scott, on Happening Now (2007) [July 2010].
15Before joining FBN, she worked for Forbes.com as a news anchor and reporter. Before Forbes.com, she worked for NY1, serving as a reporter and a segment producer for Fortune Business Report.
16Part Italian on her mother's side. Her mother's maiden name was Delfino.
17She played college softball at UC Santa Barbara while in college.
18Her hometown is San Francisco, California.
19Anchor on the Fox Business Network (FBN). She and Nicole Petallides were the first two anchors on the air when FBN made its debut on October 15, 2007.
20Graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Global & International Studies. She also holds a Master of Science degree in Journalism from Columbia University.
21Daughter of Bob Lee.

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Confidence2003assistant: James Foley

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Happening Now2010-2017TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess / Herself - Co-Host / Herself - Co-hostess / ...
Fox and Friends2012-2016TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Co-Hostess, Happening Now
Media Buzz2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Happening Now
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Happening Now
Fox News2013TV SeriesHerself
Imus in the Morning2013TV SeriesHerself
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest Hostess
America's Election HQ2013TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess
Studio B2012-2013TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz2014-2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Happening Now / Herself - Fox News
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHerself - Co-Hostess, Happening Now

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