Jane Pauley Biography and Wiki
Jane Pauley is a famous American broadcast journalist, television host, and author, who has been active in news reporting since the year 1972. Currently, she is the anchor of the CBS Sunday Morning Show on the CBS network. Jane is also a women’s rights and political activist.
She has instituted many health care centers for the underprivileged in her home state of Indiana. Jane has been a household name in her nation since she started co-hosting the ‘Today’ show on the network NBC. She made her beginnings in television as an anchor on many major news networks of her home state of Indiana. Additionally, she was chosen to co-host the ‘Today’ show on NBC in the year 1976.
Later, after giving birth to twins in the year 1986, Jane became a symbol to look up to for serving mothers nationwide. However, she co-hosted the ‘Today’ show for a period of 13 years before settling down and making the occasional appearance on television so as to spend more time with her family.
Jane then hosted ‘Changes’ a successful primetime series on NBC. In addition, she moved to co-host the newsmagazine show ‘Dateline’ for about 12 years.
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Jane Pauley Age and Birthday
She was born on October 31, 1950, in Indianapolis, Indiana in the United States. Jane is 70 years old.
Jane Pauley Height
She is a woman of average stature. Jane stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx 1.72 m).
Jane Pauley Family
She was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana by her parents. Jane is the second child of Richard Pauley and Mary Pauley. She has a sister who was not only her idol but also a best friend. Jane’s dad Richard was a milk salesman in the town of Bloomington, Indiana. Her mum Mary was a homemaker and a church organist.
Jane Pauley Husband | Children
She is happily married to her lovely husband named Garry Trudeau on June 14, 1980. The couple has been blessed with three children namely; Thomas, Ross, and Racheal. In addition, Jane is a grandmother to two children.
Jane Pauley Twins
The two twins who were born last Friday to Jane Pauley, and her husband, ‘Doonesbury’ cartoonist Garry Trudeau, have been named. The younger twin daughter has been named Rachel Grandison, while her twin brother was named Richard Ross. It’s confirmed that the mother, father, and twins all are doing fine.
Jane Pauley Education
She attended Warren Central High School in 1968. While Jane was at Warren she was active in speech and debate. Later on, she attended Indiana University where she was a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Jane graduated in the year 1972 with a degree in political science.
Jane Pauley CBS Sunday Morning
She at first became famous as Barbara Walters’s successor on the NBC morning show Today. From the age of 25, she was a co-anchor from 1976 to 1989, with Tom Brokaw, and later on, with Bryant Gumbel; for a short while in the late 1980s. Jane and Gumbel served with Deborah Norville.
Her next regular anchor position was at the network’s newsmagazine Dateline NBC from 1992 to 2003, where she teamed with Stone Phillips. As of May 2003, Jane left NBC altogether after 27 years of service with the network. She proceeded to appear on television sporadically for many years thereafter but she struggled to find regular long-term work.
In 2014 she appeared as an interview subject on the CBS program CBS Sunday Morning; She was elevated to the role of the program’s host in the year 2016, succeeding Charles Osgood, once again making her the anchor of a regular morning news program for the first time in over a period of 25 years and becoming her first job as the host of any television program since 2005; she continues in this role up to now.
Jane’s other colleagues at CBS include;
Jasmine Viel – Anchor
Dr. Max Gomez – Medical correspondent
Pat Harvey – Anchor
Karen Leigh – anchor
Jane Pauley Health
After getting the opportunity to have her own talk show, named the “Jane Pauley Show.” by bad luck, it was canceled after only one season. In the year 2004, Jane published her memoir “Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue.” In the bestselling script, she revealed that she had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
Additionally, She states that the disorder was triggered by the medication she took after hospitalized for allergic reactions that turned into a problem.
Jane Pauley Salary
She is a CBS correspondent, she earns a decent salary as a Sunday morning anchor. Jane’s average salary is $93,116 per year.
Jane Pauley Net Worth
She is a CBS News anchor Sunday morning. Jane has accumulated a decent fortune over the years. Jane’s estimated net worth is $777,109.