Quick facts
Birth date 31 Oct, 1950
Age 69 yrs
Occupations Journalist
Citizenship United States of America
Birth place Indianapolis
Education Indiana University
Gender Female
Description American journalist
Spouse Garry Trudeau[ M. 1980]

Jane Pauley is a popular television host. She is also a famous author and an American journalist and has covered several popular news in her career till now.

Personal life

Jane Pauley was born in the year 1950, on October 31. Born as the daughter of Mary Pauley and Richard, she was very ambitious from her early childhood. She was always inspired by her elder sister, Ann and considered her as her best friend. When in high school, Pauley presented her first speech which was organized at the Warren Central High School. It was the first extempore competition of her career which rooted the aspiration of becoming a host, in her heart.

Besides that, there was hardly any competition of her on academics in her high school days. THE author completed her high school graduation in the year 1968 and pursued a major course in Political Science from the Indiana University. She was acquainted with many cultural activities while in the university and even participated in music with her music band. Pauley has tied the knot in the year, 1980 on June 14 with Garry Trudeau, a cartoonist. The couple was blessed with three children. They are now leading a happy marital life and has also been blessed with three grandchildren.


In the year 1972, Jane Pauley joined WISH-TV, her first job as a news reporter. In the year 1976, she was appointed as a host to host the popular show, Today. She hosted the show continuously for 5 years with two different co-hosts. She gathered a working experience with NBC Nightly News, by working as a host for 2 years.

Soon, she became a role model of the working mothers when she even overlooked her maternity leave for her work after giving birth to two twins. ShE came into a lot of controversies during this time of her career which proved to be better even for her further career.

Later in her career, when Pauley was walking with the NBC channel, she became devoted to her family and wanted to spend quality time with her three children. When she called for settling up a contract with the channel, the channel did not agree as they did not want to lose her at any time of their working history. However, everything got balanced with time and she, due to her immense success, became the net worth holder of about millions per annum.

Last Modified: Feb 7, 2020

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