Lauren Jiggetts is known to be one of the best television anchors in Chicago.

Personal life

As per the biography of Lauren Jiggetts, she was born on 12th August, 1981 in the city of Chicago in Illinois. She was raised by her parents Karen N. Jiggetts and Dan Jiggetts. Her father Dan Jiggetts himself was into the field of journalism which influenced her daughter’s career to a huge extent.

Dan used to host SportsNet Chicago. Being an exceptionally bright student, Lauren was accepted by the prestigious Harvard University to graduate in Bachelor of Arts degree. Lauren belongs to the white ethnicity. Lauren Jiggetts got married to Patrick Donovan in the year 2009 after having dated him for many years. The couple has been blessed with a child named Brendan.


Like every other successful journalist, Lauren Jiggetts commenced with her career by working as a chief reporter cum anchor for ‘Channel One News’ which is an award-winning television channel based in Los Angeles. Lauren is credited with covering various type of national news and also stories including the Hurrican Isabel, the Super Bowl and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Subsequently, Lauren started with her career in the field of broadcasting at MTV Studios, New York City. She was given the golden opportunity to intern in the company’s newsrooms of CLTV and WFLD-TV.

She also worked on the anti-discrimination campaign of MTV Studios. In the year 2007, Lauren joined the NBC5 Chicago as the station’s weekend co-anchor and also as an assignment reporter. Prior to working with the NBC5 Chicago, served as a substitute anchor for WLVI-TV. She was even acknowledged with a national Emmy award in 2011 for her work. She has also received a regional Emmy award. She was awarded with the Community Partnership Award Spertus College in 2007. Lauren Jiggetts enjoys a net worth of $2 million.

Last Modified: 23 May, 2018

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