Lauren Jiggetts Bio, Age, Height, WGN, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Lauren Jiggetts Bio, Wiki

Lauren Jiggetts is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor working for the WGN Morning News team as a Morning News Anchor since the 10th of July 2017. There, she co-anchors news at 4 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Lauren Jiggetts Age

She was born on the twelfth of August 1981 in Chicago, Illinois. She is 40 years old as of 2021.

Lauren Jiggetts Height

She stands at an approximate height of about 5 feet 7 inches.

Lauren Jiggetts Education

Jiggetts is a proud graduate of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire where she finished her high school level education before joining the University. Later on, she graduated from Harvard University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Spanish. While in college, she was interning at CLTV News and WFLD-TV.

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Lauren Jiggetts Work Experience

Prior to joining WGN News, she was working for the NBC 5 team in Chicago where she spent about ten years. There, she held several positions most recently, and lastly, she was working as a weekend news anchor. In addition, Jiggetts has also worked for Channel One News in Los Angeles. Additionally, she also worked for CW affiliate station WLVI located in the Boston United States.

Her title of an award-winning journalist comes after she won a regional Emmy Award in 2011 and a national Emmy Award. This was for her contribution to the station’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. Additionally, she has also won several other awards such as multiple local Emmys. The year 2015 saw her win the Irv Kupcinet Media Award at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala.

Lauren Jiggetts Net Worth

In Jiggetts’s career as an Anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Lauren Jiggetts Salary

She earns an annual salary ranging from $35,000 – $100,000.

Lauren Jiggett’s Parents and Siblings

Jiggetts is the daughter of former Chicago Bears offensive tackle and longtime sportscaster Dan Jiggetts.

Lauren Jiggetts Husband/ Spouse

She is married to her loving and caring husband, Patrick Brian Donovan. The duo tied the knot on the 8th of August 2009. Their wedding was held at the Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook, Illinois. The duo first met while in college and their relationship ended up in marriage.

Lauren Jiggetts Kids

The duo counts it a blessing to have two sons whom they greatly love. This includes Brendon who was born in the month of November 2015 and Theodore Jiggetts Donovan who was born in 2018. The family currently resides in  Sheffield Neighbors, Chicago, Illinois.

Lauren Jiggetts Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 19.8K followers, around 25K followers on her Facebook page, and about 16K followers on her Instagram account.