Lauren Jiggetts Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, WGN-TV

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Lauren Jiggetts Biography

Lauren Jiggetts is an American Journalist currently working as the Morning News co-anchor for WGN-TV. She co-anchors the 4 am and 5 am newscasts of the station. Lauren joined the WGN network on July 10, 2017. Before, she worked for NBC 5 network located in Chicago. While there, Lauren held several positions but mostly worked as the weekend news anchor.

Lauren Jiggetts Age

Lauren Jiggetts was born on 12th, August 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. She is 40 years old.

Lauren Jiggetts Height

Jiggetts is a woman of moderate stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (Approx 1.6m).

Lauren Jiggetts Family

Lauren was born to her father Dan Jiggetts and mother Karen N. Jiggetts in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Her dad was born on March 10, 1954, in Brooklyn, New York City, United States of America. She was raised along with her sister named Kristan Jiggetts. While growing up, she was very close to her grandfather Hattie Jiggetts and grandmother Floyd. 

Lauren Jiggetts Husband

She is hitched to her beloved husband called Patrick Brian Donovan, who serves as a research analyst. Lauren and Brian tied the knot on August 8, 2009, and their wedding was held at Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook, Illinois. In November 2015, the duo welcomed their firstborn son called Brendan.

Lauren Jiggetts Education

Lauren graduated from Stevenson High School located in Lincolnshire. Later on, she proceeded to attend Harvard University, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.

Lauren Jiggetts Career

Lauren is currently working at WGN-TV as the Morning News Anchor & Reporter and co-anchor of the 4 am and 5 am newscasts since July 10, 2017. Prior to WGN-TV, she spent a decade working at NBC 5 as the weekend evening news anchor and reported on the weekdays. While there, Lauren held several positions but mostly worked as the weekend news anchor. In 2015 and 2016, Lauren co-hosted NBC’s coverage of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  She also worked for WLVI, the CW affiliate based in Boston, and Channel One News based in L.A.

In 2011, Lauren won a national and regional Emmy for her great contributions to the station, where she reported on the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. She was also honored with several local Emmys. Lauren received the Irv Kupcinet Media Award which was granted to her at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala in 2015.

Lauren Jiggetts Salary

She receives a satisfactory salary of $68,794 per year. This is according to WGN anchors/reporters’ salaries

Lauren Jiggetts Net Worth

Lauren Jiggetts has stockpiled a good fortune over the years and has an approximated net worth of $1.5 million.

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