Donna Hanover

Inside Biography

Donna Hanover is an American actress, producer, and TV host. She is famous for apperance the  Ransom, Keeping the Faith and The People vs. Larry Flynt. She was First Lady of New York City from 1994-2001 as then-wife of Rudy Giuliani. the former couple was married for 18 years before divorcing.

Former First Lady of New York City

Donna Hanover was born in 1950 in Oakland, California, United States of America. She was born to her natural parents Robert G. Kofnovec and Gwendolyn Dolores Kofnovec. Her father was a US Navy officer who was retired as a Lieutenant Commander.

Donna Hanover was first admitted to Fremont High School in California. She joined Stamford University and graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Political Science in 1972. Donna is a graduate with a masters degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of journalism.

Journalism Career

Donna Hanover started her career working in a series of television journalism positions around the US. She first started with a stint at WKTV in Utica, New York in 1973. She was also an a s sociate faculty member at Utica College there. After working there, she moved to WTVN-TV in Ohio. She also worked at KDKA-TV, producing their Evening Magazine show.

In 1980, Donna Hanover moved to Miami, Florida and started to work as an anchor at Miami's WSVN. In 1983, she started working for WPIX Channel 11 television network as the lead anchor for its 10 p.m. newscast. Moreover, she also managed to appear on the Wall Street Journal Report. 

Donna Hanover campaigned for her husband Giuliani during his successful campaign for Mayor. She became First Lady of the New York City in 1994. Meanwhile, she also was a featured reporter for local station WNYW Channel 5's morning Good Day New York show. Besides this, Donna worked from time to time as a radio disc jockey for WYNY.

Her acting career took off after she appeared as real-life presidential sister Ruth Carter Stapleton in the 1996 film The People vs. Larry Flynt. In the same year, she appeared in the feature film Ransom as a WNYW reporter. She accepted the lead role in Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues in 2000.

How Much Is Donna Hanover Net Worth?

 Donna Hanover has collected huge amount of worth from her professional career, however, she has not preferred to publicize it. An average salary of journalist in the USA is around $36.31 per hour, so she also might be receiving her salary in the same range.

Married Thrice; Know Her Current Relationship Status

Donna Hanover was first married to Stanley Hanover in 1972 after her graduation. She met him at Stanford in 1968. The relation did not last long and they got separated in 1980.

Donna Hanover later married Rudy Giuliani in 1984 who was a politician. She was also involved in the 1993 campaign for her husband for Mayer. She filed a divorce in October 2002 accusing him of having extra affair. The divorce was finalized in 2002.

After her second divorce, Donna Hanover married her high school boyfriend Edwin Oster in 2003. She dated him in high school and college, however, had not spoken for about two decades.

CAPTION: Donna Hanover with her husband Edwin Oster SOURCE: broadwayworld

Donna and Giuliani have two children, Andrew and Caroline. She has a very exciting love affair with Edwin. Relating her story, she published the book My Boyfriend's Back: 50 True Stories of Reconnecting with a Long-Lost Love.

by Bchrome, 19 Feb, 2017

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