Jenna Lee Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 10 Aug, 2021
Facts of Jenna Lee
Date of Birth: 1980 , May-30
Age: 41 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Name Jenna Lee
Birth Name Jennifer Anne "Jenna" Lee
Father Bob Lee
Mother Janice Lee
Nationality Ameriacan
Birth Place/City San Francisco, California
Ethnicity White
Profession Journalist
Working For Sky News, Fox News Channel
Net Worth $1.5 Million
Eye Color Green
Weight in KG 52 KG
Married Yes
Married to Leif Babin (m. 2011)
Children Brian Marc Babin
Education Columbia University
TV Show Happening Now, Fox Business Morning
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Early Life

Jennifer Anne Lee, professionally known as Jenna Lee is an American journalist. She was born on the 30th of May, 1980 and is currently 35 years of age. She was born in Santa Barbara, California as the daughter of Bob Lee, a quarter back who played for the University of the Pacific, California.

Bob Lee also played in the super bowls for Minnesota Vikings and was involved with Los Angeles Rams while playing Super Bowl XI and Super Bowl XIV.

Her mother Anna was a part time school teacher who also took care of the house. Jenna has two other siblings. Jenna was a very bright kid in her school and was greatly involved in extra-curricular activities.

She had a gift for singing, although she never considered a future in music. Like her father, she was also very interested in sports, especially football which she enjoyed playing.


Upon graduating from high school, Lee joined the University of California in 1998 and graduated from there in 2002 with two Bachelor’s degrees – one was a Bachelor of Arts with English as her major and another was a Bachelor in Global & International Studies.

She majored in Socio-Economics as well as Politics. Lee was also in the Women’s College Softball team during her university days and played in some major tournaments. She also won a few medals in sports. After completing her undergraduate education, she went on to complete her Master’s level in journalism, from the Columbia University. 

With her double major certifications and about 30 working hours per week, she still managed to spend time with her family before moving to Washington D.C. for her career. A Christian by birth, she is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.  


Lee, before starting her professional career in journalism, worked as a delicatessen. Jenna started her journalism career with FOX Business News in the October of 2007, alongside her friend Nicole Petallides. She also worked as an anchor/ reporter for and conducted interviews and programs with many top business tycoons.

She had to move to New York in order to get her first TV job in Sky News. The channel, which was originally English, had its stations in New York and dealt with American Economy. She also appeared in CBS Early Show between 2008 and 2009 and covered news about the stock markets. From 2009, she started hosting the news live on 

Lee announced her decision to leave the Fox Network on June 2, 2017.

Personal Life

Regarding her personal life, she is already married to her longtime boyfriend. Together, they are parents to a baby boy. Her husband, Leif Babine is a navy officer and videos of her marriage are available on the internet. She gave birth of a baby boy named Brian Marc Babin about five months ago.

Net worth and Honors

Lee’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 Million Dollars and her salary is $100 thousand per year. Jenna-Lee is a positive, energetic, and dedicated professional with a love for storytelling. She is passionate about the work that she does, and continues to seek growth, and enrich her craft in any way she can.

 In 2014, she was honored with a SAT Award for Outstanding Achievement in Performance for her portrayal of Callie in Stop Kiss (Live Five/Embrace Theatre). Jenna is a talented woman with a gorgeous figure.