Lauren Jiggetts Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Jul, 2019
Facts of Lauren Jiggetts
Date of Birth: 1981
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Lauren Jiggetts
Father Dan Jiggetts
Mother Karen N. Jiggetts
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity Mix
Profession Journalist
Working For $500k
Net Worth $2 million
Eye Color Dark
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG N/A
Affair with Patrick Brian Donovan
Boyfriend Patrick Brian Donovan
Married Yes
Married to Patrick Brian Donovan
Education Stevenson High School
Awards News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Regional News Story Spot News
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Chicago’s one of the top TV anchors, Lauren Jiggetts, is very popular and talented in the field of media. She is a general assignment reporter for WMAQ-TV, the NBC station in Chicago.

Early Life, Father, And Family 

Lauren Jiggetts was born in 1981, in Chicago, the United States of America. She grew up in her hometown, Chicago along with her parents. She holds American nationality and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is mixed.

Jiggetts is the daughter of Dan Jiggetts and Karen N. Jiggetts of Long Grove, Ill.  Her father was a host and an analyst on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and also an offensive tackle for the Chicago Bears from 1976 to 1982.

Lauren Jiggetts graduated cum laude from Harvard University. She is also a graduate of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire.

Professional Career And Wiki

Lauren Jiggetts' first on-air job was as a reporter and as an anchor for the award-winning ‘Channel One News’ in Los Angeles. The daily 12-minute newscast was sent via satellite to twelve thousand middle and high schools nationwide. Similarly, she also covered national news and reported a wide range of stories from the United Nations, which included the Super Bowl, Hurricane Isabel, and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Lauren Jiggetts began her broadcasting career in the public affairs at MTV Studios in New York City. She worked on the company’s anti-discrimination campaign and also interned in the newsrooms of WFLD-TV and CLTV. She joined NBC5 Chicago as a general assignment reporter in January 2007 and also began to serve as the station’s weekend evening co-anchor.

Before joining NBC5 Chicago, Lauren Jiggetts served as a reporter and also a fill-in anchor for WLVI-TV. In the year 2011, she was awarded a national Emmy for her wonderful contribution to NBC 5’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. Likewise, she was also awarded a regional Emmy. Lauren received a regional Emmy for her extraordinary contribution to NBC 5’s team coverage of the Chicago marathon in 2009. In the year 2007, she was the recipient of the Community Partnership Award Spertus College.

Net Worth And Income Sources 

Lauren Jiggetts has earned a good amount of money from her journalism career which as per some sources is believed to be around $0.5 million, as of 2019. 

Marriage, Husband, And Relationship 

Lauren Jiggetts is a married woman. She exchanged the vow with Patrick Brian Donovan in August 200. They organized their wedding ceremony at the Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook, Ill. Patrick is a research analyst at Pyramis Global Advisors, a unit of Fidelity Investments, in Smithfield, R.I. where he makes stock recommendations on companies in the energy sector.

The pair met at Harvard, from which they graduated. The couple recently welcomed their first baby in the world. Lauren gave birth to the son named Brendan and the new mother was very excited and happy while sharing the news along with her husband.

Lauren Jiggetts is one of the most popular, talented and dedicated anchors of all time. She is always busy in her work, however, in her free time, she enjoys cycling, running, reading and appending time with her family. 

The media personality currently resides in Chicago along with her spouse. 

As of 2019, she is aged 38 years. 

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