Lauren Jiggetts, Bio, Age, Family, WGN News, Career, Husband, Net worth, and Twitter

Lauren Jiggetts

Lauren Jiggetts Biography

Lauren Jiggetts is an American journalist from Chicago, Illinois, presently working for WGN Morning News as co-anchor of the 4 am and 5 am newscasts. She has been working at WGN News since joining the team on July 10, 2017. Before joining WGN News, Lauren spent 10 years at NBC 5 in Chicago.

Lauren Jiggetts Age

Jiggetts was born in 1981 on August 12th, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Accordingly, she blows out her birthday candles every 12th of August as per her bio. Her Zodiac sign is Leo.

Lauren Jiggetts Family

She was born in Chicago, Illinois, to her loving father, Dan Jiggetts, former Chicago Bears offensive tackle and longtime sportscaster, and her mother Karen N.Jiggetts. While growing up, Lauren was very close to her grandparents, Floyd and Hattie Jiggetts. She was a longtime sportscaster. In addition, we do not know whether he has any siblings. However, we will update as soon as we get more feed on this.

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Lauren Jiggetts Education

Jiggetts graduated from Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. Later on, she enrolled at cum laude from Harvard University, where she earned a degree and graduated.

Lauren Jiggetts Career

Jiggetts works for WGN Morning News as co-anchor of the 4 am and 5 am newscasts.  Before joining WGN-TV, she worked for 10 years at NBC 5 in Chicago as the weekend news anchor. She also served at Channel One News in L.A. and WLVI, the CW affiliate in Boston. While still in school, Lauren interned for WFLD-TV and CLTV.

At the same time, Lauren worked for the United Nations, covering breaking national news for them – she was reporting from the Super Bowl, she covered the devastation of Hurricane Isabel, and reported from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. She then made a big jump from Channel One and the UN to MTV Studios, where she served as part of the anti-discrimination campaign, but didn’t stay long as she soon began working for NBC 5 Chicago.

Lauren received a national and a regional Emmy in 2011 for her contribution to the station’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. She also received multiple local Emmys. In 2015, she received the Irv Kupcinet Media Award at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala.

Lauren Jiggetts Husband

Jiggetts is married to her loving husband, Patrick Brian Donovan, who works at Pyramis Global Advisors as their research analyst –the company is part of the Fidelity Investments group based in Smithfield in Rhode Island. The two met while they were studying at Harvard University and have been close to each other ever since. The Duo exchanged their wedding vow on 8th August 2009 held at Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook, Illinois. The pair is blessed with two sons, Brendan, who was born in November 2015, and Theodore Jiggetts Donovan, born in 2018. The family resides at Sheffield Neighbors in Chicago.

Lauren Jiggetts Height

She is approximately 5 feet 8 inches (Approx. 1.75m) tall.

Lauren Jiggetts Salary

She earns an estimated annual salary ranging between $ 55,000 to $100,000.

Lauren Jiggetts Net worth

Jiggetts has an estimated net worth of around $ 2 million. However, her professional career is her main source of income.

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