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Jenna Lee Profile
Jenna Lee is an American journalist and anchor for FOX News, where she co-hosted Happening Now with Jon Scott. Additionally, Lee had previously co-anchored Fox Business’ early-morning business news program, Fox Business Morning, with Connell McShane.
Jenna Lee Age
Lee is 43 years old as of 2023. She was born on 30th May 1980 in San Francisco, California, United States of America. Additionally, she celebrates her birthday on 30th May every year.
Jenna Lee Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Jenna Lee Family
Lee is a San Francisco native, she was born to Janice and Bob Lee, a former National Football League quarterback. Her brother, Zac Lee, was also a professional quarterback. Lee’s grandfather, Paul Kern Lee, was a war correspondent for the Associated Press in San Francisco. Lee attended college at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she played collegiate softball for the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos during the 1999 season. She graduated in 2002 with a B.A. in English and global studies. She later attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, graduating in 2005 with a master’s degree.
Jenna Lee Husband
In Wimberley, Texas, on July 3, 2011, Lee married Lieutenant Commander Leif Babin, a former Navy SEAL commander. The son of US Congressman Brian Babin, Babin was awarded the Purple Heart, Silver Star, and Bronze Star for his service in Iraq’s Anbar Province in 2006. The couple first connected at the 2008 Navy SEAL Warrior Fund event held at the Waldorf Astoria New York in New York City. She has claimed that meeting Babin helped her realize the realities of military life and the effects of war. Liberty Josephine Babin and Brian Marc Babin are two of Lee and Babin’s three children. She revealed on social media that she is currently residing in Texas.
Jenna Lee Career
After graduating from UC Santa Barbara, Lee worked from 2002 to 2004 at Marina Times, a San Francisco community newspaper, as a freelance reporter in her spare time. Later, she enrolled at Columbia University, where she worked at NY1 and did freelance writing for Forbes.com. She left NY1 and joined Forbes full-time. While at Forbes, Lee tried to orchestrate a permanent move in front of the camera. Using some on-camera work she compiled from her time at Forbes, she was hired by Fox Business Network.
Jenna Lee Fox Business Network
Lee was hired by FOX News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes in 2007. With Nicole Petallides, the duo was the original anchors of Fox Business Morning on Fox Business Network when the channel made its debut on October 15, 2007. FOX later added Lee as a contributor to Money for Breakfast and as an anchor to the web-only FoxBusiness.com Live Morning Edition, which launched in February 2009. Upon the cancellation of Money for Breakfast in December 2009, Lee gained a role on Imus in the Morning, the show that took its time slot. The last airing of Fox Business Morning was in May 2010, after which it was replaced by Best of Imus as the lead-in to Imus in the Morning.
Jenna Lee Fox News Channel
Lee left Fox Business Network in July 2010 and joined Fox News Channel, where she replaced Jane Skinner as Jon Scott’s co-anchor on Happening Now. She was the first personality to go from Fox Business Network to Fox News Channel. On June 2, 2017, Lee announced on Happening Now that she was leaving Fox News immediately to pursue other projects and opportunities. In 2018, Lee launched SmartHer News, which she described as a “fact-based, nonpartisan” digital news platform. Lee appeared in the October 2009 edition of Cosmopolitan with an accompanying photo spread detailing her wardrobe strategy.
Jenna Lee Net Worth
Leee has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an anchor.
Jenna Lee Social Media Platforms
Lee is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 92k followers on Twitter, 52.4k followers on Instagram, and 74k followers on Facebook.