Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley is a famous television journalist and author from the United States known as the anchor of the news magazine television program, CBS Sunday morning. She has been active as a news anchor since 1972. She has worked for NBC’s today program for thirteen years and has been the co-host of Dateline NBC for twelve years.

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Biography and Early Life

Jane Pauley was born on 31 October 1950 in Indianapolis, Indiana, in the United States. She is the second-born daughter of Richard Pauley and Mary Pauley. She grew up with her elder sister Ann. her sister was her role model and also her best friend whom she could open up everything to her

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jane Pauley in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jane Pauley’s age is 70 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 31 October 1950. Though, she is 5′ 4″ in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 125.66  lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Blue and hair color is Light brown.


Jane Pauley’s educational background is not much talked about in public. But the astonishing thing is that she was extraordinary in the study. She attended warren central high school and completed her studies there in 1968. While she was in high school, she was a debate champion. She also won the Girls Extemporaneous speaking division of the National Forensic League in Indiana. Later, she went to Indiana University, where she majored in political science.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Not much information has been given concerning Jane Pauley personal life. She is married to Garry Trudeau, a cartoonist. Her husband was born in New York in the united nation on 21 July 1948. The two happily weeded on 14 June 1980. Since then, the couples are living together as a happy family. God has to bleed her with three children and two grandchildren. The two of their children, Racheal and Ross, were born twins; their other child is Thomas.

Is Jane Pauley Lesbian?

Jane Pauley is not lesbian. Her sexual orientation is straight. In addition to that, she has been married to one male husband since 1980. She has never divorced, and God has blessed her with three children and two grandchildren. They are all living together as a happy family. She has never been involved in any controversies that might suggest that she is a lesbian.

Professional Career

Jane Pauley started her career as early as 1975 when she joined WISH-TV. She was among the first woman in Chicago to anchor a significant evening newscast. In 1976, she joined the Today show replacing Barbara Walters. She worked as the co-anchor of Today Show till 1989. From 1980 to 1982, Pauley was the anchor of the daily news television program NBC Nightly news. After God blessed her with twins, it came with a blessing that she became a role model for working mothers.

Unfortunately, the NBC television network declined her contract in 1989, and she left the Today show. This caused the rating of the show to decrease significantly after she left. Interestingly she received more than 4000 letters of support for her resignation. She returns to the air in 1990 as the host of the television show “changes: conversations with Jane Pauley. The same year she had an opportunity to co-host the 42 Primetime Emmy Award and actress Candice Bergen and comedian Jay Leno. She also hosted the news program NBC Nightly news.

From 1992 to 2003, she co-anchored the weekly news programs Dateline and stone Philips. In 2004,  she hosted the syndicated talk show, Jane Pauley. Unfortunately, the show never got appreciation, and hence it was cancelled just after one season. In 2008, she appeared on the show Depression out of the shadows, which aired on the PBS network. The following year she returned to today’s show to contribute a weekly segment your life calling.

Pauley was the guest host on the television show CBS this morning and CBS evening news in 2016; following the retirement of Charles Osgood, she took over as the host of CBS Sunday morning.


Jane Pauley has been very successful in her career, which has caused her to win many awards. Some of the awards include a multiple times recipient of Emmy Awards and the Walter Cronkite Awards for excellence in Journalism. She also received the radio and television news Directors associations paul white for her lifetime contribution to electronic journalism. In 1998 she was inducted into the broadcast and cable hall of fame. And many more awards and nominations.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jane Pauley in 2021

Jane Pauley has not only been famous but also among the wealthiest persons. Currently, her net worth is estimated to be $50 million as of 2021. She has made this considerable fortune through her successful career as a television journalist and author.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jane Pauley is a married woman with three  children and two grandchildren

Jane Pauley is among the most renowned journalist in the world. Her contribution to a journalist’s career cannot be ignored and hence plays a role model for many.


Facts of Jane Pauley

  • Gender Female
  • full nameJane Pauley
  • birthplaceIndianapolis, Indiana, united states
  • Date of Birth October 31, 1950
  • Age 73 years 6 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 2
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionN/A
  • net worth$50 million
  • professionJournalist and author
  • weightIn Kilograms – 57 Kg, In Pounds – 125.66 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 162cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 4″
  • hair colorLight brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolWarren  central high school

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