Entertainment Journalist Jason Kennedy Is Married, Meet His Wife

By Soni Pahadi | Published On: 19 Feb, 2020
Entertainment Journalist Jason Kennedy Is Married, Meet His Wife

Jason Kennedy came in the limelight after announcing his engagement and marriage to model-blogger Lauren Scruggs, who was the victim of a non-fatal airplane accident in 2011.

Professionally, Jason is a news correspondent for E!. Also, he is the host of E! News Weekend and E! Online's Live. Further, the TV presenter is recognized as the face of ABC's Dance Machine game show as he previously hosted it.

Dating History With Wife, How They Met?

Jason has been married to his fashion blogger wife, Lauren Scruggs, since December 2014.

The couple was first introduced by a reporter named Giuliana Rancic in 2013 during an E! News interview. Lauren- who had recently recovered from her accident- told Giuliana that she was afraid to miss out on true love due to the tragic accident.

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In return, Giuliana suggested Lauren meet with Jason, claiming that he had a Bible study in Los Angeles. Soon, Lauren texted Jason, and a meeting was fixed.


Jason Kennedy and his wife, Lauren Scruggs on 15th February 2020 (Photo: Lauren Scruggs's Instagram)

When Jason showed up, Lauren asked about hiking; he gave all the information regarding her query. Jason also insisted on joining a hiking trip with Lauren the next day.

Since the day the duo went together for a hike in Los Angeles, they developed feelings for each other.

Similarly, the couple even maintained a long-distance relationship as Jason had to go to Los Angeles for his job while Lauren lived in Dallas. But, the duo made time for each other with regular visits and trips to countries like Italy and Mexico.

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After being in a relationship for almost one year, Jason decided to take their bond to a new level by proposing Lauren. He got down on a knee and popped the question during a trip to Texas. The couple exchanged rings in May 2014. 

Wedding Details

Following a seven-month-long engagement, Jason and Lauren exchanged their wedding vows at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, Texas. Todd Fiscus managed the wedding ceremony with Todd Events.

Before getting hitched, Jason and Lauren spent their time enjoying a pre-honeymoon in October 2014 at Riviera Maya’s Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita.

Planning On Baby

Together, the couple has no children. As per the news published by US Magazine in October 2019, Jason and Lauren are trying to have a kid.

Meet Jason's Wife, Lauren Scruggs

Jason’s better half, Lauren, is a model and fashion blogger. She is also the founder of The Clean Sweep.

She gained wide attention after meeting up with a plane propeller accident in 2011, which damaged her left eye and an arm. 

Also, she made her appearance in the Today Show after recovering from the tragedy in 2013.

Net Worth Info

According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Jason has accumulated a total net worth of $5 million.

Bio: Height, Age, Parents, And Education

Jason stands at a height stretching 6 feet and 1 inch (1.87 m). He was born on 11 December 1981 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

He grew up as the son of father Bobby and mother, Renee.

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Jason graduated from the University of Miami. While the journalist was at the university, he received various awards, including the coveted Associated Press Award for Best News Feature in the state of Florida. 

Quick Facts About Jason Kennedy

  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • As a talk show host, Jason is paid $1.2 million as an annual salary, as per the Celebrity Net Worth.
  • He wanted to be a journalist from his childhood. Jason had even set up a studio in his basement with 20 televisions, four cameras, a news desk, and an editing station.