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Lauren Jiggetts Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Mother, WGN-TV, Salary

By Staff Writer | On: 21 Sep, 2017
Lauren Jiggetts Wiki, Age, Husband, Children, Mother, WGN-TV, Salary

Quick Information

Date of Birth August 12, 1981
Age 38 Years 6 Month(s)
Citizenship American
Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Patrick Brian Donovan (m.2009)
Divorced Not Yet
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed
Ethnicity Mixed
Children/Kids Brendan(Son)
Height N/A
Education Harvard University
Parents Dan Jiggetts(Father), Karen N. Jiggetts(Mother)
Siblings Kristan Jiggetts(Sister)

The talented reporter cant be explained only through her television works, she has a settled family life of her own and enjoys every moment with her family of three. Lauren Jiggetts, who is a professional news reporter for WGN-TV, is a married woman and has a son, Brendan. Emmy Award recipient, Lauren also had a successful a decade-long career at NBC.

Career at WGN-TV:

The prodigy of the Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts started her professional career at 'Channel One News' as the anchor and reporter. After gaining one year of experience, she moved to WVVI-TV Sunbeam television and later her meteoric growth in the field led her land a job as a reporter for NBC 5 Chicago.

After working for than a decade in NBC 5 Chicago, she joined WGN-TV as the Morning News Anchor which was one of their high-profile recruits in less than two months. WGN-TV announced in May that Morgan Kolkmeyer was joining a team and the introduction of Lauren just caps off the incredible few months of WGN-TV.   

How Much Does Lauren Earn as a Salary?

The experienced reporter and anchor joined WGN-TV since July 2017 and wasted no time in getting settled. The recipient of the News and Documentary Emmy Award, which she received for Outstanding Regional News Story, is entitled to a handsome salary from the broadcaster.

Though her salary is still not disclosed, she along with her husband bought a lavish mansion in Lincoln Park for a whopping amount of $3.65 million. Her 6,200 square foot house is the proof that her earnings are in millions.

Her buoyant Family of Three!

Many examples of reporters focused on their professional career and leaving a personal life hanging over the edge. But not Lauren, she is a married woman and a mother of a son named Brendan.

Lauren met her husband-to-be while graduating at Harvard and have been friends ever since. Though it is not clear when they started dating, Lauren must have married Patrick after years of dating.


Caption: Lauren Jiggetts and husband, Patrick Donovan on 2016.
Source: Chicagotribune.com

Lauren shared the vows with research analyst, Patrick Brian Donovan on 8th August 2009. According to New York Times, the couple had a beautiful wedding at Village Presbyterian Church, Northbrook, Illinois.


Caption: Lauren's son, Brendan after three months of his birth, uploaded on February 2016.
Source: Instagram

After six years into married, they welcomed a son named Brendan in November 2015. On 6th of February 2016, she posted a photo of their baby celebrating his three months into the world.

She now posts many adorable pictures of her baby on Instagram. The reporter who posts about children in her social media account hasn’t revealed her plans of having children just yet.

Lauren’s Short Bio and Family:

The Chicago-native, Lauren was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States to father Dan and mother Karen N. Jiggetts on 12th August 1981 which makes her age 36. Her wiki reveals that she was born as one of two siblings as she has a sister named Kristan Jiggetts. Lauren Jiggetts was relatively close to her grandparents, Floyd and Hattie Jiggets. The American reporter belongs to mixed ethnicity and stands at tall height. Having a healthy body shape, she maintains her shape through exercise and diet regime.