Facts of Jenna Bush Hager
|Full Name||Jenna Welch Bush|
|Birth Name||Jenna Welch Bush|
|Profession||TV Journalist & Author|
|Birth City||Dallas, Texas|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||George W. Bush|
|Father Profession||43rd U.S. President (2001- 2009)|
|Mother Name||Laura Bush|
|Mother Profession||Former First Lady|
|No Of Children||3|
|Education||Austin High School, University of Texas at Austin|
|Date of Birth||November 25,1981|
|Married Date||May 10,2008|
Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of the former US President George W. Bush, currently works as the co-host of NBC's Today with Hoda & Jenna, the 4th-hour show of Today.
Professional since 2000, Hager joined NBC as a correspondent & contributor & is associated with the network ever since. Aside from journalism, Hager also got handy success as an author; wrote the New York best-selling Ana’s Story & is the founder of the Today book club, Read with Jenna.
How Much Is Jenna Bush Hager's Net Worth?
Jenna's career from a teacher to TV journalist & author gained her wide fame & success, following her father George Bush's time in the office as the US President (2001 to 2009).
According to Celebrity Net Worth, 38-year-old Hager has a net worth of $10 million as of February 2020. Reportedly, Jenna Bush Hager's salary is $4 million per year in NBC- most notably thanks to her carer as the co-host of Today with Hoda & Jenna since 2019.
On average, the employees at NBC pull the payroll of $73977 per year.
Aside from her co-hosting, the Dallas, Texas-born journalism figure also runs a Today book club, Read with Jenna.
In comparison, Jenna's fortune is less than that of her hosting companion Hoda Kotb- owns $30 million & has hands in an annual salary of $8 million ever since she was announced a permanent host on Today in January 2018.
Family Members Are Millionaires Too
Jenna's career journey to a millionaire, indeed, is one of the inspiring topics to talk on; but not to forget that the 5 ft. 8 inches tall NBC figure is not the only millionaire in the family- in fact, her sister & parents are millionaires too.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hager's twin sister Barbara Pierce Bush, an American health care activist owns $5 million while mother Laura Bush, the former First Lady of the USA, enjoys $10 million fortune.
Her father George W. Bush has a net worth of $40 million & was 13th richest US President in 2016; the 1st position being in hands of running US President Donald Trump (2017- President) with $3.1 billion (also the richest President ever).
Professional Career: Teaching, Author & TV Journalism At NBC
The University of Texas at Austin alumni, formerly worked as a teacher's aide at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School, before she left for an internship at UNICEF's Educational Policy Department in Latin America.
Gathering her experience at UNICEF, she wrote a book named Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope, published in 2007 through HarperCollins- a book about a 17-year-old mother named Anna who was born with HIV.
Already with an initial printing of 500,000 copies sold out, the book Ana's Story became #1 New York Times bestselling.
Thereafter, with her mother Laura, Jenna Bush wrote 2 children books: Read All About It! (2008) and Our Great Big Backyard (2016).
Moreover, the NBC co-host collaborated with his twin sister Barbara & released another #1 New York Times bestsellers Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life (2017).
Joined NBC & Now Co-Host Of 'Today With Hoda & Jenna'
In August 2009, Jenna Bush Hager joined the NBC News as its correspondent & subsequently became a contributor in its morning news & talk show Today.
Hager soon got to work as fill-in orange room anchor for 7 AM-9 AM slot & would later work as a substitute at 4th Hour Today program, where Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford worked.
After Kathie left on April 5, 2019, Jenna became the co-anchor of the Today's 4th Hour Program- later renamed Today with Hoda & Jenna alongside Hoda Kotb. The show premiered on April 8, 2019.
Did you know? Jenna also works as a part-time reading coordinator at the Baltimore based- SEED Public Charter School.
Where Does Jenna Bush Hager Live?
Currently, Jenna Bush Hager lives in her quiet summer cottage house in Long Island's North Shore, New York along with her husband & 3 children (daughters: Mila & Poppy and a son named Henry).
Bush's new 4-bedroom house was featured in the November/ December 2019 issue of Veranda magazine.
As reported, Jenna & her husband used to rent summer cottage houses in that area, before they saw the property open in the market & grabbed the chance for an undisclosed amount.
The average house price in Long Island is $465,000.
After purchasing, along with Dallas-based designer Traci White, Jenna decorated the house with vintage touch-ups with the addition of a late-20th-century sofa, Indian embroidery pattern, family wing-back chairs.
Along with a roomy backyard, the property also features a pool.
Reportedly, she also owns another home in Greenwich Village, New York, just four blocks away from her twin sister Barbara Bush's house.
Married Life & Children With Husband Henry Chase Hager
Since May 10, 2008, Jenna Bush Hager is married to longtime boyfriend-turned-husband Henry Chase Hager, the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration graduate with an MBA & the son of the former Virginia Republican Party Chairman John H. Hager.
The duo exchanged vows after 8-month long engagement (was engaged in August 2007), in Jenna's father's ranch in Crawford, Texas before 200 guests.
Together, they share 3 children: daughters Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager (born on April 13, 2013) and Poppy Louise Hager (August 13, 2015); and a son named Henry Harold "Hal" Hager (August 2, 2019).
Jenna Bush was born Jenna Welch Bush on November 25, 1981, at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, the USA. Her father George W. Bush served as the 43rd U.S. President (2001- 2009) while mother Laura Bush is the former First Lady.
She has a twin sister Barbara Bush.
As for a fact, her grandfather George H. W. Bush was 41st president of the United States (1989- 1993).
Jenna attended St. Andrew's Episcopal School and later went to Austin High School in 1996, graduation in 2000. Thereafter, she enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin and obtained a degree in English in 2004.