Lauren Jiggetts Bio, Age, Husband, Family, WGN-TV, Net Worth, Salary

Lauren Jiggetts Biography

Lauren Jiggetts is an American journalist currently working as an anchor and reporter for WGN Morning News. Jiggetts has been working as the co-anchor of WGN Morning News at the 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. newscasts since July 10, 2017.

Lauren is a graduate of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. She also graduated cum laude from Havard University. While still in school, Lauren interned for WFLD-TV and CLTV.

Before she joined WGN-TV, Jiggetts spent 10 years working at NBC 5 in Chicago, in various positions, most recently as the weekend news anchor. In addition, she worked at Channel One News in L.A. and WLVI, the CW affiliate in Boston.

Jiggetts is a recipient of a national and regional Emmy in 2011 for her contribution to the station’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. She also received multiple local Emmys. In addition, Lauren received the Irv Kupcinet Media Award at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala in 2015.

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Lauren Jiggetts Age

How old is Lauren Jiggetts? Jiggetts is 42 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 12, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on August 12th every year, and her birth sign is Leo.

Lauren Jiggetts’s Husband

Jiggetts is happily married to Patrick Brian Donovan. The couple wedded on August 8, 2009, at the Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook, Illinois. Patrick works at Pyramids Global Advisors as their research analyst, a company that is part of the Fidelity Investments group based in Smithfield, Rhode Island.

Lauren and Patric Brian met while they were studying at Havard. Together, they have a son, Brendon, born in November 2005, and a second son, Theodore Jiggetts Donovan, born in 2018. Jiggetts’ family lives in Sheffield Neighbors in Chicago, Illinois, in a house worth around $3.6 million.

Lauren Jiggetts Family

Lauren was born to her parents, Dan Jiggetts and Karen N. Jiggetts. Her father worked as a host and analyst for Comcast Sports Net Chicago. He also played for the Chicago Bears football club as an offensive lineman from 1976 to 1982.

Lauren Jiggetts Net Worth

Jiggetts has an estimated net worth of around 1 million – $5 million as of 2022. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist.

Lauren Jiggetts Salary

Jiggetts works for WGN-TV to receive an annual salary of approximately $41,000 – $110,400.

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