Who is Jenny Taft?
In the last few years, Jenny has reached prominence, thanks to her hard work and dedication, particularly as a part of Fox Sports 1, which has contributed considerably to her popularity. So, are you ready to find out more about this prominent sports journalist and anchor? If yes, then stay with us as we cover the life and career of Jenny Taft.
Jenny Taft Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Jenny was born on the 5th September 1987, in Edina, Minnesota USA, the daughter of Mary and John Taft, her mother having been a skater, and her father an (ice) hockey player including for the US National Team.
She went to Edina High School, and during her high school years started showcasing her sports abilities, including as a member of the school’s field hockey team. After matriculation, she enrolled at Boston University, where she continued her sports career, playing hockey, lacrosse and tennis as well. She eventually became more focused on lacrosse, and would contribute to her university team with three goals and two assists in 11 games during the 2008 season, while in 2009 she scored four goals and had one assist. Jenny ultimately graduated with a degree in Journalism.
Career Beginnings and Rise to Prominence
Once out of University, Jenny became involved in public relations with IDPR in New York City, but soon moved to Fox Sports North in Minneapolis, and started hosting the sports show “America’s Pregame” as a fill-in host, substituting Molly McGrath or Mike Hill. Gradually, her role at Fox Sports improved and she started hosting several shows, subsequently moving to Los Angeles. She hosted the TV documentary film “FOX Soccer Digital Friendly” in 2014, was what is called ‘embedded’with the US Women’s Soccer team at the 2015 world cup, and similarly with the French men’s team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Since early 2018, she has also been the host of the “Fox College Football” show, and most recently has been appointed as moderator for the show “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” in mid- 2018, which has further contributed to her wealth.
Jenny Taft Net Worth
Jenny had that luck to join one of the biggest TV corporations early on in her career, and has reported from a number of varied sports events, plus has hosted several shows, all of which have contributed to her wealth. So, have you ever wondered how rich Jenny Taft is, as of late 2018? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Taft’s net worth is over $2 million, which is quite impressive don’t you think? Undoubtedly, her wealth will become even higher in the upcoming years, assuming that she successfully continues her career.
Jenny Taft Personal life, Marriage, Children, Husband
What do you know about Jenny in her personal life? Well, she hasn’t been very open about sharing private details from her life, nevertheless, we have managed to discover some interesting facts about Jenny.
She has been married to Matt Gilroy since June 2016 – the couple held a private ceremony with only closest friends and family in attendance. They do not have children yet, though it doesn’t mean that the situation won’t change in the future.
Jenny Taft Internet Fame
Over the years, Jenny has become quite popular on social media platforms, especially Instagram and Twitter, though she is also no stranger on Facebook.
Her official Instagram page has over 62,000 followers, with whom she has shared her most recent career endeavors, including videos from Fox Sports studio, among other posts. She is also popular on Twitter, with over 50,000 followers, while on Facebook, Jenny’s fanbase is rather smaller, with just over 13,000 fans. She has used these social media networks to also promote her work, and on Twitter in particular you can find a ton of content in relation to her work for Fox Sports.
So, if you aren’t already a fan of this prominent sports journalist, then this is a perfect opportunity for you to become one, just skip over to her official social media pages and see what she is up to next.