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Jenna Bush Hager Net Worth, Biography, Career, Books, Awards and More

Jenna Bush Hager Net Worth and Biography

Popular Name:Jenna Bush Hager
Real Name:Jenna Bush Hager
Birth Date:25 November 1981
Birth Place:Dallas, Texas, United States
Age:38
Gender:Female
NationalityAmerican
Height:173cm
Weight:60kg
Sexuality:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Spouse(name):
Henry Chase Hager
(m. 2008)
Children:3
Profession:News Personality, Journalist, Author
Years active:2006 Till Date
Net Worth:$10 million
Last Updated:2020

The Dallas-born news personality Jenna Bush Hager is a notable author and  journalist in the United States. She is the daughter of former United States President George W. Bush and his wife Laura, and granddaughter of ex-President George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush. Hager currently serves as a correspondent on NBC’s ‘The Today Show’ as a correspondent, and also works as an editor-at-large for ‘Southern Living’ magazine. The graduate of University of Texas has worked as a teacher’s aide for UNICEF in four countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. As an author, Hager has published a few books, with “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope” being the most popular. Jenna Bush Hager net worth has come from her own successful career despite the fact that she was born into a family of presidents. She also lives a happy life and maintains her role as a wife and mother perfectly.

Jenna Bush Hager’s Early Life

Jenna Welch Bush and her twin sister, Barbara, were born to former United States President George W. Bush and his wife Laura in Dallas, Texas, United States on 25 November 1981. Along with her sister, Jenna Welch schooled at The Hockaday School upon leaving  Preston Hollow Elementary School. When George Bush became the Governor of Texas, he moved his family to Austin, where Jenna graduated from Austin High School in 2000.

The year after her graduation from high school, her father became the president of the United States, and in that same year, the twin sisters were arrested for charges related to alcohol. Jenna Bush later completed her studies at the University of Texas in 2004, earning a degree in English.

Jenna Bush Hager’s Career

After graduating in 2004, Jenna spent some time making her plans before choosing to work as a teacher’s aide in 2006 when she joined Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public-Charter School. She moved on from there to join UNICEF’s Educational Policy Department where she served as an intern in Latin America. Presently, she works at SEED Public Charter School in Baltimore, Maryland, as a part-time reading coordinator.

Jenna Bush Hager Net Worth
Jenna Bush Hager Net Worth

In 2007, Hager wrote a non-fiction book ”Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope”. This book describes her experience as a UNICEF intern in drought stricken Paraguay in the year 2006. While marketing the book, she made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The following year, she released her second book, “Read All About It!”.

Her career even got bigger and better when she was hired by the NBC network in 2009, to fill in as a correspondent and contributor for the news and talk television series, “Today Show”. Gradually through the years, her profile has increased. She became the orange room anchor of “Today Show”, substituting for Hoda Kotb or Kathie Lee Gifford during the 4th hour. Following Kathie Lee Gifford‘s departure in 2019, Jenna Bush  co-hosts the 4th hour of the show with Hoda Kotb.

Unlike other members of her family members, She’s not a Republican Party. She considers herself an independent thinker and doesn’t associate herself with any political party.

Notable Publications

YearTitle
2007Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope
2008Read All About It!
2016Our Great Big Backyard
2017Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

Awards & Achievements

The journalist is the editor-at-large for “Southern Living magazine”. She has been able to maintain her individuality despite coming from a highly influential family in America. Her first book, titled, ”Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope”, sold over 500,000 copies in the United States upon release.

Personal Life & Family

Jenna Bush is a happily married woman and mother of three children. She married the father of all her three children Henry Chase Hager in 2008. Her husband, Chase, is the son of John H. Hager, the Lieutenant Governors of Virginia and Virginia Republican Party Chairman.

Jenna Bush Hager dedicates her time to charitable deeds and has spent some time working with organizations like UNICEF.

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I was thrilled to join @UNICEFUSA in UNICEF WON’T STOP, a virtual tour of the world and the heroic work that UNICEF does #ForEveryChild. Join me as we take a look at the amazing children, families and health workers that UNICEF fights for every single day: www.unicefwontstop.org #UNICEFWontStop @unicefnextgen

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She joined UNICEF’s Educational Policy Department where she served as an intern in Latin America.

Age & Physical Features

Jenna Bush Hager is currently 38 years old. She is 173cm tall and weighs 60kg. Her hair is dark brown just like her eyes.

Jenna Bush Hager Net Worth

Jenna’s career from a school teacher to television journalist gained her wide fame following her father’s time in office as the president of the United States from 2001 – 2009.

Salary & Earnings

Reportedly, the average payroll pulled by employees at NBC is $73977 per year. Jenna Bush Hager’s salary is $4 million with this organization most notably thanks to her most recent contract since 2019 as the co-host of “Today with Hoda & Jenna”. Her books are also still on sale, making an extra source for Jenna Bush Hager net worth.

Houses, Cars, Lifestyle

Currently, Jenna and her husband and their three kids live peacefully in her quiet summer cottage house situated in Long Island’s North Shore, in New York. Along with a spacey backyard, this property also features a pool. She also owns a home in Greenwich Village, New York City, just a few blocks away from her twin sister’s house.

According to CelebrityNetWorth , Jenna Bush Hager net worth is $10 million as of 2020. Her current contract with NBC which sees that she goes home with a paycheck of $4 million at the end of every year means that her net worth will most likely double in the next two or three years.

 

Read also, other notable journalists — Tucker Carlson, Steve Hartman, and David Muir.

 

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