Jane Pauley Biography

( 1950 - )
March 27, 2019
First published on:December 26, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Jane Pauley

Date of Birth: 1950, October 31
Age: 69 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Name Margaret Jane Pauley
Birth Place Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S
Famous Name Jane Pauley
Father Richard Pauley
Mother Mary Pauley
Net Worth $40 Million
Salary $1.2 Million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For CBS
University attended Indiana University
School attended Warren Central High School
Currently Married Yes
Married to Garry Trudeau
Children Rachel Trudeau, Ross Trudeau, and Thomas Trudeau

Margaret Jane Pauley better known as Jane Pauley is an American television journalist, news anchor, and an author. She is best known for her 13-year tenure on NBC's Today program, followed by 12 years of co-hosting an NBC show Dateline. At present, she is the anchor for CBS Sunday Morning. As of 2019, her net worth is estimated to be around $40 Million. 

Jane Pauley is married to a cartoonist,  Garry Trudeau. They together have three children named Rachel Trudeau, Ross Trudeau and Thomas Trudeau

Jane Pauley's Net Worth

As of 2019, Pauley's has an estimated net worth over $40 million. Jane Pauley's annual salary is reported at $1.2 million as of 2019. 

Jane Pauley with a professional career of over 38 years, has earned enormous fame and monetary benefits. She was able to earn this huge net worth through many years of news and reporting career. However, her property details are undisclosed. 

She is mostly known for hosting and co-hosting shows such as NBC's Today Show, Dateline NBC, Real Life with Jane Pauley and the Jane Pauley Show.

Jane Pauley's Personal Life

As of recently, Jane is enjoying her happy married life. She is married to a famous cartoonist  Garry Trudeau since June 14, 1980. Garry is the author and creator of Doonesbury. They together have three children Rachel Trudeau, Ross Trudeau, and Thomas Trudeau.

Other than these facts, she hasn't yet outed any of minor details on her day to day, so we can say that Jane maintains a low personal profile. 

Besides, she announced publicly that she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2004.  In the same year, she released her autobiography, Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue. Pauley also has received worldwide acknowledgment for her struggles with bipolar disorder and many people with the disorder take her as an inspiration. 

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She serves on the board of directors for the Children's Health Fund in New York City as well as of The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based non-profit organization that supports education innovation and reform.

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Moreover, Pauley is a co-chair, of the Ambassadors Council for Freedom From Hunger along with Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus

In 2009, Pauley lent her name to the Jane Pauley Community Health Center. It provides the facility in collaboration between the Community Health Network and the Metropolitan School District of Warren Township in Indiana.

It serves the local community, including students and their families, regardless of insurance or income. There are currently 15 centers, most on the east side of Indianapolis where she grew up.

Jane Pauley's Early Life

Jane Pauley was born on October 31, 1950, to Richard Pauley and Mary Pauley. She was born in an upper-middle-class family in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America.

Her mother was a homemaker proficient at mathematics and gifted musician who played the organ in church every Sunday. White American reporter Jane holds an American Nationality and her birth sign is Scorpio.

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Pauley described herself as such a shy little kid. However, since her childhood days, she actively participated in debating and public speaking tournaments. Pauley won first place in the Girls’ Extemporaneous Speaking division of the National Forensic League in Indiana.

In 1968, Pauley graduated her high school from Warren Central High School in Indianapolis. Later, she joined Indiana University majoring in political science. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority house.

Jane Pauley's Career

In 1972, Jane auditioned for a reporter job at WISH-TV in Indianapolis.  Back then WISH-TV was an affiliate to CBS. After working there for 3 years, she joined NBC affiliate WMAQ-TV. Pauley co-anchored with Floyd Kalber. It was the beginning of her career with NBC.

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In 2003, soon after her contract with NBC expired, she started hosting the Daytime Talk Show. Later the show was canceled after the first season as it was not able to gain traction in rating. Ten months later, at the age of 25, she was chosen on the Today Show replacing Barbara Walters

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Jane had an active journalism career from 1972. In 2014, she was the guest host of the CBS Sunday Morning and later in 2016, she became the full-time host of the show. Pauley began her role as host on October 9, 2016.

Throughout her career, she has received two Emmy Award and Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence. In 1998, she was honored with the Paul White Award. It was awarded by the Radio-television Digital News Association. She has also been nominated in various awards beside this one. 


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