Jerry Penacoli Biography
Jerry Penacoli is an American actor and entertainment reporter, who is currently with the US syndicated magazine show Extra.
Jerry Penacoli Age
Penacoli was born on July 9, 1956 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 66 years old as of 2022.
Jerry Penacoli Height
Penacoli stands at a height of 6 feet tall.
Jerry Penacoli Family
Penacoli is private about his personal life, he has not disclosed any details about his parents nor if he has any siblings.
Jerry Penacoli Wife | Jerry Penacoli Gay
He married Jackson Pschigoda on 25 March 2018 at Saint Petersburg, USA. The two met in 2014 via Facebook but met in person one year later in 2015. Since then, they are together and happily married to each other.
Jerry Penacoli Salary
Jerry earns an estimated annual salary of about $50000 to $100000.
Jerry Penacoli Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be around $1million to $10 million.
Jerry Penacoli Education
Penacoli attended grade school at St. Joan of Arc grade school in Marlton and high school at Holy Cross High School in Delran Township, New Jersey.
Jerry Penacoli Reporting Career
Before going national, he served as a newscaster and talk show host in several markets starting in Jacksonville, Florida, then WTVJ in Miami, where Jerry served as host of PM Magazine in the early 1980s, and then Philadelphia.
Penacoli was an evening news anchor for the Philadelphia TV station KYW-TV (an NBC affiliate at the time) from the mid-1980s until he moved to New York City in 1990. In 1992, he relocated to Hollywood.
From 1996 to 1999, he worked on the tabloid show Hard Copy. Penacoli also served as the first male host of Lifetime’s “Attitudes” with Linda Dano. Prior to Warner Brothers, his broadcasting career included stints at E! Entertainment television, where he hosted the entertainment network’s live coverage of premieres and events, and Paramount Television.
Penacoli also co-hosted Richard Simmons’ Dream Maker with Kat Carney and Richard Simmons in Fall 1999. As of February 4, 2013 Penacoli’s been co-host on the syndicated morning television program “Daytime” out of Tampa, Florida, which is seen in more than 130 U.S. markets.
Jerry Penacoli Acting Career
Penacoli’s credits include several daytime soaps as principal characters and guest-starring roles on numerous sitcoms and dramas as well as film roles, including Woman on Top with Penélope Cruz and Galaxy Quest with Sigourney Weaver and Tim Allen.
He was a special guest as the host of The Scoop in an episode of Williams Street’s Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!.
Jerry Penacoli Health
In 2011, Jerry Penacoli revealed on Extra that he was diagnosed with stage three melanoma, resulting in surgery and protracted hospitalization. He was also diagnosed with early-stage thyroid cancer at that time.
He later announced to viewers that he had been declared cancer-free. In 2016, Jerry successfully underwent open heart surgery.