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

Lauren Jiggetts is an American anchor and reporter for WGN Morning News. She has been working at WGN since July 10, 2017.

Lauren Jiggetts Biography

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

Lauren Jiggetts Career

Jiggetts received a national and regional Emmy in 2011 for her contribution to the station’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery Scandal. Jiggetts as well has received multiple local Emmys. She received the Irv Kupcinet Media Award at the 41st Annual Ed Kelly Foundation Gala in 20 15.

Before WGN-TV, She spent 10 years at NBC 5 in Chicago, in a variety of positions, most recently as the weekend news anchor. Jiggetts as well worked at Channel One News in L.A. and WLVI, the CW affiliate in Boston. While still in school, Lauren interned for WFLD-TV and CLTV. Jiggetts attended Stevenson High School and graduated from Lincolnshire. He then graduated cum laude from Harvard University.

Lauren Jiggetts Age

Jiggetts was born and raised in Chicago, IL. She was born of former Chicago Bears offensive tackle and longtime sportscaster Dan Jiggetts. Jiggetts has not disclosed the year and date she was born in public. She might be in her 40s.

Lauren Jiggetts Height

Jiggetts stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches.

Lauren Jiggetts Family

Jiggetts was born and raised alongside her sister Kristan Jiggetts to Dan Jiggetts (father) and Karen N. Jiggetts (mother).

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Lauren Jiggetts Husband

Jiggetts is married to Patrick Brian Donovan. The couple exchanged their vows on 8 August 2009 at the Village Presbyterian Church in Northbrook Illinois. Jiggetts’ other half works at Pyramis Global Advisors as their research analyst –the company is part of the Fidelity Investments group based in Smithfield in Rhode Island.

The couple met while they were studying at Harvard University. They are blessed with a son Brendan, born in November 2015, and another son Theodore Jiggetts Donovan born in 2018. The family currently lives in Sheffield Neighbors in Chicago, Illinois in a house that is estimated to be worth around $3.6 million.

Lauren Jiggetts Net Worth

Jiggetts has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a reporter and anchor.

Lauren Jiggetts Salary

Jiggetts earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

Lauren Jiggetts WGN-TV

Jiggetts works at WGN-TV where she works alongside other famous WGN-TV anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Kaitlin Bennett
  2. Julie Unruh
  3. Mike Toomey
  4. Judy Wang
  5. Pat Tomasulo
  6. Tom Skilling
  7. Erik Runge
  8. Dan Roan
  9. Dean Richards
  10. Dana Rebik
  11. Marcella Raymond
  12. Larry Potash
  13. Dan Ponce
  14. Jarrett Payton
  15. Micah Materre
  16. Lauren Magiera
  17. Mike Lowe
  18. Nancy Loo
  19. Paul Lisnek
  20. Sean Lewis

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Jiggetts.

Who is Jiggetts?

She is an American anchor and reporter


Not Available


5 feet 7 inches


Patrick Brian Donovan


$40,000 – $ 110,500

Net Worth

$1 Million – $5 Million
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