Last Updated: 18 Nov, 2023 | Views: 161
Other Profession(s): Television Presenter
Famous For: The Co-Host Of Today With Hoda & Jenna
Higher Education: University of Texas at Austin (BA)
Net Worth: $17 Million Approx.
Jenna Bush Hager is an American journalist, author, and news personality. She was born on November 25, 1981, in Dallas, Texas, the daughter of former US President George W. Bush and former US First Lady Laura Bush. Hager graduated with a degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin and began her career as a teacher. Later, she worked for NBC News as a correspondent and contributor. She has also written best-selling books for children and young adults. In addition, she co-hosts the fourth hour of NBC's Today show.
Jenna Bush Hager Career:
2005: Jenna Bush Hager taught English at Elsie Whitlow Stokes Community Freedom Public Charter School after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.
2007: Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope, her first book, tells the story of a young Latin American girl living with HIV. It was a bestseller and inspired Hager to keep writing.
2009: Jenna Bush Hager was hired by NBC News as a correspondent after transitioning from journalism to television. As a journalist, she covered events like the 2008 presidential election and the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
2012: Jenna Bush Hager became a contributing correspondent on NBC's Today Show, covering topics such as education, parenting, and lifestyle.
2013: Jenna Bush Hager published her first children's book, "Read All About It!," to encourage kids to read and learn about books.
2019: Jenna Bush Hager took over the fourth hour of the Today Show from Kathie Lee Gifford following her departure. The audience received it well because of the duo's on-air chemistry and positivity.
Jenna Bush Hager Popular Books:
2007: "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope" (co-authored with Mia Baxter)
2008: "Read All About It!" (children's book)
2016: "Our Great Big Backyard" (co-authored with Laura Bush)
2017: "Sisters First" (co-authored with Barbara Pierce Bush)
2020: "Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss" (memoir)
Jenna Bush Hager Unknown Facts:
Jenna Bush Hager and her husband Henry Hager have three children. Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager and Poppy Louise Hager are their daughters and Henry Harold "Hal" Hager is their son.
As a member of UNICEF's Next Generation, Jenna Bush Hager supports various charitable causes and organizations, including UNICEF.