Jane Pauley Husband, Net Worth, Children, Family, Wiki, Bio

Jane Pauley is a famous journalist and author known for NBC’s Today Show. Here, she has been working for 12 years.  Jane has also been on the limelight for publicly acknowledging her bipolar disorder. Currently, she hosts the CBS Sunday morning.

Learn more about Jane Pauley’s married life with husband, Garry Trudeau, and children. Also get to know about Jane Pauley’s net worth, bio, and family.

Who is Jane Pauley?

Jane Pauley was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on 31 October 1950. She is currently 68 years old. Pauley is the second child to Richard and Mary Pauley.  Her father was a traveling salesperson for the Wilson Milk Company while her mother was a proficient musician and a homemaker skilled at mathematics. Her older sibling is called Ann. Since childhood, Jane has been idolizing her. To this date, Ann has always been her closest confidante.

Career, Early life

Jane began her career while she was still in high school.  She won a speech and debate championship while she was still in high school.  Her experience in forensics back in high school garnered her experience in what would become her professional career for decades.

After graduating from high school, she attended Indiana University, where she based herself in political science. After completion of her course, she got a job as a reporter for the WISH-TV which was an affiliate of CBS. Three years after in the channel, she joined the veteran anchor Kalber Floyd in the NBC’s affiliate WMAQ-TV becoming the first Chicago woman to be a co-anchor for the major evening news.

At the age of 25, barely ten months in WMAQ-TV, she joined Today show replacing Barbra Walters.  Jane Pauley co-hosted the show from 1976 until 1989. Pauley had been hoping for a change since she had given birth to her twins and wished to have more time with them. Consequently, she quit NBC Today’s show. After successful negotiations with NBC, she announced to be making an appearance on another NBC channel show.

When she announced her departure from Today show, she received a lot of support from people across America. Her image ran in several magazines like the New York Times and Life magazines. After laying low for a while, Jane Pauley returned to NBC with the title Change: Conversations with Jane Pauley.

Image of Jane Pauley from TV show, The Jane Pauley Show

Jane Pauley from TV show, The Jane Pauley Show

Her return to TV came with her new show titled The Jane Pauley Show which happened to be a syndicated daytime talk show distributed under NBC.  The show did not get a high rating as it was expected; hence, it was canceled after one season. Despite the ups and downs of the show, she made a significant hit in the writing industry after releasing her chronicle named Skywriting: A Life Out of The Blue. In the book, she made it public about her bipolar disorder, saying that it was one of the easiest decisions to make.

In 2009, Jane returned to the Today Show as a contributor whereby she hosted weekly segments. Later in 2013, there was a reunion whereby all the hosts who were in the Today show made an appearance for a special edition.

On April 2014, she started contributing for the CBS Sunday Morning, and after the retirement of Charles Osgood, she took over as the host of CBS Sunday Morning. Pauley has also been a been host for CBS this morning and filled in for Scott Pelley on CBS Evening News.

On 9 October 2016, she began her role as a host on the Today Show, nearly forty years after its inception.

Jane Pauley Net Worth

Jane has made a significant income from journalism, especially in the NBC Universal. Details of her salary are not known by our online sources. As of 2019, Jane Pauley net worth is $40 million.

Image of TV Journalist, Jane Pauley net worth is $40 million

TV Journalist, Jane Pauley net worth is $40 million

Jane Pauley Husband, Married, Children

Jane has only been in one relationship. She is married to the cartoonist Garry Trudeau. As for the couple, they love to keep their relationship private hence no rumors and controversies have been reported.  In the relationship, the couple has had three children named Rachael Trudeau, Ross Trudeau and Thomas Trudeau.

Image of Jane Pauley with her husband Garry Trudeau

Jane Pauley with her husband, Garry Trudeau

Where is Jane Pauley now? What is she doing?

Jane Pauley is still in the journalism industry. Currently, she serves the community as well as doing some minor journalism presentations. In 2009, she let her name be used for the Jane Pauley Community health center, which helps in providing affordable health care to families regardless of the income.

Personal life

Jane Pauley lives a very private life. Despite this, she is always active on Instagram and Twitter, whereby she interacts with her fans effectively.

Measurements: Height and Weight

Jane Pauley has a height of 5 ft. 4 inches. Her weight and other measurements are not known.

Image of Jane Pauley height is 5 feet 4 inches

Jane Pauley height is 5 feet 4 inches


Jane Pauley is a married career woman. The couple has three amazing children. Her net worth is $40 million. She is wife to Gary Trudeau.

Jane Pauley Wiki, Real Name, Bio, Family, Facts

Real Name Margret Jane Pauley
Place of Birth Indianapolis, Indiana
Age 68
Nationality American
Net worth $40 million
Marriage status Married
Height 1.63m
Death-O-Meter Alive

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