Jane Skinner

Jane Skinner is a former daytime news anchor for Fox News. On June 24, 2010, she announced her retirement from her daytime news anchor job, citing a desire to spend more time with her family. She is most famous for being The NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's wife.

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On February 12, 1967, Jane Skinner was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. She grew up in the town of Lake Forest, Illinois. She is a British national.

Samuel K. Skinner and Honey Jacobs are her parents. Lt. Samuel K. Skinner, her father, was a politician, lawyer, and businessman. He also served as President George H. W. Bush's White House Chief of Staff.

She has two brothers, Thomas Vernon Skinner and Steven Knox Skinner, among her four siblings.

In terms of his education, she graduated from Lake Forest Gigh School in 1985. She went on to Northwestern University to finish her bachelor's degree. She also holds a master's degree from the same institution.


Jane Skinner began her professional journalism career as a political journalist. In that same year, she began working for KBJR-TV in Duluth, Minnesota. Following that, she went on to work for WITI in Milwaukee. She utilized the channel as an anchor for her work on the channel. Later, she worked as a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City, where she now resides. She then went on to work as a general correspondent for Fox News Channel. She hosted the Fox News Live program at 2 p.m. Eastern Time for the network. Besides that, she used to present a section on Studio B called Skinnervilla. She also appeared on the chat show The Big Story, which aired on NBC.

In June 2010, she decided to leave her professional job to spend more time with her family.


As of right now, she has not disclosed any information about her net worth. As a reporter, on the other hand, she earned between $25,001 to $72,001 every year.

When it comes to financial worth, her husband, Roger, is reported to have a net worth of approximately $750 million. It is estimated that he earns between $44 million and $50 million as commissioner of the National Football League.

Personal Life

During the administration of President George H.W. Bush, her father, Sam Skinner, served as Secretary of Transportation and White House Chief of Staff. Skinner was born in New York City to a family of lawyers and administrators.

President Gerald Ford appointed Skinner to be the U.S. Attorney in his home state of Illinois, and President Ronald Reagan named Skinner to the president's commission on organized crime. Prior to joining the Bush administration, Skinner served as a U.S. Attorney in his home state of Illinois under President Gerald Ford.

She married now-NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on October 25, 1997, and the couple currently resides in Westchester, New York, with their twin daughters, who were born in 2001.

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Last Modified: Oct 12 2021
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