Jenna Bush Hager (born November 25, 1981) is an American Journalist, News Personality, Host, and Author from Dallas, Texas. She is well-recognized as the daughter of George W. Bush (43rd U.S. President).
Currently, the journalist is working as the co-host of the show titled “Today with Hoda & Jenna” along with Hoda Kotb. It is the fourth hour of NBC’s morning news program Today.
She started her career by joining NBC News’ TODAY as a contributing correspondent in September 2009. Earlier, the news personality used to work as a teacher in an elementary school in 2005 in Washington, D.C.
Later, Jenna did an internship with UNICEF from September 2006 to May 2007. As an author, Bush made her debut with the book “Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope” on September 28, 2007.
According to a source, her first book is based on her work with UNICEF. Jenna Hager accumulated Net worth of $10 million US Dollars, as of 2019.
Early Life, Parents & Education
The journalist was born on the 25th of November 1981 in Dallas, Texas, United States (Jenna Bush Hager’s age is 38 years old, as of 2019). Her father “George Walker Bush” is an American politician and businessman and served as the president from 2001 to 2009.
Jenna’s second book “Read All About It!” is a picture book. She co-wrote the book along with her mother “Laura Bush” (former schoolteacher and librarian). Hager has a sibling i.e. a twin-sister named Barbara Pierce Bush (activist).
She and Barbara initially attended Preston Hollow Elementary School and then The Hockaday School. Later, the Bush family moved to Austin, Texas after George Walker elected as the Governor of Texas.
Hager then became the student at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School and graduated from Austin High School in 2000. She received a BA degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004.
The journalist also took summer classes at New York University. During her college, Bush Hager remained a legacy member of Kappa Alpha Theta, her mom’s sorority.
Marriage with Spouse Henry Hager & Children
The young journalist began dating her then-boyfriend, Henry Hager (Business Executive) in the early 2000s. His family associated with the Bush family for a very long time. Henry and his dad used to work in the George Bush government.
In fact, the couple first met each other during their family meet-up and casually began their affair. Inf 2005, Jenna and Hager grew very close to each other and became engaged in 2007.
Additionally, Bush tied the knot with her husband on May 10, 2008, in a private ceremony. Their wedding ceremony took place at her parents’ Prairie Chapel Ranch near Crawford, Texas.
Rev. Kirbyjon Caldwell officiated the ceremony. Jenna and her spouse share two daughters named Margaret Laura “Mila” Hager (born in 2013) and Poppy Louise Hager (born in 2015).
Recently, on August 02, 2019, the journalist gave birth to their son named Henry Harold “Hal” Hager. Currently, the family happily lives in a lavish home in New York City.
|Real Full Birth Name||Jenna Welch Bush.|
|Profession||Journalist, News Personality, and Author.|
|Famous for||daughter of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush.|
|Age (As of 2019)||38 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 25, 1981.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||Dallas, Texas, United States.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||New York City, USA.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jennabhager/
|Debut||Book: Ana's Story : A Journey of Hope (2007).
TV Show: Today Show (In August 2009, as a correspondent and contributor).
|Books||1. Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life.
2. Our Great Big Backyard.
3. Read All About It!
4. Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope.
|Television||1. Today correspondent (2009–present).
2. Today with Hoda & Jenna co-anchor (2019–present).
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 8".
Centimeters: 173 cm.
Meters: 1.73 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 77 Kg.
Pounds: 171 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Breast-waist-hips)||40-34-42.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||7.|
|Parents||Father: George W. Bush.
Mother: Laura Bush.
|Siblings||Barbara Pierce Bush (twin sister).|
|Famous Relatives||Grandparents: George Herbert Walker Bush and Barbara Pierce.
Uncle: Jeb, Neil, and Marvin Bush.
Aunt: Dorothy and Robin Bush.
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors's degree.|
|School||1. Preston Hollow Elementary School.
2. The Hockaday School.
3. St. Andrew's Episcopal School.
4. Austin High School.
|Alma Mater.||1. The University of Texas at Austin.
2. New York University.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status||Married since May 2008.|
|Dating History?||Love Affair with her boyfriend Henry.|
|Husband/Spouse Name||Henry Chase Hager.|
|Son||Henry Harold "Hal" Hager.|
|Daughter||1. Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager.
2. Poppy Louise Hager.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Leonardo DiCaprio.
Actress: Jennifer Aniston.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Reading and Cooking.|
|Favorite Food||French Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$10 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Jenna Bush Hager
- In college, she and her sister got arrested for alcohol-related charges twice within 5 weeks.
- As per the source, Jenna charged with a crime for possession of alcohol under the age of 21.
- Hager’s mom gave her birth at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
- In fact, the journalist got her name after Jenna Hawkins Welch (her maternal grandmother).
- The news personality even serves as the Young Leadership Ambassador & Chair for UNICEF’s Next Generation committee.
- Hager is also working as a reading resource teacher at a public school in Baltimore, Maryland.
- Jenna Bush Hager stands tall at a height of 5 ft 8 in (173 cm). Her body weight is 171.6 pounds (77 kg) three months after giving birth to her third child.
- Her first book is based on a true story that is about a 17-year-old single mother living with HIV in Latin America.
- On November 18, 2019, Jenna and Hoda Kotb weighed themselves on Monday morning’s show.
- Hoda and Hager both are determined to start intermittent fasting as the journalists weighed way more than they said in the show.