Being able to manage a perfect career along with a very stable home is not something everyone could easily do but Jackie Ibanez achieved it anyway and that is why she is able to maintain a scandal-free life despite her fast-growing public portfolio.
The American journalist started off as a producer for WWLP-TV but her name was catapulted to the limelight after getting an offer to work at one of America’s largest pay-TV news channels, Fox News. Today, she is one of the celebrated journalists, correspondents and news anchors of our time.
Jackie Ibanez – Bio, Age
Born November 16, 1985, Jackie Ibanez grew up with her family in Logan, Utah, where she also began her education, first at Sky View High School and later at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut.
Information about Jackie’s childhood, as well as her parents and siblings, cannot be found but it is a noted fact that the caucasian lady has always been passionate about becoming a journalist. To bring that to reality, she obtained a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the above-named university. While studying, Jackie also got herself busy for one year, working as an intern at NBC Sports. She also worked as a student correspondent for MSNBC News from 2006-2007.
It wasn’t difficult for Jackie to find her place in the broadcast industry after graduation as she is already familiar with the basics of journalism. Her professional career started at the Massachusetts-based WWLP-TV where she was hired as a producer. She only worked in that position for a few months before she was promoted to an anchor and reporter. With the WWLP-TV she worked in that capacity for a number of years, garnering much respect from audiences until in 2010 when she decided to briefly leave the industry to work as a managing director for a New York City-based public relations firm called Coltrin & Associates.
Jackie returned to the field of journalism after working two years with Coltrin & Associates. Upon her return, she joined the News 12 Connecticut as a news anchor and being what she is passionate about since her childhood, Jackie gave the job her best. She anchored three different morning programs and did news as well.
She continued working for News 12 until December 2014 when she made a breakthrough as she was hired to work for Fox News as a correspondent. In addition to her job as a news correspondent, Jackie Ibanez also anchored the channel’s “overnight breaking news” segment. In 2018, she began to host the widely watched “Fox and Friends First” together with famous TV personality, Abby Huntsman.
Jackie Ibanez leads a successful married life with her husband, Eddie Ibanez, a producer from an Asian background. Despite being married to a public figure, Jackie’s husband still maintains a very private life and that is why nothing much is known about him.
Jackie and Eddie dated for a couple of years before settling down as a couple. Their wedding ceremony was quite private with only a few friends and family members present. Together, the couple is blessed with three children – two beautiful daughters, Dakota and J.J. and a son named Vince Bo. The couple welcomed their son Vince Bo in December 2017. The other two were born in 2012 and 2015, respectively.
Other Interesting Facts to Know About Jackie Ibanez
1. Jackie Ibanez has a net worth of about $1 million which she garnered from her career as a journalist, as well as a manager for a public relations firm. Her annual income is estimated at $500,000.
2. Although Jackie and her husband prefer to keep their family life out of the public view, Jackie still manages to share some part of her life with her social media followers, especially on Instagram where she has about 21.7k followers. Her Twitter account is also massively followed by over 11k fans
3. Ibanez has come in contact with a good number to high-profile personalities through her job as a news anchor and correspondent. In 2017, she got a chance to interview Melania Trump, the first lady of the United States of America.
4. The blonde beauty with blue eyes has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 m). The weight of her body is 56 kg while her bust, waist and hips measurements are 32-23-33 inches respectively.