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Who Is CBS Sunday Morning’s Jane Pauley? Explore Her Married Life, Kids & Net Worth

Jane Pauley

Jane Pauley is a prominent broadcast journalist and television personality. She is known for her appearance on shows like The Today Show, Real Life With Jane Pauley, and more.

Jane is active in a Twitter account with 12.3k followers and 23 tweets. 

Who Is Jane Pauley?

Jane Pauley is a journalist, TV anchor, and media personality born on 31 October 1950. Her birth sign is Scorpio, and her birthplace is in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Jane attended Warren Central High School in 1968 and graduated from Indiana University in political science, and became a member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.

Who Are Jane Pauley’s Parents?

Jane Pauley was born to parents Mary and Richard. Her mother is Mary Pauley, and her father is Richard Pauley. Other details of her parents are not available on the internet.

Are Jane Pauley And Gary Trudeau Still Married? 

Jane Pauley and Garry Trudeau are still married since 1980. The couple first met via a mutual friend who is a co-host Tom Brokaw in 1975. They met after Garry won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning, but Jan admitted that she didn’t really know that he was a big deal at that time. Jane And Garry met each other at a dinner party hosted by Tom Brokaw and his wife.

They dated for five years, knowing each other’s passion and personalities before tying the knot. On 14 June 1980, they exchanged wedding vows in front of their close friends and families in an intimate wedding ceremony. 

The couple has been married for almost four decades now and remains one of the strongest couples ever. Jane’s husband, Garry Trudeau, is a famous cartoonist, and his work, Doonesbury, is one of his most important works. 

Does Jane Pauley Have Twins?

Jane Pauley and her husband, Garry, share three children. They have twins named Rickie, also called Rachel and Ross, and their youngest son, Thomas. 

Their daughter, Rachel, studied at Yale University and graduated with an art history degree. She also attended law school and graduated with a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2013.

As per her LinkedIn profile, Rachel works as an underwriting counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance and has been licensed for practicing law in New York since 2014.

She got married to Robert Gary Steinsdoerfer in November 2014, and they welcomed a baby girl in May of 2019. But before her, they gave birth to their son in Dec 2015.

Rachel’s twin brother, Richard Ross, studied English literature at Brown University and graduated in 2006. He also earned his Master of Fine Arts degree from Emerson College in 2021.

He is mainly known for his puzzles that appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Los Angeles Times. He is also a writer and digital media producer working for Fishtank Learning. He has a romantic partner named Jessie Bullock.

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Jane’s youngest son, Thomas, graduated from Brown University in 2009 with his bachelor’s degree and earned his MBA from Yale School of Management in 2014.

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He is married to Juliana Margaret Thorstenn, and they share two sons. 

What Is Jane Pauley’s Net Worth? Career Details

Jane Pauley has an estimated net worth of $40 million from Journalism.

The 71-year-old Journalist Jane Pauley is a popular household name in Indiana. She started her career as a reporter for the Indianapolis network station WISH-TV in 1972. She then joined Chicago’s WMAQ-TV in 1975, becoming the first woman anchor on an evening newscast.

She joined the Today show on NBC when she was only 25 years old and anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News from 1980 to 1982. She has been known for hosting the Today show for almost 13 years.

Some of her works as a host are for the shows like Dateline, Today, CBS Sunday Morning show, Changes: Conversations with Jane Pauley, Real Life With Jane Pauley, Time and Again, The Jane Pauley Show, Your Life Calling: Reimagining the Rest of Your Life and more.

She began working with the CBS Sunday Morning show as a substitute in 2014, but later she was announced to be the show’s host in 2016.

She was inducted into the Broadcast and Cable Hall of Fame in 1998 and had won the Glamour Woman of the Year in 1990. She is also the Daytime Emmy Award winner and Primetime Emmy Award winner. She had also received the Edward R. Murrow Award and the Gracie Allen Award.

Jane Pauley is also an author, and she released her bestselling memoir ‘Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue in 2004, and her other famous book is, And So It Goes.