Published Date   06th Jan. 2017, 15:52 pm
Quick Info
Birth Name: Margaret Jane Pauley
Date of Birth: 31/10/1950
Age: 73 years old
Nationality: American October 31, 1950
Net Worth: $40 million
Qualification: Major degree in Political Science from Indiana University

Jane Pauley net worth is huge and so are her contributions to the field of journalism. This author and television journalist has been recognized most for her acknowledgments of issues related to bipolar disorder and also for being the anchor of the CBS Sunday Morning.


Jane Pauley has had 13-year tenure in the NBC’s Today program which has been followed by her 12-year long career as a co-host of Dateline NBC. She is a native of Indiana and is a personality of white ethnicity and American nationality. Her occupation as a news reporter, news anchor, journalist and television host have made her extremely popular amongst the news tabloids.


Born as Margaret Jane Pauley on the 31st of October, 1950, this beauty is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on the Halloween Day and her parents are Richard and Mary Pauley. She has described herself as a shy little kid.

Early Life

Jane Pauley was educated at the Warren Central High School situated in Indianapolis. She then was enrolled in the National Forensic League in Indiana and was placed first there. She graduated from high school in the year 1968 and then joined the Indiana University. From there, she has a major degree in political science. She was also the member of the Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Career and Net Worth

Jane Pauley net worth has increased considerably because of her long career in the field of journalism. Jane Pauley career started off with her being the co-host of the Today Show. She was the part of the show from 1976 to 1989.  After this, she anchored the NBC Nightly News before moving on to hold the same position for Today.

Jane Pauley has also been the co-host of the 42nd Primetime Emmy Awards. She has also served as a substitute anchor for the NBC Nightly News and has hosted the half-hour series of Real Life with Jane Pauley.

Since 1992, she started co-anchoring Dateline. She did the same from 1992 to 2003 and also anchored the show Time and Again on the MSNBC. Jane Pauley net worth increased further more after she decided to leave Dateline, she was offered to start her very own daytime talk show called The Jane Pauley Show. The show, however, was canceled after only one season.

Jane Pauley net worth increased more because of her bestselling memoir called Skywriting: A Life Out the Blue. She made her diagnosis of bipolar disorder public in the memoir. She has also appeared in the Depression on PBS after which she returned to the Today show. She has also appeared on CBS This Morning too.

Jane Pauley net worth is a whopping 40 million dollars. She has been considered to be a news personality who has managed to become extremely famous with her fans. She has been idolized by women all over the world and is a role model for people willing to go beyond their limits and achieve a lot despite their problems. Jane Pauley net worth is surely set to rise more in the days to come.

Personal Life, Boyfriend, and Spouse

Jane Pauley net worth is not the only detail about her that is popular amongst her fans. She is also a personality who has been pretty open about her personal life to her fans. She is the wife of the cartoonist Garry Trudeau.

Jane Pauley husband Garry is the creator of Doonesbury. The couple has been married since 1980. Jane Pauley husband has been married to her for the past 3 decades and more, and the relationship has given rise to three children and two grandchildren. Jane Pauley children are named Rachel, Ross, and Thomas. Jane Pauley children are also married and leading successful lives. Apart from a pretty successful personal life with her husband, she is also on the board of directors for the Children’s Health Fund. She is the member of the Board of Directors of The Mind Trust. She is also affiliated with many other organizations related to charity.

Apart from Jane Pauley family life being so successful, she has also been known for her outright revelations related to her bipolar issues. She is a personality who has spoken out about her issues and problems with her bipolar discover. She is also working with charitable organizations for the same cause.

Awards, Achievements, and Recognition

Jane Pauley has had a number of awards and achievements to her name. She is the recipient of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism. Apart from this, she has also been the recipient of multiple Emmy Awards and the Radio and Television News Directors Association’s Paul White Award. She is also the recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award, international Matrix Award, and National Alliance on Mental Illness award as well as the Gracie Allen Award.


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