Jackie Ibanez is a popular experienced Fox News correspondent, who has also worked at News 12 and WWLP-TV. She even once tried to escape the field of journalism, but soon returned to her anchor and reporter position. Let’s find out more about her family, husband, kids, salary, etc.

Early life and family

Jackie Ibanez was born on 7 November 1985, in Logan, Utah US, so under the sign of Scorpio, and holding American nationality. Not much is known about Jackie’s family, as she tries to keep her private life low-key.

She posted photos of her mother several times on her Instagram account who, name is still unknown, came to stay with Jackie before her second labor. Jackie posted their photos captioning them with words of gratitude and kindness for everything her mother did for her in her childhood and further life. Nothing is known about Jackie’s father, however, it is known that they are a Mormon family, but Jackie’s maiden name is also a mystery. She spent all her childhood and youth in Logan.

Educational background

Jackie matriculated from Sky View High School in 2003, then continued her education at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, which is a private institution, graduating in 2007 with a BA in Broadcast Journalism. As a hard-working person, Jackie started her internship while she was still studying at university, working as an intern for MSNBC News and NBC Sport.

Career

Early steps

Right after her graduation, Jackie was offered a job with WWLP-TV, a local station in Massachusetts, taking into consideration her successful internship, in the position of a producer. She was soon promoted to become a reporter and anchor.

Jackie Ibanez

In 2010 Jackie decided to leave her working place and journalism in general, for reasons she never revealed (no one knows whether there was a kind of controversy or just emotional burning out – Jackie never confirmed any of these versions). She left WWLP-TV after three years to become managing director of the public relation company “Coltrin & Associates”. However, it took Jackie only a year to realise how badly she missed journalism, So, in 2011 she accepted the offer from News 12 in Connecticut to become a freelance reporter and anchor. Until December 2014 she also held the position of the weekend morning anchor at the same network, and then left the company to take-up new career opportunities.

Obtaining recognition

After leaving News 12, Jackie was not sitting at home, as she was to hold the position of a news correspondent as Fox News Network, a very prestigious and respected company among both the audience and the journalists. From 2015 Jackie also worked on such Fox News projects as “Fox and Friends”, “Fox and Friends First”, on which the audience could see Jackie from 2017 to 2018, and “Red Eye with Tom Shillue”, on which Jackie was a co-host and a correspondent in 2017, including once interviewing Melania Trump. All those shows and projects along with her correspondent activities raised her prominence to a very high level.

As for now, she holds the position of an overnight breaking news anchor.

Personal life, husband Edie Ibanez

As a true Mormon, Jackie hides most details of her personal life from random eyes. It is only known that she has been married to Edie Ibanez for some time, though Jackie never shared the exact date of their marriage. She sometimes posts her selfies with her husband, but doesn’t share anything private at all. It is also known that Edie and Jackie have three kids – two daughters, Dakota (born in 2012) and J.J. (born in 2015), and a son, Vince Bo (born on 19 December 2017).

Jackie often posts photos with her kids on her Instagram account, saying she tried to spend as much time with her children as she can, also admitting that’s not as often as she and they would want. Jackie once posted a letter she got from her older daughter Dakota, when she was six years old – Dakota missed her much and wanted to see her mother after school, asking Jackie to come and spend some time with her. Jackie had to admit she had no chance to meet her daughter after school, coming back home late from a busy working day. However, she often takes her kids on various trips and to weekend entertainment, so they don’t feel neglected.

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Hobbies and interesting facts

Jackie’s favorite food is rice pudding… and chocolate. However, she tries to stick to a healthy diet and does a lot of sports, working out at home and in the gym – depending on how tight her working schedule is. Among her favorite male actors are Jack Nicholson and Danny de Vito. She likes taking care of her hair, and often shares various products she uses to keep her hair beautiful and originally styled.

Social media presence

Jackie is pretty active on various social media platforms, as she needs to follow all the news and rumors going around the world. Thus, her Instagram account has over 730 posts and is followed by more than 20,000 subscribers, and her Twitter account is read by over 21,000 users.

Her Facebook profile is ‘liked’ and followed by more than 20,000 users. She also has a YouTube account, but it is not so very popular and has only 370 subscribers. Jackie has posted some of her motherhood themed videos, but hasn’t uploaded anything new for more than three months already.

Appearance, clothing style

Jackie has blonde hair which is naturally dark brown, but she has been bleaching it for many years; she likes feminine hairstyles and often wears her hair long and loosely curled; Jackie has blue eyes. She is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) tall, weighs around 123lbs (56kgs) and her vital statistics are 32-23-33. As for her clothing style, she likes wearing feminine dresses and smart but casual looks, so you can often see her in jeans and a shirt.

Net worth and salary

According to authoritative sources, Jackie’s net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, and her annual salary is reputed to be a minimum $150,000. She reached such a high level of income by working hard as a journalist, anchor and correspondent, participating in several projects at the same time and doing it successfully. Her net worth is only going to grow in future as she is a very experienced reporter and gets new offers from various networks constantly. As of 2019, she is true to Fox News Network, but the future will show how Jackie can surprise us with her new appointments.

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