- 1 Who is Jackie Redmond?
- 2 Jackie Redmond Age, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
- 3 Jackie Redmond Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
- 4 Jackie Redmond Personal Life, Dating, Husband, and Children
- 5 Jackie Redmond Rumors and Controversies
- 6 Jackie Redmond Body Measurements, Statistics, and Features
- 7 Jackie Redmond Net Worth
Who is Jackie Redmond?
Jackie Redmond is a renowned Canadian news and sports anchor, producer, and reporter. She is a presenter for Sportsnet Central, while she reports for and anchors the National Hockey League (NHL) and Major League Baseball (MLB) Networks.
Jackie Redmond Age, Early Life, Family, and Education Background
Jackie was born under the Aries Zodiac on 12 April 1987, in Toronto, Ontario Canada, which makes her 32 years old as of 2019. She is a Canadian by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Jackie’s father is Steve Redmond, a former sportsman and her biggest fan; she hasn’t mentioned her mother, but she was raised by her parents alongside her sister Marcy Thomas, who played hockey in her childhood days.
When Jackie was young, she used to play hockey and other sports too. Her father would watch games with her, and this motivated her to become a sports anchor.
Jackie is very close to her sister, who is married, and is also extremely fond of her parent, and loves posting photos of her family on her social media pages. Regarding her education background, Jackie joined the University of Guelph-Humber in 2006, and graduated with a Journalism Diploma and a BA in Media Studies in 2010.
Jackie Redmond Professional Career and Rise to Stardom
After graduating, Jackie took a job as an intern for Entertainment Tonight Canada, where she worked for four months. Later, she won the Gillette Drafted: The Search for Canada’s Next Sportscaster, season three in 2011, the first female to win the contest.
When she emerged as a winner of this show, Jackie became a great target for television stations that were looking for a sportscaster, which made it easy for her to land a job. Within no time, Jackie began working with Sportsnet which is a popular sports speciality service in Canada. While working there, her job involved co-hosting the [email protected], a popular show. She also covered the Hockey Central Playoff for the NHL’s network.
Also, Jackie secured a one-year contract working as the Gillette spokesperson, making her the first female for that role in North America. One of the shows she hosted – “Plays of the Month” – became a hit, leading to the inception of another show named “Misplays of the Month.” The former revolved around the best monthly plays countdown, while the latter showed all the stupid and silly things that take place in the sports. Jackie’s dedication towards her job coupled with her enthusiasm saw her cover the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships.
Jackie has had the honor of hosting WWE Ask the Ref, WWE Experience, the NCAA Hockey Broadcasts, and WWE Aftermath. By then, she had already risen to stardom and had built a rapport with her fans, who adored her looks and flawless presenting skills.
Soon afterwards, Jackie was offered a job in the US, and so quit her job at Sportsnet and moved to the US. Currently, Jackie works at NHL Network as a host, and also for the MLB Network.
In her career, Jackie has interacted with and interviewed some high profile personalities, such as Kyle Lowry, Jonas Valanciunas, Matthew Tsang and Tyler Johnson
Jackie Redmond Personal Life, Dating, Husband, and Children
When it comes to her dating life, Jackie is unmarried, but rather fully married to her career. She is a very secretive person, and has managed to keep her love life largely under the radar. As for dating, she has a boyfriend named Dylan Rochon, a Bio-Mechanical Engineer. Their relationship seems to be strong, although they are yet to formalize their union with a wedding. Jackie is yet to have any children.
Jackie loves traveling, including when she’s not working. She considers herself a travel and tour addict who also loves spending also. According to the internet, she is also successful at the sports bar, and likes participating in a number of games. Jackie confesses that she is very shy, especially when in the midst of many people, but then loves karaoke, and likes to rap whenever she can. As a child, she gave up figure skating to pay more attention to hockey.
Jackie Redmond Rumors and Controversies
Jackie was involved in a controversy with Josh Donaldson, a Toronto Blue Jays MLB superstar player. Josh was said to have cheated on his girlfriend Briana Miller who walked in on him with Jackie. After the incident, Briana deleted all the pictures of her and Donaldson from her social media pages.
Jackie covers the Blue Jays for a Canadian sports channel, but since the incident she has been reassigned to work with the NHL section away from the Blue Jays. There were also rumors that she was also involved with other players from Jay’s baseball.
Jackie Redmond Body Measurements, Statistics, and Features
One of the reasons Jackie is loved by her fans is her beautiful features. She is 5ft 6ins (167cm) tall, reputedly weighs 116lbs (52kgs), and her vital statistics are 35-24-33 inches. Jackie has alluring blue eyes and glistening black hair. She was once named among the top 60 sexiest sports reporters all over the world.
Another season of #NHLNow in the books and I’m feeling super blessed ! Thanks to all of you who came along for the ride and watched through the good and of course, the silly. We APPRECIATE you!! See ya in October ! @NHLNetwork pic.twitter.com/dQRjxOvjgC
— Jackie Redmond (@Jackie_Redmond) June 29, 2019
Jackie Redmond Net Worth
Jackie earns her income as a games commentator and sportscaster. Her shows have become a hit in the American television industry, as well as the sports world. On average, a Sportsnet employee earns 55,000 Canadian Dollars per annum, but with her vast experience, she must be earning more than that. According to reputable sources, Jackie Redmond’s net worth is over $400,000, as of mid-2019.