American Sports Television Personality
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|Full Name:||Jenny Taft|
|Birth Date:||September 5, 1987|
|Profession:||American sports television personality, former US National Soccer player, host and anchor|
|Height:||5 feet 9 inches (1.75m)|
|Net Worth||$2 million|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Birth Place||Edina, Minnesota|
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Jenny Tift (born on 5th September 1987 in Edina, Minnesota, the United States) is an American sports television personality, former US National Soccer player, host and anchor. Presently she is serving as the moderator on Fox Sports 1’s Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.
Jenny Taft: Bio, Age, Education
Jenny Tift was born on 5th September 1987 in Edina, Minnesota, the United States to her parents, John Taft (father) and Mary Taft (mother). Her father was a hockey player who won NCAA titles as a member and her mother was a speed skater. As sibling, she has a younger brother named Charlie Taft.
As of 2019, she is 32 years old and belongs to the birth sign Virgo. By nationality, she is an American and her ethnicity is White. Talking about her education, she attended and completed her high school education from Edina High School. Later, she joined Boston University for further studies. She graduated in 2010 with a major in Broadcast Journalism.
Jenny Taft: Professional Career
Jenny started her professional career in broadcasting with Fox Sports in 2011. During her time in Fox Sports she served as a Fox Sports North sideline reporter for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA. Furthermore, she was also a social media contributor for Minnesota’s Timberwolves, Twins, and Wild sports teams, as well as an in-stadium/arena host at Twins and Wild games.
Taft continued her work there and in August 2013, they promoted her to join FS1’s news and highlights update team. In this platform, she served as a track reporter for a 2013 Supercross event and also worked as a reporter for the U.S. women’s national soccer team at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Next year in 2014, she became a college football reporter as a part of FS1’s game coverage. In addition, she was appointed as the lead college football sideline reporter, alongside play-by-play commentator Gus Johnson and analyst Joel Klatt in 2017. Moreover, she has also worked in NFL, MLB, and the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
In 2018, it was announced that Jenny would be succeeding Joy Taylor as the moderator of Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, hosted by Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe. On September 5, she hosted FS1’s CFB: Inside Slant, a weekly college football show and she is still working there for the FS1.
Personal Life: Husband & Kids
Regarding her love life, Jenny married to her long-time boyfriend, Matt Gilroy, an ice hockey defenseman in 2015. The couple first met each other during their college days at Boston University. The couple don’t have any children till now. Also there is no news about her pregnancy till today. They are living together happily in Minnesota, U.S.
Net Worth & Earnings
According to the sources, Jenny Taft has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2019. But her salary is not revealed.
Physical Appearance & Social Media
The FS1 reporter, Jenny stands at the height of 5 feet & 9 inches and weighs 62 kg. Talking about her looks, she has dark brown hair with a pair of hazel eyes. Jenny Taft holds 109k followers on Instagram, 66.4k followers on Twitter and 17k followers on Facebook.