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Jenny Taft Bio- Age, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, and Married Life

Feb 11 2020 By Aakritee Gautam

Among the enthusiast sports journalists of the United States of America, Jenny Taft is also the one. She came to the limelight after she became a part of the US National Women’s soccer team. In the present context, she works as a moderator in a sports channel named Fox Sports 1’s show Skip and Shannon: Undisputed.

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Jenny Taft, Image Source: Star Tribune

Jenny was born on the 5th of September, 1987, in Edina, Minnesota, the United States if America. As of now, Jenny’s age is 32 years. As per her birth details, Taft is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Jenny’s zodiac sign is Virgo.

To know details about Jenny’s bio including age, husband, salary, net worth, and married life. Make sure, you read every part of this article.

Parents of Jenny Taft; Father And Mother

Talking about the parents of Jenny, she was born to mother, Mary Taft, and father, John Taft. Her father, John Taft, is a well-known hockey player. He also won the title of NCAA. On the other hand, her mother Mary Taft was a speed skater. When it comes to her siblings, she has a younger brother named Charlie Taft.

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Jenny Taft’s father John Taft, Image Source: Hockeydb.com

From her young age, she grew up in a sports environment, which later inspired her to be a sportsperson. Her father believed in her sporty nature from the start, so he encouraged her to take part in different games.

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Jenny Taft with her father and brother in her early childhood
Source: Instagram

She grew along with her parents in Minnesota, the United States of America.

Which college did Jenny Taft attend?

Jenny Taft went to Edina High School. In high school, she was the captain of the hockey team. Then, she went to Boston University in which she majored in Journalism in 2010. From her high school days, she had a keen interest in sports and studies as well.

Husband and Married life of Jenny

Talking about her marital status, Jenny is a married woman. She got married to Matt Gilroy, who is an ice-hockey player. Additionally, they were in a relationship for almost 5 years before deciding to walk down the aisle in 2015.

Although the couple regularly shares about their marital life in social media these days, the details about their wedding ceremony are not in the media yet.

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Jenny Taft and Matt Gilroy on their wedding day,
Image Source: Married Wiki

Reportedly, the couple met for the first time when both of them were attending Boston University. As of now, the love-bird is living a long-distance relationship. Jenny’s husband, Matt currently lives in Switzerland while she is busy with her moderator job in the United States.

Who is Matt Gilroy?

In addition to being a husband of Jenny Taft, Matt is a famous ice-hockey player. As of 2020, he plays for the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers of the National League (NL). Previously, he played for many NHL teams such as New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ottawa Senators, and the Florida Panthers.

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Jenny Taft’s husband Matt Gilroy
Source: Pinterest

Playing almost for 11 years, Matt has accumulated a massive net worth over $5 million. Similar to his wife, he is an American native and belongs to the ethnic group of white. Also, Gilroy was born on July 20, 1984, in North Bellmore, New York, U.S.

Has Jenny faced any rumors and controversies?

It’s fantastic that Jenny has not been held in any big rumors and scandals even after being a famous social face.

Net worth and Salary

With constant hard work and dedication, Jenny Taft is successful in maintaining a significant net worth of around $2 million. Working as a TV Journalist, her salary ranges between $1.5-$1.7 million every year. Also, she makes a significant amount of money from advertisements and brand endorsements for various popular brands like Vince, Sandro Paris, and AQUAZZURA.

Although Jenny has not posted with cars and luxurious assets on her Instagram, she posted a picture with a cute bicycle with the caption:

Don’t worry Skip & Shannon. Got my workout in today too !! #nevermissaday @skipbayless @shannonsharpe84 @undisputedonfs1 @fs1 @foxsports

Here’s the picture

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Jenny Taft posted a picture with her bicycle,
Image Source: Instagram

It seems like Jenny has no interest in showing off her luxury on social sites and to people even if she enjoys her life to the fullest. She has not posted any pictures with her luxurious assets on her social media profile. Hence, we can assume that she lives a simple life.

Going through Jenny Taft’s Instagram account

As we go through the Instagram account of this famous journalist, we can see that she is pleased with her job and often posts about it. She has about 132 thousand followers on her Instagram profile. Here’s a picture of her in MetLife Stadium, which she posted recently on 10th February 2020.

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Jenny Taft at MetLife Stadium, Image Source: Instagram

The picture is captioned:

XFL Football today … Dog Show tomorrow! 🏈 🐶 Love this look, thank you, FOX fam! 🧥:@mackage @fefay74 @vtrilling @autumn_xiii 💄/ 💁‍♀️: @sabrinamaemua / @colorbyruth.

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Jenny with the Undisputed Team,
Image Source: Instagram

Moreover, Jenny was also seen in  Miami Beach, Flordia, with her team of the Undisputed. Here’s the picture from her Instagram profile, which is captioned:

Day 4 in Miami with @offsetyrn joining the show! 😎@undisputedonfs1

 


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