Jane was born on 31 October 1950 and she was born under the zodiac sign of Scorpio. Jane was born in Indianapolis in Indiana in the United States of America. The name of her father is known to be Richards Pauley and the name of her mother is Mary Pauley. As per the information available, she also has a sister whose name is Ann Pauley. It is known that her father worked as a salesman for Wilson Milk Company and her mother was a homemaker and her mother often played organ during the Sunday Mass in the church.
She completed her education from Warrant Central High School and she often participated in debate competitions. Later she went to Indiana University and she completed her education in Political Science. It is known that just after completing her college, she appeared for an audition at WISH – TV. It was a part of CBS and at that very instant she got a job with WISH – TV. She worked with them for three years and she later started working for WMAQ – TV.
In 1976, Jane started working for Today and she also worked in many other shows. It is known that Jane also worked as a sportscaster and she had been really popular among her audience. When she announced the news about her resignation from Today, she received several letters from her fans offering her with unconditional support.
She was also behind the launch of Dateline and the newsmagazine also went in a controversy with General Motors. The team later made a public apology to the company. In 2004, Jane started working in her own show and the name of the show was known to be Jane Pauley Show. It is also known that Jane suffered from bipolar disorder and in 2009, Jane started working for Today again. After a long career with Today, Jane started working for CBS in 2014.
Talking about her personal life, it is known that in 1980, she got married to Garry Trudeau. Her husband worked as a cartoonist and together, the couple parented three children. The name of her son is Ross Trudeau and Thomas Trudeau. And the name of Jane’s daughter is known to be Rachel Trudeau.
At present, the couple lives together and they have two grandchildren as well. She is also actively involved with charity work and one of the charity she is involved with is a health center for Children and the other one provides the education to a huge community of children. It is known that the health center she opened was very helpful for a large section of society as they served anyone without creating huge medical bills.
The total annual salary of Jane is not known but as per the information available, Jane’s net worth is estimated to be over 40 Million American Dollars. She also earned a lot of good fortune and blessings by helping the people in need by providing them affordable medical services.