Griff Jenkins

Griff Jenkins, born William Griffin “Griff” Jenkins on 15th December 1970, has been a U.S. radio and television personality who has also produced Fox News Channel. Presently, Griff has been working with Fox News Channel as a correspondent based in Washington.

Personal Life

Griff Jenkins was born in Los Angeles, California. The names of his mother and father are unknown. However, Griff revealed during an interview that his mother defined him the real meaning of contentment. Griff added that her mother had opined that contentment was not an achievement but it was the realization of the fact of your possessions. He posted the pictures of his mother and father on Instagram to commemorate them. He has great respect for his parents who are no more. The ethnicity of Griff is North American while his nationality is American.

As for his education, Griff attended Memphis University School in the year 1989. He graduated from that school, and then joined the University of Mississippi in the year 1993. He obtained a degree in Bachelor of Arts in English from there.

Griff Jenkins has been a tremendous personality on and off the screen. He has been tremendously successful in his professional career as well as his personal life. Griff is married to his longtime girlfriend Kathleen Jenkins in the month of September 1988. The couple is pulling together merrily since then. They have been blessed with two daughters namely Mackenzie and Madeline.

Griff lives presently with his wife and children in Washington D.C. They all are living in perfect harmony, and there is no rumor of an extra-marital relationship. Griff celebrated his 19th marriage anniversary with aplomb on 26th September 2017 and posted pictures of his wife on Instagram. He described his lovely wife to be his best friend and guide. Thus, he has not divorced his wife as yet.

However, Griff’s personal life has not been a smooth journey. His daughter Madeline was diagnosed to have been suffering from thyroid cancer. She underwent a successful operation of the same in 2017.


Just after graduating from the University, Griff did an internship for Congressman Don Sundquist. He started the journey of his career by producing the Common Sense Radio along with Oliver North in 1996. He had also been an associate producer in the War Stories of Oliver North for a period of three years from 2001 to 2003.

After that, Griff became associated with Fox News Channel (FNC) in 2003 as a producer. He was also associated with Tony Snow Radio Program as producer. Griff also co-hosted Fox and Friends on and off. While being associated with FNC, Griff had reported the stories of Presidential Elections held in 2008 and 2012. He also covered an earthquake in Haiti

. He has also reported the fallout of Boston Marathon bombing from the actual site. He has won several awards for his performances. Griff is getting a hefty salary at Fox News Channel, but the actual amount has not been revealed. However, as per his biography, his net worth is estimated at $1 million.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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