Who is Jennifer Ashton?
Jennifer Ashton M.D., is a television correspondent, physician, and Board-Certified in Obesity Medicine. She holds multiple roles as a correspondent but her main job is to serve as a senior medical correspondent for Good Morning America and ABC News.
Additionally, she frequently contributes to the ABC daytime show GMA3: What You Need to Know. She also frequently serves as a moderator and guest speaker at gatherings that highlight problems associated with women’s health.
Jennifer Ashton Age
Ashton is 53 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 23, 1969, in George Air Force Base, California, USA.
Jennifer Ashton Height
Ashton stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Jennifer is a well-educated woman. She received a bachelor’s degree in art history in 1991 after completing her English and French studies at Horace Mann School and later enrolling at Columbia College, part of Columbia University.
In addition to that, she received her medical degree in 2000 from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. She also graduated from Columbia University in 2016 with a master’s degree in nutrition.
Husband and Engagement
Ashton is married to Tom Werner. She became engaged to her husband in January 2022 and congratulations were in order for the ABC News Correspondent. Tom surprised Jennifer on their first date by proposing to her while they were waiting to board a cab on their way to dinner at The Fulton by Jean-Georges.
Jennifer Ashton Wedding
Ashton and Tom hosted their wedding at the Harmonie Club in New York City on November 5, 2022. The wedding was attended by family and friends.
Jennifer Ashton’s Salary and Net Worth
Ashton earns an average salary of $290,893. Her net worth is roughly $8 million as of 2022. She has generated a sustainable livelihood from her career as a physician and correspondent.
Jennifer Ashton ABC News
Dr. Jennifer Ashton is the only doctor with a medical degree and a position in the national news media. She still has an active medical practice in Englewood, New Jersey, where she serves women of all ages for both medical and surgical gynecologic conditions.
She began her career in television in 2006 as the Fox News Channel’s first female medical contributor. In 2009, she started working for CBS News as a medical correspondent. She currently contributes to all CBS media outlets and frequently appears on The Early Show and CBS Evening News with Katie Couric.
Ashton has won an Emmy award three times, including once for ABC’s Good Morning America and once for ABC’s Breaking News coverage of the Orlando nightclub shooting under the supervision of George Stephanopoulos.
Jennifer Ashton Socials
Who is Jennifer’s Ex-Husband?
Robert Ashton Jr. was the first husband of Ashton. The couple tied the knot on August 31, 1996, and had two children namely Chloë and Alex. After 20 years of marriage, the couple divorced in January 2017. On February 11, 2017, two weeks after the divorce was finalized, Robert committed suicide by jumping off the George Washington Bridge.
Where is Jennifer From?
Jennifer is a native of George Air Force Base, California, USA.