|Celebrated Name:||Star Jones|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Starlet Marie Jones|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||March 24, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Badin, North Carolina, U.S.|
|Height:||5 ft 9 inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Al Reynolds (m. 2004; div. 2008) Ricardo Lugo (m. 2018)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No/Yes (name)|
|Dating/Boyfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)|
|Is Star Jones Lesbian?:||No|
|Profession:||Lawyer, Journalist, Talk show, Host writer, Women’s Advocate, Fashion designer|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$20 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Starlet Marie Jones, popularly called Star Jones, is a US lawyer, TV personality, journalist, author, fashion designer, and diversity, and women’s advocate. She is one of the co-anchors on ABC’s talk show “The View” (1997 – 2006). She was also among the sixteen candidates of the fourth season of The Celebrity Apprentice Show (2011). She stood in fifth place. She has also worked as a host in Jones & Jury show. As a lawyer, she is associated with NBC channel as its legal correspondent.
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Early Life & Biography
Jones was born in North Carolina and shifted to Trenton, NJ, with her stepfather and mother. She spent her childhood there. Her stepfather had been a municipal security chief, and her mother used to work as a human services admin.
She completed her graduation from Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. Jones attended American University to earned a Bachelor’s degree in Administration of Justice. IN 1986, she attended the University of Houston Law Center and completed her J.D. degree. She was admitted to the NY state bar in the year 1987.
Talking about her relationships, Star Jones tied into a wedding knot with an investment banker named “Al Reynolds” on November 13, 2004. Reynolds proposed to Star Jones in the 2004 NBA All-Star Game. Their wedding took place at Saint Bartholomew’s Church in NYC. The couple later took divorce in 2008. She later got married to Richardo Lugo on a cruise in the Bahamas on March 25, 2008.
Star Jones was diagnosed as morbidly obese in her youth. So, she performed gastric bypass surgery in the year 2003. As a result of which she lost around 160 pounds and achieved normal body weight.
On March 17, 2010, she was diagnosed with a thoracic tumor and underwent cardiac surgery.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on March 24 1962, Star Jones is 58 years old as of today’s date 3rd April 2020. Her height is 5 ft 9 inches tall, and her weight is 80 kg.
From 1986 to 1991, she has worked as a prosecutor with the “Kings County District Lawyer Office” in Brooklyn, NYC. In 1991, she got recruited by Court TV as a reporter for the rape trial of William Kennedy Smith.
She got her major television break from NBC’s morning talk show “The View” that she did from 1999 to 2006. People appreciate her for her candor, polarizing opinions, and wit.
Jones has hosted numerous cable shows that include “House Hunters in New York City,” “Larry King Life,” and “The Bad Girls Club Season 2”.
She has been a jury in “Drop Dead Diva” aired in August 2012.
She has worked as a legal expert for “The Insider and Dr. Phil.” She appears on “The Wendy Williams Show.”
On July 17, 2009, she was starred on a celebrity show “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?” and won $25,000. She donated the amount for the betterment of underserved children in The East Harlem School at Exodus House, NYC.
Jones has worked as an executive producer on VH1’s “Daytime Divas” and also appeared in a guest role in the episode aired on July 24, 2017.
Jones also has self-authored and published a series of autobiographical essays,” You Have to Stand for Something or You’ll Fall for Anything” in 1998. She came with her second book, “Shine: A Physical, Emotional, and Spiritual Journey to Finding Love” in 2006. Her third book was released in March 2011.
Awards & Achievements
Jones has got a lot of stardom and reached prominence from her appearance in the weekday talk show “The View” (1999 to 2006). The show has grabbed a Daytime Emmy Award two times in 1997 and 2004.
Jones has served as the President of the National Association of Professional Women. She is associated with charity works for the NAPW Foundation, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, and Dress For Success and Girls, Inc. Star Jones also anchors the yearly National Networking Conference.
Jones has been the president of the Professional Diversity Network and a member of the panel of directors. She became the youngest African-American woman to lead a public company.
Net Worth & Salary of Star Jones in 2020
Star Jones is an American lawyer, television personality, and a journalist whose net worth is computed to be around $20 million as of April 2020. Her major earnings are derived from working as a legal correspondent on NBC, and a host on weekday talk shows. She is associated with a popular weekday morning show “The View” between 1997 to 2006. With this show, she has earned a lot of popularity among viewers and created a good amount of money too.
She is also a full-time legal expert on NBC-TV. She also runs her show as “Jones & Jury” from 1994, where she handles small claims legal cases in CA and provides an explanation for legal proceedings to all her viewers.
She also serves as the President of Professional Diversity Network.
Star Jones is an influential and multi-talent personality who has worked as a US lawyer, TV personality, and journalist. With her hard work and versatile nature, she has gained a lot of recognition in the industry.