Sheinelle Jones Biography
Sheinelle Marie Jones is an American media personality serving as a news anchor and correspondent for NBC News. She is a co-host of the third hour of Today on weekdays and previously worked at KOKI-TV, the FOX affiliate in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and WTXF-TV, the FOX O&O in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sheinelle Jones Age
Jones was born on April 19, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sheinelle Jones Nationality
She is American.
Sheinelle Jones Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Sheinelle Jones Education
She attended Wichita Brooks Middle Magnet School and Wichita Heights High School, both in Wichita, Kansas, and attended the University of Illinois in Champaign, Illinois.
Sheinelle Jones Parents
Sheinelle is the daughter of Cardozie Darnell Jones II and Sheila Kinnard. Her father is a Senior United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He received an Artium Baccalaureus degree in French from Southwestern College in 1972, and a Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in 1975. Her mother taught drama at Mayberry Middle School and has appeared in many local productions, including Music Theatre Wichita.
Sheinelle Jones Siblings
She was brought up alongside her two siblings, Keesha Williams-Elliott, an ophthalmologist in Washington, District of Columbia, and Antonia Jones.
Sheinelle Jones Husband
Jones is married to Uche Ojeh, a Managing Partner at UAO Consultant, a consulting firm that provides Management, Business Strategy, and Technology consulting services.He completed his education at Northern University in Evanston, Illinois. The duo first met while at Northwestern University. where she was at the time his tour guide when Uche was a senior. After dating for eleven years, he proposed to her at their favorite spot on the lakeside.The duo later exchanged their marriage vows on first September 2007 in an intimated ceremony held at the Rittenhouse Square Philadelphia.
Sheinelle Jones Children
Sheinelle and her husband have three children together, Kayin Ojeh, and twins Clara Josephine Ojeh and Uche Ojeh.
Sheinelle Jones Surgery
In 2020, Jones underwent surgery to remove a lesion from one of her vocal cords that was making it difficult for her to talk. She revealed that she was alerted on the issue when a TODAY producer suggested she see an ear, nose, and throat doctor after noticing she frequently cleared her throat before reading the news. While recovering, she took inspiration from “Love Actually” and used cue cards to send a video message to the TODAY team and her Instagram followers.”Hi everybody! Just checking in,” her first card read. “I really miss my TODAY show buddies. I’m doing well, reading books & magazines.”
“Not talking stinks,” the next card read.
“But, I’m managing and making the best of it,” she added. “Thanks for all of the comments & well wishes! Love you.”
Sheinelle Jones NBC News
Jones currently serves as a news anchor and correspondent for NBC News co-hosting the third hour of Today on weekdays. Jones joined Today on October 4, 2014, as part of Weekend Today. In January 2019, she became a co-host on 3rd Hour Today and a co-anchor on the Saturday editions of Weekend Today.
Prior to joining NBC News, she previously worked as a morning anchor and reporter for WICS-TV in Springfield, Illinois as well as at KOKI-TV, the FOX affiliate in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and WTXF-TV, the FOX O&O in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She also worked at the Philadelphia station for over nine years.
Sheinelle Jones Salary
She earns an average annual salary of $ 1 million.
Sheinelle Jones Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $ 23 million.
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