Jenny Taft Biography

Jenny Taft is an America-based sports television personality who has been serving Fox Sports for years. Additionally, she works as a college football sideline reporter on the channel “Fox Sports 1”. Her television career began with Fox Sports North and she used to report “Battle Bots” on the discovery channel.

Early Life

Jenny Taft was born on 5th September 1987 in Edina, Minnesota to Mary and John Taft who is a former defenseman of ice hockey. Her father remained to be a member of the 1976 Winter Olympics and was in the team of United States Men’s National Ice Hockey Team. She went to Edina High School and attained her studies there only. Later, she attended Boston University and started playing Lacrosse. She then attained her degree in Broadcast Journalism in 2010. She knows French and speaks it fluently as well.

Jenny Taft Career

Jenny began her career with Fox Sports North in 2011. This was the start of her career life when she saw herself fit with the “Fox Sports Girl” role and she served as a sideline reporter for the network. When she was working as FSN Girl, she was also hired as a social media contributor and used to host Twins and Wild games. Later in August 2013, she got her promotion and was allowed to join Fox Sports 1 followed by joining the highlights update team. She started serving as a track reporter for “supercross events” which was also her debut assignment with the network. Jenny also served as a reporter for the US women’s national soccer team at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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She started working for college football in 2014 and covered FS1 games news. In 2017, she was promoted to lead college football sideline reporter that further expanded her career considerably. Additionally, she covered MLB, NFL, and Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. From 2018 further, she started working as a fill-in host for various FS 1 programs. Afterward, she hosted the debut program of FS1 with the weekly college football show “CFB” Inside Slant”. She took all her duties with FS1 programs and maintained her college football sideline reporter duties with her FS 1 career while reporting for the 2018 season. In 2020, she was appointed as a sideline reporter for Fox Sports covering XFL games.

Jenny Taft Biography

Real Name Jenny Taft
Birth Date 5 September 1987
Age (as of 2021) 34 Years
Birth Place Edina, Minnesota, United States
Nationality American
Profession Sports Television Personality
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Virgo

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 62 kg  –  in Pounds –  136 lbs
Body Measurements 34-24-36
Bra Size 32A
Waist Size 24 inches
Hips Size 36 inches
Shoe Size 7.5 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Hazel
Body Type Slim


Father John Taft
Mother Mary Taft
Brother Charlie Taft


School Edina High School
College Boston University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Husband Matt Gilroy
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Personal life

Jenny Taft married to former NHL defenseman named Matt Gilroy. He used to play for Switzerland National League. Jenny belongs to an athletic family and she herself was also involved in many games during her early life while studying. She used to play college soccer and besides this, she also played other games like hockey, lacrosse, and tennis. Taft is best known for her beautiful appearance on television and is ranked among the top personalities on television.

Jenny Taft Net Worth

Taft is one of the famous personalities in the sports world and she belongs to an athletic background. All these years, she gained a loyal fan base along with a hefty amount of money in form of salary as well other endorsements deals. She is estimated to earn an average income of around $2 million.


  • Jenny Taft grew up in an athletic environment. Her parents were also athletic during their times that flowed into her genes and made her work as a reporter for Fox Sports Channel.
  • In high school, she used to play games like soccer, tennis, and many more. She was good at sports especially hockey and soccer which she started taking her hobby during later times.
  • During high school, she used to be the captain of her hockey team because of which she had received many honors and awards while giving her contribution to the team.
  • She never chose to pursue her career by playing soccer, hockey, or any other game. Instead, she attained her graduation from Boston University in journalism and became a reporter at Fox Sports Channel.
  • Jenny Taft is 34 years old and was born under the zodiac sign-Virgo.
  • She weighs 62 kg and is 5’9” tall and has a fair complexion and possesses blue eyes.
  • She belongs to American nationality and white ethnicity. Meanwhile, she follows the Christianity religion from birth.

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