Sheinelle Marie Jones is a 42-year old American journalist and news anchor. She acts as a correspondent for NBC news and is the co-host of the Today Show’s third hour. Sheinelle Jones belongs to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was born on 19th April, 1978. She is the daughter of Cardozie Darnell Jones II a United States District Judge and Sheila Kinnard. Jones completed her middle school from Wichita Brooks Middle Magnet School and high school from Wichita Heights High School both located in Wichita, Kansas. After that she graduated from Northerwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. From an early age Jones wanted to become an anchor. Her room had posters of local news anchors. She would tell her family members that one day she would work for a news broadcasting channel.
Sheinelle has been working in the television news industry since the 2000s. Although her career started surreptitiously, she was soon able to climb the ladder. She started working in Springfield, Illinois for WICS and later ended up landing in Philadelphia where she has been working over nine years. Jones worked at FOX affiliate, KOKI-TV in Oklahoma and WTXF-TV, the FOX O&O situated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before joining NBC News. On 4th October 2014, Jones joined The Today Show which is broadcasted on NBC News as a correspondent. She then became a co-host on 3rd Hour Today in January 2019.
The same year, she was designated as a co-anchor of show Weekend Today. She has been leading a busy lifestyle as she works six days a week. She has a demanding career in journalism as being on a top morning news program. On December 21, 2019, Jones left Weekend Today due to her busy schedule and wanting to spend more time with her three children. Jones suffered from Hoarseness for years and decided to undergo a vocal surgery in February 2020. She had to remove lesions from her vocal cords which reframed her to speak for two-three weeks. During this time, she was on leave for six weeks. After recovery she returned to Today on 6th April 2020.
Sheinelle Jones Biography
|Real Name||Sheinelle Marie Jones|
|Birth Date||April 19, 1978|
|Birth Place||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US|
|Profession||Journalist, News Anchor|
|Height||in feet inches – 4’ 11” – in Centimetres – 149 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 54 kg – in Pounds – 119 lbs|
|Bra (Breast) Size||32B|
|Shoe Size||6 (U.S.)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Father||C. Darnell Jones II|
|School||Wichita Heights High School|
Sheinelle Jones Relationship
|Is she a lesbian?||No|
|Children||Three (Clara Josephine, Kayin, Uche)|
|Favourite Food||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination||Not Known|
|Favourite Color||Not Known|
Sheinelle has been married to Uche Ojeh since1st September 2007. Uche Ojeh is a managing partner in UAO, an American Software company. The couple met each other back in their college and now have three children together, Kayin and twins Uche and Clara Josephine. To spend more time with her family, Jones in 2019 left Weekend Today.
Sheinelle Jones Net worth
Sheinelle is a very successful journalist and news anchor. She has been working the media industry from the past 20 years. At present it is reported that her net worth is somewhere around $23 million and her annual salary is approximately $1 million.
- Sheinelle is a well-known journalist in the media industry who began her career in 2000s.
- She works as a correspondent for NBC News and MSNBC.
- Sheinelle since a very young age dreamt of being a news anchor.
- She has 64.9k followers on her twitter and is quite active on Instagram and Facebook as well.
- Jones has received several proclamations due to her work as a journalist and volunteer.
- She is also active in children and youth organisations.
- Jones underwent a surgery to remove a poly on her vocal cords.