In This Biography
Jane McDonald Age, Career, Family, Salary and Net Worth
Who is Jane McDonald?
Jane Anne McDonald is a prominent English singer, songwriter, and television presenter. She spent much of her early career performing in local clubs and pubs before landing work as a singer on cruise ships. In 1998, she became known to the public following her appearance on the BBC show The Cruise. That same year, she released her self-titled debut album Jane McDonald which topped the UK Albums Chart and remained there for 3 weeks.
She has had a total of four top 10 albums in the UK in addition to performing in live concerts and her own tours at venues across the UK. This includes the Royal Albert Hall and the London Palladium, as well as the MGM Grand Las Vegas. In 2015, he performed the role of Grizabella in the musical Cats. Also, she has co-presented a number of daytime television shows. Including Lose Women between 2004 and 2014, and the ITV program Star Treatment (2013). Her TV travel show Cruising with Jane McDonald, which debuted in 2017 on Channel 5, has spawned eight series and earned her a British Academy Television Award. Moreover, she has presented her own shows, Jane & Friends, Holidaying with Jane McDonald, and Jane McDonald: My Yorkshire on Channel 5.
How Old Is Jane McDonald?
She is 59 years old as of January 2023, having been born on April 4, 1963, in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Jane shares her birthdate with celebrities such as; Hayden Summerall, Ondreaz Lopez, Robert Downey Jr., Hali’a Beamer, Lauren Kettering, and many more.
Jane McDonald Family
Who are Jane McDonald’s Parents?
She was born to Peter McDonald (Father) a miner, and Jean McDonald (Mother).
Does Jane McDonald have Siblings?
She has two siblings. A brother by the name of Tony and a sister by the name of Janet.
Jane McDonald Education
Information regarding where she received her high school/college education is not mentioned on the internet.
Jane McDonald’s Marital Status
News on the internet shows that she is single as of January 2023. However, she was previously married to Henrik Brixen, a ship’s plumbing engineer. They married in 1993 but split in 2003. Moreover, she was in a relationship with Eddie Rother, a musician. They were in a relationship from 2008 until Eddie’s death on March 26, 2021.
Jane McDonald Kids
She does not have any kids as of January 2023. In case there is new news regarding this matter, we will update it here as soon as possible.
Jane McDonald Career
After appearing on Chris Terril’s docusoap The Cruise. She was then taken on by the independent record label Focus Music International to make a covers album and a Christmas single. Her self-titled album Jane McDonald spent three weeks at No. 1 on the UK Albums Chart. Whereas the singles “Cruise into Christmas” (a medley of Christmas classics) reached the top 10 of the UK Single Chart. After her number-one success on an independent label, she went on and signed a recording contract with UMTV (Universal’s catalog and complications division). And appeared as a guest presenter on BBC’s National Lottery. She was then a regular presenter on the ITV daytime television program Loose Women beginning in 2004, appearing on the show three times a week.
On July 16, 2010, it was confirmed that Jane would depart Loose Women in the summer for at least a year. In order to concentrate on her music career and tour Australia and New Zealand. Although an Australian tour never developed into anything official, in 2011, she went on and proceeded to tour the United States. In 2012, she returned before leaving the series permanently in January 2014 to focus on her music career. Since then, she has had many guest appearances. And thus she continues to tour the UK with her solo shows & has introduced Christmas-themed arena shows into her work schedule. Cruising with Jane McDonald won the 2018 BAFTA Award for Best Feature. Thus making it the first win for a Channel 5 show.
Jane McDonald Height and Measurements
Adding up to her well-curved and beautiful body, she stands at a height of 5ft 6 inches (1.68m) and a weight of 65kg (143 lbs).
Jane McDonald’s Salary and Net Worth
News on the Internet shows that she has an estimated annual salary of $32,000 and a net worth of $6 million.
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