Is Jennifer Valentyne married? Yes, she is. Her husband’s name is Greg Valentyne. The beautiful couple celebrated their wedding in January 2000. She has already spent two decades of happily married life with her better half who is a freelance producer/camera operator by profession best known for founding the Heroes Beer. The beautiful pair is still married and is blessed with two children named Jackson and Georgia Valentyne.
Who is Jennifer Valentyne?
Born as Jennifer Elizabeth Peck, she is a renowned Canadian television personality, radio/ podcast host and content creator. She is best known for her contribution to Breakfast Television for 23 years where she served as a Live Eye reporter from 1992 to April. 1, 2016. As of now, she has been hosting The Bachelor & Bachelorette Canada After Show on W Network. She is also the co-host on Derringer in the Morning on Q107.
How much is Jennifer Valentyne Net worth?
With her long history in the media industry, Jennifer Valentyne has an estimated net worth of US$2.1 million. She is a content creator, television and radio host as well as a social media sensation. She has gained huge recognition in the industry with several awards and countless appreciations from thousands of her fans.
Was Jennifer Valentyne fired from Global News?
Jennifer joined the Global as the television Morning Show’s anchor/ host from February 2019 until August 2020. As a host, she used to wake up the Greater Toronto Area offering all the essential information that the listeners need to know. She also produced live shows and create digital content for social media and websites. Jennifer was replaced by Candace Daniel in 2021. It is still not clear that Jennifer left the job willingly or was fired. It seems like she quit her job at the Global News for better opportunities.
She has always earned full support from her followers which can be proven from an incident when Jennifer Valentyne was fired after 23 years with Breakfast Television. The firing was an unexpected departure for her which even put a negative impact on her mental health. However, her fans came to support her who motivated her through social media platforms where she was followed by more than 30,000 new people in one day.
Early Life: Always been inspired by her mother’s love
Jennifer Valentyne was born on May 31, 1967, which makes her age be 54 years old as of 2021. The main inspiration of Jennifer to get introduced into this broadcasting industry is the love of her mother, Her early interest was to be an actress but her parents had a different idea. Her parents were not happy with her decision to take participate in drama in her high school.
Her mother Marlene Peck was diagnosed with terminal cancer after which Marlene started giving full support to her daughter to find her desired career path. Marlene was always conscious of a situation where her daughter would remain a struggling actress for her entire life and she used to work hard despite being sick. Jennifer went to an information session about the Centennial’s Radio and Television Broadcasting program with her mother after which Jennifer decided that the industry is for her.
Education and Professional Journey
Valentyne went to David and Mary Thomson Collegiate Institute from where she graduated. For her higher studies, she was enrolled at Toronto’s Centennial College from where she earned her Radio and Television Broadcasting Diploma. In 1987, she went for an internship at City Toronto. After this, she worked for the Canadian English language specialty channel MuchMusic as a graphics operator.
She made her appearance on Speakers Corner as “The Prize Queen” in the early 1990s. She also worked as the host of 30-second spots called “MuchHappenings”. She rose into the limelight after being regular on popular shows like “Singing Weathergirl” on Breakfast Television. She worked in the company until April 2016.
Jennifer, being a multi-talented personality is also a singer-songwriter. Prreviously, she has provided her vocal for a CD called BT Holiday Favourites by City Toronto in 2007.
Host of Mother Daughter Date
Jennifer has been co-hosting the Instagram channel Mother Daughter Date alongside her daughter Georgia Valentyne. She is like a friend to her daughter and often spent quality time together. On the other hand, her son is a private person and therefore stays away from social media despite being close to family and friends. The Instagram handle of Mother Daughter Date is reachable @motherdaughterdate which is being followed by more than 25k followers.
Social Media and Wiki
The biography of Jennifer Valentyne is prepared on various wiki sites like Wikipedia. She is active on Facebook @jennifervalentyne where she has amassed more than 59k followers. Find her on Instagram @jennifervalentyne where she has garnered over 80k followers. Join her on Twitter @JennValentyne where she is being followed by more than 138k followers.
A Pet Lover
Jennifer is an amazing pet lover and owns a dog named Miss Dixie and a cat named Baxter. The two pets are happy together and are part of Valentyne’s family. The family is also seen celebrating the pets’ birthday.
There are many interesting facts about Jennifer which her fan had never heard of. Some of them are mentioned below:
Ketchup chips and chocolates are her favorite snacks.
She has spent nearly 3 years working as a Toronto Argonauts cheerleader.
Your favorite television personality has posed as the Toronto Sun‘s Sunshine Girl.
As a child, she dreamt of being a truck driver and a police officer and later developed a passion for being an actress.
She enjoys watching True Crime shows.
One of her early jobs was telemarking for a company selling gravesites and vacuums.
She prefers interviewing people in the community over popular celebrities.
She loves to explain herself as Tikity Tokity where her TikTok account is reachable @jennifervalentyne with over 71k followers.
She describes herself as a mother and wife who is happy spending time by cooking, dancing, singing and laughing.
Birth Name: Jennifer Elizabeth Peck
Date of Birth: May 31, 1967
Profession: Content Creator, Television/ Radio Host
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend/ Husband: Greg Valentyne
Children: 2, Jackson (son) and Georgia (daughter)
Net worth: US$2.1 million (estimated)