American Journalist Jackie Ibanez Dating a New Man After Divorcing First Husband

By Ray | Published on: March 6, 2024 | Updated on: March 6, 2024
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Jackie Ibanez, a well-known American journalist, and television personality is currently associated with Fox News Channel. Ibanez made her move to the Fox channel after working with some famous news networks, including News 12 Connecticut.

Besides being a journalist and media worker, Jackie is also a proud and responsible mom of three. In fact, she even quit her job to be a full-time mom. Jackie was married for a long time to Eddie Ibanez, however, she divorced him in 2017 after giving birth to their third child.

Here’s everything you need to know about Jackie Ibanez’s marital life and her relationship with her ex-husband. Besides, let’s also have a look at her early life, parent, education, and more.

Jackie Ibanez Early Life and Parents

She was born to American parents on November 6, 1984, in Logan, Utah, the United States. Unfortunately, details about her parents are not known as of the present. We can occasionally see her sharing her parents’ photos on her socials, however, she hasn’t revealed their names.

For instance, back on May 10, 2015, on the occasion of Mother’s Day, Jackie shared a photo of her and her mother on her Facebook. “Given that I’m my mother’s favorite child…I want to be the first in my family to wish this wild, wacky, fun-loving, mom of mine a very HAPPY MOTHER’S Day!” Ibanez wrote alongside her post. Have a look.

On the other hand, on June 21, 2020, Ibanez took to her Instagram to wish her dad on Father’s Day. In her post, she shared a photo of her and her dad from her baptismal day when she was 8-years-old. “This photo was taken on my baptismal day. My dad baptized me on my 8th birthday,” she captioned her post.

Besides, Jackie also has a sibling, a brother with whom she grew up in her hometown in Utah. She sometimes shares her brother and nephew’s photos on her socials. But, there is no more info about her brother as well.

Education: She graduated from Quinnipiac University

Jackie studied at Sky View High School and graduated in 2003 following which she enrolled at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. In 2007, she graduated from the University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Ibanez did an internship while in college that helped her hone her skill in journalism. As a matter of fact, she interned as a correspondent with MSNBC News in 2006 and 2007.

She was married to Eddie Ibanez-Divorced After Decade Long Conjugal Life

Jackie Ibanez was previously married to cybersecurity hacker Eddie Ibanez. They never revealed where and how they met and how they went on to become an item, however, we do know that they’re head over heels in love for years.

If the online sources are to be believed, the pair first met at a church and started dating shortly after. They lived a happily married life for years and also became parents of three. However, they were not meant to be a life-long couple. They ultimately separated shortly after the birth of their third child in 2017.

Is a Mother of Three Children

Jackie is a doting mother of three kids. She gave birth to all three children with her ex-husband Eddie Ibanez. Their first child, a daughter Dakota was born on April 4, 2012. More than two years later, she welcomed their second child, another daughter J.J. Ibanez on September 24, 2015.

As a matter of fact, Ibanez announced the arrival of her second child with a Facebook post where she shared a photo of her holding her newborn close to her chest.

Later on December 19, 2017, Jackie and her then-husband Eddie gave birth to their third child, a son, Vince Bo Ibanez. The baby boy reportedly weighed 8.12 lbs and measured 22 inches.

Meanwhile, the proud mother announced the upcoming arrival of her third child in July 2017 on Instagram.

Jackie is Dating a New Man After Her Divorce from Eddie

Jackie Ibanez moved on quickly after her divorce from ex-spouse Eddie. She hasn’t spoken about her new love in the media, however, if we go through her Instagram, we can see her budding romance pretty evidently. In the photo she shared on her birthday in 2020, Ibanez also mentioned her beau’s name as Jason.

They started dating in 2019. On September 4, 2020, Ibanez marked her first dating anniversary with Jason with a sweet snap on Instagram. “This year would not have been possible without this guy, his big smile and even bigger heart. Happy one year anniversary, JWT. ❤️” she wrote alongside the post.

Jackie Ibanez and her new boyfriend Jason
Jackie Ibanez and her new boyfriend Jason

Meanwhile, her ex-husband Eddie’s relationship status after their divorce is not known as of yet. The American cybersecurity hacker has been lip-tight about his personal life following his separation.

Insights into Jackie Ibanez Journalism Career

Ibanez joined WWLP-TV, a Springfield, Massachusetts-based television station soon after she completed her graduation. There she produced some shows while she also worked as a reporter and anchor.

In 2010, Jackie left the TV network and started working for a public relations firm, Coltrin & Associates, New York as a managing director. In 2012, she joined News 12 Connecticut where she ran three live morning shows. Ibanez remained in the network until 2014.

In the meantime, her career reached its peak after she joined the Fox News Network. She joined the network after she left News 12 Connecticut as the full-time overnight anchor. After a couple of years into the network, she ended her days with the network as a full-time overnight anchor. According to her, it was because she wanted to give time to her three children. She announced the news via Twitter.

Jackie is still associated with the network but part-time only.

Her Income and Net Worth

Jackie has obviously earned a handsome sum of money from her lucrative career in television. With years of experience and skills she comes up with, there is no doubt that her salary crosses the $100k mark.

Meanwhile, Jackie Ibanez has an estimated net worth of $500,000 in 2022. Besides her journalism career, she also earns a good sum of money from her partnership with an online travel website Hotelafly. She announced her collaboration with the site in January 2019.

Jackie Ibanez is a Yoga Teacher

Apart from being a well-known television personality, Jackie is a certified yoga instructor. Starting in 2009, Jackie became a certified 200hr yoga instructor at the Chula Vista Yoga Center based in California.

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