Jennifer Ashton Biography


Jennifer Ashton is an American physician, author, and TV correspondent.

More about the relationship

Jennifer Ashton’s current relationship is engaged. He recently exchanged rings with producer Tom Werner on New Year’s evening.

They were first introduced by a mutual friend in 2021.

Previously, Jennifer was married to Robert Ashton Jr. who is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon. They walked the aisle on 18 May 1996 and together has two children. Their son’s name is Alex and their daughter’s name is Chloe.

But this conjugal relationship ended in Jan of the year 2017.

Relationship Facts of Jennifer Ashton

  • Jennifer Ashton is having an affair.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Jennifer Ashton?

Jennifer Ashton is an American physician, author, and TV correspondent. Jennifer Ashton is currently working for ABC News network as chief health and medical editor & chief medical correspondent.

She often appears in events related to women’s health issues.

Jennifer Ashton- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Her birthdate is 23 April 1969 and she was born in George Air Force Base, California, the US as Jennifer Lee Garfein. The name of her mother is Dorothy Garfein (nurse) and her father’s identity is Oscar Garfein (cardiologist).

Further, her ancestry is Caucasian and has a brother named Evan Garfein.

As per her academics, she first attended Horace Mann School and then Columbia College, Columbia University. From the latter, she studied bachelor’s degree in art history.

Further, Jennifer enrolled at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons from where she received a medical degree in 2000. Her master’s in nutrition is completed from Columbia University.

Jennifer Ashton- Professional Life, Career

Jennifer Ashton works as an attending physician at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. She joined CBS News as Medical Correspondent from 2009 till 2011. From Oct 2013 to 2016, she worked for CBS Television Studios as co-host of The Doctors TV Show.

Then she was with Fitness Magazine as their medical advisory from May 2013 – 2017. In Oct 2012, she was appointed by ABC News as their Chief Medical Correspondent. She is still with the company working effectively.  Jennifer also writes for Hearst Magazines.

As an author, she published The Body Scoop for Girls in 2009, Your Body Beautiful in 2012, Eat This When You’re Expecting, Not That in 2016, and Life After Suicide in 2019.

Jennifer Ashton- Net Worth, Salary

By the data of 2022, she has an estimated net worth of $8 million. But her per-month salary is not yet announced.

She owns a private clinical practice named Hygeia Gynecology that is situated in Englewood, New Jersey.

Rumors, Controversy

This ABC News reporter is keeping herself away from scandals along with desperate rumors.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Jennifer Ashton’s height is 5 ft 9 inches and her body weight is 60 kg. Moreover, she has blonde hair and has eyes in grey color.

Social Media

Jennifer is available on social sites like Facebook where she has over 53k followers. However, she is not active on Instagram and Twitter.


  • She is 52 years of age as of 2022.
  • Her zodiac sign is Taurus.
  • She is seriously allergic to nuts.
  • In the past, she worked as a lifeguard.
  • She suffers from thinning hair and is doing hair treatments.


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