Jason Kennedy (TV personality)

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Jason Kennedy
Robert Jason Kennedy

(1981-12-11) December 11, 1981 (age 41)
Alma materUniversity of Miami
(m. 2014)

Jason Kennedy (born December 11, 1981) is an entertainment journalist. He is the host of E! News and Live from E! and a contributor to the NBC Today Show.[1]


Kennedy was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. As a child, he produced a mock television news program from a home studio.[citation needed] Following his graduation from Westminster Academy,[2] he attended the University of Miami, where he received several awards, including the Associated Press Award for Best News Feature in the state of Florida.[citation needed]

He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and began anchoring segments for Open Call on the TV Guide Channel. He subsequently joined E! Network. Beginning in May 2008, Kennedy hosted Dance Machine on ABC.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Kennedy began dating Lauren Scruggs in 2013.[3] They were married on December 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. They have a son who was born April 2022. They welcomed a daughter in October 2023. [4]


  1. ^ "Becomeahost.com/news". Become A Host. Archived from the original on June 17, 2018. Retrieved November 28, 2012.
  2. ^ Jason Kennedy '00 Named 2016 Distinguished Alumnus. Westminster Academy, May 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "Jason Kennedy and Girlfriend Lauren Scruggs Are Engaged- See The Ring!". E! Online. 31 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Jason Kennedy and Lauren Scruggs Are Married!". usmagazine.com. Retrieved 12 December 2014.

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