Known for movies

Short Info

Date Of BirthMay 9, 1970, May 9, 1970
SpouseSean Newman, Sean Newman
FactFox News senior meteorologist [2015].


Janice Dean Wiki Bio

Janice was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 9 May 1970 – her zodiac sign is Taurus, and she holds both Canadian and American nationality. She’s a meteorologist, author and TV show host, who’s perhaps known best for the work which she’s done for the multi-national conservative cable news channel Fox News, especially for co-hosting and weather anchoring their morning news show “Fox & Friends”.

Early life and education

Janice was raised in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada, by her parents, about whom not a lot is known as she respects their privacy; it’s believed that her father was a doctor, and that her mother was a journalist, writing for a local newspaper.

Because Janice hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, most of her fans believe her to be an only child.

She became interested in journalism while attending a local high school in Ottawa, an interest born after Janice was asked by a teacher to contribute to the school’s magazine. She enjoyed taking part in various activities during those four years there, and appeared in a couple of school plays, occasionally played volleyball with her peers, and practiced dancing.

Upon matriculating in 1988, she enrolled at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology in Ottawa, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in radio television broadcasting in 1992. Janice eventually went on to Mississippi State University in 2006, and graduated with a Master’s degree in broadcast meteorology in 2009.

Career as a journalist and author

Prior to launching her career as a journalist and meteorologist, Janice worked as a by-law enforcement officer in Canada, and then at the radio station CHEZ-FM licensed to Ottawa, prior to moving to New York City and joining the TV station WCBS.

Between September 2002 and December 2003, Janice was the news and entertainment anchor at the TV station WFAN, mostly focused on hosting the station’s morning news show.

It was in January 2004 that Janice joined Fox News Channel, and has since become their senior meteorologist. She has worked various jobs for the channel during these 18 years that she has been with them, including being a radio correspondent and providing voiceover broadcasting.

Janice is today perhaps mostly focused on writing books, and her first – “Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling Through the Rainiest Days” – was published on 5 March 2019, becoming a New York Times best-seller. She published her second book “Make Your Own Sunshine: Inspiring Stories of People Who Find Light in Dark Times” on 2 March 2021, and it has also become a best-seller.

Janice is a writer of children’s books too, and is probably known best for her series “Freddy the Frogcaster”.

Criticizing Andrew Cuomo

Just recently, in 2021 and 2022, Janice heavily criticized the American lawyer and politician Andrew Mark Cuomo, who served as the 56th governor of New York State between 2011 and 2021.

This happened after her parents-in-law both passed away from complications caused by the coronavirus; both lived in nursing homes in New York State, and Janice blamed the New York advisory for their deaths, claiming that the required admissions and readmissions at nursing homes didn’t need virus testing.

Janice also heavily criticized the weekly magazine “People”, the morning show “Good Morning America”, and the news-based pay TV channel CNN, for failing to cover Andre Cuomo’s actions taken in regards of coronavirus. She criticized Andrew’s brother Chris, who’s a former presenter of the weeknight news analysis show “Cuomo Prime Time”, and who had interviewed his brother for his show.

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Janice’s story has been featured in many magazines and TV shows, and it’s been revealed that Andrew Cuomo’s secretary Melissa DeRosa and his brother Chris have attempted to criticize Janice, and come up with a strategy that will make her story seem unimportant.

Love life and husband

Janice prefers not to share the details of her love life with her fans, but it’s still widely known that she’s today a married woman. She exchanged vows with Sean Newman in 2007, in a large ceremony attended by many of their friends and family members; Sean is an American firefighter, and is currently working as battalion chief at the New York City Fire Department.

The two haven’t shared how they met, but it’s believed that they were set up on a blind date by a mutual friend, and that they were together for five years prior to exchanging vows.

Janice has given birth to her and Sean’s sons Matthew and Theodore, but they’re keeping their boys away from the media’s attention, wanting them to lead normal lives.

As of March 2022, Janice is married to Sean Newman, and they have two sons together.

Hobbies and other interests

Janice is highly active on Instagram, and apparently enjoys the attention which she’s receiving from her close to 250,000 followers; she has uploaded more than 6,000 pictures onto the network, most of which serve to provide her fans with latest news.

Janice is into travelling, and her career as a journalist has taken her all around the US, visiting nearly every state, while she’s also been to a couple of European countries for both work and pleasure; Janice’s dream travel destination is Miami, Florida.

She’s an animal lover, with her favorites being cats and hamsters.

Janice is physically quite active, as she does yoga on a daily basis, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym every week.

She likes to watch films late at night, and her favorite actor and actress are Leonardo DiCaprio and Helena Bonham Carter, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Django Unchained”, “Fight Club” and “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”.

Health

In 2006, Janice was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, but seems to be managing it well.

Age, height and net worth

Janice’s age is 51. She has long blonde hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 7ins (1.7m) and she weighs around 130lbs (60kgs).

As of March 2022, Janice’s net worth is estimated at more than $2 million.

General Info

Full NameJanice Dean
Date Of BirthMay 9, 1970, May 9, 1970
Place Of BirthToronto, Canada
Height5 feet 8 inches
EducationAlgonquin College, Algonquin College

Family

SpouseSean Newman, Sean Newman

Accomplishments

TV ShowsFox & Friends First, Fox & Friends First

Social profile links

Facts

#Fact
1Fox News senior meteorologist [2015].
2Lives on Long Island, New York with her husband and son. [2010]
3Returned to Fox News from maternity leave [May 23, 2011].
4Gave birth to her second son, Theodore Patrick Newman, on February 9, 2011, at 7 lbs. 10 oz.
5Janice and Sean Newman are expecting their second child, due in February, 2011.
6Before joining Fox News Channel, she was the news editor and entertainment reporter for WFAN-New York.
7Gave birth to a son, Matthew Newman, on January 24, 2009.
8Born in Toronto and grew up in Ottawa.
9Traffic reporter at KPRC-TV (Channel 2) and radio, voice of smooth jazz on KODA, country on KKBQ and oldies on KLDE during a four-year stint in Houston, Texas from 1998 through 2001.
10Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2005.
11Completed requirements for her meteorology degree to become a meteorologist [November, 2007].
12Began her career in her native Ottawa, Canada at CHEZ-FM, where she was a morning show co-host, reporter and DJ. In 1997, was an on-camera weather host on CBOT Television.
13Received a honors degree from Algonquin College in Radio and Televison Broadcasting.
14Became engaged to NYC firefighter Sean Newman on February 11, 2007.
15Weatherperson for the Fox News Channel. She joined Fox News in January 2004.

Movies

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Walk Thru Smoke2005Gretchen Rothchild
Omnivac2003ShortHall clerk

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fox and Friends2012-2017TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself / Herself - Meteorologist ('Cooking with Friends') / ...
After the Bell2016TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
Outnumbered2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
America's Election HQ2016TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself - Senior Meteorologist
Happening Now2012-2016TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself
Fox Report2005-2016TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself / Herself - Fox Meteorologist
Fox News Sunday2015TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
On the Record w/ Brit Hume2013-2015TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHerself
Your World w/ Neil Cavuto2012-2014TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
Justice w/Judge Jeanine2014TV SeriesHimself - Meteorologist
The Willis Report2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself - Senior Meteorologist
Lou Dobbs Tonight2013-2014TV SeriesHerself - Fox Senior Meteorologist / Herself - Fox Meteorologist / Herself - Meteorologist / ...
The Kelly File2014TV SeriesHerself - Fox News Meteorologist / Herself - Meteorologist
The Five2012-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Meteorologist
The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson2013TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
Huckabee2013TV SeriesHerself - Senior Meteorologist
Red Eye w/Tom Shillue2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest Panelist
America's Newsroom2008-2013TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself
America Live2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist / Herself
Studio B2012-2013TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
Special Report with Bret Baier2013TV SeriesHerself - Meteorologist
The Big Story2005TV SeriesHerself
Fox News Live2000TV SeriesWeather Reporter
Imus in the Morning on MSNBC1996TV SeriesImus in the Morning Scum Report Host

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Kelly File2015TV SeriesHerself - Fox News Meterologist

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia
Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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