A Canadian born, Jeanne Beker has earned fame as a multi-talented personality. Over the years, she has shown her identity as a journalist, entrepreneur, and media personality.
She got her first break-through as a co-host of the ground-breaking show titled The New Music. Later, she hosted the show, Fashion Television (FT), and changed the face of fashion reporting all around the world—the show had audiences from more than 130 countries.
Other than her hosting career, Jeanne is the owner and style editor of a shopping channel named Today’s Shopping Choice (TSC), established in 2015. Besides, she is also a charitable person—she is a privileged member of Gilda's Club and Women's Brain Health.
For her contribution in the related field, she has earned numerous accolades in her name, which include the Order of Canada in 2014, American Marketing Association's Hall of Legends in 2015, Canadian Academy of Cinema and Television Award, and a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.
Short Bio (Age)
Jeanne Beker was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, on 19 March 1952.
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She studied at York University, Toronto, and completed her studies in the late 1960s. Afterward, she moved to Paris and took mime classes under Etienne Decroux. Furthermore, she received an honorary doctorate from St. Mary's University.
Who Is Jeanne Beker Dating Now?
Jeanne Beker is in a relationship with her long-term boyfriend, Iain.
She first met Iain on 6 June 2015 at Moonlight Gala, and eventually, it happened to be love at first sight.
Jeanne Beker with her new boyfriend, Iain at Hallandale Beach on 11 February 2020 (Photo: Jeanne Beker's Instagram)
Before dating Iain, she was in a relationship with the veteran actor named Barry Flatman in 2008.
Relationship With Bob Magee
Initially, Jeanne Beker was married to Bob Magee, aka Denny O'Neil, a former radio personality of Toronto's CHFI-FM. They shared the wedding vows in 1986.
With Bob, Jeanne even got blessed with two daughters, Bekky O'Neil, a multi-disciplinary artist, and Joey O’Neil, a singer plus composer.
However, her marriage didn’t last long, and their bond ended up with a divorce in 1998. After the split, Jeanne broke down and even suffered from depression. Nonetheless, she tried and later moved on.
After finishing her mime classes in Paris, Jeanne Beker returned to Canada. Later, she began her career as a mime artist. Afterward, she expanded her knowledge and got involved in different fields of work. She used to serve as a seasoned print journalist and even covered fashion and lifestyle at Myriad magazines and newspapers.
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In the course of her career, Jeanne worked as an editor-in-chief of FQ and SIR magazines (from 2003 to 2008). Similarly, she also appeared in numerous shows as a guest, such as Breakfast Television, City Line, Etalk, and Entertainment Tonight. Furthermore, she has hosted the show, Style Matters with Jeanne Beker. Other than that, she has authored five different books, including the 2010th autobiography named Finding Myself in Fashion.
As of now, she is a featured style columnist for Post City magazine and also contributes to other publications.