Jane Velez-Mitchell Personal Life, Married, Husband, Partner, Lesbian, Now

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 12 Apr, 2019
Jane Velez-Mitchell Personal Life, Married, Husband, Partner, Lesbian, Now

Quick Information

Date of Birth September 29, 1956 Age 64 Years 10 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Single Girlfriend/Dating Donna (Split)
Gay/Lesbain Lesbian Ethnicity White
Net Worth $10 Million Dollars Social Media Facebook, Twitter
Height 5 Feet 1 Inch Education New York University
Parents Pearse Mitchell (Father), Anita Velez (Mother)

Jane Velez-Mitchell is a television journalist and author. She hosted her show on HLN which was called 'Jane Velez-Mitchell' for six years replacing Glenn Beck. She was born from a Puerto Rican mother and an Irish American father. She comes from a mixed race, and her ethnicity is white.

She often comments on high-profile cases for E!, TruTV and other national cable TV shows. Velez-Mitchell frequently guest hosts on  Headline News Show for Nancy Grace. Velez-Mitchell reported for the nationally syndicated show called Celebrity Justice. Jane also appears as a substitute host for HLN's show titled Showbiz Tonight. HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell show was canceled in October 2014.

Jane Velez-Mitchell Married, Husband?

Velez-Mitchell is openly a lesbian, so there is no question of her having a husband. She is in long term relationship with a lady named Donna who is her partner too.  She has kept her personal life in a very low profile.

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In the past, however, Jane had dated a few men before she realized that she was a lesbian. In fact, she was even married to a man in the past, whose name and identity was never revealed. But the relationship did not last long and the duo filed for a divorce. 

After that, Jane found Donna Dennison and they have been dating ever since. She occasionally attends programs with her girlfriend and posts pictures with her on social media like Facebook and Instagram.

Jane Velez-Mitchell attends a program with her girlfriend Donna Dennison on 6 December 2018 (Photo: Jane Velez-Mitchell's Instagram)

Even though Jane and her partner are currently not tied by the wedding vows, their relationship is still going strong and they are very much in love with each other. 

Jane Velez-Mitchell Short Bio

 Jane Velez was born on September 29 of the year 1956 in Manhattan, New York City, America. She measures a height of 5 feet and 1 inch. 

Jane was also in the courtroom during the entire trial of child sex abuse against pop singer Michael Jackson. During the trial, Velez-Mitchell appeared daily on the show of Nancy Grace’s. She was also featured on CNN's show Larry King Live on several occasions. In November 2014, Jane founded ‘JaneUnchained’ which is a social media news outlet that mainly focuses on the subject of social justice.

Velez-Mitchell has been on the face of many headline news and stories for decades. Jane Velez-Mitchell was the co-anchor on the debut of an industry-first prime time three-hour news broadcast on KCAL-TV in early 1990. There she was paired with Los Angeles broadcasting legend Jerry Dunphy. The format still exists to this day.

Velez-Mitchell wrote the non-fiction book titled 'Secrets Can Be Murder: What America’s Most Sensational Crimes Tell Us About Ourselves' in the year 2007. Velez-Mitchell released her memoir on addiction recovery in September of 2009. It was titled 'iWant: My Journey from Addiction and Overconsumption to a Simpler, Honest Life.'

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Velez-Mitchell released the third book in February 2011 which was titled Addict Nation: an Intervention for America. 

Velez-Mitchell' fourth book was called Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias, and it got released in August of 2013. The book debuted at #5 on the list of New York Times Bestseller.

Velez-Mitchell was awarded the Celebrity Animal Activist Award by an association called Farm Animal Rights Movement at the Animal Rights in 2009 National Conference held in Los Angeles, California. While working at Celebrity Justice, Velez-Mitchell’s reporting on animal cruelty won her two Genesis Award from the Humane Society of America. In January 2010, she was awarded the Ruby Award for her "War on Women" coverage on her television show by Soroptimist International. 

She also has dedicated her time and resources to various humanitarian causes and charity. She is involved in charity now and then. She has a net worth of a few million dollars as she earns the average salary of about $85K per year.