Star Jones

Lawyer + Television Personality and Writer
Born Mar 24, 1962

Star Jones is an American lawyer, journalist, writer, and television personality. She is known for her role as a co-host of the ABC weekday morning talk show The View. She was one of the contestants taking part in the fourth installment of Celebrity Apprentice, coming in 5th place.… Read More

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1962 Birth Born on March 24, 1962.


1986 24 Years Old 1 More Event
Jones earned a J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1986, and was admitted to the New York state bar in 1987.
1991 29 Years Old She was recruited by Court TV in 1991 as a commentator for the William Kennedy Smith rape trial and spent several years as a legal correspondent for NBC's Today and NBC Nightly News.


1994 32 Years Old In 1994, she was given her own court show, Jones & Jury, which mimicked the arbitration-based reality format of The People's Court, though with a talk show like set as opposed to a courtroom set. … Read More
1997 35 Years Old In 1997, Jones joined The View as one of its original four co-hosts. … Read More


2003 41 Years Old 1 More Event
Jones, who had been diagnosed as morbidly obese, began to undergo dramatic weight loss beginning in 2003. … Read More
Additionally, when she married investment banker Al Reynolds in 2004, Jones reported her wedding plans on The View for months beforehand, including "plugs" (public mentions) for her suppliers, such as the wedding invitations, clothing, and airlines. … Read More
2007 45 Years Old After the wedding, Jones began using the name "Star Jones Reynolds" professionally, but reverted to "Star Jones" in 2007, telling Entertainment Weekly that she wanted to keep her public persona separate from her private self.
2008 46 Years Old 1 More Event
On March 9, 2008, Jones and Reynolds announced they were divorcing.
2010 48 Years Old On March 17, 2010, Jones underwent cardiac surgery related to a surgery she had three decades earlier for a thoracic tumor.
2011 49 Years Old …  Her most recent book, Satan's Sisters, a work of fiction, was released in March 2011. … Read More


2012 50 Years Old 1 More Event
On February 22, 2012, Jones returned to The View as a guest, and has made subsequent guest appearances since then. … Read More
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