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Star Jones

Lawyer + Television Personality and Writer
Female
Born Mar 24, 1962
Age 54
Hometown Badin, North Caro...
Other Names Jones, Starlet Ma...

Star Jones is an American lawyer, journalist, writer, and television personality. She is known for her former role as a co-host of the ABC weekday morning talk show The View from 1997 to 2006. She was one of sixteen contestants of the fourth installment of Celebrity Apprentice, coming in 5th place.… Read More

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  • Uh Law Center's "Star" Attorney And Tv Personality Star Jones Returns To Where It All Began
    Yahoo News - Mar 27, 2015
  • Star Jones: I'm 'face Of Heart Disease'
    CNN - Feb 07, 2014
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    CNN - Feb 04, 2014
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    Huffington Post - Dec 03, 2013

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CHILDHOOD

1962 Birth Born on March 24, 1962.

TWENTIES

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.

THIRTIES

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. … Read More
1997 35 Years Old In 1997, Jones joined The View as one of its original four co-hosts. … Read More

FORTIES

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
2004 42 Years Old 1 More Event
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
In February 2006, Jones discovered that her contract would not be renewed for the following season, and that Rosie O'Donnell would replace her on The View. … Read More
On March 7, 2007, Jones announced that she would return to her original network, Court TV—now rebranded truTV—as its new executive editor of daytime programming, and that she would host an eponymous live weekday talk show based on the law and pop culture.
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.

FIFTIES

However, on February 22, 2012, Jones returned to The View as a guest and was greeted warmly by her former co-hosts Hasselbeck and Behar, as well as Walters and new hosts Whoopi Goldberg, and Sherri Shepherd.
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