Hallie Jackson Is Happily Raising a Child with Partner after Divorce with Ex-husband
- Date of Birth Apr 29, 1984
- Age 39 Years, 4 Months
- Nationality American
- Birth Place Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
- Birth Name Hallie Marie Jackson
- Profession Journalist
- Relationship Status Dating
- Divorce/Split Yes (Once)
- Wedding Date 2011
- Ethnicity/Race White
- Father David Jackson
- Mother Heidi Jackson
- High School Pennsbury High School
- College Johns Hopkins University
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 6"
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Brown
- Eye Color Hazel Brown
- Children/Kids 1
- Ex-Husband Doug Hitchner.
- Boyfriend Frank Thorp
- Daughter/s Monroe "Ro" Jackson Thorp
Reputed journalist Hallie Jackson is a happy mother to her three-year-old daughter Monroe Jackson Thorp.
The Senior Washington correspondent for NBC News welcomed her girl on March 9, 2020, with her partner Frank Thorp.
A couple of days after the birth of her first child, Jackson confirmed the exciting news with Today. She shared that the 5-pound, 9-ounce bundle of joy was born healthy despite arriving a few weeks early than expected due in early April.
While we were not expecting the child of two journalists to arrive 3 1/2 weeks ahead of her deadline, Ro clearly saw no need to wait any longer
The Pennsylvania native further discussed that she and Thorp named their daughter Monroe "Ro" Jackson Thorp in honor of her great-great-grandfather.
In this article, find in detail about Hallie Jackson's pregnancy, past marriage and wedding, current relationship, and their parenthood journey.
Is Hailey Jackson married now?
Hailey Jackson is currently unmarried and has been in a dating relationship with the father of her daughter, Frank Thorp.
Who is Hailey Jackson's Partner Frank Thorp?
If you didn't know, Thorp is also involved in the news industry just like his girlfriend Hallie. In fact, he is involved with the same network, NBC News, as hers. He currently functions as the producer and off-air reporter responsible for covering the United States Senate.
Thorp has been in the role since 2014 and his jobs include live reporting from the field, overlooking editorial and technical aspects, crews and logistic management, and social media branding of news.
His and his crew clicked pictures and videos are regularly featured in the famous all major NBC broadcasts, including NBC News famous shows such as Today Show and Nightly News.
That means his loving partner Hallie Jackson also relies on his work as she is the current senior Washington correspondent for NBC News and also functions as an anchor for NBC News Now and fill-in/substitute anchor for multiple shows like Today, Sunday Today with Willie Geist, and NBC Nightly News.
Hallie Jackson and Fran Thorp made a pregnancy announcement in 2019
Jackson first announced that she was pregnant on November 17, 2019, during a Sunday Mail segment with Sunday TODAY host Willie Geist.
The 38-year-old correspondent shared that she and her partner Thorp were excited and showed a picture of the couple holding a onesie with the words "Guess what?" written across it.
"I feel awesome, a lot of exhaustion the first trimester but we're halfway there," she added.
The same day, Jackson also took to her Instagram to share the news with her followers. She posted the same picture that she had shown during the show.
Hallie Jackson and partner Frank Thorp's Parenthood story
The pair have been open about their parenthood and their love for their daughter Monroe "Ro" Jackson Thorp on social media, sharing a range of updates about her, ranging from going to school for picking up then-two-year-old Monroe amidst a trucker convoy, cherishing their motherhood and fatherhood, and expressing how their daughter has been exploring life and growing.
When did Hallie Jackson and Frank Thorp start dating?
The Johns Hopkins University alma mater reportedly has been in a relationship with her baby's father Thorp since early 2019. She initially started mentioning him in her Instagram posts and subsequently shared pictures with him.
In one instance, she posted her photo, flaunting a yellow dress and a grey hat, from her vacation at Palazzo Bernardini in Italy. The picture, uploaded on August 18, 2019, was captured by her present-day partner, as suggested by her post's caption.
Speaking of Thorp, he has been associated with NBC since 2010. He started by reporting on various events occurring in Haiti to NBC News offices in Atlanta and New York City. Later, he served to cover the House of Representatives, followed by his current position as a producer and off-air reporter.
Prior to NBC News, the West Virginia University graduate was affiliated with CBS News.
Presently, Jackson and Thorp are yet to get married to each other. But they are greatly enjoying their time parenting their little daughter.
Jackson was Previously Married
The NBC News journalist was previously married to Doug Hitchner.
Hallie Jackson and her ex-husband Doug Hitchner. (Photo: Facebook)
The former couple had reportedly tied the knot in the presence of close family and friends in 2011. Jackson had also posted her wedding picture on her Facebook on October 22, 2011.
That being said, she maintained privacy around her married life with Hitchner. Because of that, it is still unknown when and why the two alleged college sweetheart ended their marriage.
What are Hallie Jackson's salary and net worth?
As per Sun, Jackson's net worth, as of February 2022, had been contributed by her annual salary of $200,000 from NBC. Her current estimated net worth is $5 million. The 2021 reset launch of her own streaming show, NBC News Now, has also believed to have increased her remuneration from the network.
Jackson also previously hosted Hallie Jackson Report on MSNBC from 2021 to January 2023.