Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald

Jane McDonald
Quick Facts About Jane McDonald
Celebrated Name Jane McDonald
Age 59 years old
Nick Name Jane
Birth Name Jane Anne McDonald
Birth Date 1963-04-04
Gender Female
Profession English singer-songwriter
Nationality English
Place of Birth Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Ethnicity White caucasian
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Aries
Father Peter McDonald
Mother Jean McDonald
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Husband Eddie Rothe (deceased)
Net Worth $6 million
Salary $200 thousand per year
Height 5 ft 6 inches
Weight 65 Kg
Body Shape hourglass
Body Measurement 35-27-35 inches
Bra Size 40D (US)
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
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Jane McDonald, the former Cruise singer, is best known for her debut album "Jane McDonald" which was released in 1998. The alum topped the UK Albums Chart and remained there for 3 weeks. She first came to the spotlight in 1998 following her appearance on the BBC show The Cruise. 

Born and raised in Wakefield, McDonald spent much of her early career performing in local clubs and pubs before landing work as a singer on cruise ships. The 59-year-old began her professional career in the late nineties working as a guest presenter for BBC's National Lottery. 


Who is Jane McDonald?

Jane McDonald is an English singer, songwriter, and television presenter. She is the recipient of a  2018 British Academy Television Award for her work on the travel show "Cruising with Jane McDonald". Her debut album Jane McDonald topped the UK Albums Chart in 1998. Since this, McDonald has released a number of studio albums in addition to performing in live concerts and her own tours at venues across the UK. 

McDonald's has also co-presented a number of daytime television shows, including Loose Women between 2004 and 2014, and the ITV program Star Treatment in 2013. Her TV travel show Cruising with Jane McDonald debuted in 2017 on Channel 5. She has also presented her own shows, Jane & Friends, Holidaying with Jane McDonald, and Jane McDonald: My Yorkshire on Channel 5.

When was Jane McDonald born?

Jane McDonald was born on 4th April 1963 in Wakefield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. Her birth name is Jane Anne McDonald. He holds an English nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Her star sign is Aries. She is a follower of Christianity. 

Jane was born into a middle-class family. Her father, Peter, was a miner, who worked in the Yorkshire coalfields while her mother, Jean, ran a boarding house in Wakefield. She was brought up in her hometown along with a brother, Tony, and a sister, Janet. 

Is Jane McDonald married?

Jane McDonald has married twice in his life. His first marriage was to Henrik Brixen, a ship's plumbing engineer, who later became her manager, in May 1998. Jane met Henrik in March 1995, at one of the cruise ships, The Century. Their relationship was detailed in a special edition of Terrill's docusoap, called The Cruise Special: Jane Ties the Knot, which was broadcast on BBC One on 10 July 1998.

In 2008, McDonald was reunited with musician Eddie Rothe, her little-known friend from her teenage years. Rothe is a member of The Searchers, an English band that emerged during the British Invasion of the 1960s. They became engaged on 24 December 2008 after Rothe proposed. Sadly, Rothe died of lung cancer on 26 March 2021 aged 67. As of now, she is assumed to be single. 

How much is Jane McDonald's net worth?

As of April 2022, the net worth of Jane McDonald is estimated to be US $6 million (£4.5 million). She has accumulated a small fortune in the 20 years she has been in the limelight. She mainly generates her income through her album sales. She also earns a hefty amount of money through her live performance at music festivals, concerts, and world tours. 

How tall is Jane McDonald?

Michelle-Marie Heinemann is 5 ft 6 inches tall and weighs around 65 Kg. She has an hourglass-shaped body figure. Her attractive body measures 35-27-35 inches. She wears a 40D(US) size Bra and an 8(US) size shoe. She has a pair of dark brown-colored eyes. She looks elegant in her long and straight hair that is dark brown in color. Though she is in her 50s, Michelle's body tends to oppose aging. She still looks young and beautiful like in her youth. 

Facts About Jane McDonald

  • #1She loves to play guitar.
  • #2She is a fashion enthusiast.
  • #3She is a nature lover.
  • #4Switzerland is her favorite holiday destination.
  • #5She is obsessed with the sea.
  • #6She does not have any children.
  • #7She is very conscious of her fans.
  • #8She prefers wine to soft drinks.
  • #9Her first appearance on the Cruise series attracted 13 million viewers.
  • #10She has Scottish roots.

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