Dr Jennifer Ashton Net Worth, Husband, Daughter, and Diabetes

Dr Jennifer Ashton Wiki

Dr Jennifer Ashton is a highly esteemed American physician, author, and television correspondent. She serves as the chief medical correspondent and chief health and medical editor for ABC News and Good Morning America. In addition, Ashton holds the position of chief women’s health correspondent for The Dr. Oz Show and is a columnist for Cosmopolitan Magazine. Her expertise also extends to moderating and speaking at various women’s health events.

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Dr Jennifer Ashton’s Quick Facts

Net Worth:  $8 Million
Husband:  Tom Werner (2022)
Daughter: Chloe Ashton
Profession: Physician, author, and TV correspondent
Height: 5 ft 9 in o 1.75m


Ashton was born in George Air Force Base, California, USA to Oscar Garfein and Dorothy Garfein. Ashton is 55 years old and holds American nationality. Oscar’s father is a New York City cardiologist, and her mother, Dorothy, is a registered nurse. Additionally, her brother, Evan Garfein, is a renowned chief of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Montefiore Hospital in New York City.

Dr Jennifer Ashton Husband

Ashton is happily married to Tom Werner, Boston Red Sox and Liverpool chairman and television producer on November 5, 2022. Tom is a 74-year-old American television producer and businessman. Tom proposed to Ashton in January 2022. Previously, Ashton was married to Robert Ashton Jr, a thoracic and cardiac surgeon on August 31, 1996.

Robert and Ashton’s children are Chloe Ashton and Alex Ashton. However, Robert and Ashton divorced in January 2017 and Robert committed suicide on February 11, 2017, after the divorce finalization.

Dr Jennifer Ashton Daughter

Ashton has a daughter Chloe Ashton with her late ex-husband Robert Ashton Jr. Chloe is a hockey player and co-president of a support group at her school that helps others cope after a sudden loss.

Dr Jennifer Ashton Wedding

Ashton and her then-fiance Tom Werner exchanged their wedding vows in an intimate affair on November 5, 2022. Their wedding took place at the Harmonie Club in New York City, in a traditional Jewish wedding ceremony where a rabbi officiated the ceremony.

Notably, their wedding was attended by Corey Gamble, Sara Gilbert, Donna Karan, Al Michaels, George Stephanopoulos, and Ali Wentworth. During the ceremony, Ashton wore a Ralph Lauren Collection gown and was escorted by Alex and Chloe. The newlyweds had their reception at the Metropolitan Museum of Art the ancient Temple of Dendur for a dinner of fish and filet.

Dr Jennifer Ashton Engagement Ring

Tom Werner, her now husband proposed to Ashton on New Year’s Eve in 2022. Tom proposed to her with a dazzling diamond rock.


Ashton is an educated woman who studied English and French at Horace Mann School in Riverdale. In 1991, Ashton graduated with a degree in art history from Columbia College, Columbia University. Ashton attended Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and graduated with a medical degree in 2000.

During her time in Columbia, Ashton was a four-year President of her medical school class earning the Bartlestone Prize in Pharmacology at graduation. Ashton had her residency at Mt. Sinai West where she earned Chief Resident of the Year. Additionally, in 2016, she earned a master’s degree in nutrition from Columbia University.

Announcement Today

In June 2024, Ashton scrubbed out at ABC News after 13 years and the Good Morning America colleagues gave her their heartfelt goodbyes in the first hour of the show.


Ashton shared with ABC News viewers the new study about n eating red meat, especially processed red meat, and increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. This came after Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shared the details. The study took over 200,000 who have been followed for 30 years. Additionally, Ashton emphasized the importance of knowing your risks and assessing the factors that can contribute to developing Type 2 diabetes.

Shark Tank Episode

Ashton shared that she has never endorsed Keto or CBD Gummies for Weight Loss in September 2023. She also shared that cast scams prominently and misleadingly featured the cast of Shark Tank like Oprah Winfrey.

Dr Jennifer Ashton Abc

Ashton worked at ABC News and Good Morning America as chief medical correspondent and chief health and medical editor. She also was a co-host during showings of GMA3: What You Need to Know. However, she left ABC News to launch a wellness company called Ajenda in June 2024.

Salary on GMA

She earned a net worth of $1 Million per annum working at ABC News and Good Morning America as chief medical correspondent and chief health and medical editor.

Net Worth

As a highly renowned physician, author, and television correspondent, Ashton has earned a net worth of $8 Million.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Old Is Dr Jennifer Ashton?

Ashton is 55 years old born in California, USA on April 23, 1969.

How Many Carats Is Dr Jennifer Ashton Engagement Ring?

Ashton has not shared details regarding the carats on her engagement ring.

Who Is Dr Jen Ashton Married To?

Ashton is married to Tom Werner, Boston Red Sox and Liverpool chairman and television producer

Is Dr Jen Ashton Married?

Ashton got married to her now husband Tom Werner in an intimate affair on November 5, 2022

What Nationality Is Dr Jennifer Ashton?

Ashton holds American nationality.

Is Dr Jen Ashton Still On GMA?

Ashton left GMA in June 2024 after spending 13 years with the station.

Where Is Dr Jen Ashton?

Ashton left ABC News to launch a wellness company called Ajenda in June 2024.

Social Media Account

Instagram – drjashton