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Rita Jenrette Biography
Rita Jenrette is an American celebrity, actress, television journalist, and real estate executive. She is well known for the interview she gave about her marriage to U.S. Representative John Jenrette following his conviction in the Abscam scandal and her accompanying semi-nude pictorial in Playboy magazine.
Rita Jenrette Age
She was born on November 25th, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. She is71 years old as of 2020.
Rita Jenrette Family
There is no information about Rita’s family, she has not also shared about her early life and how she was raised up. She has also not shared about her parents and their occupation. There is also no information about her having siblings.
Rita Jenrette Marriage
Jenrette got married to married Nicolò Boncompagni Ludovisi of Piombino. To commemorate the marriage, Ludovisi commissioned the recreation of a fragrance originally devised for one of his princely ancestors. They live in his 16th-century family home in Rome, called the Villa Aurora, or sometimes Casino Ludovisi. They have renovated it.
Rita Jenrette Career
In 1973, she became the director of research for the Republican Party of Texas. In 1974, Jenrette was a visiting lecturer at the Taft Political Institute at Trinity University. In 1975, she was Opposition Research Director of the Republican National Committee, under the chairmanship of Mary Louise Smith. In 1977, Jenrette worked as a research associate at the Office of Technology Assessment under the co-chairmanship of Senators Hubert H. Humphrey and Edward M. Kennedy. She co-authored a report, with Ray Hoehle, on the Food for Peace program, which was presented to the Presidential Commission on World Food Hunger.
In 1978 Jenrette was picked by the Washington Post Sunday magazine as one of four dynamic young women of Washington, D.C. On September 10, 1976, she married freshman Democratic whip John Jenrette of South Carolina, 18 months after meeting him on Capitol Hill. She was also a Clairol model.
She separated from her husband in January 1981 and they were divorced shortly thereafter. She has written two published books, one called My Capitol Secrets in 1981 that detailed her experiences as a Congressional spouse, and Conglomerate, published in 1986. In 1982, Jenrette received the Drama Logue Critics Award for her performance in The Philadelphia Story. She also appeared in several movies and television series in the mid-1980s. In 1989, Jenrette became an on-air journalist on Fox television’s A Current Affair on which she interviewed celebrities.
In 1994, she began a career in real estate. In 1996, Crain’s New York Business described Jenrette as a “Power Broker New York Style.” In 1999, she sued Simon Properties for $6 million for failing to pay her a commission on the $800 million sales of the General Motors Building to Donald Trump; after losing her claim at trial, she settled her claim for what was reported as substantially lower payment. In 2003, she completed an Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.
Rita Jenrette Net Worth
Rita estimated net worth is under review, there is no information about his net worth or salary but he is said to have been earning a huge salary from his work.
Rita Jenrette Filmography
- The Edge of Night (1981)
- Fantasy Island (1982)
- Zombie Island Massacre (1984)
- The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986)
- End of the Line (1987)
- Dream On (1992)
- The Philadelphia Story (1982) – won the L.A. Drama-Logue Critics Award
- A Girl’s Guide to Chaos (1987)