Rachel Trudeau: Meet Jane Pauley’s Daughter with Garry Trudeau

Rachel Trudeau Background Details

Rachel Trudeau, born in 1983 and currently 40 years old, is an American lawyer. She is best known as the daughter of the renowned American TV journalist Margaret Jane Pauley and her husband, Gary Trudeau.

Despite being the child of two famous television personalities, Rachel chooses to live a private and modest lifestyle, keeping her personal life out of the public eye. Nonetheless, we have managed to gather some information about her, and here is everything you need to know about the celebrity offspring.

Biography Summary of Rachel Trudeau

Celebrity Name Rachel Trudeau
Popular For Being the daughter of  Magaret Jane Pauley
Profession Lawyer
Estimated Net Worth N/A
Age 40 years
Birth Date 1983
Birth Sign N/A
Birth Place USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Body Type Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Brown
Father Gary Trudeau
Mother Margaret Jane Pauley
Siblings  Thomas and Ross Trudeau
Social Media N/A

How Old is Rachel Trudeau?

Rachael Trudeau was born sometime in 1983 and is currently 40 years old. She was born to her mother, Jane Pauley, who is a popular American Television journalist and novelist, and her father, Gary Trudeau, who is an accomplished cartoonist.

She was born in the United States, where she spent the bulk of her childhood with her parents and two siblings, Thomas Trudeau and Rose Trudeau. Although Rachel has an American nationality, she comes from a line of mixed ancestry ranging from French, Canadian, Dutch, English, German and Swedish.

Rachel Trudeau: Meet Jane Pauley's Daughter with Garry Trudeau
Rachel Trudeau

She Has a Law Degree From the University of Pennsylvania

Rickie, as she is fondly called by her family, is a private person and has not revealed the various schools where she had her basic and secondary education. However, for her higher education, she attended the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied law and graduated successfully.

Meet Rachel Trudeau’s Famous Parents

Rachel Trudeau’s parents are  Margaret Jane Pauley, a popular actress and TV anchor, and famous Hollywood cartoonist Gary Trudeau. The couple got married on June 14, 1980, and have remained happily married since then. Their marriage is blessed with three children.

Rachel’s Mother, Margaret Jane Pauley, is a CBS Anchor

Jane Margaret Pauley is a well-known American journalist, author, actress, and television anchor. She was born in Indianapolis, USA, to Richard Pauley and Mary Pauley on October 31, 1950, making her 72 years old. Pauley began her career as a television anchor by co-hosting the Today Show from 1976 to 1981, and later with Bryant Gumbel from December 1982.

She was also the anchor of the NBC Nightly News, Sunday edition, from 1980-1982. In 1989 Pauley decided to quit her anchoring career to spend more time with her children. Although Pauley was gone from the show for only one year, her absence in the industry was greatly felt. In her short absence from the show, it recorded an estimated loss of $10 Million due to the fall in its rating and a 10% loss in audience.

In March 1990, Jane returned on air on the NBC primetime special, Changes; Conversations with Jane Pauley. And the show gained a 24% audience and a 13.3 national Nielsen rating value. As a television anchor, she has hosted shows like Your Life Calling, Depression, Out of the Shadows, and The Jane Pauley Show.

On October 09, 2016, Jane was made the anchor of the CBS Sunday Morning Show. She took over the position from the retiring Charles Osgood and has retained it to date. As an author, Jane is the author of the second New York Bestseller, Your Life Calling; Reimagining the Rest of Your Life.

Rachel Trudeau’s Father, Gary Trudeau, Is the Writer of Doonesbury

Gary Trudeau is an Oscar-award-nominated cartoonist, most famous for creating the comic series Doonesbury. He first stepped into the limelight after he wrote and co-produced the 1988 HBO miniseries Tanner 88. He is also the writer of several books like #SAD!; Doonesbury in the Time of Trump on September 18, 2018, and Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump on July 5, 2006.

Although Trudeau has received several backlashes for his comic strips, none of these criticisms have negatively impacted his career. His creativity in his animated film, A Doonesbury Special, earned him a nomination for the Oscar Award for the best-animated film in 1977.

Rachel Trudeau is Married to Robert Gary Steinsdoefer

Rachel Trudeau: Meet Jane Pauley's Daughter with Garry Trudeau
Trudeau and Robert Gary Steinsdoefer

Rachel is currently married to her husband, Robert Gary Steinsdoefer, who is a senior underwriter in the commercial market sector for Zurich North America Insurance. She and her husband first met in October 2011 at a law school party in Philadelphia. They were introduced by a mutual friend.

Three days before the party, Rachel had already seen a picture of Gary and was very attracted to him. On the other hand, Gary only got to know about Rachel at the party and confessed that during their first meeting, he was impressed by Rachel’s ability to keep a conversation.

A week after meeting each other, they went on their first date at a wine bar in Philadelphia, and a few weeks after that, Gary officially met Rickie’s mum and also won her heart and blessings. After dating for three years, the love birds officially tied the knot in Gotham Hall, a public event space in New York.

They have since then remained married, and their beautiful marriage has never been involved in any scandal or controversies. Like Rachel, Gary is also a reserved person, and together the couple has successfully left all information on their marriage undisclosed. There is no information on whether or not the couple has any child.

Rachel Trudeau Now Earns a Living Working as a Lawyer

She currently works as a lawyer. Unlike the norm with most celebrity kids, Rachel chose to pursue a career and make a living for herself away from her parents’ shadows. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, she put her degree certificate to good use and got a job related to her discipline.

She currently works at Weil, Gotshal, and Manges, a United States law firm in New York City. Rachel Trudeau’s official net worth is yet to be revealed. However, with her successful career as a lawyer, she is likely to make enough money.

On the other hand, her parents have a staggering net worth of $40 million each. With this, they can comfortably provide a luxurious lifestyle for themselves and their children.

What is Rachel Trudeau Doing Now?

Rachel Trudeau tends to avoid public events and prefers to keep a low profile. She and her spouse are still happily married, but they prefer to keep their personal affairs private. Unlike other celebrity children, Rachel doesn’t have an active presence on any social media platform. Rachel seems to focus on her career and family and tries to avoid public attention as much as possible. On the other hand, Gary, her husband, is active on Instagram, but his account (@username_1) is private and only accessible to his followers.

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