Jill Wine-Banks is an American attorney, author, and media personality working as a legal analyst at MSNBC News. She serves as the co-host of Sister In Law and iGen politics podcast. Jill is also the author behind the decorated book titled The Watergate Girl.
She is famously known as the Watergate prosecutor who cross-examined Rose Mary Woods about the Watergate tapes. Jill was notably the first woman to hold the position of U.S. General Counsel of the Army.
Jill Wine-Banks Age and Birthday
The lawyer was born on May 5, 1943, as Jill Susan Wine in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. She is 80 years old as of 2023. Her birth sign is Taurus. Jill turns 81 years old on May 5, 2024.
Jill Wine-Banks Height and Weight
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (Approx, 1.63 meters) tall and weighs around 55 kg (121 lbs).
Jill Wine-Banks Education
Jill attended and graduated from Niles East High School in her hometown. From there she joined The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana.
She graduated from the institute in 1964 with a bachelor of science degree in journalism. Wine-Banks holds a Juris Doctor in Law from the Columbia Law School. Wine also earned an Honorary Doctor of Law from Hood College.
Jill Wine-Banks Family, Parents, Siblings
The lawyer was born in Chicago, Illinois to her parents Bert S. Wine (father) and Sylvia Dawn Wine (mother). Her parents are Jewish immigrants who relocated to the States prior to her birth. Jill’s dad was a Certified Public Accountant.
It’s not clear if she has any siblings. Further details regarding her family background will be updated soon when revealed.
Jill Wine-Banks Husband, Is She Married?
Moving on to her marital entanglements, Wine-Banks is happily espoused to her loving husband, Michael Banks. Her spouse operates as an antique dealer. The pair got hitched in a private wedding ceremony.
Prior to that, she was previously married to Ian Volner. Unfortunately, the ex-couple had a fall out which ended in a divorce. We are keeping tabs and we will update her partner’s details soon.
Jill Wine-Banks Net Worth
Jill’s net worth is estimated at $1 million to $5 million. This amount is from her extensive career as a lawyer and author among other investments.
Wine-Banks works as a legal analyst at MSNBC News. She serves as the co-host of the SistersInLaw podcast alongside Kimberly Atkins Stohr and Barbara McQuade and Joyce Vance. and also hosts the Intergenerational Politics podcast.
Jill is also the author behind the decorated book titled The Watergate Girl: My Fight for Truth and Justice Against a Criminal President. She is famously known as the Watergate prosecutor who cross-examined Rose Mary Woods about the Watergate tapes.
The Media personality was notably the first woman to hold the position of U.S. General Counsel of the Army. She is also a board member of the Better Government Association as well as a member of the President’s Advisory Board at Governors State University.
In Addition to her duties, she also serves as a vice Chair of the Board of Directors at Executive Service Corps of Chicago. She makes guest appearances on PBS, Canadian and Australian networks, Sirius XM, NPR, and other radio shows, including Stephanie Miller’s, and podcasts.