Jillian Barberie Biography

Jillian Barberie Biography
Jillian Barberie (born on September 26, 1966, in Burlington, Ontario) is a Canadian actress and television hostess. Jillian Barberie is often considered a s-- symbol.



Jillian Barberie can currently be seen on the reality television show EX-treme Dating on the Fox Reality channel, and the Los Angeles based show Good Day L.A.. Jillian also presents the weather on FOX NFL Sunday during football seasons in the U.S.

Jillian Barberie is a graduate of Mohawk College (Hamilton) with a degree in broadcast journalism. After completing her degree, Barberie worked for a variety of television stations, including WSVN in Miami and KTTV in Los Angeles, both Fox affiliates. Her screen presence has also earned her roles on several television dramas including V.I.P. and Melrose Place.

In 2000 Jillian Barberie was hired to present the national weather segment of Fox Sports hugely successful FOX NFL Sunday pregame show. Working opposite James Brown, Howie Long and Terry Bradshaw. Jillian Barberie became a national figure and earned significant fan interest.

In addition to her work on Good Day L.A., Jillian Barberie worked on the national version of the show Good Day Live. However, she was ultimately fired from that show, ending her tenure there on June 4, 2004. Barberie claims that she does not know why she was let go from the national program.

On October 14, 2003 broadcast of the Howard Stern Show, Jillian Barberie came out of the closet as bis--ual.

In 2005, she was Regis Philbin's co-host for his New Year's Eve special on Fox.

In 2006, Jillian Barberie participated as a contestant on the Fox reality show Skating with Celebrities, partnered with professional skater John Zimmerman and lost. She was a champion ice skater in her childhood.

On April 21, 2006 Barberie was a celebrity judge for Miss USA 2006 and on May 19 of the same year she was a judge for The Tyra Banks Show's male model search.

In 2006, Jillian Barberie held red carpet duties for VH1's Rock Honors concert.

Jillian Warry was once married (1996 - 2002) to former Major League Baseball player Bret Barberie, whose surname she kept. She works tirelessly for the prevention of cruelty to animals, and has nine adopted pets of her own - all of whom she has adopted from shelters. Jillian Barberie has often said that she believes her "adoptive" nature is due to the fact that she was put up for adoption herself.

Jillian Barberie is thought to be a subscriber of direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service DirecTV.

Barberie has mentioned on Good Day L.A. that while living in Canada, she suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

Jillian Barberie married Grant Reynolds in a private ceremony on July 8, 2006.

According to Canada.com Jillian Barberie is legally changing her name to Jillian Reynolds, but she is keeping Barberie as her professional surname.

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