She was born in Kingston to Bennett Wolfe and Sheila Greenfeld Wolfe was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and grew up in Pétion-Ville, Haiti as Bennett Wolfe, owned a chain of leather factories in Puerto Rico and moved to Jamaica for business expansion. Jenna entered The U.S in her mid teens. Regarding her ethnicity and nationality, She is the citizen of Jamaica and United States and belongs to the white ethnic group from the Puerto Rican descent.
In early 2013, her sexual orientation was not revealed to the world. But on 27th of March, 2013, she revealed that she is lesbian and is having romantic love affairs with journalist Stephanie Gosk. They have parents, two children, together but are not married yet.
In 2004, she was an anchor in the sports show and that was in WABC's. Till now she has appeared in several TV shows and television series. She left NBC on 14th September 2014. As an anchor and news correspondent, she earned the huge amount of salary and her current net worth is reported to be about $2 million.