Jennifer Russell Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Partner, Height, Family, Salary, Bio

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Jennifer Russell is a Canadian physician and the current Chief Medical Officer of Health for the province of New Brunswick, Canada. Her handling of the COVID-19 pandemic brought her widespread visibility.

Early life

NameJennifer Russell
Net Worth$2 million
OccupationChief Medical Officer
Age40-45 years
Jennifer Russell net worth

Jennifer Wylie-Russell ONB was born in Canada. She grew up in New Brunswick with her parents and siblings. She enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Music at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia. She studied Science at the University of New Brunswick, Medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, and was a resident in family medicine at Dalhousie University.

Russell joined the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) while studying medicine, through the CAF’s Medical Officer Training Program.


For half of Jennifer Russell’s ten years in the CAF, she served as a Base Surgeon at Ottawa’s National Defense Medical Clinic. She got involved in preventive medicine and immunization. Her years in the Forces also led her to Canadian Forces Base Gagetown and she was briefly deployed to Dubai in support of Canada’s mission to Afghanistan in 2006.

Upon leaving the military, Jennifer Russell worked briefly for Veterans Affairs Canada, then in family medicine and mental health at Fredericton, including six years at the Victoria Health Centre’s methadone clinic.

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Jennifer Russell joined New Brunswick’s public health department in August 2014 as Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health. She was appointed Chief Medical Officer of Health in November 2015. Russell was made a Member of the Order of New Brunswick in 2021.

Russell became a familiar public figure to New Brunswickers during the COVID-19 pandemic, as she took part in daily televised briefings, explaining the extent of the epidemic and the measures put forward by the government to fight it.

In addition to information about the pandemic, Russell frequently suggests to viewers ways to improve their well-being and mental health while in confinement. She asked people to set aside dearly-held traditions such as Easter family gatherings and maintain discipline to limit the spread of the virus, even though new Brunswick is doing better than adjacent jurisdictions.

She led or participated in various initiatives to inform New Brunswickers, including a video in which she explains the concept of social distancing to children.

Russell makes good use of her proficiency in French, responding to questions in that language to convey information to the province’s Acadian population.


Jennifer Russell is a singer, composer and lyrics writer in swing and gospel music. She holds a Bachelor in Arts (music) from Dalhousie University, with an emphasis on the piano and saxophone. She sang and played with various bands throughout her studies: concert bands, a saxophone quartet, a Celtic band, a Jazz band with other medical students and the Nova Scotia Wind Ensemble. Talking about her lifelong artistic pursuits, she said in 2017: “Music is like breathing, I need music in my life”.

Russell was nominated for a Covenant Music Award (best Folk song of the year, jointly with Danny Crain), awarded by the Gospel Music Association Canada in 2008.

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Her swing album, Double Kiss, came out in 2014. Her second swing album, ‘Triple Step’ was released in 2019 and was a fundraiser for Liberty Lane in Fredericton, NB.

Jennifer Russell is in a private relationship. Her husband is unknown to the general public. She was rumored to have a new partner but it came out as false news. Jennifer Russell stands with an appealing height and has a good bodyweight that suits her personality.

Jennifer Russell net worth

How much is Jennifer Russell worth? Jennifer Russell net worth is estimated at around $2 million. Her main source of income is from her career as a singer and chief medical officer. Russell successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. She is one of the richest and influential Chief Medical Officers in Canada. However, Jennifer Russell salary ranges from $150,000 to $275,000 as of 2022.