Jaclyn Stein Helwani was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on March 28, 1982.
She is the wife of Ariel Helwani, a well-known sports journalist. Jaclyn is the founder and CEO of Anzie jewelry in her hometown of Montreal.
A Look Back at Jaclyn Stein Helwani’s Childhood
Jaclyn graduated from Herzilah High School in Montreal in 1999. In 2004, she graduated from McGill University with a bachelor’s degree in management.
She is a successful businesswoman. Jaclyn is also noted for her unwavering support for cancer awareness initiatives and her participation in cancer-related research fundraisers. Jaclyn is a well-known jewelry designer in her professional life. She studied jewelry design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York and now effectively runs her family’s business.
She has also worked as an art instructor, sculptor, and painter in the past.
The Origins of Anzie Jewelry
Jaclyn’s mother, Anzie Stein, inspired Anzie Jewelry. Stein was a talented painter and etching artist before she became famous for her gems and jewels. The now-famous jewelry brand began as a financial safety net for Jaclyn’s father, Barry Stein, who was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.
The Stein family founded Anzie Jewelry in 1999, following the success of their first product, the Lifesaver Bracelet. Since then, Jaclyn, her founding mother Anzie, and her sister Joanna have successfully run the firm.
According to Anzie’s website, their items are traditional, vibrant expressions that accentuate the inherent beauty and elegance of today’s age. Anzie’s items are described on the website as “Everyday Luxury” for today’s women.
Ariel Helwani- Relationship Status
Jaclyn married Ariel Helwani, a former ESPN journalist, in 2008 after knowing him since elementary school. In 1994, when they were both in seventh grade, the husband and wife met for the first time.
Helwani, a well-known sports journalist, has long been connected with combat sports, the most renowned of which is mixed martial arts (MMA). He has received numerous awards over his career.
His achievements include earning the Journalist of the Year title seven times in a row from 2010 to 2016, as well as being named Journalist of the Year in the 2014 Awakening WMMA Awards. The Canadian television personality, like his wife, was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He is the son of an Egyptian father and a Lebanese mother.
The couple and their three children, two sons and a daughter, currently reside in Brooklyn, New York. Helwani, Ariel Helwani’s departure from ESPN MMA reporter Helwani left ESPN on June 15, 2021, when his three-year contract with the company expired. According to USA Today, he described the split as amicable.
The reporter addressed the problem in a video that he posted on his Instagram account. I’d like to assure you that there are no grudges between us. In 2018, I signed a three-year contract. They proposed a new contract to me. I was given the opportunity to investigate what was available to me, and I discovered a plethora of intriguing possibilities.
He described the opportunity to work for ESPN as “a dream come true.” He went on to say that he has “no regrets” about the choice he made.