Star Jones (previously Star Jones Reynolds) (March 24, 1962) is an American lawyer and television personality, best known for her role as a co-host of the ABC weekday morning talk show The View.
Born Starlet Marie Jones in Badin, North Carolina, Star moved to New Jersey as a small child where she graduated from Notre Dame High School in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. She earned a B.A. degree in The Administration of Justice at American University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston Law Center. She is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She was initiated in the Lambda Zeta Chapter at American University.
Jones was recruited by Court TV in 1991 as a commentator for the William Kennedy Smith rape trial, and spent several years as a legal correspondent for NBC's Today and NBC Nightly News.