Chris Jacobs (television host) Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

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Chris Jacobs Biography

Chris Jacobs is an American television host and personality who Hosts the Long Lost Family on TLC and also the host of Overhaulin’ and Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, which both air on Velocity.

He has been an on-air journalist for the NFL Network, guest-hosting several episodes of NFL AM as well as Up minute updates. He formerly hosted The Insider and worked as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.

Chris Jacobs Age

Jacobs was born on January 30, 1970, in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He is 51 years old as of 2021.

Chris Jacobs Height

Chris stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.

Chris Jacobs Family

Jacobs was adopted at the age of 14 months and his maternal parents are not known. In 1993, at the age of 22 years, he was reunited with his birth mother through an adoption location service with the support of his adoptive parents.

Chris Jacobs Education

Jacobs attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois. He then joined Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan before moving to California in 1988 where he attended Whittier College, earning a bachelor’s degree in English. He also attended and graduated from Western State University College of Law and was later admitted to the state bar of California in 1995, although he has been inactive since 1999.

Chris Jacobs Wife

Jacobs has never been married and doesn’t have any children, but he was previously engaged to model and fellow television host Ivy Teves.

Chris Jacobs Salary

His salary is under rereview.

Chris Jacobs Net Worth

Jacobs has an estimated net worth of $1 Million dollars as of 2021. This is estimated from his career earnings which are also his main source of income.

Chris Jacobs Career

Jacobs was appointed the host of Entertainment Tonight On March 5, 2011. He left ET in early 2013 after Overhaulin’ returned for a sixth season on Velocity in the fall of 2012.

He then joined NFL Network as a weekend presenter including Skywire Live, Skyscraper Live, Chopper Live, Gold Rush Live, and Klondike Live. He began co-hosting Velocity’s live broadcast of the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auctions in 2014. The final season of the series Overhaulin’ finished airing in November 2015.

In June 2015, production began on Long Lost Family, which debuted on TLC on March 6, 2016. Jacobs hosts the show along with Lisa Joyner. In January 2019, Jacobs became a spokesperson for Wrench.com, a tech startup focusing on bringing mobile mechanics direct to the customer.

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