Christopher K. Jacobs, professionally known as Chris Jacobs is an American television host and actor. Chris is the host of the famous TV Show on TLC, titled Long Lost Family. He also hosted Overhaulin’. He’s the host of Barrette-Jackson Collector Car Action on Velocity. He was the on-air talent for the NFL for many years and he guest-hosted many episodes of NFL AM and Up to the Minute. Chris was the former host of The Insider and used to be a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight.
Chris Jacobs Ethnicity and Family History
Chris is an American and was born in Chicago, Illinois. The identity of Chris’ parents is not known because he was raised by his adoptive parents. Although some sources mentioned that Chris was adopted at the age of 14 months, Chris himself mentioned in an interview that was adopted when he was 22 months old and was raised together with his other siblings, 3 males and 2 females. Chris added that his adoptive parents are so fantastic! There is no further information about Chris’ adoptive parents and half-siblings.
When Chris was in his early 20s, he began to the search for his biological mother and fortunately for him, at the age of 23, Chris was able to reunite with his biological mother, whose name was not mentioned.
Chris Jacobs Bio: Bio, Early Life
Christopher K. Jacobs was born on the 30th of January, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois.
Chris Jacobs Education Details
Chris attended New Trier High School, Winnetka, Illinois. In addition, he attended Cranbrook School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. At the age of 18, Chris relocated to California (in 1988). Chris Jacobs went further with his studies – he attended Whittier College and bagged a bachelor’s degree in English. He went further to Western State University College of Law. In 1995, Jacobs was admitted to the state bar of California.
Chris Jacobs Body Measurements
While his weight in no available, Chris has a height of 6ft. 2 in. (1.8m. or 188cm.).
Chris Jacobs Chris Jacobs Career Details
Before Chris started as the co-host of Overhaulin’, in 2004, he has had a measure of success. For instance, he was featured in Two and a Half Men. Overhaulin’ was paused in 2008, so Chris had the opportunity to co-host The Insider from 2009 through 2011.
In March 2011, Jacobs became a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight – a position held for about 2 years. Overhaulin’ was resumed in the fall of 2012 and Chris went back to being the co-host of the show.
Jacobs likewise became a presenter for the NFL Network and was opportune to host a number of programs, including Skyscraper Live, Skywire Live, Gold Rush Live, Chopper Live. Klondike Live and more programs on Discovery Networks. In 2014, Job likewise started to co-host Barrette-Jackson Auto Auctions.
Long Lost Family was launched in March of 2016 on YLC and Chris Jacobs was assigned to co-host the Show with Lisa Joyner. Chris added to his portfolio when he secured a job with Wrench as the spokesperson 2019.
Is Chris Jacobs Married?
There is no record of Chris’ either being married or have children however, he got engaged to his girlfriend, Ivy Teves in 2016. Chris asked Ivy to marry him in front of 40,000 audience at a stadium in Chicago. When the question was popped, Icy said she was shocked, cried, then said yes!
Unfortunately, the duo seemed to have separated because Ivy stopped wearing her engagement ring since December 2017. In addition, she deleted Chris’ pictures from her social media and posted an image with the caption that says: “The best apology is changed behavior.” Chris appeared to have also moved on with his life.
Chris Jacobs Social Media Presence
Chris Jacobs is active on social media and it’s quite easy to reach and connect with him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Chris has over 96,000 followers on Facebook; he has 65,000 followers on Twitter; while he has 11,000 followers on Instagram.
Chris Jacobs Salary, Cars And Net Worth
Although Jacob salary is not known, a good source mentioned that he earned quite a great deal from his TV presence and his acting career. Chris has a vehicle special to him, in fact it was his first – a 1964 Mustang Convertible. According to a source also, Chris Jacobs net worth as of 2019 was calculated to be around $1,000,000.