Chris Jacobs was born on 30th January 1970. His birth sign is Aquarius. Regarding his nationality, he is an American and is of white ethnicity. Not much is known about his parent and childhood, and he has kept his personal life private.
Chris Jacob attended New Trier School in Winnetka, Illinois, but he completed his high school education from Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He then moved to California where he enrolled at Whittier College, earning a Bachelor’s degree in English.
Shortly after graduating from Western State University College of Law, he joined state bar of California but left after 4 years.
He then gained a moderate success with a role in film, television, as well as in the commercial projects for eight years. After that, he stepped into the journalism industry and began serving as a co-host for “Overhaulin”. He then went on hiatus and co-presented “The Insider” with Lara Spencer.
Jacob later became a correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight” where Leanza Cornett and Nancy O'Dell had served previously. However, he left ET and rejoined “Overhaulin” for a 6th season on Velocity. Furthermore, he also worked for the NFL Network as a weekend presenter. He has also hosted numerous live programme for Discovery networks, including "Klondike Live", "Chopper Live", "Skywire Live", "Gold Rush Live", and "Skyscraper Live".
Later, Jacob made his appearance in the Velocity’s live broadcast of the Barrett Jackson's Auto Auctions as the co-host. Currently, he hosts TLC’s “Long Lost Family” along with Lisa Joyner.
Media sensation Jacobs is neither single nor married. Currently, he is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Ivy Teves, whom he had proposed on one knee while at Wrigley Field before the Cubs played the Los Angeles Angels, a few years back. The couple has not yet planned of their wedding, but they seem too serious in their relationship.
Jacob has earned huge name, fame, and wealth through his professional journalism career. As of now, he has an estimated net worth around $1 million.