Chris Jacobs is a TV host, who was mainly known for hosting TLC‘s Long Lost Family, as well as Velocity‘s Overhaulin’ and Barrett-Jackson and CBS‘s The Insider.
Read more about Chris Jacobs below. Get to know about his wife, his adoption story, and interesting wikis like net worth and height.
Chris Jacobs Adoption Story
Chris Jacobs was born on 30 January 1970, which meant as of now (i.e. 15 November 2020), he was 50 years of age. For a person with January 30th birthday, his zodiac sign was Aquarius.
TLC‘s Long Lost Family had a special place in Chris’s heart because Chris himself was separated from his biological parents. He was adopted by another supporting family when he was 22 months old.
His adoptive family supported him throughout each moment of his life. They sent him to good schools for his education. Chris went to New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, and after that to Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
For his undergraduate education, Chris attended Whittier College in California. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English. Then he went on to attend Western State University College of Law and graduated with a Doctor of Law (J.D.) degree.
Following his law degree, he was also admitted to the state bar of California. However, he only practiced for four years before stopping the law practice and entering the show-business.
Although his adoptive family provided everything he needed while growing up, Chris always wanted to meet his biological parents. When he was 22, Chris started to search for his biological parents and he was able to trace his mother without much hassle.
The adoption location service helped him find his mother, who was also willing to meet her son. Chris and his mother got along together well and they still enjoy an amicable relationship after over 25 years of reunion. In fact, Chris frequently posts on his social media is enthusiastic about meeting new cousins and family members.
How Tall Is He?
Let’s dive into interesting wikis about Chris, i.e. his physical attributes. Chris Jacobs is a tall guy, standing at a height of 6 ft. He weighed 86 kgs.
What Is Chris Jacobs Net Worth?
The exact net worth of Chris Jacobs was not known. However, it could be accurately estimated at over $2 million.
Chris started his professional life with a law degree and four years of practice in the state of California. Even during his time of practicing law, he was involved in minor roles in films and movies.
His first acting performance was in the 1993 crime drama Nick of Time. He quit law practice in 1999 and was involved in the show-business full time. Before his big break in Overhaulin’, Chris had appeared in famous shows like Two and a Half Men, The X-FIles, etc.
Chris started his now-famous hosting career in 2004 with Overhaulin’ and hosted five seasons of the show. After the show went on hiatus in 2008 after 5 seasons, he started hosting The Insider.
From 2011-2013, he also worked as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. From 2013, Chirs then worked as a weekend presenter for NFL Network. He also hosted live events for Discovery Channel, like Skywire Live, Skyscrapper Live, Chopper Live, Gold Rush Live, etc.
He also returned to host the revival of Overhaulin’. In 2014, Chris hosted Barrett-Jackson Auto Auctions live on Velocity. In 2016, he started hosting the most personal show for himself, TLC‘s Long Lost Family. The show helps individuals looking to find their long lost family members.
Who Is Chris Jacobs Wife?
Well, Chris Jacobs did not have one, as far as the public information is concerned. However, once there was a prospective wife.
During the year 2016, Chris used to date a “lifestyle and fitness ambassador” Ivy Teves. In other words, Ivy Teves was an Instagram celebrity. In fact, Instagram was where Chris and Ivy met each other. They met sometime in late 2015 or early 2016.
According to Chris, it was love at first sight. The two of them went for a first date and instantly hit it off, and did not look back until they were engaged after dating for about 8/9 months.
Chris Jacobs opted to go for the grand gesture to ask Ivy Teves to be his wife. It was a Chicago Cubs game in the August of 2016, and Chris and Ivy were there to watch the game. In the middle of the game, Chris bent down on a knee and proposed to Ivy to be his wife with an 11-and-a-half-carat diamond ring. Ivy said yes.
However, post engagement, things turned sour for the couple. It was not known when exactly they broke up but it must be during late 2017. In December of 2017, she posted on her Instagram saying, “The best apology is changed behavior”.
After that, Ivy deleted all the pictures of her and Chris from her Instagram. And so did Chris.
Since Ivy, there was no information about anyone in Chris’s life.
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Last modified: November 15, 2020