Chris Jacobs Net Worth 2024 – Biography, Wiki, Career & Facts

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Chris Jacobs, a well-known American TV host, leads shows like “Long Lost Family” on TLC, along with hosting “Overhaulin'” and Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions, both featured on Velocity.

Personal Life

Chris Jacobs, born on January 30, 1970, in Chicago, is now 53. He attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, and Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. A graduate of Western State University College of Law, Jacobs, adopted at 14 months, reconnected with his birth mother at 22, thanks to an adoption location service supported by his adoptive parents.

Engaged to Ivy Teves, a “lifestyle and fitness ambassador,” Jacobs proposed in front of 40,000 people, marking a special chapter in their journey.

Chris Jacobs Net Worth
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Chris Jacobs Net Worth

Chris Jacobs has a net worth of around $1 million, primarily earned through his acting career.


For nearly a decade, he showcased his versatile talents in the entertainment world. Known for hosting TV shows like “Two and a Half Men” and fronting various film and commercial projects, he later co-hosted “Overhaulin'” in 2004. After a brief hiatus, he joined “The Insider” with Lara Spencer from 2009 to 2011. Transitioning to Entertainment Tonight in 2011, he explored the world of celebrity reporting. Departing in 2013, he returned to “Overhaulin'” for its sixth season on Velocity.

His journey extended to the NFL Network, where he became a weekend presenter. A string of live events followed on Discovery networks, showcasing his dynamic hosting skills in shows like “Skywire Live” and “Gold Rush Live.” In 2014, he began co-hosting the live broadcast of the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auctions on Velocity. Despite the final season of “Overhaulin'” airing in November 2015, he continued his presence on-screen, becoming a spokesperson for in January 2019, representing the tech startup’s mission of bringing mobile mechanics directly to the customer.


  • 2016: “Long Lost Family”
  • 2004-2015: “Overhaulin'”
  • 2019: “Taken at Birth”
  • Long Lost Family: What.
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