Dana Jacobson Biography
|Date of Birth:||1971 , November-5|
|Age:||49 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United States of America|
|Height:||5 Feet 11 Inch|
|Birth Place/City||Bloomfield Hills, Michigan|
|Working For||CBS, KXTV-TV|
|Net Worth||600 thousand dollar|
|Famous for||Sports Anchor|
|Education||Andover High School, University of Michigan|
|Awards||Edward R. Murrow Award (2000)|
|TV Show||First Take Since 2007|
Dana Jacobson is a CBS sports anchorwoman who is known for her anchoring skills and beauty on screen. She previously worked for ESPN and hosted several shows while working there. On CBS, she hosts the radio as well as the TV shows and covers sports events for both. On 13 July 2018, she started hosting the Saturday edition of CBS This Mornings along with long-time CBS correspondent Michelle Miller.
Early Life And Education Of Dana Jacobson
Jacobson was born on 5th November 1971. She was born in Michigan, U.S, under the birth sign Scorpio. She is an American who belongs to a White ethnic background.
Jacobson was interested in journalism from an early age. She attended the Andover High School situated in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She then moved to the Valley High School situated in West Des Moines, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1993, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications.
Dana Jacobson's Career
Jacobson's journalism career started up after she gained a television job in Traverse City, Michigan at the WPBN/WTOM-TV. She worked there as a fill-in news anchor, editor as well as a producer. She then joined the ABC’s Sacramento affiliate station KXTV-TV and covered NFL and NBA as an anchor of weekend sports. She also worked for the Monday Night Football show of the KXTV and also hosted the radio show KHTK-AM.
Jacobson joined as an anchor for ESPN in December 2002 and became a regular anchor on SportsCenter. He also co-hosted the show Cold Pizza and was the host of the show transited to ESPN, First Take. After her final day on First Take on December 30, 2011, she left ESPN on April 30, 2012.
Jacobson joined the CBS network in January 2013 and got a chance to join CBS Sports. She also hosted CBS Sports Radio’s morning show and left the TBD in the AM in 2014 to work full time for the CBS Sports Network.
Jacobson started hosting the Saturday edition of CBS This Mornings along with long-time CBS correspondent Michelle Miller, on 13 July 2018.
Amassed $3 Million; Find Her Earning, Salary
Dana Jacobson's net worth is expected to be $3 million at present. She has earned a decent amount of salary from her career. Her exact salary is yet to be mentioned but the sports anchor in the USA gets paid $47279 on average, so she also might be getting paid in the same range.
Jacobson has worked for WPBN/WYOM-TV, reported a number of stories in Northern Carolina, covered a wide range of professional sports including NBA and NFL as a weekend anchor at KXTV-TV as a sports anchor, served as a sports reporter for KXTV's Monday Night Football show, and hosted The NBA Insiders.
Jacobson currently works for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. She's a regular contributor on the NFL Today, and host on CBS's We Need To Talk.
Is Dana Jacobson Married Or Dating?
Dana Jacobson’s personal life sure seems to be a well-kept secret. No news has come up about her having a previous affair with anybody nor has she known to be involved with anybody now. She has never been married as far as the tabloids are concerned. There is no news available about her having children or being divorced.
Jacobson has not come out as bisexual, asexual, or a lesbian. Also, rumors regarding her sexuality too have not come up yet. She keeps all her personal details a secret and hence her fans cannot know for sure, her dating history and details.
On October 12, 2018, she engaged to the longtime radio play-by-play announcer, Sean Grande. She confirmed her engagement on the morning show. She said of her fiance,
He’s my best friend and my biggest champion, Amazing how one lunch can forever change your life for the better. #engaged @brilliantatl
Jacobson was involved in a controversy whereby she cursed the University of Notre Dame Touchdown Jesus and Jesus in January 2008, when she was intoxicated. She later apologized for her mistake and this issue created a lot of controversy leading her to be suspended for a week. In June 2012, she revealed that she was sexually abused by her babysitter.
Jacobson is active on Instagram and Twitter with thousands of followers.
Age, Body Measurement and Other Facts
- Dana Jacobson's height: she stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches.
- Body Measurement: She has a perfect body figure with measurements of 33-24-35 inches.
- Weight: Her body weight is around 59 Kg.
- Hair Color: She has thigh-cut hair with natural black color hair.
- Eye Color: Her eyes are blue in color.
- Age: November 5, 1971 (age 47 years).
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
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