He also attended and graduated from Western State University College of Law and was later admitted to the state bar of California in 1995, although he has been inactive since 1999. For several years he was an on-air talent for the NFL Network, guest hosting several episodes of "NFL AM" as well as "Up to the Minute" updates. [4], In January 2019, Jacobs became a spokesperson for Wrench.com, a tech startup focusing on bring mobile mechanics direct to the customer. Life & Style has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. 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All Rights Reserved, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Khloe Kardashian Gives a Little Tour of True Thompson's 'Sweet' Bedroom, Behold These ~Truly~ Adorable Photos of Khloe Kardashian's Daughter. Especially when I was about 22 and I started to look for my biological mom," Chris explained in a TLC video. "I was 22 months old when I was adopted into a fantastic family who was nothing but supportive of me my entire life. The TV personality has spoken openly about reuniting with his biological mother at the age of 22, but does he have any kids of his own? Jacobs was adopted at the age of 14 months. Life & Style is part of the A360 Media Entertainment Group.Copyright © A360 Media LLC 2020. "[Our reunion] was in 1993 and we've been able to develop and grow a fantastic relationship ever since then," he shared. After the show went on hiatus in 2008, he co-presented The Insider with Lara Spencer from 2009–11. Jacobs had moderate success with roles in television (like Two and a Half Men), film, and commercial projects for eight years before being tapped to co-host Overhaulin' in 2004. He formerly hosted The Insider and worked as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. [5], Jacobs was adopted at the age of 14 months. Meet the 'Bachelor' Contestants for Season 24! See What the Cast of TLC's 'Breaking Amish' Looks Like Now! He has been a part of multiple heartwarming tales of … [6] He attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois and then Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan before moving to California in 1988 where he attended Whittier College, earning a bachelor's degree in English. Jacobs hosts the show along with Lisa Joyner. He began co-hosting Velocity's live broadcast of the Barrett-Jackson Auto Auctions in 2014. 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Spokesperson", https://www.tlc.com/tv-shows/long-lost-family/videos/chris-jacobs-adoption-story, "State Bar of CA: Christopher Keith Jacobs", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Chris_Jacobs_(television_host)&oldid=945213762, American television actor, 1970s birth stubs, Articles with topics of unclear notability from November 2016, All articles with topics of unclear notability, Biography articles with topics of unclear notability, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2017, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 12 March 2020, at 14:44. As the host of Long Lost Family, Chris has been reconnecting long-lost relatives. "It was very easy for me to reconnect with my birth mom. [1], On March 5, 2011, it was announced that he had been named a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. [2] He left ET in early 2013 after Overhaulin' returned for a sixth season on Velocity in the fall of 2012. ", Since Chris and his mother both wanted to get to know each other, they were able to foster a special bond, even though she gave him up. [3], In June 2015, production began on Long Lost Family, which debuted on TLC on March 6, 2016. It was 23 years ago now and we still talk almost every day. Turns out, Long Lost Family host Chris Jacobs has been apart of a lot of shows, from Overhaulin' to The Insider, but none of them have been as personal for … It's been great, I wish everybody out there in the same situation the best of luck.". Though some of the people on Long Lost Family never find their relatives, Chris' hunt for his mom was surprisingly easy. Turns out, Long Lost Family host Chris Jacobs has been apart of a lot of shows, from Overhaulin' to The Insider, but none of them have been as personal for the 47-year-old as the TLC series, which premiered in 2016. The final season of the series Overhaulin' finished airing in November 2015. [6] He attended New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois and then Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan before moving to California in 1988 where he attended Whittier College , earning a bachelor's …