Dana Jacobson Life Story, Bio,Wiki, Controversy and Career

Published Date   20th May. 2017, 01:37 am
Dana Jacobson Life Story, Bio,Wiki, Controversy and Career CBS sports anchorwoman, Dana Jacobson
Quick Info
Birth Name: Dana Jacobson
Date of Birth: 05/11/1971
Age: 49 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: Estimated to be $600 thousand
Qualification: Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications

In the tough career of Journalism, beautiful and confident Dana Jacobson life gained value after she has made a huge impact as a CBS sports anchor and reporter. Henceforth, she succeeded in winning millions of hearts.


CBS sports anchorwoman, Dana Jacobson is known for her tying down abilities and excellence on screen. She has worked for the ESPN and hosted a few shows there. She hosts the radio and the TV shows for CBS and also covers sports occasions for both.

Birth and Early Days

Talking about Dana Jacobson life and initial days, she was born on 5 November, 1971 in Michigan. She grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Dana went to Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Then, she went to the Valley secondary School in West Des Moines, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Michigan on 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communications. Since the early age, Dana found  reporting interested and later on she turned her interest to profession.

Work History, Career and Achievement

Dana’s career in journalism began after she picked up a TV job at WPBN/WTOM-TV in Traverse City, Michigan as an anchor, editor and producer. With her hard work and charming personality, she got a chance in another TV network—ABC’s Sacramento associate station KXTV-TV. With time, she secured NFL and NBA as an anchor for weekend sports. Similarly, she worked for the Monday Night Football show of the KXTV, News10RedZone for KXTV and hosted a radio show.

After serving for various local televisions, Dana Jacobson life established as a renowned sports journalist as she joined ESPN on 2002, December. Also, she turned into a consistent anchor in SportsCenter. She additionally co-hosted the show “Cold Pizza”. She left ESPN on April 30, 2012. Her last day of work at ESPN was December 30, 2011 when she had hosted the show “First Take” for the last time. Later on, she joined CBS network on January, 2013 eventually getting chance to join CBS sports. Along with working as sports anchor, she also hosted CBS Sports Radio’s morning show. She left the TBD on 2014 to work all day for the CBS Sports Network.

In her career of journalism, she got to interview several sports stars namely, Mike Bibby and Jason Williams and reported their stories. She has received multiple awards, namely,  “Edward R. Murrow Award” in 2000 and “National Headliner Award” in 1998. The honors shall help her to do her best in future but it is her determination that has earned her those awards.

Personal Life and Controversy

Dana Jacobson life beyond any doubt is by all accounts a well-kept mystery. There is no news about her past relationship or current relationship. The concerned sensationalist newspapers have not found out if she has ever married. There is no news regarding her having children or underwent divorce either.  There are no rumors or facts that states she is bisexual, asexual or a lesbian. She keeps all her own points of interest a mystery. Subsequently, her fans do not know her dating history or subtle elements of her life. Nonetheless, her followers expect her to make an announcement about her husband or boyfriend really soon.

There is, however, a controversy about Dana Jacobson life, sabotaging her image. The controversy is about her cursing to the University of Notre Dame Touchdown Jesus and Jesus on January 2008. She was intoxicated while she cursed in the name of religion. She acknowledged that her act was foolish, insensitive and highly embarrassing for herself and ESPN. Besides, she clarified that she holds no grudges on the basis on religion and asked for forgiveness. Therefore, she apologized for her mistake. Nevertheless, ESPN suspended her for a week after this controversy.

Net Worth

Dana Jacobson life has been a mystery and her salary has not been disclosed. But, with her rising fame and successful career, people can guess her worth. She is supposed to receive a handsome salary and her net worth is estimated to be $600 thousand.

Smart and astonishing sports journalist, Dana Jacobson life is full of fans due to her active participation and gripping presentation. She won prestigious awards for her dedication to work.

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