About Jeff Probst
It has been claimed that the total size of Jeff Probst net worth reaches a sum of 40 million dollars, according to recent estimations. Jeff Probst has earned his net worth through his career as a game show host and as such he is considered as one of the most successful and highest earning game show hosts in the United States. In addition to this career, Jeff Probst is also known as an executive producer. This involvement has also played a huge part in increasing the total estimate of Jeff Probst net worth.
Jeff Probst is well known as a host of the American TV reality show called “Survivor” and for his work on this show he was even awarded with an Emmy award. In addition to this show, he also had his own show called “The Jeff Probst Show”. The show lasted for one season, in the period of 2012-2013 and the show aired on the CBS Television Distribution. This was also an important source of Jeff Probst net worth.
The game show host was born in 1961 in Wichita, Kansas. However, he was raised mostly in Washington. In 1979 he graduated from Newport High School. Later, he enrolled to study at Seattle Pacific University. One of his first jobs was working as a producer and narrator of videos for the Boeing Motion Picture/Television. In the period of 1998-2001 he was a host of the show called “Rock and Roll Jeopardy” which aired on the VH1 channel. He also worked as a correspondent for the show called “Access Hollywood”. Jeff Probst has also worked as a creator of films and one of the first ones which he created was called “Finder’s Fee”, where he not only worked as a writer, but also as a director.
In 2001, Jeff Probst’s name was included in the list of the 50 Most Beautiful People, which was created by People. Thus, his career has also been awarded with some titles as well as awards. Jeff Probst is a recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award in the category of the Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. He got the same award in three different years – in 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Jeff Probst is also known for his personal life. In the period of 1996-2001 he was married to Shelley Wright. His most recent marriage has been to Lisa Ann Russell, whom he married in 2011.