Over the years, CBS News has produced some major names in the News Industry. It has provided us with several talented correspondents, reporters, and anchors. These include the likes of Anderson Cooper, Carter Evans, Anthony Mason, and so on. One such name is Dana Jacobson, who serves as a correspondent and TV host at CBS News. Dana is a very well known face across the entire United States. Jacobson hosts the “CBS This Morning” and “CBS This Morning Saturday,” which are some of her most famous works in the news industry. Therefore, let’s dig into the life and history of Dana Jacobson and know more about her life and net worth
Beacon of Women Empowerment
Dana Jacobson was born on 5th November 1971 in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and hails from a completely Jewish family. She attended the Andover School in Bloomfield. However, Jacobson’s family moved to Des Moines, Iowa because of which her partial schooling had to be done at the Valley High School, from where she matriculated in 1989. Following her schooling, Dana enrolled in the Unversity of Michigan from where she graduated with a bachelor in arts and mass communication in 1993. Though Jacobson enjoys tremendous success on the screen, her story has been an inspiration for many. During an interview in 2012, the CBS correspondent revealed how she was sexually abused and molested by their family’s babysitter in her early days. Since then, Jacobson has become a beacon of women empowerment.
Dana Jacobson‘s Net Worth
After her graduation, Dana started working for the WPBN/WTOM-TV station at Traverse City in Michigan. During her time with WPBN/WTOM-TV, Jacobson served as a fill-in sports anchor as well as a news anchor. Dana’s work with WPBN/WTOM-TV honed her skills as a producer as well as an editor. While working with WPBN/WTOM-TV, Dana compiled several successful reports based on the career of several basketball stars like Mike Bibby, Jason Williams, Chris Webber, and so on. Her career flourished after she was recruited by ESPN to serve as an anchor from 2002 to 2012. By the time she left ESPN in 2012, Dana Jacobson had become one of the most prominent sports journalists and hosts.
After leaving ESPN in 2012, Dana joined CBS news in 2015, where she was made the correspondent of the stations and has been hosting several popular news shows on the network since. As of 2020, Dana’s net worth is estimated to be around $5M. A majority of her income is a result of her career in journalism, which now spans for over 20 years. Though the actual figures are still kept under wraps, Jacobson’s estimated salary is estimated to be around $150,000. Her net worth rose significantly after she was recruited by ESPN, where she served as the co-host of the show “Cold Pizza.“
Dana Jacobson‘s Husband
Dana is married to Sean David Grande. Sean is a famous television and radio host. They both got married on Sep 28, 2019. Sean is famous for his voice of the Boston Celtics.