• Dana Jacobson is an American TV host and correspondent for CBS News
• She previously worked for ESPN on the show “ESPN First Take” for a decade
• She grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan in 1993
• Her net worth is around $3 million
• She is 5ft 11ins (1.8m) tall, weighs ~145lbs or 66kgs, and has dark brown hair and brown eyes

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Short Info

FactGraduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English and communications in 1993.

Who is Dana Jacobson?

Dana Jacobson is an American TV host and correspondent who has achieved stardom by working for CBS News. You can see her on “CBS This Morning”, and “CBS This Morning Saturday”, in addition to other shows. Before CBS, Dana spent a decade working for ESPN, particularly on the show “ESPN First Take”.

Dana Jacobson Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Dana Susan Jacobson on the 5th November 1971, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA, she grew up in Jewish family. Dana went to Andover High School in her hometown but later moved to Des Moines, Iowa where she continued her education at Valley High School, from which she matriculated in 1989. During her childhood, she was sexually abused by the family’s babysitter. After matriculation, Dana enrolled at the University of Michigan, from which she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communication in 1993.

Career Beginnings

Following her graduation, Dana found a place for herself in Traverse City, Michigan, working for WPBN/WTOM-TV. She remained two years at the station, serving as a fill-in news anchor, and weekend sports anchor, while also honing her skills as a producer and editor. Gradually, she was becoming more successful, and compiled a number of successful reports, including on such basketball stars as Mike Bibby, Jason Williams and Chris Webber, among other Sacramento Kings stars of the time after she joined KXTV in Sacramento in 1998, where she started working as a weekend sports anchor, and as a host of the show “News10 Red Zone”.

Dana Jacobson

She remained at KXTV until 2002, concurrently hosting “The NBA Insiders” on KHTK-AM in the same city, where she also stayed until 2002.

Rise to Prominence

Gradually, Dana was becoming more skilled, and was recruited by ESPN to work on ESPNEWS as an anchor. It was in 2005 that she was named the co-host of the show “Cold Pizza”, and when the show became “ESPN First Take”, she continued to host it.

She decided to leave ESPN in 2012, having become one of the most prominent sports journalists and hosts. Her decade long career with ESPN brought her new job offers, including from CBS Sports Network in 2013. In 2015, she was recruited by CBS News, and since then, she has been made the correspondent for the station, and has contributed to a number of popular shows, including “CBS This Morning” (2016-2019), and “CBS This Morning: Saturday”, both as a host and reporter.

Dana Jacobson Net Worth

In late-2019 net worth is ~$3 million.

Dana Jacobson Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Husband, Children

Dana is single and focused on her successful career. She doesn’t have children and has never been married. Hopefully, Dana changes her mind and starts sharing more information about her love life with her fans who are quite eager to find out more about her.

Dana Jacobson Height, Weight, Body Measurements, and Appearance

Dana stands at 5ft 11ins (1.8m), weighs ~145lbs or 66kgs, and her vital statistics are 37-27-36ins; her bra size is 36B. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.

General Info

Full NameDana Jacobson
Height1.8 m
ProfessionActor, Sports Anchor
EducationAndover High School, University of Michigan


TV ShowsFirst Take

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1Graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English and communications in 1993.
2Replaced Kit Hoover and Thea Andrews as hostess of the ESPN2 morning show, Cold Pizza (2003), in February 2005.



Rocky Balboa2006ESPN Host


The Time We Hold2010Short script supervisor


CBS This Morning2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess
Politics Nation with Al Sharpton2014-2015TV SeriesHerself
Bellator MMA Live2015TV SeriesHerself
Inside Edition2014TV Series documentaryHerself - ESPN Hostess
ESPN First Take2007-2012TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself - Co-Host
Dinner: Impossible2009TV SeriesHerself - ESPN
Cold Pizza2003TV SeriesHerself - Co-Host (2005-)
SportsCenter1979TV SeriesHerself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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