When we speak about any competition-based reality TV show, then we visualize only the most integral part of the show from the judges to the competitors. Of course, in competitions, there is one another element which plays a significant role for the show’s success, the hosts. Over the years we have observed how hosts play an essential role in viewership of the program whether it’s Ant and Dec ‘Britain’s Got Talent’, Ryan Seacrest in ‘American Idol’ or Chris Harrison in ‘The Bachelor.’
Another name to add to the list will be Jeff Probst from ‘Survivor’ who must have a massive net worth after his earnings from all the seasons of the show he has hosted. Learn more about the net worth of Jeff Probst in detail like his salary per episode, per season and a year. Also get to know about his married life with kids along with his career and age.
Jeff Probst Net Worth, Salary per Season, Per Episode, Annual Salary
Jeff Probst has the hosted America ‘Survivor‘ series for all its seasons and judging from the show’s popularity alone he must make quite a hefty amount as a salary that results to incredible net worth. He is estimated to hold a ridiculous amount of net worth near the 40 million dollars margin.
His incredible net worth largely derives from his TV career as the host of ‘Survivor.’ His salary per episode is calculated to be around 200,000 dollars. By that calculation, his salary per season exceeds 4 million dollars mark. He also is the host of another talk show called ‘The Jeff Probst Show’ which collects its revenue and separate salary too. But since Jeff makes most of his net worth from hosting ‘Survivor,’ we can calculate his salary to be a little more than 4 million dollars as well. So his impressive salary along with his other multiple ventures adds up to form his massive net worth.
Jeff Probst Married life, Wife, Kids?
Jeff Probst is currently happily married to his second wife, Lisa Ann Russell. Survivor host married the 46-year-old actress on 5th December 2011 in a small ceremony surrounded by close family and friends in a private residence in Los Angeles. He was previously married to his first wife Shelley Wright who was a Psychotherapist. They were married for just around five years from 1996 to 2001. Jeff Probst was also in a dating relationship with a former ‘Survivor’ contestant, Julie Berry. Julie was the fifth finalist in the ‘Survivor: Vanuatu’ but the couple also did not last long breaking it off in 2008.
Jeff Probst seems to be happily married to Lisa Ann Russell. Lisa Ann Russell too is experiencing her second marriage after marrying actor husband ‘Mark-Paul Gosselaar, 44. The two had been married for strictly 15 years after tying the knot in 26th August 1996 in Maui, Hawaii. They only got divorced in 2011and Mark announced his engagement to an advertising executive Catriona McGinn the summer of that same year, they later got married on 28th July 2012.
Lisa Ann Russell has two children with Mark who are also children to Jeff Probst. He loves them and receives love from them unconditionally. Jeff Probst has declared that “They’re not step-kids” and he misses them a lot when he is out working, and they also call him dad.
Career, TV shows
Jeff Probst is famous for his role as the host of ‘Survivor’ and is also the show’s Executive Producer. He has successfully held the position for 18 years since his debut in 2000. Jeff Probst has also hosted a half-hour show dedicated to ‘Survivor’ fan service called ‘Backchat’ and another CBS daytime talk show called ‘The Jeff Probst Show‘ which did not pick up enough ratings for a second season. Jeff Probst has also guest starred and made appearances in various TV shows and series like ‘Access Hollywood,’ ‘Celebrity Jeopardy,’ ‘Rock and Roll Jeopardy,’ ‘Two and a Half Men,’ ‘How I Met Your Mother‘ and ‘Life in Pieces.’ He has written and directed the Lionsgate released film ‘ Finder’s Fee’ and a second directorial feature film called ‘Kiss Me.’
Age: How old is Jeff Probst?
Jeff Probst is 56 years old being born on 4th November 1961. He will be turning 57 years of age this year, and he looks very young for his age. Jeff Probst was born in Wichita, Kansas to parents Jerry and Barbra Probst. He grew up in Bellevue, Washington. He graduated from Newport High School and attended the Seattle Pacific University.