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Chris Jacobs is a correspondent for the syndicated newsmagazine "Entertainment Tonight" (ET), the No. 1 syndicated entertainment newsmagazine in the world. He previously served as correspondent with companion show "The Insider" for two seasons.

In 2010, Chris Jacobs served as correspondent and interviewed many of Hollywood's top stars and newsmakers, including Angelina Jolie, Robert Downey, Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Leonardo DiCaprio, Drew Barrymore, Katherine Heigl, Charlie Sheen, Bobby Brown and
Chris Jacobs in "Entertainment Tonight"
Chris Jacobs Entertainment Tonight
Roger Ebert.

Jacobs covered some the entertainment industry's biggest news events, including the Mel Gibson extortion scandal, Lindsay Lohan's probation violation trial and subsequent jail sentence, the Tiger Woods affair, as well as the Academy Awards, the Golden Globes, the Emmys, and the ESPY awards, to name a few.

In addition, Jacobs traveled the country reporting on various adventure and personal-interest stories, including swimming with sharks in the Bahamas, storm chasing in Memphis and visiting an elephant sanctuary in Florida.

Jacobs has appeared as an entertainment expert on such prestigious news programs as "Larry King Live," "The Joy Behar Show" and "Nancy Grace."

Prior to joining "The Insider," Jacobs served as Co-Host of TLC's popular automotive makeover show, "Overhaulin'."

Born in Chicago, Jacobs graduated from Whittier College with a degree in English. He also attended and graduated from their law school and was later admitted to the state bar of California in 1995.

He has numerous small screen credits, including television roles in "The X-Files," "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," "Touched by an Angel" and "Two and a Half Men." He has also been seen in several feature-length films, theater and commercial projects.


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Age: 46 years old
Birthday: January 30, 1970
Full Name / Real Name: Christopher Keith Jacobs
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

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