Chris Jacobs was born and raised in the northern suburbs of Chicago. In 1988, Jacobs moved to California where he attended Whitter College, attaining a bachelor’s degree in English. Chris later graduated from Whittier law school and was admitted to the state bar of California in 1995. After school, Chris decided to pursue acting as a career instead of practicing law.
Jacobs has numerous television credits, including co-hosting the TLC version of Overhaulin’, hosting The Insider from 2009 to 2011 and was most recently a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight. Chris has also appeared on “CSI” and “Two and a Half Men,” and was seen in several feature-length films, theater and commercial projects before landing with Overhaulin’.