Host of Overhaulin




Chris Jacobs


Chris Jacobs was born and raised in the north suburbs of Chicago. In 1988 he made the move to California where he earned a degree in English from Whittier College and then a JD from Western State College of Law. After passing the 1995 California Bar Exam on his first try, his education was complete. It was then that he decided to pursue his dream of making it in Hollywood…

For eight years he achieved moderate success in the entertainment business, finding roles in numerous movies and television shows as well as scores of commercials. But it was in 2003 when he received his first big break, landing the hosting job on Overhaulin’. His first ever job as a host, Chris quickly realized that this was his comfort zone. He was much better suited at being a host than he ever was as an actor.
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