Jacob Rascon Biography
Jacob Rascon is an American Emmy and Edward R. Murrow-award-winning anchor and reporter who is currently working at ABC13. He joined the ABC13 Houston team in January 2022.
Jacob Rascon Career
Houston is a native home and he is one of the four Rascons in the business including his father Art Rascon, his uncle Dan Rascon, and his brother Matt Rascon who have served as anchors and reporters.
He started his journalism career at ABC News in Jerusalem where he covered the Arab Spring from Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt. His work has taken him to almost every state in the union including the Caribbean, the Middle East, Asia, Canada, South, and Central America, Europe, and Mexico.
Furthermore, he has also reported on natural disasters including; Hurricane Harvey and dozens of other storms, volcanic eruptions in Hawaii, California, and Washington State wildfires, deadly tornado outbreaks in the Midwest, the 2010 Haiti earthquake, and mass migration from Syria.
He has also covered infamous cartel criminal trials in El Paso, the X Games, and the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, conventions and inauguration, the 2016 Presidential campaigns, and mass shootings in Colorado, California, Florida, and Texas. In addition, before he joined the ABC13 team, he worked at KPRC, KFOX-14, NBCLA, and NBC News as a correspondent based in Dallas and Los Angeles.
In addition, he attended The Woodlands High School where he graduated proudly, and later on, he joined Brigham Young University where he studied broadcast journalism. Later on, he did intern at KUTV News, at the Salt Lake Tribune, and at the Kosovo Embassy in Washington D.C.
Furthermore, he later relocated to Uruguay where he was a missionary for his church for a period of two years and while he was there he learned Spanish.
Jacob Rascon Salary
Rascon earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Jacob Rascon Net Worth
Rascon has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor and reporter.
Jacob Rascon Age
Rascon is 36 years old as of 2022. He was born on August 29, 1986, in Houston, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of August every year.
Jacob Rascon Height and Weight
Rascon stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.76 m) tall and weighs 68 kg (150Ibs).
Jacob Rascon Family
Rascon’s father is known as Art Rascon who was a former anchor working at KTRK in Houston, Texas. His mother is known as Patti Rascon. His siblings are Matt Rascon who is an anchor working at KSL-TV, Olivia Rascon, Malachi Rascon, Elijah Rascon, and Elena Gabrielle Rascon.
Jacob Rascon Wife and Children
Jacob and Ashley live in the Houston area with their five children, a dog, and a cat. For the record, he’s not a big fan of cats. In his defense, cats aren’t big fans of people.
Jacob Rascon Social Media Platform
Rascon is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook page and he has 11k followers on Twitter 5k followers on Instagram, and 3k followers on Facebook.