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Jason Matheson Biography
Jason Matheson is a skilled American TV Personality popularly known as the host of The Jason Show at KMSP-TV, FOX 9 airing at 10:00 AM. He is also known as the host of Jason & Alexis in the Morning on MyTalk 107.1 in the Twin Cities. In addition, he is five times Emmy Award nominee and has won Emmy Award as the producer for a series of investigative promotions for Fox 9.
Jason Matheson Age
He was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, Indiana, in the United States. He is 46 years old.
Jason Matheson Education
He attended Columbia College Chicago where he studied Communication and Television Production.
Jason Matheson Family
He and his biological father didn’t have a good relationship since his dad was embarrassed by him. When his father was on his death bed, he began to understand things more clearly. It dawned on him that his father was gay and wasn’t brave enough to deal with it to a point that he was his own son as the uncomfortable mirror. His father died at 49 years old. He said that his dad was jealous and sad since his son was not afraid to hide his sexual orientation.
His mother got married to her second husband Cappy whom she loved until his last breath. Cappy was diagnosed with stage four cancer which is the last stage of cancer and passed on in 2020. Matheson says that Cappy was like a father to him. He also went ahead and said that Cappy took great care of them both him and his mother.
Jason Matheson Husband
He is happily married to Collin Haas who is a business manager. The duo first met through the internet while both of them were trying to move on from a past relationship and decide to give Match.com a try. After that, they started dating and later got engaged on October 27, 2013. Matheson and Collin tied the knot on September 13, 2014, at their home in Minneapolis. He currently lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis along with his husband Collin and their two dogs named Dexter and Mr. Big.
Jason Matheson Children
He has not revealed whether he has children as he likes to keep his personal life private. This information is under review and will be updated as soon as it is available.
Jason Matheson Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 9 inches and weighs around 75kgs.
Jason Matheson FOX 9
Matheson started his broadcasting television career at WCCO-TV. Paying “his dues” as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend overnight shift. In 2000, Matheson moved to KMSP-TV, FOX 9 as executive producer of “The Buzz”, a long-running and highly popular daily entertainment segment.
In a few months after his arrival at FOX 9, he was moved in front of the camera as film critic for the station’s newly launched morning show, “Good Day Minnesota.” During his time at FOX 9, Jason has interviewed celebrities including Will Smith, Ewan McGregor, Meryl Streep, Cher, Arthur Miller, and Emma Thompson.
Jason Matheson Radio Host
He started off as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 in 2006 with co-host Alexis Thompson on “The Saturday Night Groove.” Within a few years, they moved to a weekday show and then in 2013 promoted to morning drive launching, “Jason & Alexis in the Morning.”
As his career was growing so was his presence on television. He was named co-anchor of the newly expanded, FOX 9 weekday morning show called, “The Buzz” and also co-anchored the early edition of The FOX 9 Morning News in 2009.
After a while he return to WCCO-TV in 2014, he went back to FOX 9 in 2015 to launch “The Jason Show.” A one-hour, daily talk show which has had two successful national runs.
He is a five-time Emmy Award nominee and two-time winner. Furthermore, he was named one of the “40 under 40,” from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business journals and was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans by the Minnesota Jaycees, an honor previously given to Walter Mondale among others.
In 2016, he was nominated for a Marconi Award for Large Market Personality of the Year. Matheson is happily married and lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis with his husband, Collin Matheson, and their two dogs, Dexter and Mr. Big.
Jason Matheson Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Jason Matheson Net Worth
Matheson has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars
Jason Matheson Social Media Platforms
He has over 6.9k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.