Described as frequent-flier, amateur photographer, guacamole addict, and triathlete, Jacob Rascon is an American journalist who is best known as the reporter for Houston-based NBC associate KPRC-TV.

Previously he served as a reporter for KFOX, a Dallas-based correspondent for NBC, and a reporter for LA-based KNBC.

Jacob Rascon Never Had Steady Home Growing Up

Born in 1986, Jacob graced the world as the son of parents: Art Rascon and Patti Rascon. Jacob Rascon's father is an Emmy award-winning reporter who works at NBC's rival station, Houston-based ABC KTRK-TV.

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Son To Famous Journalist: Jacob Rascon with his fifth newborn child and parents (Photo: Art Rascon's Twitter| 29 September 2014)

For Art Rascon's family, home was never a constant location since the nature of his job had him traversing the country on a regular basis. The Rascon family lived in El Paso, San Antonio, Los Angeles, Miami, and The Woodlands.

A Taxi Driver Inspired Jacob Rascon To Become Journalist

After high school, Jacob moved to Uruguay for two years. On his way back home, he came across a taxi driver who drove him to an unexplored passion—journalism.

He asked the taxi driver what he'd do if he could move to the states and start over. The driver replied, "I'd be a journalist."

Hence, the taxi driver's passion inspired him to be the journalist that he is today. After returning from Uruguay, he continued his education at Bright Young University in Idaho and Provo.

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Jacob Rascon's Salary Reveal As NBC Journalist

Jacob started off his career in journalism as a reporter at the Fox affiliate KFOX (Channel 14) in El Paso and NBC-owned KNBC in Los Angeles.

At KNBC, he covered almost all of the high-profile local stories in his time, which included the infamous LAX shooting, the manhunt for the ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner, and Southern California wildfires and earthquakes.

Jacob's career rose to new heights when he joined NBC News in 2014. He was assigned as an NBC News Correspondent. His reports were broadcasted on NBC Nightly News, Today, and

KPRC Reporter: Jacob Rascon as a news reporter on KPRC news (Photo: YouTube| 5 April 2018)

As an NBC-based KPRC employee, he is estimated to earn an average salary of $92,389. However, an official approximation of his net worth is yet to be published.

Jacob Rascon Shares Family Of Six With His Partner

While rumors about Jacob being gay run rampant on the internet, no one has been able to produce any substantial evidence to back these claims. 

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On the contrary, the reporter is married to wife, Ashley. The couple celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary in August of 2018.

Jacob and his doting wife are parents to four adorable children: Olivia, Malachi, Elijah, and Elena, making the Rascon household a family of six.

Rascon Family: Jacob Rascon shares a picture with his wife and children on the occasion of Christmas (Photo: Jacob Rascon's Instagram | 2018)

Jacob is one of seven children born to celebrated reporter Art Rascon. Apart from Jacob, Matt Rascon is another one of Art's children who chose to follow in his father's footsteps in journalism. Matt has been associated with KSL 5 since April 2019.