Dana Jacobson Married Plans & Husband-To-Be Details With Family On Mind
- Date of Birth Nov 05, 1971
- Age 51 Years, 10 Months
- Nationality American
- Profession Sports Anchor
- Relationship Status Engaged
- Divorce/Split Not Yet
- Engaged Date October 2018
- Dating/Affair No
- Fiance Sean Grande
- Salary $47,537 Per Year (Approx.)
- Net Worth Not Disclosed
- Ethnicity/Race White
- High School Andover High School
- College University of Michigan
- Height/ How Tall? 5' 11" (180 cm)
- Weight 145 pounds (66 kg)
- Feet (Shoe) Size 9 (US)
- Hair Long
- Hair Color Dark Brown
- Eye Color Brownish Blue
- Body Measurements 37-27-36 inches (94-69-91 cm)
- Lesbian No
Marriage is something special for 46-year-old Dana Jacobson. She has made up plans regarding her future husband so, marrying the wrong person is not an alternative for her.
American sportscaster Dana Jacobson works with CBS on Sports Network since 2013. Before that, she had been an anchor at ESPN in December 2002. She serves as a regular contributor on the CBS's NFL Today, and a host on We Need To Talk. In June 2018, she joined the cast of Saturday edition of CBS This Morning alongside co-hosts, Anthony Mason and Michelle Miller.
Dream Job: Dana Jacobson shares delightful news of joining the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning in July 2018 (Photo: Dana Jacobson's Instagram)
For her remarkable work, she recieved National Headliner Award in 1998 and Edward R. Murrow Award in 2000. As of October 2018, she is set to be honored by the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation as one of their Hall of Fame inductees.
Dana Jacobson's Bio: Upbringing With Family, Education
The veteran reporter was born on 5th of November 1971 in Michigan, the United States. She was raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan in a Jewish family.
Dana pursued her high school education at Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and subsequently attended and graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, in 1989.
At the age of 22, she got graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications from the University of Michigan in 1993.
Dana's Impressive Salary As Sports Anchor
Dana began her career working in Television in Traverse City. Later she joined the CBS in 2013 after ten years at ESPN, where in December 2002 she started as an ESPNEWS anchor and soon became a regular anchor on SportsCenter.
In March 2005, she became the co-host of Cold Pizza and transitioned with the show as it became ESPN First Take. Dana provided sideline reporting for ESPN's coverage of NBA Sunday night games.
Likewise, on 26 December 2011, Jacobson announced that she would be leaving First Take. And On 27 March 2012, USA Today announced that Jacobson would leave ESPN when her contract expires at the end of April.
Dana joined CBS Sports and the cast of Sports Radio's morning show TBD in the AM in January 2013, co-hosting along with Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney.
Standing tall with the height of 5 feet 11 inches, Dana Jacobson is known as a hardworking sportswoman, and from her years as a reporter, she has been able to earn an average salary of $47,537.
Plans To Get Married With Husband
Dana, in her Twitter post, has been open about her plans regarding marriage. She has been mentioning her plans for her wedding and how she wants her future husband to be.
On a Twitter post of 31 March 2012, she revealed that she was single, ready to mingle but enjoying her singlehood to the most at the same time. She wrote:
no boyfriend right now, no. Enjoying unattached singledom
With that, she even mentioned that she would love to get married but only if she finds the right guy. Without any relationship controversy in the past, seems like Dana hasn’t found her right guy.
Waiting for a husband-like partner: Dana Jacobson talks about marriage and the right guy on 11 September 2014 (Photo: Dana Jacobson's Twitter)
All the patient waiting is sure to be of good use when she finally lands the man of her dreams and begins a new journey of her life.
Engaged To Celtics Announcer Sean Grande
It looks like Dana has got a perfect partner to spend her life. She is now engaged to get married to Celtics Announcer Sean Grande. She confirmed the news of their engagement during an appearance on a weekday edition of CBS This Morning in October 2018.
Pointing out her ring, co-host, Gayle King said at the anchor desk that he just heard that Dana got engaged. She excitingly replied that she did it and the ring is beautiful.
Further, she stated that the proposal made by Sean was "perfect" and "magical" and she is a fortunate lady to get him as a life partner. Dana also shared the delightful news to her Instagram followers on 12th October 2018.
To-be Married Soon: Dana Jacobson shares her engagement news to her Instagram followers in October 2018. (Photo: Dana Jacobson's Instagram)
In a caption, mentioning her fiance, she stated that he is her best friend and biggest champion. She further added that it is amazing how one lunch can forever change your life for the better.
Well, it is known that she has found her husband-to-be during lunch and now waiting for the perfect time to tie the wedding knot with him.
The duo has been together for about two and a half years being known each other for some time. They first met around 2010, when Dane was the host of the ESPN talk show First Take, and “pseudo-worked together” at both CBS and what was then Spike TV in 2014 and 2015. Her fiance, Sean is the longtime radio play-by-play announcer for the Boston Celtics. He also serves as a broadcaster on Fox Sports.
Perfect Answer To Lesbian Rumors
For Dana, professional life always came first before personal life. When it comes to love and relationships, Dana has always remained mum. She has been very reluctant to reveal any details about that aspect of her life. Maybe she was waiting for the right person to swoop her off her feet. But regardless of the fact, being a public figure and having a private love life do not go hand in hand.
In the case of Dana, rumors started to circulate about her being a lesbian. Fans questioned her decision to have a private love life. Which is what brought out various rumors about her sexuality. When the rumors started to circulate, Dana chose to remain silent and not answer any baseless gossips.
However, she has now perfectly replied to the lesbian rumors flaunting her fiance with whom she is soon to be married.