Jeff Probst Net Worth

Net Worth$40 million
Date of Birth4 November 1961
ProfessionGame show host
Last Updated2020


Jeff Probst Net Worth, How did the American reporter, producer, and an Emmy award winning reality show host amass his wealth? Check this article to find out more about Jeff Probst Net Worth and his career.

Jeff Probst Net Worth
Jeff Probst, host of SURVIVOR, themed “Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers,” when the Emmy Award-winning series returns for its 35th season premiere on, Wednesday, September 27 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Robert Voets/CBS ©2017 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Jeff Probst Early Life

He is an American reporter, producer, and an Emmy award winning reality show host. Jeff Probst’s parents are Jerry and Barbara Probst and grew up primarily in Bellevue, Washington.

After graduating from Newport High School in 1979, he went to Seattle Pacific University and worked at Boeing Motion Picture/Television studio as a producer and narrator of marketing videos.

Probst was married to his first wife, psychotherapist Shelley Wright, from 1996 to 2001. After filming on Survivor in 2004: Vanuatu wrapped, he began dating one of the contestants, Julie Berry. They broke up in early 2008. 

He got married to his second wife, Lisa Ann Russell, on December 5, 2011. Through this marriage, Probst is a stepfather to Russell’s two children, son Michael ‘born in 2004’ and daughter Ava ‘born in 2006’, from her former marriage to actor Mark-Paul Gosselaar. 

Probst has stated that he and his wife amicably consider all  share custody with Gosselaar and his second wife and that the children four to be parents.

Jeff Probst Career

Jeffrey Lee Probst was born on 4th of November, 1961 in Wichita Kansas. After high school, he wanted to be a part of the entertainment industry so he took a job at Boeing Motion Pictures/Television studios as a narrator of marketing videos. 

In 1994, he became host of a TV series called ‘Backchat’ on FX. However, the show was a big success for Jeff to land a slew of other hosting gigs including shows like ‘Family Business’ and ‘Rock and Roll Jeopardy’ on VH1. 

Jeff struck it rich in 2000 when he was named host of the soon to be smash hit reality show Survivor. The show also made Jeff a household name and even landed him as one of People Magazine’s 50 most beautiful people. In 2001 Jeff wrote and directed his first feature film called ‘Finder’s Fee’. 

Jeff Probst Net Worth

As of today, Jeff Probst Net Worth is $40 Million while his salary is $8 Million. Jeff Probst Net Worth is earned from his career as a reporter, producer and an Emmy award winning reality show host.

He earns a salary of $4 million per year as host of the long running CBS reality show Survivor. 


Jeffrey Lee Probst is an American reporter, producer and an Emmy award winning reality show host. He became host of a TV series called ‘Backchat’ on FX in 1994.

As of 2020, Jeff Probst’s net worth is $40 Million.

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