Facts of Jackson Galaxy
|Full Name:||Jackson Galaxy|
|Age:||54 years 7 months|
|Birth Date:||April 28, 1966|
|Best Match for Marriage:||Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn|
|Birth Place:||New York City, USA|
|Husband / Wife Name:||Master’s degree majoring in Fine Arts|
|Profession:||Cat Behavior, Host|
|Education:||Master’s degree majoring in Fine Arts|
|Height / How tall? :||6 feet 2 inches (1.88m)|
|Net Worth:||$1 million|
|Eye Color:||Dark Brown|
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Jackson Galaxy, also known as Cat Daddy, is an American cat behaviorist and a host of Animal Planet’s ‘My Cat From Hell’ which aired in 2011. He is best recognized for his bestselling book ‘Catification’ where he wrote about the cats. He is famous for his appearances on the television show, ‘Think Like a Cat’ and ‘Cats 101.’
Jackson Galaxy: Age, Bio, Parents, Family, Siblings, Childhood, Ethnicity
He was born Jackson Galaxy on 28 April 1966, in New York City, USA. Regarding his education and academic achievements, Jackson received his Master’s degree majoring in Fine Arts in acting.
He revealed that the father-son found a kitten which was trapped in a mid ditch and they cleaned the little kitten. It was too small that it could easily remain in his father’s palm. Jackson was insisting to keep that kitten as a pet but his father resisted. While they were about to leave the kitten and move away, the tiny animal followed their footsteps.
Professional Career, Human Society
During some point in his 20s, he decided to legally change his name from Richard Kirshner to Jackson Galaxy. In the meantime, Jackson was working with the Human Society located in Boulder Valley, Boulder, Colorado. At his work, Jackson learned a lot about cat behavior through his work with the organization in rescuing cats.
He wasn’t initially focused on cats, as he tried his hand at a music career. However, after gaining years of experience in animal shelters, he decided that he had enough capability to work as a cat consultant.
In 2002, he went into private practice and co-founded the company Little Big Cat, Inc. alongside holistic veterinarian Dr. Jean Hofve. The duo provided consultations to cat owners, helping them reach a connection between behavioral health and physical health.
Income, Salary, Net Worth
His net worth is over $1 million USD which he earned largely through a successful career in reality television.
Is Jackson Galaxy married? Wife, Children, Marriage
Jackson is a married man. His wife’s name is Minoo Rahbar who is an animal rescuer. The couple tied their knot on June 29, 2014, in Kanab, Utah at no-kill pet sanctuary of Best Friends Animal Society. Interestingly, their pet dog named Mooshka appeared as the ring bearer at the ceremony. The family currently lives in Los Angeles with six cats and a dog.
Height, Weight, Eye Color
He has a tall height of 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88 m). Jackson was earlier trapped into drug addiction from which was able to overcome by working with the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. He quit smoking and other bad habits from the interactions with the cats.
He used to consume food abnormally which made him gain more than 400 pounds which nearly killed him. He was also suffering from numerous health issues. In 2007, he went through a successful gastric-bypass surgery which brought weight loss in his body.
Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
He is active on social media site Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. He has 561k followers on Instagram, about 120k followers on Twitter, and around 1.8M followers on Facebook.