Jason Chaffetz Bio, Age, Heights, FOX News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jason Chaffetz Bio, Wiki

Jason Chaffetz is an American retired politician, Host, Contributor, and Author working for Fox News since joining the station on July 1, 2017. He hosts the podcast, “Jason In The House” on FOX News Radio. Also, he serves as a contributor for FOX News (FNC).

Jason Chaffetz Age

Chaffetz is 54 years old as of 2021. He was born on March 26, 1967, in Los Gatos, California, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 26th of March every year.

Jason Chaffetz Heights

Chaffetz stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.80 m).

Jason Chaffetz Education

Chaffetz first studied at a high school in California, then moved to another high school, Middle Park High School in Granby, Colorado. After graduating from high school, he attended Brigham Young University on an athletic scholarship. He was the starting placekicker on the Brigham Young University football team in the years 1988 and 1989. He graduated from the university’s Fine Arts and Communications in the year 1989 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications. During his stint at the university, he was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Jason Chaffetz Work Experience and Political Affiliation

Chaffetz serves at Fox News as a contributor and host. Since joining the station, he has worked as a frequent guest host every Sunday Morning Futures from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., and on weekdays from 9 – 10 p.m.(Hannity). He has also worked as a commentator.

Before joining Fox News, he was a distinguished fellow and assigned undergraduate student, who served as an assistant and guide and have access to a small staff at the Harvard Institute of Politics(IOP). During his tenure in politics, he worked as the United States representative for Utah’s 3rd congressional district. This was from the year 2009 till the year 2017. Chaffetz retired from politics in the year 2017. After his retirement, he went to work as a commentator at Fox News, the day following his official resignation from Congress.

Chaffetz has also worked in public relations for Nu Skin International, a multi-level marketing company,  for nearly 10 years. This was immediately after college.

Jason Chaffetz Net Worth

In Chaffetz’s career as a retired politician, Host, Contributor, and Author, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Jason Chaffetz Salary

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Jason Chaffetz Parents and Siblings

Chaffetz was raised in 3 places, Colorado, Arizona, and California with his loving parents, Margaret “Peggy” A. Wood and John A. Chaffetz. His dad was Jewish, born in the year 1935, and passed away in the year 2012. His mom is alive up to date. Chaffetz’s dad was working as a businessman and his mom was a Christian Scientist who subsequently became a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints member.

He also ran a photography business. During the late 1970s, Chaffetz’s dad was part of the ownership group of a professional soccer team, the Los Angeles Aztecs. His dad also was a writer who wrote a book, Gay Reality: The Team Guido Story. This was a book about a gay couple that competed in The Amazing Race.

Jason Chaffetz Wife/ Spouse

Chaffetz is married to his lovely spouse, Julie Johnson. They first met in the year 1989 at a wedding in Arizona when Julie Johnson was a junior and Chaffetz was a senior at Brigham Young University. The couple tied the knot in February of 1991.

Jason Chaffetz Kids

Chaffetz’s dad, John A. Chaffetz, had his first wife, Kitty Dukakis, whom he married for 4 years and then eventually divorced. During the 4 years of marriage, they were blessed with a son, John Dukakis. After divorcing, Chaffetz’s dad now married Chaffetz’s mom, Margaret “Peggy” A. Wood. As a result, Chaffetz and John Dukakis are half-brothers. Moreover, Chaffetz has an uncle, who is his father’s brother, Alex, Alex runs a Colorado-based media consulting firm.

Jason Chaffetz Kids/Daughter(s), Son

Chaffetz and his wife take great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children, 2 girls; Kate Chaffetz and Ellis Chaffetz, and a son, Max Chaffetz.

Jason Chaffetz Book(s), Author

Chaffetz has authored several books. “The Deep State” was his first book, which he published in September of 2018 and became a New York Times bestseller. His second book was “Power Grab” and the third book was “They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: The Truth About Disaster Liberalism.” Commentator Jeffrey Lord named Chaffetz’s book a “seriously important book”.

Is Jason Chaffetz gay?

Chaffetz is not gay, he is straight, and indeed he is married to Julie Johnson.

Jason Chaffetz Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 547,135 followers, around 294,000 followers on his Facebook page, and 159,230 followers on his Instagram account.