Jason Chaffetz Biography
Jason Chaffetz is an American retired politician and media personality working for FOX News serving as a contributor and host. He has been working for the station since 2017.
Jason Chaffetz Date of Birth / Birthday
Chaffetz was born on March 26, 1967, in Los Gatos, California, U.S. He is therefore 55 years old as of 2022.
Jason Chaffetz Measurements/Height
Chaffetz stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Jason Chaffetz Partner/ Wife
Chaffetz has been happily married to Julie Johnson since February 1991. The couple met at a wedding in 1989 and by then Chaffetz was a senior while Julie was a junior at Brigham Young University. Additionally, the couple is blessed with three children daughters Ellis and Kate Chaffetz.
Jason Chaffetz Kids/Children/Granddaughter
Chaffetz manages to keep information regarding his children away from the public. However, he shares that his granddaughter was born on March 3rd, 2018. He shared a post on his Twitter handle congratulating his daughter and son-in-law for becoming the parents of his first grandchild. however, he did not reveal the name of his grandchild although he has been sharing photos of him and the baby on Instagram.
Jason Chaffetz Relatives/ Family/Parents
Chaffetz was born to his father, John A. Chaffetzand his mother, Margaret Peggy. Her mother was a Christian Scientist who later became a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and ran a photography business.
Jason Chaffetz Father
Chaffetz’s father (John A. Chaffetz) was born in 1935 but passed away in 2012. He was a businessman who became involved with the ownership group of the Los Angeles Aztecs, a professional soccer team. John, later on, wrote Gay Reality: The Team Guido Story, a book about a gay couple who competed in The Amazing Race. Jon was Jewish, and his paternal grandfather Maxwell (Max) Chaffetz (1909–1986), the son of immigrants from Russia, was an FBI Special Agent. Max Chaffetz was the brother of Hammond E. Chaffetz, who pioneered federal antitrust prosecution policies later upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in United States v. Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., before building Kirkland & Ellis into one of the most powerful law firms in the United States, as well as the second cousin of Washington, D.C. real estate developer and philanthropist Morris Cafritz.
Jason Chaffetz Schooling/Education
Chaffetz attended a local high school in California prior to joining Middle Park High School in Granby, Colorado. He then proceeded to Brigham Young University on an athletic scholarship. He then graduated from the BYU College of Fine Arts and Communications in 1989.
Jason Chaffetz FOX News
Chaffetz is a contributor as well as the host of the Jason In The House podcast on FOX News Radio. Ever since he joined the station, he has served as a frequent guest host on both Hannity (weekdays, 9-10 PM/ET) and Sunday Morning Futures (Sundays, 10-11 AM/ET) on FOX News Channel. He previously worked as a distinguished fellow for the Government Accountability Institute and as former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee,
Jason Chaffetz Political Career/Profession
Chaffetz joined the Republican political party after meeting Ronald Reagan, in 1990, when Reagan visited Chaffetz’s employer, Nu Skin, as a motivational speaker. His political views had been drifting more to the right even while working for Dukakis. In 2003, he applied to be an agent in the United States Secret Service but was not accepted because better-qualified applicants existed; the Secret Service Inspector General found in 2015 that agents illegally accessed Chaffetz’s personnel file that included that information after Chaffetz began heading investigations into the Secret Service.
In 2004, he was the campaign manager for Utah gubernatorial candidate Jon Huntsman. Huntsman won the race, and when he took office in January 2005, Chaffetz became Huntsman’s chief of staff. In 2005, he started Maxtera Utah Inc., a corporate communications and marketing company. In 2006, Chaffetz was appointed by Huntsman as a trustee for Utah Valley State College. Chaffetz has also served as a member of the Highland City planning commission and as chairman of the Utah National Guard adjutant general review.
Jason Chaffetz Income
Chaffetz receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Jason Chaffetz Net Worth
Through Chaffetz’s career as a politician/contributor/host, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Jason Chaffetz Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Chaffetz is active on his social media accounts. He has about 249,000 followers on his Facebook Page, about 549,455 followers on his Twitter account, and around 159,355 followers on his Instagram account.