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- What does Corwin do for a living?
- Who are Corwin’s parents and siblings?
- What are Corwin’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Corwin married or does Jeff Corwin have a Girlfriend?
- Does Corwin have any children?
- Where is Corwin now?
- How tall is Corwin?
- How much money does Corwin earn?
- What is Corwin’s net worth?
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Who is Jeff Corwin?
Jeff Corwin is a wildlife biologist, animal enthusiast and environmentalist. He is also an Emmy Award-winning TV Host famous for hosting Going wild with Jeff Corwin on Disney, Animal Planet’s Jeff Corwin Experience and Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin on ABC.
Jeff has worked a conservationist of endangered species, ecosystems and natural resources around the world. He believes that through awareness and education, these crucial elements can be preserved for future generations to come. Corwin started his conservationist journey back in 1984 when he first experienced rain forests in Belize. At the time being an undergraduate, he became active in the conservation of rain forests in Central and South America. One of his greatest milestones was when he addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations on the necessity to conserve neotropical rainforests.
Jeff Corwin’s career
Jeff’s main and most powerful platform was television. In 1994, he started off as expedition naturalist for the documentary series, The Jason Project led by oceanographer Bob Ballard. His next step was the renown Disney Channel, Going World with Jeff Corwin from 1997 to 1999. Corwin later partnered with Animal Planet and Discovery Communications which offered him positions as host and executive producer of two series. These would be the Jeff Corwin experience from 2000 to 2003 and Corwin’s Quest from 2005 until 2006.
It was also in 2003 that Corwin hosted an Animal Planet documentary called Giant Monsters. If you may have watched the crime drama, CSI Miami, Corwin played Eric Delko where he helped detectives retrieve a human foot from inside a live crocodile. In 2007, Jeff started a new TV show on the Travel Channel, Into Alaska with Jeff Corwin. This was a CNN sponsored environment correspondence campaign for an Anderson Cooper 360 known as planet peril. Later in 2009, he hosted a documentary series called Feeling the Heat in partnership with Defenders of Wildlife. In the same year, he also hosted a MSNBC television special, Future Earth which was also the title of his book.
During the 2011 Japan Tsunami, Corwin plays the role of a geologist on MSNBC in explaining the catastrophic phenomenon. It was also in 2011 that he acquired a position as host of Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin on the ABC wildlife expedition series. In 2014, the series won on the category of Outstanding Travel Program in the 41st Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Later in 2016, he also won a Daytime Emmy Award for outstanding Travel/ Lifestyle/ Children’s Series Host. In addition, in October 2016, ABC started showing Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin.
Corwin is also passionate about human culture where he takes part exploring exotic foods on the Food Network’s series, Extreme Cuisines with Jeff Corwin. He travels to culturally diverse regions and experiments different indigenous foods by the people. Jeff has a history in the food industry working in restaurants since he was 12 years old. Actually, his great grandfather started Maccarelli’s which was one of major pizza parlors in the U.S.
How Old is Jeff Corwin?
Corwin was born on July 11, 1967 in Norwell, Massachusetts making him currently 53 years old as of 2020. He shares his birthday with famous people such as Al Maclnnis, Andrew Bird, Bill Barber, Dave Toschi, David Henrie and others.
Jeff Corwin’s Family
Who are Corwin‘s parents?
Jeff was born to Marcy Corwin and Valerie Corwin.
Does Corwin have siblings?
Jeff has two siblings, Amy Louis Corwin and Joy Louis Corwin.
Jeff Corwin‘s Wife
Corwin married Natasha Soultanova, a Russian raised in Germany. They met in 1996 while shopping in Harvard Square in Cambridge after which they got married three months later. At the time, they were both studying but Natasha stopped her undergraduate education to finance Jeff’s education due to financial constraints.
Jeff Corwin’s Children – Kids
Corwin and his wife Natasha have two daughters, Maya and Marina Corwin. They were born in July 6,2003 and September 11,2008 consecutively. Jeff explains that his daughters are one of his greatest motivations to his conservation efforts for a healthy ecosystem and diverse planet.
Jeff Corwin‘s Education
Corwin attended Norwell High School. He then proceeded his freshman year of college at the Eastern Nazarene College, in Quincy, Massachusetts. In Bridgewater, he later attended Bridgewater state University. Jeff then attended University of Massachusetts Amherst for his graduate studies, obtaining a master of science in wildlife and fisheries conservation. He was awarded an honorary doctorate in public education in 1999 by Bridgewater University. Corwin was also qualified as an Advanced Field Medical Specialist by the U.S Army academy of Health Sciences in Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
Jeff Corwin’s Net Worth
Corwin has a net worth of 3.5 million dollars.
Corwin is 5 feet and 10 inches tall with brown hair and eyes color as well. Other specified body measurements such as weight and shoe size are currently unavailable.
Jeff Corwin’s Shows
- 1997-1999: Going Wild with Jeff Corwin, Disney Channel.
- 2000-2003: Jeff Corwin Experience, Animal Planet.
- 2003: Giant Monsters, Animal Planet
- 2003: Jeff Corwin Unleashed, Discovery Kids.
- 2003-2004: King of The Jungle, Animal Planet.
- 2005-2006: Corwin’s Quest, Animal Planet.
- 2008: Into America’s West, Travel Channel.
- 2007: Into Alaska, Travel Chanel.
- 2009: Feeling The Heat, partnered with Defenders of Wildlife
- 2009: Future Earth, 100 Heartbeats, MSNBC
- 2009-2010: Extreme Cuisine with Jeff Corwin.
- 2011-2016: Ocean Mysteries with Jeff Corwin, ABC.
- 2016-2020: Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin.
- 2019: Expedition Chesapeake, Whitaker Center Productions.