Jason Matheson Bio | Wiki
Jason Matheson is a Michigan native currently working at FOX 9, KMSP-TV as a Host for The Jason Show. He began his Television career journey at WCCO-TV where he served as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend overnight shift.
Jason then moved to KMSP-TV, FOX 9 in the spring of 2000 serving as an executive producer of “The Buzz”, which is a long-running and highly famous daily entertainment segment. He has interviewed numerous celebrities including Will Smith, Meryl Streep, and Ewan McGregor, among many others. Jason later returned briefly to WCCO-TV in 2014 and later went back to FOX 9 in the year 2015 to launch a show known as “The Jason Show”
Jason Matheson Age
He was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, in the United States. Jason is 48 years old.
Jason Matheson Height
He is a man of above-average stature. Jason stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (Approx 1.75 m).
Jason Matheson Dad
He and his biological father Mel didn’t have the best relationship since his dad was embarrassed by him. When his father was on his deathbed, Jason began to understand things more clearly. It dawned on him that his father was gay and wasn’t brave enough to deal with it to a point that he saw his own son as the uncomfortable mirror. His father died at 49 years old in 2003. Jason said that his dad was jealous and sad since his son was not afraid to hide his sexual orientation. With time he has learned to forgive his father.
After Jason’s parents divorced his mother remarried after some time. She got married to her second husband Cappy whom she loved until his last breath. Cappy was diagnosed with stage four cancer which is the last stage of cancer and passed on in 2020. Jason says that Cappy was like a father to him. He also went ahead and said that Cappy took great care of them both him and his mother.
Jason Matheson Mom
Jason wished his mother Darlene Mazac Smeal, a Happy Mother’s Day on May 10, 2020. He also added that his mother had had her own share of pain, grief, as well as sorrow that year. Jason hoped that day could put a stop to all the bad that had happened so that his mother could enjoy all that was good, the love that surrounded her as well as all the love she gave. Moreover, he thanked his mother for showing him the importance of compassion, empathy, generosity and not forgetting sassiness.
Jason Matheson Husband | Wedding
He is married to his beloved husband Collin Haas who is a business manager. The couple first met through the internet while both of them were trying to move on from a past relationship and decide to give Match.com a try. After that, they started dating and later got engaged on October 27, 2013. Jason and Collin tied the knot on September 13, 2014, at their home in Minneapolis. He currently resides in the North Loop of Minneapolis along with his husband Collin and their two dogs named Dexter and Mr. Big.
Jason Matheson Education
After attaining his high school diploma from a local High School in Michigan, Jason later attended Columbia College Chicago where he studied Communication and Television Production.
Jason Matheson Show
He began his career as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 in the year 2006 along with co-host Alexis Thompson on “The Saturday Night Groove.” After a few years, they moved to a weekday show, and later in 2013, they launched a show called “Jason & Alexis in the Morning”. In the year 2014, he briefly returned to WCCO-TV and later went back to FOX 9 in the year 2015 to launch a show called “The Jason Show”, which is a one-hour daily talk show that has had two successful national runs. He co-hosts the show along with Kendall Mark from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Jason Matheson FOX 9
His television career began at WCCO-TV where he served as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend overnight shift. Jason then moved to KSMP-TV, FOX 9 in the spring of 2000 serving as an executive producer of “The Buzz”, which is a long-operated and highly known daily entertainment segment. After several months of working at FOX 9, he was moved in front of the camera to serve as a film critic for the station’s newly launched morning show called “Good Day Minnesota”.
Throughout his stay at FOX 9, Jason has interviewed various celebrities including Cher, Arthur Miller, Emma Thompson, Will Smith, Meryl Streep, and Ewan McGregor. He started off as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 in the year 2006 with co-host Alexis Thompson on a show called “The Saturday Night Groove”. After a few years, they moved to a weekday show and in the year 2013 they were promoted to morning drive launching a show known as “Jason & Alexis in the Morning.”
In addition, Jason was named co-anchor of a newly expanded FOX 9 weekday morning show in 2009 called “The Buzz”. Moreover, he co-anchored the early edition of The FOX 9 Morning News. Following his brief return to WCCO-TV in the year 2014, Jason later returned to FOX 9 in 2015 to launch a show called “The Jason Show.” He is a five-time Emmy Award nominee as well as a two-time winner. Additionally, Jason was appointed one of the “40 under 40” from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal and was later named by the Minnesota Jaycees, as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans. He was nominated for Marconi Award in 2016, for Large Market Personality of the Year.
Some of Jason’s colleagues at FOX 9 include:
Tom Lyden – Investigative Reporter
Cody Matz – Meteorologist
Leah Beno – Anchor & Reporter
Ian Leonard – Meteorologist
Kelly O’Connell – Anchor & Reporter
Iris Perez – Anchor & Reporter
Jason Matheson Restaurant | Biscuits
Jason partnered with the famous pastry chef named Adrienne Odom to bring his papaw’s biscuits to you. Betty & Earl’s Biscuit kitchen brings a bit of southern charm to Minnesota as well as hospitality with fresh-baked, handmade, southern-style biscuits to be enjoyed with family and friends.
Jason Matheson Salary
He makes quite an impressive amount from working at FOX 9 as a host. Jason’s average salary is $112,519 per year.
Jason Matheson Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for more than two decades, Jason has managed to secure good fortune. Jason’s estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
Is Jason Matheson Married
He has been married to his husband Collin Haas since September 13, 2014. Jason and Collin first met on the internet via Match.com after they were both moving on from their previous relationship. They later got engaged on October 27, 2013.
How Old Is Jason Matheson
Jason is 48 years old. He was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, United States.
Where Is Jason Matheson
He currently works at KSMP-TV, FOX 9 where he serves as the Host of a show called “The Jason Show”. Before that, Jason worked at WCCO-TV as an overnight dispatcher, serving the weekend overnight shift.