Jason Matheson Bio, Wiki, FOX 9, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Jason Matheson Biography

Jason Matheson is an accomplished American television Personality well known as the host of The Jason Show at KMSP-TV, FOX 9 airing at 10:00 AM. In addition, he is also known as the host of Jason & Alexis in the Morning on MyTalk 107.1 in the Twin Cities. He has received five times Emmy Award nominees and has won Emmy Award as the producer for a series of investigative promotions for Fox 9.

Jason Matheson Age|Birthday

How old is Matheson? He is 47 years old as of 2024. Matheson was born on August 5, 1974, in Michigan City, Indiana, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday on August 5 every year.

Jason Matheson Education

He attended and graduated from Columbia College Chicago where he studied Communication and Television Production.

Jason Matheson Height|Weight

Matheson stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs

Jason Matheson Family

Matheson and his biological father didn’t have a good relationship since his dad was embarrassed by him. When his father was on his deathbed, he began to understand things more clearly. It revealed to him that his father was gay and wasn’t brave enough to deal with it to a point that he was his own son as the uncomfortable mirror. His father died at 49 years old. He said that his dad was jealous and sad since his son was not afraid to hide his sexual orientation.

His mother 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. Matheson 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
Jason Matheson

Jason Matheson Husband

He is happily married to 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. Matheson and Collin tied the knot on September 13, 2014, at their home in Minneapolis. He currently lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis along with his husband Collin and their two dogs named Dexter and Mr. Big.

Jason Matheson Career

Matheson started his broadcasting career at WCCO-TV. Paying “his dues” as an overnight dispatcher, working the weekend overnight shift. In the spring of 2000, Matheson moved to KMSP-TV, FOX 9 as executive producer of “The Buzz”, a long-running and highly popular daily entertainment segment. Within months of his arrival at FOX 9, he was moved in front of the camera as film critic for the station’s newly launched morning show, “Good Day Minnesota.”

While at FOX 9, Jason has interviewed celebrities including Ewan McGregor, Cher, Will Smith, Arthur Miller, Meryl Streep, and Emma Thompson. In 2006, he started as a radio host on myTalk 107.1 alongside his co-host Alexis Thompson on “The Saturday Night Groove.” Within a few years, they moved to a weekday show and then in 2013 promoted to morning drive launching, “Jason & Alexis in the Morning.”

Jason Matheson Radio

During his tenure on radio, his career was expanding so was his presence on television. In 2009 Jason was named co-anchor of the newly expanded, FOX 9 weekday morning show called, “The Buzz” and also co-anchored the early edition of The FOX 9 Morning News. In 2014, after a brief return to WCCO-TV, he went back to FOX 9 in 2015 to launch “The Jason Show.” A one-hour, daily talk show which has had two successful national runs. He is a five-time Emmy Award nominee and two-time winner.

In addition, he was named one of the “40 under 40,” from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business journals and was named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans by the Minnesota Jaycees, an honor previously given to Walter Mondale among others. He was nominated for a Marconi Award for Large Market Personality of the Year in 2016. Matheson is happily married and lives in the North Loop of Minneapolis with his husband, Collin Matheson, and their two dogs, Dexter and Mr. Big.

Jason Matheson Salary|Net Worth

Matheson has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.

Jason Matheson Social Media Platforms

He is very active on social media platforms and has over 36.5k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.

Jason Matheson Twitter

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