Jacob Rascon Biography
Jacob Rascon is an American journalist working for KTRK-TV as a reporter. He comes to ABC13 KTRK TV from the NBC affiliate KPRC-TV as a reporter and anchor. He has previously worked at NBC News as a correspondent and KNBC as a reporter. His father is the well-known journalist Art Rascon.
Jacob Rascon Age
Rascon is 35 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 29, 1986, in Abilene, Texas.
Jacob Rascon Parents, Father
Rascon is the son of journalist Art Rascon and Patti Rascon. His father has been working as a news anchor for ABC13 in Houston. He has been raised alongside his six siblings Matthew, Spencer, Absalon, Isaac, Natalie, and Erica.
He comes from a family of journalists as his brother Matthew Rascon is a journalist working for NBC affiliate KSL-TV in Salt Lake City where their uncle Dan Rascon also works. Due to his career, he has lived in different states such as Los Angeles, Houston, El Paso, Miami, Uruguay, Utah, Jerusalem, Idaho, and San Antonio.
Jacob Rascon Wife
Rascon Wedding and Children
Rascon is married to his wife Ashley Rascon. They got married in 2008 and celebrated their 12th anniversary in 2020. Jacob and his wife have five children called; Olivia, Elijah, Elena Gabrielle, Malachi, and Noah Rascon. The Rascon family lives in Houston, Texas.
Jacob Rascon Leaving KPRC
Rascon announced that he will be leaving KPRC at the start of 2022 to join the rival NBC affiliate KTRK ABC13 where his father works. Rascon joined KPRC in October 2017 as a news anchor and reporter. He anchors KPRC 2 News Today every weekday.
Rascon began his journalism career at the NBC affiliate KNBC in Los Angeles where he worked as a reporter and news anchor. He then joined NBC News in Dallas, Texas as a correspondent. As a journalist, he reporters on the migrant crisis in Turkey and the capture of the world’s most-wanted drug lord El Chapo in Mexico.
Rascon has graduated from Brigham Young University and Brigham Young University–Idaho.
Jacob Rascon ABC13 KTRK
Rascon will be joining ABC13 KTRK at the beginning of 2022 while his father will be leaving the station. His father Art Rascon joined KRKR in 1998 and has co-anchored the midday and 5:00 p.m. newscast for 23 years.
Jacob Rascon Religion
Rascon is a staunch Christian. He is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and he served an LDS Mission in Uruguay after finishing high school.
Jacob Rascon’s Salary at ABC13 KTRK
Rascon earns an annual salary of $350 k.
He has an estimated net worth of $300 k from his journalism career.