Peter Jacobson was born on 24 March 1965, in Chicago, Illinois USA, of part-Jewish descent, the son of news anchor Walter Jacobson, and is an actor, probably best known for being part of the medical drama series “House” as the character Dr. Chris Taub. He also stars in the science fiction drama “Colony” as former proxy Snyder. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Peter Jacobson? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting. He’s been active since 1993, and has appeared in numerous films as well as television shows. As he continues his career, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Peter Jacobson Net Worth $6 million
Peter attended Brown University and graduated in 1987. He then attended Julliard School, and was part of drama division’s Group 20. He graduated in 1991 and then started to pursue a career in acting.
One of his first notable appearances was in the film “As Good as It Gets” in 1997, in which he had a small appearance with future “House” co-star Lisa Edelstein; the romantic comedy film starred Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. Peter was then cast in a recurring role in “Law & Order”, in which he played the defense attorney Randy Dworkin, appearing in a few episodes of the show in 2003. He then had a part in the Academy Award-nominated film “Good Night, and Good Luck” two years later, playing Jimmy in the film directed by George Clooney, also starring the latter as well as Robert Downey Jr. and Patricia Clarkson. Peter’s net worth was now well established.
Since then Jacobson has appeared in numerous popular television shows. His net worth has also significantly increased thanks to the many opportunities given to him, through playing parts in shows such as “CSI: Miami” and “Scrubs” He was also part of the film “Transformers”, and the horror film “The Midnight Meat Train” which is based on the Clive Barker short story. He then joined the cast of “House” as the plastic surgeon Dr. Chris Taub, hoping to get a position in Dr. Gregory House’s diagnostics team, becoming a regular cast member of the show in 2007. The medical drama series ran for eight seasons with the main character being played by Hugh Laurie, and was one of the top television shows of its time, winning five Primetime Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, as well as nine People’s Choice Awards.
After the end of the show’s run, Peter made a guest appearance in the show “Royal Pains” which is also based on concierge medicine practices. He then became the star of “Colony” which is now in its third season; the series is set in a dystopian future Los Angeles where the world is now under the control of extraterrestrials.
For his personal life, it is known that Jacobson is married to Whitney Scott they have a child together.
Shared a scene with Lisa Edelstein in As Good as it Gets (1997) where they played a man and woman conversing at the diner frequently visited by Jack Nicholson's character. Jacobson and Edelstein shared many more scenes together 10 years later when they co-stared in House M.D. (2004-2012).
Host of an infomercial for the "Laser Spine Institute".