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Jake Reiner Wiki: Age, Married, Parents, Father, Bio & More

Updated On: 09 May, 2018

Jake Reiner Wiki: Age, Married, Parents, Father, Bio & More

Jake Reiner is an American news reporter currently affiliated with KPRC-TV as a General Assignment Reporter. He is from a famous family in the entertainment industry. He was a reporter for a student-run television while pursuing his university education.

Renowned Family: Father Is Veteran Comedian Worth $60 Million 

Jake, 26, belongs to a well-known family as his parents are famous in the entertainment industry. His father, Rob Reiner is a veteran comedian and movie producer. His mother, Michele Singer, is an experienced movie photographer. Likewise, his father's previous wife, Penny Marshall is also an actress, director, and producer.

His step-sister Tracy Reiner is a famous American actress. Nevertheless, his grandfather, Carl Reiner was a comedy pioneer plus his grandmother, Estelle Reiner was an acclaimed singer/actress.

Despite his family's fame in the entertainment industry, Jake did not perpetuate a career in the industry, instead, he followed his passsion in journalism. However, he sometime can't escape from his family fame.

In August 2016, the official Twitter account of KPRC 2 shared a childhood picture of young Jake rushing to school with his father, Rob.

Young Jake goes to school with his father Rob (Photo: KPRC2's Twitter)

In October 2017,  Jake took a live interview with his father and grandfather during a World Baseball Series game held in Los Angeles. He also has a brother, Nick, and sister Romy from his biological mother, Michele.

As of 2018, he is reportedly unmarried.

How Did Jake Amass His Net Worth?

Jake Reiner accrued prominent part of his net worth from his journalism and media career. Currently, Jake is working as a General Assignment Reporter for the news channel. His Linkedin states that he always wanted to be a reporter known for the correct facts.

The national average annual salary of a general assignment reporter, according to glassdoor.com, is $45,925. Another source, paysa.com states that an anchor/reporter in KPRC 2 is making $90,182 per year on average. Given Jake is an experienced and versatile journalist, he likely earns a lofty salary. Plus, his worth and experience have been increasing over time.

Fox Sports

Production Assistant

May To August 2011

Los Angeles Dodgers

Internet Broadcaster

2012

NBC Nightly News

Intern

May to August 2012

Citrus TV

Anhcor/Reporter

Sep 2009 to 2013

The Huffington Post

Blogger

Oct 2012 to Jan 2013

13WHAm-TV

News Intern

Feb to Apr 2013

KION News Channel 5

Multimedia Journalist/Weekend Anchor

June 2013 To Nov 2015

KPRC

News Reporter/General Assignment Reporter

Jan 2016 to present

Reiner started his career joining Fox Sports as a production assistant in 2011 at the age of 20. Later in 2012,  he worked for NBC Nightly News, suggesting story ideas and assisting producers as an intern for NBC network. 

Ultimately in 2013, he made his first TV appearance as a multimedia journalist and weekend anchor at the CBS-affiliated television station, KION-TV located in California. Previously, he had worked as a news intern for WHAM-TV and a blogger for The Huffington Post. He joined NBC-affiliated KPRC-TV in 2016. 

The famous journalist has also worked as an actor for some of his father's directorial ventures, including Flipped (2010), Being Charlie (2015), and Shock and Awe (2017).

Short Bio

Jake was born 3rd May 1991 in Los Angeles, United States of America. He got graduated from S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University with a degree in broadcast journalism in 2013. Jake was an anchor and a reporter for Citrus tv, a student-run television in the University. He is a die-hard fan of the Los Angeles based professional baseball teams, Dodgers, and Lakers.