Jay Mohr

Jay Mohr as he is commonly known is an American comedian who came to the limelight after his appearances in the comedy show action. He later got a major role in another TV show called Ghost Whisperer which aired from 2006 to 2008. Since his first appearance, he has been a regular in many comedy shows.

With so many stand-up comedians coming up today, keeping your content fresh and entertaining is one of the key for the success of Jay. Besides, comedy, Jay is also a radio personality with his radio show, “Sports Radio” airing everyday on Fox Sports Radio. He hosted the show for one then left to pursue his acting as a career.

Well, how well do you know about Jay Mohr? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jay Mohr’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jay Mohr to date.

Biography and Early Life

Much of Jay’s childhood life is not known to many with the reason being he rarely talks about his childhood. He was born on 23rd August 1970 in Verona, New Jersey. His father Jon Wood Mohr worked as a marketing executive while his mother Iva Jean’s worked as a nurse.

Jay was born in a family of three children with him being the only boy. His two sisters are Julia and Virginia who he was raised with. His family is of Scottish origin with their grandparents having roots in Scotland. Both his parents are Christians who raised them in the Presbyterian Church. After growing up, Jay later converted to Roman Catholicism which he remains to date.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jay Mohr in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jay Mohr’s age is 50 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 23 August 1970. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 159 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


Just like his childhood, there’s very little information about his educational background. Having being born and raised in New Jersey, he attended school there all the way to high school but there is no information about the particular schools he attended. He started comedy while still young which made him make the decision of pursuing it as a career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Though he has tried his best to see his private life remains private, it has been a tall order considering his celebrity status. Jay was married to his first wife Nicole Chamberlain for six years from 1998 to 2004. Their marriage was blessed with their son Jackson, their only child from their marriage.

He later met Nikki Cox who just like him, she is in the entertainment industry working as an actress. Two married on 29th December 2006. At one time Nikki helped her husband in writing one of his comedy shows. With their love showing no signs of slowing down, Jay filed papers to legally adopt Cox in his name which was his wife’s surname.

The two have a son together named Meredith Daniel who was born in 2011. With the two showing how passionate they are towards each other in public, it was a shock to their fans when Jay announced the two are divorcing. In August 2018, their divorce was finalized and since then, they have been co-parenting.

Is Jay Mohr Gay?

Jay is not and has never been gay.

Professional Career

Professionally, he started his career in 1992 where he hosted a Lip Service game show on MTV. His dream would later come true in the early 1990s when he became Saturday Night Live show host. Besides comedy, he always loved acting and got his first major film appearance in 1996 in the comedy movie Jerry Maguire.

A year later, he starred alongside Jennifer Aniston in the film Picture Perfect. Jay’s biggest missed opportunity is when he declined a late-night show offer by Michael Eisner. Today, the show is one of the biggest comedy shows in US going by the name Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Jay is also a radio and podcast host. He used to record his podcast, “Mohr Stories” in his garage which aired on SModcast Network. In total, Jay has played major & minor roles in numerous film since Jerry Maguire’s appearance. Some of the other movies he has appeared in include Small Soldiers, Suicide Kings, Simone, The Groomsmen, American Nightmare and Hollow Point among others. His TV show appearances include Prime Suspect, The Mick, and Ghost Adventures.


So far, Jay is yet to win the award in any of his professions. Though he hasn’t any award, he has won many hearts of his fans who religiously follow his shows.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jay Mohr in 2021

Most of his earning has come from his career in acting and comedy. So far he has numerous movies and TV shows he has played major roles in which has been a major source of his wealth. As of 2021, he is estimated to be worth $8 million

Most of the time, following one’s passion, pays off. This is what has made Jay who he is today. All that he ever wanted was to become an actor. His rise would at some point shock him as he never thought he would one day share a platform with stars like Tom Cruise and Jennifer Aniston. Without a doubt, talent and hard work can make you rise to stardom.


Facts of Jon Ferguson “Jay” Mohr

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJon Ferguson “Jay” Mohr
  • birthplaceVerona, New Jersey, US
  • Date of Birth August 23, 1970
  • Age 53 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 3
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$8 million
  • professionRadio personality, comedian, Actor
  • weightIn Kilograms – 72 Kg, In Pounds – 159 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorBlue
  • high schoolN/A

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