Jackson Galaxy

Jackson Galaxy, a cat behaviorist and television host, was born on April 28, 1966, in New York City. He is 56 years old and began his career in the 1990s. Jackson is known as ‘Cat Daddy’ because he is obsessed with cats. He usually pays three visits to his clients’ homes to meet their cats, and each visit lasts at least 12 hours. He was the host of the “My Cat from Hell” show. He is also the author of several best-selling cat books.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Jackson Galaxy or Cat Daddy
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Kirschner
Gender: Male
Age: 56 years old
Birth Date: April 28, 1966
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88m
Weight: 181 KG
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wif/Spouse (Name): Minoo Rahbar (m. 2014)
Children: N/A
Dating: N/A
Is Jackson Galaxy Gay?: No
Profession: Cat Behaviourist and Television Host
Salary: $100,000 to $1 million
Net Worth in 2022: $2 million

Jackson Galaxy Biography

As previously stated, cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy adores cats, no matter how aggressive they are. When he was younger, he never imagined himself as a cat behaviorist. He aspired to be a rockstar because music brought him joy and was very soothing to him. He was born Richard Kitchener on April 28, 1966, in Manhattan.

In his twenties, he changed his name to Jackson Galaxy. Jackson is a Christian American. He began playing the guitar when he was ten years old, with the goal of becoming a rock star. He received his bachelor’s degree in theatre from Iowa University in 1991.

Jackson Galaxy Age, Height, And Weight

Jackson Galaxy was born on April 28, 1966, and is 56 years old as of  2022. His height is 1.88 meters and his weight is 181 kilograms.


In 1992, Jackson Galaxy relocated to Colorado. After rescuing cats, he learned how to train them. In 2002, he established a private practice as a cat consultant. He established Little Big Cat, Inc. Jackson returned to Los Angeles in 2007, where he re-established his private practice. He works with his clients to help them improve the behavior of their cats. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Stray Cat Alliance in Los Angeles. He appeared on Animal Planet’s reality show ‘My Cat from Hell’ in 2001. This series’ tenth season premiered in September 2018.

Jackson Galaxy Awards

Some of the awards Jackson Galaxy’s got are given below:

  • Reality TV Awards’ My Cat from Hell – Guilty Pleasure Show Award
  • Chief Guest for the Arizona Pet Project Hero Awards
  • Jackson Galaxy’s Net Worth and Salary in 2022

Jackson Galaxy Net Worth

Galaxy has a net worth of $2 million as of June 2022. He makes the majority of his money as a reality TV star and a cat behaviorist.

He earns at least $100,000 per year after doing so many episodes of My Cat from Hell and counseling clients with their cats’ behavioral issues.

Jackson Galaxy is well-known for his charitable work with animals. In doing so, he has earned his respect and fame. He has rescued thousands of cats and trained their behavioral issues to the satisfaction of his clients. He has been a voice for animal rescue and safety, as well as a promoter of environmental conservation around the world.

Jackson Galaxy Wife, Marriage

Jackson began playing the guitar when he was young, but after discovering a dead cat’s head in their backyard, he made certain that all cats had a home to live in and were not roaming the streets. In June 2014, he married Minoo Rahbah, an animal lover and rescuer. They married at the Best Friends Animal Society in Utah, symbolizing their love for all animals, not just cats.

He worked at the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Colorado, shortly after graduating from the University of Iowa. He did not end up pursuing a musical career. He gained 400 pounds as a result of his food addiction, causing a slew of health issues. He had gastric bypass surgery and went on a keto diet, and he lost all of his weight, dropping to 250 pounds in 2007.

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