Jack Hanna is one of the world’s most popular zookeepers of all time. He has been regarded as an expert in the field after he appeared on the media on many famous shows and with the top media people. You may explore in details below the life, career and net worth of Jack Hanna in 2019.
Early Life & Biography:
Jack Hanna full and official birth name is John Bushnell Hanna. He was born on January 2, 1947, in Knoxville city in Tennessee, United States. His parents’ names or occupations are not known. The family’s economic conditions during the early life of Hanna were probably moderate to good as his father has a farm.
Jack Hanna was grown and raised mainly in his hometown, as he was grown on his father’s farm. According to his official website, he studied at The Kiski School in Pennsylvania, and then he graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in political science and business from the Muskingum University. It’s not confirmed how many siblings he has, but he has a brother named Bush Hanna and a sister named Sue Hanna.
The private life of a zookeeper is not really so exciting. Jack Hanna didn’t really experience many relationships or dates in his life. He has been married to his only love and wife Suzi Egli since 1968. Suzi was a cheerleader at his college, and her major was education. The couple gave birth to 3 daughters together, Suzanne Hanna, Kathaleen Hanna and Julie Hanna. The last is also kind of engaged in Jack’s work.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Jack Hanna early work was at the Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens as its director. He was offered to work at the Columbus Zoo and he became its director. Since that, the zoo has been ranked as the best in the United States. Other than the shows he appeared on, he also has his own show, named “Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown”.
Jack Hanna has received many great honors and awards for his outstanding and amazing accomplishments. He received honorary doctorates from several universities and colleges including the Otterbein University, Muskingum University, the Ohio State University and the Capital University. His latest TV self-appearance was on “The Late Late Show with James Corden”.
Jack Hanna’s latest and most recent information is that he received the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award at the annual Beastly Ball in the Los Angeles Zoo. His newest book is titled “Jack Hanna’s Awesome Animal Almanac”.
Net Worth & Earnings:
The American zookeeper Jack Hanna has an estimated net worth of probably more than $10 million. The source of his ten million of wealth is probably the work he has greatly done at the zoo, and as an animal expert. Jack Hanna has been the director of America’s best zoo, Columbus Zoo, for years.
Jack Hanna is a well-known American animals’ expert who has been the best in the field for years. He has been working as the director of the Columbus Zoo since a while, and he has many media and shows appearances. Jack Hanna is happily living with his long-time wife, Suzi Egli, in Ohio.