Jackson Galaxy
Jackson Galaxy
Celebrated Name: Jackson Galaxy or Cat Daddy
Real Name/Full Name: Richard Kirschner
Gender: Male
Age: 57 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 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Cat behaviorist and television host, Jackson Galaxy, was born in New York City on 28th April 1966. He is currently 57 years of age and began his career in the 1990s. Cats mean the world to Jackson, making him well-known by the name of ‘Cat Daddy.’ He usually visits the house of his clients’ to meet their cats, and those visits are three times and last 12 hours, at least. He was a show host of “My Cat from Hell.” He is also the author of some bestselling books about cats.

Maybe you know about Jackson Galaxy well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jackson Galaxy’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

As mentioned earlier, Cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy is quite fond of cats, no matter how aggressive they are. He never dreamed of being a cat behaviorist when he was young. He wanted to be a rockstar as the music was a joy and was very soothing for him. He was born on 28th April 1966 in Manhattan with the name Richard Kitchener.

He changed his name to Jackson Galaxy in his twenties. Jackson is an American Christian. When he turned ten years of age, he started to play the guitar, with his dream to become a rock star. He graduated from Iowa University in 1991, graduation in theatre.

Personal Life

When Jackson was young, he did begin playing the guitar, but after he did and he found a dead cat’s head in their backyard, since then, he made sure that all cats had a home to live in and were not roaming on the streets. He married his wife, an animal enthusiast and rescuer, Minoo Rahbah, in June 2014. They got married in a sanctuary, named Best Friends Animal Society in Utah, signifying their love for animals, not just cats.

Just after graduating from the University of Iowa, he worked in an animal shelter named the Humane Society of Boulder Valley, Colorado. He did not end up pursuing his career in music. Being a food lover, he crossed the mark of weight by 400 pounds, giving rise to a lot of health problems. He did get gastric bypass surgery and a keto diet and shed all his weight, down to 250 pounds in 2007.

Age, Height, and Weight

Galaxy, born on 28th April, 1966, is 57 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 181 kg.


Jackson Galaxy moved to Colorado in ’92. He learnt how to train cats after rescuing cats. He began his private practice as a cat consultant in 2002. He founded Little Big Cat, Inc. In 2007, Jackson moved back to LA, where he re-established his private practice. He works with his clients to improve their cats’ behavioral issues. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors for Stray Cat Alliance in LA. In 2001, he appeared in a reality TV series, ‘My Cat from Hell’ on Animal Planet. The tenth season of this series had aired in September 2018

Awards & Achievements

  • My Cat from Hell – Guilty Pleasure Show Award from Reality TV Awards
  • Arizona Pet Project – Hero Awards Chief Guest

Net Worth & Salary of Jackson Galaxy in 2024

Jackson Galaxy Net Worth
Jackson Galaxy Net Worth

As of April 2024, Galaxy has garnered a net worth of $2 million. The majority of his earnings come from being a Reality TV star and a Cat Behaviourist.

After doing so many episodes in My Cat from Hell and counseling clients with their cats with their behavioral issues, he earns atleast a $100,000 per annum.

Jackson Galaxy has been famous for his doings for the animals. He has earned his respect and fame doing the same. He has rescued over thousands of cats and has trained their behavioral issues in such an away that his clients are happy. He has been an influencer for animal rescue and safety and also has promoted to the world how to save nature.



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