TV presenter, actor, energetic MC
Funny, engaging and versatile, Steven Jacobs has a long and impressive track record on television – on both sides of the camera. Not only is he a very experienced actor and popular TV host, he’s also a talented writer and producer.
Steven is the weather presenter on The Today Show on the Nine Network, a role he’s held since joining the show in 2005. Since then, he’s travelled to all corners of Australia and the globe, been described as ‘Australia’s funniest weatherman’ and become an integral part of the network’s line-up. He’s had many hosting roles too, including the premiere of the game show The Power of Ten, the Today and Weekend Today shows and he appeared on 20 to 1, among many other network appearances.
A very energetic and witty performer, Steven is also in demand as an MC and he has hosted many major live events such as the National Rock Eisteddfod and the Olympic Torch Relay in 2000. He loves engaging with an audience and making people laugh, whether it’s for a corporate event or during the unpredictability of live television.
Steven’s television career began at the age of 16, when he was offered the chance to host the children’s program Kids’ News on WIN TV and ended up writing and producing the show for five years. Shortly after, he was offered a role in the Channel 9 situation comedy All Together Now playing Thomas, the cheeky and scheming twin to Anna, played by Jane Hall.
After notching up over 100 episodes with the hit comedy series, Steven went on to host Saturday at Rick’s, Just Kidding, What’s Up Doc?, Hey Hey it’s Saturday and In Melbourne Tonight as well as a number of television specials including The World’s Funniest Commercials, World’s Greatest Dummy Spits, World’s Greatest Stunts And Stuff Ups and Caught on Camera 2.
Steven Jacobs has also performed a range of comedic and dramatic acting roles and appeared in numerous commercials, stage, TV and film productions, such as Come In Spinner, Sixty Seconds and The Sheer Mountain Killing Mystery.
Steven has been a Goodwill Ambassador for The Children’s Hospital at Westmead for many years. He also has an independent record label ‘AJP Music’, which develops and records new Australian artists.