Jeff Probst, Host and Executive Producer
Jeff Probst is the host of the new, nationally syndicated daytime talk show THE JEFF PROBST SHOW, which premieres on September 10, 2012
Carried in every major market in key time periods, THE JEFF PROBST SHOW covers a wide range of topics, variations on themes from love and relationships to major life changes and adventure. Probst's direct, engaging style and incisive interview skills encourage guests to open up about their lives and share fascinating stories.
Probst is best known for hosting CBS's hit reality show "Survivor," which is entering its 25th installment this fall. He is a four-time Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Reality Host on "Survivor," and has traveled the world serving as both its host and executive producer. In addition, Probst received an Emmy in 2001 when the show won the first ever Outstanding Non-Fiction Program (Special Class).
Probst is also a feature film director. In 2002, he wrote and directed "Finder's Fee," starring Ryan Reynolds, James Earl Jones, Robert Forster and Matthew Lillard. The film won many awards and thanks to its critical success, Probst was selected as one of 2001's "Ten Directors to Watch" in a series presented by the American Cinematheque showcasing innovative and exciting new directors from around the world. Most recently, he produced and directed the feature film "Kiss Me," starring John Corbett, Sarah Bolger, Rita Wilson, Emily Osment, Missy Pyle and Jenna Fisher.
In addition to hosting "Survivor," Probst has been a guest co-host on "Live With Regis and Kelly," and a regular guest host for Larry King on "Larry King Live."
Probst hosts the "Howard Stern Celebrity Fan Roundtable" for Howard Stern on Sirius/XM radio and served as host of VH1's "Rock and Roll Jeopardy." He has hosted several programs for FX and traveled around the world as a correspondent for "Access Hollywood." In 2001, he was voted one of People Magazine's "Most Beautiful."
In 2007, Probst founded The Serpentine Project, a non-profit organization designed to help young adults transition out of the foster care system. In 2011, they joined forces with the larger non-profit organization, The Alliance for Children's Rights, which has provided 100,000 kids in L.A. with free legal assistance and advocacy. Each season, "Survivor" memorabilia is auctioned off and, to date, the auctions have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the organization.
Probst is also an ordained minister and has served as the officiant at the weddings of several friends. He was ordained by the Universal Life Church of Modesto, California.
A native of Wichita, Kansas, Probst lives with his family in Los Angeles when not traveling the world. His birthday is November 4. He can be followed on Jeff Probst personal twitter @jeffprobst, The Jeff Probst Show @JeffProbstShow, on Jeff Probst Facebook, The Jeff Probst Show Facebook and at jeffprobst.com.