Jon Taffer Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Daughter, Bar Rescue, Net Worth

Jon Taffer

Jon Taffer Biography

A native of Great Neck, Jon Taffer born (Jonathan Peter Taffer) is an American entrepreneur and television personality.

He is well known for hosting the series Bar Rescue on the Paramount Network. He is also credited largely with creating the concept for NFL Sunday Ticket.

Age and Birthday

Taffer was born on November 7, 1954, in Great Neck, New York, U.S. He is 69 years old as of 2023.

Height and Weight

He stands at a height of 1.88 meters tall and weighs 100 kilograms. He has light brown eyes and black hair.

Parents and Siblings

Taffer was born to his mother Yvette Taffer. He has a brother but he has not shared information about him. He has also not shared any information about his father. Taffer has Russian Jewish ancestry.


Taffer is a married man.  Taffer is married to his long-time girlfriend Nicole. The two have been together since 2000. Taffer also has a daughter named Samantha, from a previous marriage. Nicole used to work with him as a market recon specialist on Bar Rescue but left the show in 2013 due to her growing popularity. The couple lives in Las Vegas.

Taffer and his wife Nicole
Taffer and his wife Nicole


Taffer has a daughter named Samantha Taffer, who is a singer and songwriter. Samantha has appeared on some episodes of Bar Rescue, where she helped her father with his makeover projects. She also performed her original songs on the show, showcasing her talent and passion for music. Samantha has released several singles and an EP, titled The Way I Feel. They are available on Spotify and other streaming platforms.

Education and Career

Taffer graduated from William A. Shine Great Neck South High School in Great Neck, New York in 1972 and, after a short time at the University of Denver studying political science and minoring in cultural anthropology, he relocated to Los Angeles.

Jon Taffer on Taffer Bar Rescue

Rescue is known for the reality series Bar Rescue on the Paramount Network. This is an American TV series and now airs on Paramount Network and starsTaffer. The show previously aired on 5* and has since moved to Spike (UK).

On July 17, 2011, an unscripted TV arrangement, Bar Rescue, debuted on Spike TV (presently the Paramount Network). It pursues Taffer as he revives fizzling bars and dance clubs all over the United States. His significant other, Nicole incidentally shows up on the show as a secret customer who evaluates the nature of the bar before Taffer does the makeover.

Taffer Raise The Bar

In October 2013 New Harvest posted Raise the Bar: An Action-Based Method for Maximum Customer Reactions, a book by Peter and co-writer Karen Kelly, detailing the information that Jon got over the course of 40 years in the bar and nightlife business.

Television Shows

  • Bar Rescue
  • Marriage Rescue
  • Hungry Investors
  • Gym Rescue

Net Worth and Salary

He has an estimated net worth of $10 million. He has acquired a majority of his fortune from his acting career. However, he has not shared any information about his annual salary.