Jessica Chobot Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, IGN, Battlebots, Twitter, Salary, Net Worth

Jessica Chobot born Jessica Lynn Horn is an American on-camera host and writer. She is the host of Nerdist News and Nerdist News Talks Back for Nerdist Industries since 2013.

Jessica Chobot Biography

Jessica Chobot born Jessica Lynn Horn is an American on-camera host and writer. She is the host of Nerdist News and Nerdist News Talks Back for Nerdist Industries since 2013.

Chobot has hosted the IGN shows IGN Strategize and Weekly Wood, which also runs on Xbox Live, and previously worked as presenter of the IGN Daily Fix.

Jessica Chobot Age

Jessica Chobot was born on July 7, 1977, in Buffalo, New York, United States. She is 45 years old as of 2022.

Jessica Chobot Height

Chobot stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.

Jessica Chobot Family

Chobot is private about his personal life, he has not revealed any information about her parents nor if she has any siblings.

Jessica Chobot Husband

Chobot has been married twice. Her first marriage ended in a divorced in 2006 but kept the surname. On August 21, 2011, she became engaged to G4tv’s Blair Herter and they married on February 18, 2012. The couple had their first child on March 6, 2013, a son named Emerson Roland Herter.

Jessica Chobot
Jessica Chobot

Jessica Chobot Net Worth

Jessica Chobot’s net worth is estimated to be around $1 million to $5 million.

Jessica Chobot Salary

Chobot earns an estimated salary of about $10000to $50000 annually.

Jessica Chobot Career

Jessica Chobot gained exposure in 2015 when Kotaku published a photo of her licking a Sony PSP online. The photo has been widely parodied since then, even appearing on Sony-branded advertising. Supplementing her love of video games is an obsession with Japanese culture, especially manga and anime.

In 2006, she was hired full-time by to take over hosting responsibilities for the network’s IGN Weekly show which is still running. Chobot’s segments included stand-up introductions as well as “woman-on-the-street” pieces.

From 2009 to 2011, she hosted a daily show titled “IGN Daily Fix”; the first episode aired March 23, 2009. In addition, Chobot contributes columns, features and reviews and runs a blog on IGN.

She is also a former contributor to FHM UK,, and has made multiple appearances on G4’s Filter and Attack of the Show!. She has also hosted a videogame preview segment for Fuel TV’s, The Daily Habit, and co-hosts on Lifeskool TV’s, Gamer’s Dojo. Chobot also contributes as a weekly guest on Maxim Radio, where she answers caller questions for an hour each Monday.

She and Ryan Dunn starred in Proving Ground, a program whose airing cycle was disrupted by Dunn’s death in an automotive crash on June 20, 2011 after the end of production; the program was pulled from airing for a month before returning to finish its run beginning on July 19, 2011.

Chobot has also appeared on commercials for ADV’s Anime Network On Demand cable station, and lent her likeness to Symbiote Studios Toy Company for two limited-edition anime-style sculptures.

In addition, Chobot has modeled for the J!NX female gamers clothing line. In 2006-2007, Chobot co-wrote a sci-fi script with writer/director/creator of Tron, Steven Lisberger, for Soul Code. Current collaborations include an anime-style collectible figurine in development with Symbiote Studios, a representative of women’s apparel line.

She is also writing the “Ask Jess, Dammit!” blog for Maxim. Chobot was named the 88th most desirable woman of 2008 by AskMen magazine and 14th hottest woman of business 2009 by Business Pundit. She also hosts a weekly show featured on Inside Xbox called IGN strategize. In 2011, she placed at #57 in the 2011 Askmen’s Top 99 Women poll.

Chobot voiced news reporter Diana Allers in Mass Effect 3, a character modelled in her likeness; Forbes contributor Erik Kain described this as a “grotesque instance” of journalists being too close to publishers, pointing out that “Chobot had previewed the game on G4TV and written that she was a huge fan of BioWare”, though both Chobot and IGN made it known that she would not review the game in any official capacity.

On November 4, 2013, she began work as the main host of Nerdist News, a news show focusing on nerdy pop culture updates airing 5 days a week on

Jessica Chobot is the writer for Daylight, a survival horror video game by Zombie Studios. The game launched on April 29, 2014

On June 26, 2014, she launched her own podcast dedicated to the weird and supernatural titled Bizarre States. The show is co-hosted by fellow Nerdist Industries’s employee Andrew Bowser and features occasional guests.

In 2015, she acted as one of the judges on the revived sixth series of robotic combat game show Battlebots, and she acted as Samus Aran for the movie Metroid: The Sky Calls, which was produced by a studio named Rainfall. Chobot played the role along with another actress named America Young.

Jessica Chobot Battlebots

Chobot exchanged roles with Alison Haislip in between seasons of Battlebots but after the 2018 competitions neither of them returned and the role was given to Jenny Taft. Taft statrted reporting since the 2019 season.

Jessica Chobot Podcast

In 2014, Chobot launched her own podcast titled Bizarre States. Hosted by Jessica Chobot and Andrew Bowser,  Bizarre States probe the mysteries of the weird, supernatural and occult, dragging into the light current and historical paranormal activities and personal experiences, plus guest stories and expert opinion.

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