Jessica Tarlov: Quick Facts About the Fox News Political Consultant and Strategist

Jessica Tarlov is an American political consultant and strategist best known for her work as a contributor on FOX News Channel. She also serves as a co-host of Fox’s The Five on weekdays, 5-6 PM/ET. Beyond that, Jessica is also an author and she co-wrote a book, America in the Age of Trump: Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World, in 2017.

In American politics, it can be a difficult task to find a middle ground in your political ideology. If you earn your quid as a political strategist, standing on the fence might be much trickier. There has been a sharp divide between the liberals and the conservatives, and the election of President Trump further deepened the gully. The threshold for political tolerance is being tested to its limits, and one lady who has tried to navigate all of this is Jessica Tarlov.

Jessica Tarlov Biography and Profile Summary

Age/Date of Birth:
39 years old (March 9, 1984)
5 feet 10 inches
Husband or Boyfriend:Not available
Parents:Mark Tarlov and Judith Roberts
Net Worth:Around $800,000

Understanding Jessica Tarlov’s Background and Career Progress

Jessica Tarlow was born in Manhattan in 1984 to Mark Tarlov, a movie producer who worked on projects such as The Man Who Knew Too Little, Copycat, Christine, and Serial Mom. Mark also directed 1999’s Simply Irresistible which starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sean Patrick Flanery, and others.

2004 movie musical titled Temptation which starred Alice Ripley, Adam Pascal, Zoe Saldana, and others is also one of Mark’s works. Jessica’s mum, Judy Roberts, worked as a winemaker. Both of her maternal grandparents were Jewish immigrants from Russia and France.

After High School, Jessica proceeded to Bryn Mawr College, where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in arts and history. Upon graduation, she realized that she was going to be dissatisfied with the jobs on offer in New York. She knew she wanted something more and with support from her family, Tarlov immediately went back to grad school.

She enrolled for her master’s degree program at the London School of Economics, where she studied public policy and later on graduated in 2007. While studying in London, Jessica developed an affinity for politics, and halfway through her studies, she felt a need to also earn a Doctor of Philosophy degree (Ph.D.) in political science.

She saw the need for this having seen the impact of a couple of political scandals on politicians’ careers. Jessica Tarlov enrolled for a Ph.D. in political science and government and worked part-time with Boris Johnson, the then-mayor of London, on his re-election campaign. Jessica Tarlov’s career began at Merrill Lynch (an investment management company) in 2007 as a project manager.

In 2008, she met a man who will go on to be more than a boss to her – Douglas Schoen. Schoen, a political consultant, lobbyist, and strategist, hired the young Tarlov as a research assistant at Douglas Schoen LLC in 2008. Her responsibilities included conducting research for editorials, books, and analyzing data from polling projects.

While Jessica was at Douglas Schoen LLC, the firm worked for former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg, and Jessica worked on the polling, data collection, and research for Bloomberg’s gun control, health, and education reform initiatives. She teamed up again with her mentor Schoen in May 2012 as a Democratic political strategist.

Jessica is currently the Senior Director of Research and Consumer Insight for Bustle Digital Group. Bustle owns,, and, She oversees Bustle’s proprietary surveys of their readership with a focus on millennial women nationwide.

On the advice and recommendation of her former Boss Dough Scheon, Jessica currently works as a political commentator and regular Fox News contributor. An unapologetic Hillary Clinton fan and Democrat, Jessica Tarlov brings her refreshing liberal viewpoints to the conservative Fox desk.

Other Interesting Facts About the Political Consultant

Tarlov is an Author

Jessica Tarlov and her former boss, Doug Schoen, linked up yet again to author the book – America in the Age of Trump: Opportunities and Oppositions in an Unsettled World. The book was released on America’s Independence Day (July 4th) in 2017.

Who is She Dating?

Jessica Tarlov
Roman Kuznetsov and  Jessica Tarlov

Despite being a popular face in the media, Jessica Tarlov is known to keep details of her relationship away from the press.

However, over the years since she hit the spotlight, we have come to learn that she is in a long-term relationship with a man named Roman Kuznetsov. They have reportedly been together since 2017 and have been seen together at several public and private events.

Her boyfriend, Roman, is of Russian origin. His exact profession is unknown, but a scan through his social media page, @romdoggus, suggests close ties to politics.

Her Sister is a Media Personality

Another fact worth learning about Jessica Tarlov is about her only sibling, her sister, Molly Tarlov. While Jessica’s career in the media is focused on politics, her sister’s media career involves entertainment.

She is an actress with a couple of credits in film and television projects. According to her IMDb page, Jessica’s sister, Molly Tarlov has appeared in more than 15 movies and TV shows, including titles like Awkward and iCarly.

What is Jessica Tarlov’s Body Measurement?

Make no mistake about it, Jessica Tarlov is gorgeous. Blessed with dark brown eyes and the kind of legs a professional model would be proud of.

Her beauty is apparent on a body with a height of 5 feet 11 inches and a weight of 57kg. Her bust, waist, and hip sizes are 34, 27, and 36 inches respectively.

Who is Jessica Tarlov married to?

The Fox News contributor is said to be married to her long-time boyfriend Roman Kuznetsov. Jessica and Roman started dating in 2017, got engaged in April 2021, and exchanged marriage vows two months later.

What is Jessica Tarlov’s Net Worth?

Jessica Tarlov has a net worth estimated at $800,000. The media personality made her wealth largely through her career at Fox News and her other business endeavors.

What is Jessica Tarlov’s height?

Jessica stands at the height of 5 feet 11 inches, equivalent to 180 cm or 1.8. She weighs 58kg and has body measurements of 36-25-36 inches.

Who is Jessica Tarlov’s father?

Jessica’s father, Mark Tarlov, was an American film producer and director, attorney, speechwriter, and winemaker. He was born in 1952 and died on July 31, 2021, at 69, after a long battle with cancer.

Profile Summary
First Name:Jessica
Last Name:Tarlov
Also Known As:
Not known
Political strategist, consultant, director of research and consumer insight, and a project manager
Famous For:Her versatility when it comes to political analysis and strategies
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Bryn Mawr College, London School of Economics
Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in arts and history, Masters in political science and a Ph.D. in political science and government.
Not known
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
39 years old (March 9, 1984)
Zodiac Sign:Pisces
Birth Place:
Manhattan, New York
Country of Residence:
Physical Attributes
5 feet 11 inches
58 kg (127 lbs)
Eye Colour:
Hair Color:
Other Body Measurements:
36-25-36 inches
Marital Status:
Not available
Family and Relatives
Mark Tarlov
Mother:Judith Roberts
Not available
Siblings:Molly Tarlov (older sister)
Other Relatives:
Alexander Noyes (sister-in-law)
Net Worth
Estimated Net Worth:
Around $800,000
Salary:Not known
Source of Wealth:
Her work as a political strategist, writing, book sales
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