Meet Nicole Taffer – Jon Taffer Wife

Nicole Taffer is the wife of Jon Taffer, the award-winning American TV host, and entrepreneur. The couple got married in 2000 and are still happily married to date. Nicole is a 51 year-old American TV personality and entrepreneur born on February 16, 1973. 

Nicole and her husband Jon host the Bar Rescue show, a reality series devoted to helping failing restaurants, and other food-related businesses rise again. She got married to Jon Taffer in 2000 and they are happily married to date. Nicole is the stepmom of the beautiful Samantha Taffer-Hanley. Learn more about her here.

Summary of Nicole Taffer’s Bio

  • Full Name: Nicole Taffer
  • Gender: Female
  • Date Of Birth: February 16, 1973
  • Nicole Taffer’s Age: 51 years old
  • Birthplace: Illinois, USA
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Nationality: American
  • Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Nicole Taffer’s Spouse: Jon Taffer (m.2020)
  • Children: Samantha Taffer (Stepdaughter)
  • Height In Inches: 5’7″
  • Height In Centimeters: 107cm
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Blonde
  • Net Worth: $1 million(approx.)
  • Famous For: Being Jon Taffer’s wife
  • Nicole’s Instagram: @nicoletaffer
  • Facebook: Nicole Taffer
  • Twitter: @NicoleTaffer

Nicole Taffer was Born 51 Years Ago in Illinois

Nicole Taffer was born to her parents on the 16th of February, 1973. She was born and raised in her hometown of Ingleside, Illinois, USA. Nicole has not disclosed her parents’ names to the public but she publicly celebrated her mother on a date while celebrating mothers day.

Similarly, Nicole’s educational background is hidden. She has not disclosed any information about the school she attended on her social media handles.

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Nicole Taffer and her mum

How Jon Taffer and Nicole Taffer Met

Jon Taffer related to the public on his website, how he met his gorgeous wife, Nicole. Jon met Nicole who is nineteen years younger than him, at Super Bowl XXX in the year 1996. Jon described his experience with Nicole as love at first sight, and they dated for about 4 years before they finally tied the knot on April 4, 2000.

Nicole has been ever supportive of her husband’s career as an entrepreneur and tv host. She regularly hosted the Bar Rescue reality series which aired in 2011. She did so with her husband Jon for about two years until 2013. Later on, in 2015, she worked as an additional crew member for the show.

Are Jon Taffer and Nicole Taffer Still Married?

Several newsmakers and journalists reported that Nicole and Jon are no longer together. It was even rumored that she had passed away during the period she no longer appeared on screen with her husband during the Bar Rescue shows.

Both information and other similar allegations have been declared false by the couple. As of this year, Nicole and Jon have been married for over 24 years and are still very much together. They regularly go on fun trips together, as well as share their fun moments on their social media handles to contradict this scandalous news.

The Couple are on a New Show – Marriage Rescue

The couple have moved from the “Bar Rescue” series to the “Marriage Rescue” series on Paramount Network. Taffer recently revealed that his current show, “Marriage Rescue,” was a natural progression from his earlier series, “Bar Rescue,” in which he assisted struggling bar owners in reviving their establishments.

Jon Taffer claimed that many of the bar owners he counseled on the first series were married couples, and the show’s producers discovered that he had a special ability for enhancing not only the health of the company but also the marriages.

“If I couldn’t help their marriage, I couldn’t help their business because of the resentment, as partners in the business the way they acted, it destroyed the business,” Taffer told “Fox & Friends” hosts.

Nicole Taffer and Jon Taffer Do Not have Any Biological Child

Though Nicole and Jon have been married for over two decades, they currently have no children together. However, Jon has a daughter from his previous marriage with an anonymous partner. Her name is Samantha Taffer-Hanley. She was raised by her father and stepmom, Nicole.

Being the only child, Samantha is the object of her parents’ love and affection. Being in the spotlight causes harm to a celebrity’s newborn and could cause emotional outbursts. Samantha was therefore shielded from the media to keep her safe and offer her a simple upbringing to treasure later.

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Jon Taffer and his grandchild

Samantha is a bartender and a TV reality star. She has often been featured in the Bar Rescue series and is currently married to her heartthrob Cody Hanley.

The couple got married on September 13, 2015, and four years into their marriage, they gave birth to their first child, Rhett Hanley. Jon publicly announced the arrival of his grandson, Rhett Hanley, on his page.

What Does Nicole Taffer Do for a Living Now?

Nicole is a TV host alongside her husband Jon on the Paramount Network reality series Bar Rescue. She was appointed the Recon Market Specialist for the reality series. Nicole currently heads Taffer Media, Inc. which is the parent management company for Taffer Dynamics, Inc., & Jon Taffer, LLC.

Taffer Media is a content company in the TV and Podcast industries as well as a business consulting firm for companies of all sizes. Nicole is successful in her entrepreneurial endeavors and has an estimated net worth of $1 million aside from her husband’s fortune.

Nicole Taffer’s Husband, Jon Taffer, Has Been on TV Long Before Her

Jon was born Jonathan Peter Taffer on the 7th of November, 1954, in Great Neck, New York City, United States. He is best known for hosting the reality series Bar Rescue on Paramount Network and Face the Truth on CBS with Vivica A. Fox.

Jon Taffer, with experience of over 30 years in the food and beverage industry, constantly offers his professional expertise, as well as renovations and equipment, to struggling bars to keep them open. By the time he intervenes, the bars featured on the show are already in dire financial and operational situations.

Jon Taffer is also an Entrepreneur 

Jonathan Taffer is also a successful businessman with several businesses like Taffer’s Tavern and Taffer’s Mixologist. He is also the chairman and CEO of Taffer Dynamics and a best-selling author of several books.

The business mogul is considered one of the most influential, trustworthy, and intelligent food & beverage television personalities. He has won several awards over the years and has a net worth of $14 million.

As it is rightly said that “behind every successful man is a woman,” Nicole Taffer is the supportive woman behind the successful man, Jon Taffer. Together they have built a multi-million dollar chain of companies. Despite their successful careers, Nicole and her husband Jon have devoted effort and time to their marriage relationship to keep it rosy for over two decades now.

Chidiebube has been writing and editing articles on movies, entertainment and other juicy things for several years. When he is not writing, he spends time outdoors, lost in the beauty of nature or simply travelling around the world. Thank goodness he can do the later with any internet-enabled device


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