Minoo Rahbar

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Relationship Timeline Of Minoo Rahbar

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Husband : Jackson Galaxy
Minoo Rahbar Married To Jackson Galaxy In 2014

Minoo Rahbar and her husband, Jackson Galaxy, can be called a "match made in heaven." While Jackson is a renowned tv personality, Minoo is also famous for her marriage to the tv show host.

Minoo is an animal and cat rescue enthusiast who advocates for animal safety. Her husband is a cat behaviorist best known as the host of Animal Planet's show, My Cat from Hell. Let's dig into the couple's achievements and their personal life.

Minoo's Early Life

Minoo was born in the late 1960s, and she celebrates her birthday on August 8. She is of American nationality, but she was not born in the United States. Most people assume that her home country might be India.

At 11, Minoo and her family migrated to the U.S and settled in California. Rahbar attended the US Grant Academy. Later, she earned a degree in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.

Married Life with The Cat Daddy

Rahbar is a married woman, and she lives happily with her spouse, Jackson Galaxy. They married on June 29, 2014, in a small intimate ceremony. 

Their wedding took place at the no-kill pet sanctuary of Best Friends Animal Society in Kanab, Utah. Their dog Mooshka served as the ring bearer.

Minoo Rahbar and her husband, Jackson Galaxy have been married for over six years.
Image: Minoo and Jackson married in 2014.
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The husband-wife duo has been together for seven years now. Jackson once revealed he never thought of getting married until he met Minoo. The pair doesn't share any children, but they share five indoor cats, four feral cats, three dogs, and two turtles.

Animal rights activist Leanne Lauricella and her husband William Lauricella are also in a blissful marital relationship

How did the couple's love for animals bring them together?

Back in the early 2000s, Minoo and Jackson first met at a fundraiser event for rescued kittens. Having a similar interest and deep love for animals, the pair instantly connected. Afterward, they went on a coffee date and began dating.

For decades Minoo was vegan, and after the marriage, Jackson too became vegan. At present, they run their company together and enjoy a happy married life. Another animal rights advocate, Tracey McShane, has a happy married life too.

Jackson Galaxy: The Cat Behaviorist

Jackson goes by the nickname, 'The Cat Daddy.’ Jackson Galaxy, a cat behaviorist, author, and TV personality, is best known for hosting 'My Cat from Hell.' He is a former cat consultant and has worked with several animal shelters.

Jackson is the host of a show called, My Cat from Hell.
Image: Jackson Galaxy is also known as The Cat Daddy.
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Since 2013, Jackson has been hosting a web series called Cat Mojo on Animalist Network. Further, he has published two New York Times best-selling books. The cat expert has written a few other books as well.

How a cat changed Jackson's life?

Jackson was born as Richard Kirschner in 1966 in New York City, the United States. He changed his name legally in his 20s. Jackson, who wanted to be a musician in his early days, was a drug and alcohol addict.

While living in Boulder, Colorado, Jackson volunteered in animal shelters. One day he saw a woman dump a cat who was hit by a car and was in bad condition. Jackson took the cat named Benny as a project. Also, he recovered from his addiction, and since then, Jackson has never looked back.

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Net Worth

The animal advocate, Minoo Rahbar, hasn't revealed her actual income and net worth. The average salary for animal rescuers is around $28,316. Meanwhile, her husband, Jackson, has a net worth of $1 million.

Jackson Galaxy's net worth is over $1 million.
Image: Jackson and Minoo own a cat consulting firm. The couple has a net worth of over $1 million.
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Rahbar might receive a hefty sum of money from her work in animal welfare. Meanwhile, her spouse earns from his show, books, and business ventures. The couple owns a cat consulting firm as well.

Jackson is currently one of the board of directors for Stray Cat Alliance and Fix Nation in Los Angeles. Additionally, he is one of the board of advisers for Neighborhood Cats in New York City.

Achievements

Minoo has been sheltering and rescuing animals for a long time. For her contribution, she won the 2011 Kitchen Rescue Advocacy Award

She was given the award at House of Blues in West Hollywood. Like Rahbar, Carole Baskin is an animal activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue.

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