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Jon Taffer Biography

Birth Name:
Jonathan Peter Taffer
Birth Place:
Great Neck, New York, United States
Host, producer, author, entrepreneur, hospitality consultant

Fast Facts

  • Of Russian Jewish descent
  • Was a drummer in a band
  • Opened his first bar in 1989
  • Invented the concept of NFL Sunday Ticket while serving on the board of NFL Enterprises
  • Has won the Bar Operator of the Year award multiple times
  • One of the first Nightclub Hall of Fame's inductees
  • Founder of Taffer's Mixologist


  • Samantha -- Daughter
  • Nicole Taffer -- Wife