What does Jacob Payne do for a living? His Age, Height, Spouse  

April 18, 2024
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Who is Jacob Payne?

Jacob Payne is a professional American Football player, excelling as both a defensive back and wide receiver for the Arizona Rattlers in the Arena League.

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Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education

Jacob Payne was born on 18 July 1990, in Detroit, Michigan. He’s been very secretive about his family, never discussing his parents’ names and professions in public. However, it’s believed that his father is a high school football coach, while his mother is a homemaker. Moreover, Jacob hasn’t talked about having any siblings – it’s believed that he is one of four children, but there is no confirmation of this. He grew up in Lansing, Michigan, as the family relocated there shortly after his birth. He attended a local high school, and after matriculation, enrolled at Central Michigan University.

His interest in football appeared early on, and he nurtured his talents playing in high school and continuing while at university; he was one of the best players on the university team, showing remarkable skills. He finished his studies in 2012 but never revealed his field of study. Following this, he launched his professional career.



He joined the Arizona Rattlers in the Arena League after graduating, thus launching his professional career. Known as the top tier of American indoor football, he also played for teams such as Nebraska Danger, San Jose Sabercats, and Spokane Shocks. In 2014, he gained notice for scoring 39 catches, 200 yards, and six touchdowns in 13 games. Currently, he plays as both a defensive back and a wide receiver.

Popularity Through Marriage

Jacob Payne rose to public attention not just for his football prowess, but also through his marriage to reality TV personality Natalie Nunn. The two started dating in October 2011, and just a year later, they held a small wedding ceremony, aired in two episodes of the popular show “Bridezillas”,  on 28 October and 4 November 2012.

His popularity soared when together with his wife he appeared in the reality show “Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars” (2014), featuring in 10 episodes of the popular show, which only increased Jacob’s popularity.

In November 2014, Natalie announced that she was pregnant, but this ended with a miscarriage in February 2015. The two eventually welcomed a daughter, Journey, on 26 April 2017, who is already a social media star in her own right, with over 70,000 followers on her official Instagram page.


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Social Media, Hobbies, Interests, and Trivia

Jacob Payne is active on social media, with over 84,000 followers on Instagram under the username mrjacobpayne. He frequently shares snapshots of his life, including moments with his wife and daughter, showcasing his tattoos, and engaging in football-related activities. Jacob maintains a rigorous daily gym routine, stressing the importance of staying in shape for his football career. Moreover, it’s through Instagram that he sells his fitness program which he calls Caveman.

Besides football, Jacob is passionate about traveling, often exploring various US states for sports-related purposes.

A fan of Joaquin Phoenix, he enjoys movies such as “Joker,” “Her,” and “Gladiator,” reflecting his taste in entertainment. Notably, he sports a tattoo of the Joker from the 2019 movie.


Net Worth

According to authoritative sources, Jacob Payne’s net worth is estimated at over  $100,000, as of early 2024.

Appearance and Body Measurements

Jacob Payne has dark brown hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m) and weighs approximately 210lbs (95kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure.

Jacob Payne’s Wife, Natalie Nunn Short Bio

Natalie Nunn was born on 26 December 1984 in Concord, California USA, the daughter of Karen and Earl Nunn. Raised in Pleasanton alongside her brother Ronald Nunn, Natalie’s mother, Karen, worked two jobs to support the family. After attending Aragon High School in San Mateo, California, at which she excelled in both academics and sports, Natalie continued her education at the University of Southern California. There, she played as a defender on the Trojans women’s soccer team.

Natalie’s rise to fame began with her appearance on the fourth season of “Bad Girls Club” in 2009. The season’s premiere set an Oxygen network record for the highest number of viewers. Despite being removed from the show in Episode 11 due to a physical altercation, her popularity led to subsequent appearances in seasons five and six. She also competed in the second season of the show’s spinoff, “Love Games: Bad Girls Need Love Too”, placing second.

In 2012, Natalie featured in the Oxygen series “Tanisha Gets Married”, and served as a bridesmaid at fellow Bad Girl Tanisha Thomas’s wedding. The couple’s journey and experiences were later discussed in “The Bill Cunningham Show”.

Hosting her own Filmon TV show called “The Tea Party with Natalie Nunn” since 22 June 2012, Natalie engages in interviews, discusses current events, and shares insights into her projects and experiences. The show features co-hosts Milyn “Mimi” Jensen and transgender activist Gizelle.


Natalie’s success continued with the airing of the special “Making it to the Mansion, ATL” in 2013, along with a co-hosting role in the casting special for “Bad Girls Club: Miami II”.

She expanded her influence by releasing an autobiographical book entitled “Turn Down For What” in May 2013, and followed up with a tell-all book entitled “Straight Like That” in November 2013.

In 2014, Natalie returned to “Bad Girls Club” for the “Redemption” season, but was removed in episode four due to a physical altercation. She maintained her presence on television with appearances on WeTV shows such as “Marriage Boot Camp” and “Where Are They Now?”, as well as starring with her mother in Lifetime’s reality show “Mother/Daughter Experiment”.

Natalie’s television journey extended to executive producing Zeus originals such as “Baddies” and “Bad Boys” from 2015 onward.

According to authoritative sources, Natalie Nunn’s net worth is estimated at over $1 million as of early 2024.

Before Jacob, she was in romantic relationships with American actor Olamide Faison, from 2003 to 2009.

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