Matt Jacobi is a Writer and an "Architect of Change" Contributor for Maria Shriver's motivating website, MariaShriver.com. Jacobi has been a voice of truth on various world topics such as women's rights, religion, mental health, bullying and equality. In December, Jacobi and his fiancé, Nick Caprio created a Barbie "Same Sex Wedding Set" for his niece's 8th birthday, with the hopes to inspire toy giant, Mattel. After posting a message and picture on his social media platforms, the set went viral and became international news around the world. Jacobi and Caprio recently met with Mattel at their Los Angeles headquarters and are now part of the Barbie family.
Jacobi previously worked with international entrepreneur, Louise Mohn in the medical, real estate and fashion industry. This dynamic experience had him traveling the globe learning first hand what it takes to run multiple businesses. It also allowed him to work along New York City's top publishing company, Simon & Schuster and PR power house, Rubenstein Public Relations.
His earlier career began in television after graduating from Arizona State University where he landed his first job at ABC News in Phoenix, Arizona. He later made the move to Hollywood where he worked at the celebrity news show, E! News. Shortly after, The Style Network went on to feature him in a television wedding special capturing his lifestyle expertise. Jacobi continued his on-camera career as a television personality where he starred in two reality shows for the E! Network. He has also made appearances on Ryan Seacrest's radio show as, "Male Model Matt" along with morning news shows around the country.
Today, Jacobi is a Chief Operating Officer for an award-winning agency where he leads a creative team of designers, graphic designers and branding experts.
Jacobi and Caprio married in May 2019 after 11 years together. They were the first same sex couple to marry at The Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.