Who Is Jackson Galaxy’s Wife, Minoo Rahbar: The Truth Behind Her Early Life, Career, And More

By Yubesh Koirala | Updated on October 12, 2022
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    Minoo Rahbar is an animal enthusiast, rescuer, adopter, and activist. Most people, however, recognize her as the life partner of a fellow animal lover, Youtuber, Jackson Galaxy. Jackson is also commonly known as “The Cat Daddy.”

    Minoo Rahbar’s husband, Jackson is especially famous as the host of Animal Planet’s show, My Cat from Hell. Both Minoo and Jackson are called a “match made in heaven.” But where is Minno Rahbar now? Is she and Jackson Galaxy still together?

    Well, here are several unknown facts you are looking for about Minoo Rahbar. We will be revealing all facts and mysteries about her in the article below.

    Jackson Galaxy’s Wife, Minoo Rahbar Is Iranian By Birth

    As per the public records, the animal activist/rescuer, Minoo Rahbar was born in August 1968 in Iran. The animal lover is now presumed to be in her late 40s.

    While not much about her family is known, her mother, Mehrtaj Safai (Rahbar) who died in May 2022, was apparently a Persian poet, author, and possibly a rug maker. She allegedly was also a master in pottery.

    Iranian-American animal activist, Minoo Rahbar.
    Cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy’s wife, Minoo Rahbar in March 2018. Facebook

    Moreover, she had a very difficult childhood. She allegedly moved from a war-affected Iran to the United State of America in her early childhood, supposedly at age of ten.

    Minoo completed her school-level education at US Grant School in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, and she graduated in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.

    Rahbar, a vegan also has an older sister named, Mitra who too is a poet (mostly prayers).

    Many sources have often mistaken Minoo for an Indian descent because of her Asian look. But upon reading about her background, we’re sure we have certainly dissolved the rumors.

    Minoo Rahbar Has A Strong Devotion To Animal Safety And Their Rights

    Talking about her career, Minoo has been a founder of animal care (cats) for quite some years. She owns an organization that helps in the rescue of animals that are injured and homeless.

    Rahbar is also active on her social media handles which are full of pictures of cats and dogs. She also occasionally adopts animals and takes care of them by herself. Instead of pursuing an office as a career, Minoo chooses to work as a volunteer and rescuer of an animal especially cats and dogs.

    Minoo Rahbar Wife of Jackson Galaxy
    Jackson Galaxy Wife Minoo Rahbar

    For her hard work and love towards animals, she has also won the 2011 Award for Kitten Rescue at the 4th annual Furball Held in West Hollywood’s House of Blues in Los Angeles.

    Rahbar And Jackson Galaxy Relationship: They Met At A Gala

    The daughter of Iranian parents, Rahbar, and the reality star, Jackson Galaxy met each other for the first time at a kitten rescue benefit gala that the former had organized.

    In the same event, the duo spent almost fifteen minutes having a cup of coffee during which they get impressed with each other. Later, they became a friend and started dating each other for a few years.

    Minoo And Jackson Galaxy At Marriage Ceremony
    Minoo Rahbar And Jackson at their wedding in June 2014.

    Finally, on 29th June 2014, Minoo and Jackson got married. Their wedding ceremony was a private and exciting ceremony at the Best Friends Animal Society. The venue is a no-kill pet Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah. The couple’s dog Mooshka was the ring bearer.

    Discussing his wedding with the Iranian-born American, Jackson told the news outlet Pueblo Chieftain that while he had no intention of marrying, Minoo’s apathy toward his fame and yet her caring nature for animals really made him go for it.

    After the wedding, the pair headed to the South Seas for the honeymoon.

    Following that, Mianoo and Jackson opened the Jackson Galaxy Project which helps raise awareness for animal rescue and adoption.

    Minoo Rahbar Was Previously Married

    Minoo apparently was once married before she became Jackson’s wife. This she confirmed via her Facebook in Jan 2015 when she shared a picture of herself alongside her then recently passed “ex-father-in-law.” Rahbar though hasn’t revealed who her ex-husband is except for his last name most possibly has something to do with Mehta.

    As of now, she and her current partner, Jackson are having healthy relationships with each other. Till now there exist no rumors of controversies or issues among them. And although they are yet to have children, Rahbar and Jackson are parents to five indoor cats. It includes four feral cats, three dogs, and two turtles. The couple resides in Los Angeles, California.

    Minoo Rahbar Husband Jackson Galaxy

    Jackson Galaxy Aka The Cat Daddy is the husband of Animal Activist Minoo Rahbar. Jackson is a cat Behaviorist and YouTuber and also the host of the television show, My Cat From Hell.

    He was born on 28th April 1966 in New York City, New York in a Jewish family, refugee father and mother, in Manhattan. He holds American Nationality and belongs to the Caucasian ethnicity.

    Youtuber and Rahbar's spouse, Jackson Galaxy.
    Minoo’s partner and cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy. Andrew Mattilda

    Furthermore, Galaxy graduated with a theater degree from the University of Iowa in 1991. Later, Jackson moved to Boulder, Colorado in 1992 where he learned about cat behavior initially with the Humane Society of Boulder Valley. Additionally, in 2002, Jackson practiced as a cat consultant and worked as the co-founder of Little Big Cat, Inc. with Dr. Jean Hofve.

    Moreover, he wrote many books regarding cats. Jackson wrote books like Cat Daddy: What the World’s Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me about Life, Love, and Coming Clean.

    How Many Animals Does Rahbar Have?

    As mentioned, Rahbar and Galaxy both love animals. Likewise, they have a total of fourteen pets, out of which nine are cats (four wild ones living in their garage and five living indoors), three of them are dogs, and two turtles.

    Minoo Rahbar Net-worth

    According to reports, Minoo Rahbar has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million although her source of income is a bit ambiguous. While Minoo is an animal lover, she made most of her money from her different pet stores.

    On the other hand, her husband, Jackson’s net worth is around $1.5 million. Jackson earns money from his show, My Cat from Hell, and also from his YouTube channel. Jackson has also done many projects like Little Big Cat, Galaxy Project, and Galaxy Solution which helps him to uplift his net worth.

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