Facts About Jacob Emerson Fishman

Jacob Emerson Fishman is the son of American actress Courtney Thorne-Smith and her second husband, Roger Fishman. He was born on January 11, 2008, in California, United States of America. Jacob Emerson Fishman is the only child and is very close with his mother; he used to accompany her to events, including Alzheimer’s Association Annual Walk to end Alzheimer’s.

Despite being a celebrity kid, his parents have tried to keep him away from the public; in 2009, a year after his birth, his mother made a public appearance with him.


Regarding his education, Jacob Emerson Fishman is probably in high school; his parents have not revealed much about his educational details. They barely post anything relating to their son on social media platforms.

Jacob’s Parents’ Relationship

Jacob’s parents met in 2006, and they started dating. The couple tied the knot on January 1, 2007, and have been together for 16 years. Before marrying Roger Fishman, Courtney Thorne-Smith was married to Andrew Conrad, but their marriage lasted less than a year; they exchanged wedding vows in June 2000 and in January 2001, they were separated.

Jacob Emerson Fishman’s mother also dated Andrew Shue, with whom she appeared in the sitcom Melrose Place. On the other hand, little is known about his father’s past relationships.

His Mother

Jacob’s mother began her acting career in 1986; she first appeared in the film Lucas. The following year, she portrayed Sunny Carstairs in Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise. Her other film credits include Summer School, The Lovemaster, Side Out, Chairman of the Board and Whisper of the Heart.

Courtney Thorne-Smith has significantly impacted the acting industry on television, having appeared in several shows. Her first television appearance was in 1986 when she appeared as Stacey Hamilton in Fast Times. That same year, she also appeared in the movie The Thanksgiving Promise.

For a year, Jacob Emerson Fishman’s mother starred as Kristin Carlson in the short sitcom Day by Day. In 1990, Courtney Thorne-Smith portrayed Kimberly Dugan in six episodes of L.A Law. From 1992 to 1996, Jacob’s mother starred as Alison Parker in the soap opera Melrose Place. She portrayed Georgia Thomas in Ally McBeal and Cheryl in According to Jim. Jacob’s mother also appeared as Lyndsey McElroy in Two and a Half Men.

Jacob’s mother’s other television projects include Fresh Off The Boat, Mom, More Bitter than Death: An Emma Fielding Mystery, Spin City, Breach of Conduct, Grapevine, Jack’s Place and Anything but Love.

Net Worth of His Parents

Jacob’s mother has made her fortune through her acting career, which has spanned over thirty years. Her net worth is approximately 8 million dollars. Jacob’s father has also made good money as an author and photographer.

Social Media

Jacob Emerson Fishman is not active on social media as he focuses on his studies. His father is on Instagram, sharing pictures of adventurous places he has visited with his followers, but he rarely posts pictures of his son. On the other hand, Jacob’s mother is not on social media platforms.