Television personality-former zoo director Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia. As the illness worsens, Jack’s public appearance has been limited.
Jack Bushnell Hanna is a former American zookeeper and the owner of Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
As the zoo’s owner, he is widely credited with improving the zoo’s consistency and popularity, from 1978 to 1992.
His media appearances, notably with Johnny Carson, David Letterman, James Corden, Good Morning America, and Maury Povich, have established him as one of the country’s most prominent animal experts.
Most recently Jack is on news for his declining health conditions, which raises concerns among his well-wishers.
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Jack Hanna Illness: What Happened To The Retired Zookeeper?
Jack Hanna is no longer able to participate in public life as he is diagnosed with the illness Alzheimer’s dementia.
According to his family, his illness progressed faster than anyone could have anticipated.
The family of celebrity zookeeper and TV show host Jack Hanna said he's been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life. The 74-year-old Hanna was director of the Columbus Zoo from 1978 to 1992 and still serves as its director emeritus. https://t.co/4n6RMiT7OF
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 7, 2021
Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia, now believed to be Alzheimer’s disease.
The director Jack is now unable to participate in public life like he once did as his condition has severely worsened in the last few months.
How Old Is Jack Hanna?
Jack Hanna’s age is currently 74 years old, who recently got retired from his profession.
He was born in 1947 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S, and celebrates his birthday every year on January 2.
Jack Hanna Wife And Family
Jack Hanna has not revealed his parents’ names on the internet platform yet.
However, he grew up on his father’s farm and volunteered for the family veterinarian, Dr. Roberts, when he was 11.
The tv-personality jack wife’s name is Suzi Egli.
Together, the couple has been blessed with three daughters namely Kathaleen, Suzanne, and Julie.
My friends at the @ColumbusZoo surprised me with this video celebrating my retirement with some our favorite moments together. I am so thankful to have lived my dream and met so many wonderful people along the way!https://t.co/WXghkE8hKq
— Jack Hanna (@JungleJackHanna) December 10, 2020
Jack Hanna Net Worth
Hanna began doing animal demonstrations on the road, appearing in a number of daytime and late-night talk shows.
As his popularity increased so did the zoo’s attendance by a whopping 400%.