In 2012-2013, Jack won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Children's Series and Outstanding Travel Program in his work on Jack Hanna's Into the Wild.
In 2008, Jack won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Children's Series in his work on Jack Hanna's Into the Wild.
Jack includes his whole family in the shooting of his new series Into the Wild which began airing in October 2007.
Jack received his B.A. degree from Muskingum College in New Concord, Ohio.
Jack is a Professional Fellow of the American Zoo & Aquarium Association and a member of the Explorer's Club.
Jack has a home in Montana where he plans to retire to.
Jack's favorite song is Born Free. He and his wife danced to it at their wedding.
Jack list his favorite color as Hunter green and his favorite food as homemade chocolate chip cookies
Jack has visited all seven continents in his travels for his shows.
In 1983, Jack was a guest on Good Morning America. The animals that he brought with him and what he taught viewers about them made such an impression; he became a regular correspondent for the show.
Jack's first dream job was in 1973 when he became director of the Central Florida Zoo.
Jack is director emiritus of the Colobus Ohio Zoo and his younger Daughter Julie also works there.
Jack is a member of the board of directors for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund. Jack also serves as the national spokesperson for A Special Wish Foundation.
Jack has published several books. Monkeys on the Interstate in 1988 and the children's book Let's Go to the Petting Zoo with Jungle Jack in 1991.
Jack has two dogs, Tasha a yellow Labrador and Brass a golden retriever.
Jack is married to Suzi Egli Hanna and together they have three daughters: Kathaleen, Suzanne and Julie. Jack now has six grandchildren, Gabriella and Jack from his older daughter Kathleen and Brittany, Blake, Alison, and Caroline from his middle daughter Suzanne.
Jack list his hobbies as hiking, eating cookies, causing chaos and listening to country music.
(on the effects of zoos on people)
Jack: Zoos teach people to love animals and that leads them to want to save animals.
(on his favorite animal)
Jack: I love all kinds of animals! But elephants are probably my favorite to watch in the wild.
(on his true calling)
Jack: Jack Hanna's Animal Adventures gives me the platform to excite people and get them to care about animals. For me, this is the fulfillment of a lifelong dream.