Jason Conrad Hawes was born on December 27, 1971 in Canandaigua, New York and moved to Warwick, Rhode Island in 1979. Jason is the founder of The Atlantic Paranormal Society, AKA ‘TAPS’, which is based in Warwick, RI.
He is the main star and co-creator of Syfy / NBC longest running unscripted reality television show ‘Ghost Hunters’ which is in its eighth season and airs in nearly 170 countries around the world.
He was also a major factor behind the creation of Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters Academy, both of which are also television programs that run on the SyFy network. An avid fisherman, martial artists, hiker and survivalist, Jason keeps himself busy. He is a father of 5 children and he is 1 of 6 children himself. He has 3 older sisters, 1 younger sister and 1 younger brother.
Yes, that is Jason as a kid.
Today, Jason is most recognized as the main star on the hit television show Ghost Hunters which airs on the SyFy channel.
Jason has been interviewed hundreds of times and has appeared in many popular television programs such as those documented below.
NBC The Today show
2006, 2008, 2010
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009)
The Ellen Degeneres Show (2006)
Larry King Live (TV series)
– Ghostbuster Dan Aykroyd on Haunted Happenings! (2009)
– James Van Praagh & Lisa Williams (2007)
Infanity |TV series documentary (2008)
The View (2008)
– Episode dated 8 July 2008 (2008)
Late Night with Conan O’Brien (TV series) (2005)
– Episode dated 8 December 2005 (2005)
Jason has also made guest appearances on other television shows such as Destination Truth.
Destination Truth (TV series)
(Appearing as Himself as a Paranormal Expert)
– Ghost Fleet/Japanese River Monster (2010)
– Ghosts of Haboro/Mngwa (2010) … Himself
– Poltergeists of Pompeii/Nandi Beast (2010) … Himself
– Ghost of Petra/The Lizard Man (2010) … Himself
– Ghosts of the Great Wall/Israeli Mermaid (2010)
(and other episodes)
As a leading brain behind Ghost Hunters Academy, Jason has also made appearances on Ghost Hunters Academy.
Ghost Hunters Academy (TV series)
– Finals at the Stanley Hote (2010) (also archive footage)
– Schooled at Shawshank (2010) (also archive footage)
– Island Castaway (2010)
– Dissension in the Ranks (2010)
– Crazy for Power (2010)
Jason has also made numerous other appearances on television, radio, print, and in popular programs such as South Park.