Jeff Corwin was born on July 11, 1967 in Norwell, Massachusetts. Active in wildlife rescue and environmental causes, Corwin lives in Marshfield, Massachusetts.
The son of a police officer, Corwin was raised in a little, upper class community south of Boston. He was also certified as an Advanced Area Medical Specialist from the U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences.
An active conservationist, Corwin helped create the Emerald Canopy Rainforest Foundation after seeing Belize for the very first time in 1984. He continues to lecture on wildlife, ecology and conservation throughout America.
In 2007, he started filming a show for the Travel Channel called Into Alaska with Jeff Corwin. In 2009, Corwin hosted a documentary series called Feeling Heat in a partnership with all the conservationist group Defenders of Wildlife. As a board member of Defenders of Wildlife as well as a correspondent for NBC News, Corwin is actively involved with the retrieval attempt to save wildlife along with the affected habitats as an outcome of the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
On March 22, 2007, while filming in Cambodia, Corwin was assaulted through an angry elephant. Corwin walked from the horrific assault using a only a few comparatively injuries to his arm. He resides with his lovely wife and daughter in Marshfield, Massachusetts.