Jake and Tracey Steinfeld have been happily married for over 25 years.You may have seen Jake on fitness videos and T.V. shows as he has been an advocate of physical fitness for many years. He served under Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and Governor Jerry Brown as Chairman of the California Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports with the mission of establishing California as the nation’s first “Fitness State”. His catch phrase is “Don’t quit!”
He has a line of fitness equipment called “Body by Jake” In the literary world, Steinfeld’s book, I’ve Seen a Lot of Famous People Naked and They’ve Got Nothing on You! was a New York Times® business bestseller and Wall Street Journal® best seller. His other titles include Get Strong! Body by Jake’s Guide to Building Confidence, Muscles and a Great Future for Teenage Guys; PowerLiving by Jake, Eleven Lessons to Change Your Life; and the instructional’s Don’t Quit, and Body by Jake.
He and his wife Tracey got married in 1988 and have four children: daughter Morgan, 20, will be a junior at West Virginia this fall; Nick, 18, will be a sophomore lacrosse player at Bucknell; and Zach (14) and Luke (12) will be ninth and eighth graders, respectively, at Brentwood School.
Jake was named honorary mayor of Pacific Palisades in May of this year. He and his family have resided there for over 19 years. They still live in the first home they purchased there with their two youngest children. Jake’s niece is Hailee Steinfeld, who will be in the movie Ender’s Game.