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Chris Harrison Net Worth, Biography, Shows, Awards and More

Chris Harrison Net Worth and Biography

Popular Name:Chris Harrison
Birth Name:Christopher Bryan Harrison
Birth Date:26 July 1971
Birth Place:Dallas, Texas, United States
Age:48
Gender:Male
NationalityAmerican
Height:178cm
Weight:85kg
Sexuality:Straight
Marital Status:Divorced
Spouse(name):
Gwen Harrison
(m. 1994; div. 2012)
Children:2
Profession:Television personality, News anchor
Years active:1993 till date
Net Worth:$16 Million
Last Updated:April  2020

American television personality and game show host Chris Harrison is best known for his position as host of ABC’s  reality TV dating show “The Bachelor” since 2002, and its spin-offs “The Bachelorette” since 2003, “Bachelor Pad” from 2010 to 2012, “Bachelor in Paradise” since 2014, the first season of “Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise” in 2015, “Bachelor Live” in 2016, and “The Bachelor Winter Games” in 2018. He has also hosted the syndicated version of the popular television game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” from his 2015 hosting role through the show’s cancellation 2019.

Maybe you know this television star, but do you know his career journey and how much he is worth in 2020? To provide you with all the important details you deserve, we have penned down Chris Harrison net worth and short biography, professional life, personal life, and many more facts in on this page.

Chris Harrison’s Early Life

Christopher Bryan Harrison was born in Dallas, Texas, United State on July 26 1971. Most of his childhood details has been kept away by Chris himself, but we do know that he loved playing soccer while growing up. He schooled in Lake highlands High School where he graduated from in 1989. He attended Oklahoma City University after he got a soccer scholarship. He was also a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Chris Harrison’s Career

Due to his passion for soccer and sports in general, he got a job as a reporter of sports at KWTV, a CBS affiliate located in Oklahoma City. He worked there for six years from 1993 to 1999. He also worked for a horse race channel, TVG Network, and also host of Designer’s Channel, HGTV. Additionally, he worked as the host of a music show on “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch”.

Chris Harrison is credited to have hosted several programs in his career, including the American Music Awards which was held in November of 2008, with his co-hosts being Nicole Scherzinger and Carrie Ann Inaba. He has co-hosted famous game shows “You Deserve It” and “Hollywood 411”. He also hosted the 2015-2016 season of the popular game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”.

He has also made appearances on popular television shows like “Hot in Cleveland” and “Single Parents”.

To top it all, Chris is best known for his position as host of ABC’s  reality TV dating show “The Bachelor” since 2002, and its spin-offs “The Bachelorette” since 2003, “Bachelor Pad” from 2010 to 2012, “Bachelor in Paradise” since 2014, the first season of “Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise” in 2015, “Bachelor Live” in 2016, and “The Bachelor Winter Games” in 2018.

Chris Harrison Net Worth
Chris Harrison Net Worth

Shows hosted

  • Mall Masters
  • The Bachelor
  • The Bachelorette
  • Bachelor Pad
  • You Deserve It
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Awards & Achievements

This section for the television star is still blank because he is yet to receive any awards since the start of his career. Though he co-hosted the American Music Awards which was held in November of 2008. However, he is a great reporter and has managed to gather a lot of following on the media.

Chris Harrison’s Personal Life

After being in a relationship for one year, Chris and Gwen Harrison his longtime girlfriend got married in 1993. They had two children, Joshua and Taylor Harrison, before their divorce in 2012 after being married for 18 years. This divorce affected Chris Harrison net worth as he lost half of his properties in settlement to his wife.

He has been seen with a couple of female stars since his divorce, including divorcee Kelly Sarac, Selma Almeria, and Lauren Zima who he has been dating since 2018.

Socially, Chris Harrison is a very popular person, and this can easily be seen by his rising popularity on Instagram and Twitter.

Physical Features

Being 48 years at the moment, Chris Harrison is 178cm tall and weighs 85kg. as of today’s date 22nd April 2020. He has blue eyes, and the color of his hair is dark brown.

Chris Harrison Net Worth

This popular television personality has always kept his personal life private and away from the media, including his finances, leaving a large section of his fans and followers to wonder how much the host makes, and how much is Chris Harrison net worth?

Salaries & Earnings

Chris Harrison earns a lot, no doubt. His salary per episode from “The Bachelor” is $60,000, meaning his annual salary could be around $1.5 million and more.

Asides working on “The Bachelor”, he has also been involved with other hosting gigs in his career, including the American Music Awards which was held in November of 2008. He has co-hosted famous game shows “You Deserve It” and “Hollywood 411”. He also hosted the 2015-2016 season of the popular game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”, which have all influenced Chris Harrison net worth. Furthermore, he has also earned some income as a writer. He has published a romance novel, titled, “The Perfect Letter”.

The man gets paid big bucks. In 2020, reports of Chris Harrison net worth is varying. While TheRichest has pegged it at $12 million, CelebrityNetWorth thinks the television star is worth $16 million. There are no known properties owned by this Celebrity who has been known to share a couple of characteristics with television personality and news presenter Julie Chen.

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