Who Is Chris Harrison?
Chris Harrison is an American television and game show host. He is famous for his role as the host of the ABC reality television dating show The Bachelor from 2002 to 2021. He also hosted its spin-offs The Bachelorette from 2003 to 2021, Bachelor Pad from 2010 to 2012, Bachelor in Paradise from 2014 to 2021, the first season of Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise in 2015, Bachelor Live in 2016, and The Bachelor Winter Games in 2018. He also served as the host of the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2015 to 2019.
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Chris Harrison net worth 2022
Christopher Bryan Harrison was born on July 26, 1971 (age 51 years) in Dallas, Texas, United States. He is the son of Mary Beth Harrison (mother) and Mr Harrisson. He graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 1989. He attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship. He was initiated into the Kappa Sigma fraternity while in college.
Chris Harrison worked as a sports reporter at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City from 1993 to 1999. He also worked briefly for TVG Network, a horse racing channel, and was the host of Designers’ Challenge on HGTV. In 2001, Harrison hosted the short-lived game show Mall Masters for GSN.
Harrison guest-starred on Sabrina the Teenage Witch in 2002, as a music show host, in the episode “Ping, Ping a Song”. On November 23, 2008, Harrison hosted the American Music Awards pre-show live on ABC. His co-hosts were Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba, and Pussycat Dolls member Nicole Scherzinger.
The TV Guide Network, now known as “Pop,” announced that Harrison was signed to anchor its live red carpet awards coverage, beginning with the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards in September. In 2011, Harrison and Brooke Burns co-hosted the game show You Deserve It. He has also co-hosted Hollywood 411 on the former TV Guide Network. He has hosted Designers’ Challenge on HGTV and Mall Masters on the Game Show Network.
In April 2015, Disney-ABC announced that Harrison would replace Terry Crews as host of the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? for the 2015–16 season. GSN began airing reruns of this show on December 18, 2017, marking a return to the network for him since the cancellation of Mall Masters. Harrison earned two nominations for Outstanding Game Show Host in 2018 and 2019, but lost to Wayne Brady and Alex Trebek, respectively.
Chris Harrison branched out from TV on May 19, 2015, and published his first romance novel, The Perfect Letter. Harrison hosted ABC’s reality television dating shows The Bachelor, The Bachelorette, Bachelor in Paradise, and its spinoffs.
Harrison announced on February 13, 2021, that he will be temporarily stepping aside from the franchise after facing criticism for defending a contestant on The Bachelor accused of racism. In March 2021, alternative hosts were announced for season 17 of The Bachelorette. In June 2021, it was announced that after 19 years, Chris Harrison had permanently departed the franchise.
Who Is Chris Harrison’s Wife ?
Chris Harrison was married to his first wife Gwen Harrison from 1993 to 2012. His ex-wife was his college sweetheart and they have two children, Joshua Harrison and Taylor Harrison. In May 2012, after 18 years of marriage, Harrison and his wife Gwen Harrison announced they were ending their marriage. As of 2020, Harrison was confirmed to be dating Lauren Zima, a reporter and journalist for Entertainment Tonight. They announced their engagement in October 2021.
Chris Harrison net worth
How much is Chris Harrison worth? Chris Harrison net worth is estimated at around $25 million. His main source of income is from his career as a television and game show host. Chris Harrison’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $8 million annually. His successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential television personalities in the United States. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.