Chris Harrison Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 24 Nov, 2017
Facts of Chris Harrison
Date of Birth: 1971 , June-26
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Chris Harrison
Birth Name Chris Harrison
Nick Name Chris
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Dallas, Texas
Ethnicity White
Profession TV Show Host
Working For Television
Net Worth Unknown
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Married Yes
Married to Gwen Harrison (m. 1993–2012)
Children 2
Divorce Yes
Education Lake Highlands High School, Oklahoma City University
TV Show The Bachelor since
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An American television personality, Chris Harrison, is best known as a host of an American reality dating show, The Bachelor. Chris’ career is highlighted with the Bachelor’s spin-offs.

He is hosting ABC reality television dating show The Bachelor since 2002. He has hosted all spinoff shows of The Bachelor. He is also the host of the syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Chris Harrison has been active in the profession since 1993.

Early Life

Born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, USA, Chris Harrison’s early life was out of media knowledge. Chris was interested in soccer since his childhood. He went to Lake Highlands High School and graduated in 1989. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship.


Chris Harrison started his career as a sports reporter at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City in 1993 and remained until 1999. He also worked briefly for TVG Network, a horse racing channel and HGTV as the host of Designer’s Channel.

Chris also starred as a guest on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch as music show host. He is described best as the host of the programs in his career. He was the host of American Music Awards in November 2008 alongside Carrie Ann Inaba and Nicole Scherzinger.

He co-hosted the game show You Deserve It and Hollywood 411. He was the host for the season 2015-2016 of the syndicated show Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

Personal Life

Chris Harrison is currently unmarried. He previously married to his college sweetheart Gwen Harrison. The two dated for a year prior to getting married. The couple shared their marital vows in 1993.

The couple has two children together named Joshua Harrison and Taylor Harrison. They got divorced in 2012 after spending 18 years of married life together.

The reason behind their divorce is not disclosed to the public. The divorce cost Chris to hand over half of his property to his wife.

After the divorce, Chris Harrison was seen hanging out with Kelly Sarac. Reports suggest they are very close to each other. Kelly Sarac is a divorcee.

She was married to Tommy Sarac and has three children with him. Prior to her, Chris was said to have an affair with “The Bachelor” Season 17 participants, Selma Almeria, in 2013. Chris was heard introducing Selma as his girlfriend.

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Chris has a calculated annual salary of $1.5 million and has an estimated net worth of around $12 million. Now, after the divorce, he is remained with half but is adding up his wealth through his hard work. 

Social media 

Chris Harrison is available on Twitter and Instagram. He is a very popular person which can be proved by his increasing fans following in his accounts. His short biography and the news updates are available on different websites on the internet through which his fans can know more about him.


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