Dan Harris Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 16 Aug, 2017
Facts of Dan Harris
Date of Birth: 1971 , July-26
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Dan Harris
Father Nancy Lee Harris
Mother Jay R. Harris
Birth Place/City Newton
Ethnicity White
Working For ABC News
Net Worth $5 million
Married Yes
Married to Bianca Harris
Children Alexander Robert Harris
Awards Emmy Award
TV Show : Good Morning America, Nightline, ABC World News Tonight, 500 Questions, ABC's The Lookout
Siblings Matt C. Harris
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Dan Harris a newsreader and journalist for ABC News. He is also the host of the show Nightline and he was co-host of the weekend show Good Morning American. Dan Harris won Emmy Award for his reports on ‘How to buy a child in ten hours” in ‘Nightline.

Early Life and Education

Talented and industrious guy, Dan Harris was born on 26 July 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America to father Jay R. Harris and mother Nancy Lee Harris. His mother is a pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and has a world authority on lymphomas.

Harris’s father is the chair of Harvard's radiation oncology residency program and recipient of the 2007 American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Gold Medal. He grew up with his brother venture capitalist Matthew Carmichael Harris in Massachusetts.

Dan Harris completed his graduation from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1993. As far as his ethnicity is concerned, Dan is of mixed ethnical background and belongs to American nationality.

Professional Career

Dan Harris moved to NBC News in the year 2000. From 2006 to 2011, he hosted World News Sunday. He currently hosts World News and ABC World News Tonight weekend editions.

Moreover, Harris also appears in World News as a regular contributor. He covered the papal conclave at Vatican City, which elected Pope Francis in the year 2013. Before that, Dan also hosted News Digital's debate coverage for the presidential election.

In 2014, Dan covered the shooting of Parliament Hill in Ottawa. He is currently working as a correspondent for ABC News along with co-anchor Sara Haines and Matt Gutman as well.

Personal Life

Dan Harris is a married man. He has been married to his girlfriend, pulmonologist Bianca Harris since May 2009. The couple organized their wedding ceremony in New York.

Bianca gave birth to a baby boy, Alexander Robert Harris on December 15, 2014. The couple is currently spending quality time in New York City with their son.

The pair also hasn't disclosed any plans for having another child yet. Other than that, he is also active on social Medias and updates his daily important activities.

Net Worth and Salary

Dan Harris has earned a good amount of net worth from his journalism career. He is a correspondent for ABC News and an anchor for Nightline as well as co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. In the year 2009, he also won an Emmy Award for his report "How to Buy a Child in Ten Hours."

Dan earns an average salary of $85k annually. Being a winner of Emmy Award, his salary also increased by 300% per Award. Therefore we can assume that Dan’s net worth estimated to be more than $5 million. 


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