Dana Bash, an American journalist/anchor, is a current correspondent for CNN News Source. She also worked as a producer at a number of weekend programs such as Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. She was one of the women honored at Elle Magazine’s 2014 ‘ Women in Washington Power List.
Early Life And Education Of Dana Bash
Dana Bash was born as Dana Ruth Schwartz on 15 June 1971, in New York City. She is a Journalist and a TV presenter.
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Bash was born as the second out of four children to father Stu Schwartz, a producer of ABC News, and Frances Weinman Schwartz (mother) who was an author as well as a teacher of Jewish studies. She has an elder sister and two young brothers, with whom she grew up.
Born in New York, she grew up in Manhatten and studied at the local Pascack Hills High School. She was the captain of her school’s cheerleading team and was also into sports herself.
She competed in inter-school athletics in different competitions and won medals as well in the long jump and 200 m running. A very talented child, she was of a competitive nature and was also very good inside and outside her cla s s.
Her mother recalls her to be the easiest of four to deal with and says she was a quiet child. Upon graduation, she studied at George Washington University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in political communications.
Bash is a Christian by religion although her mother is a Jew. Born in a White American ethnicity, she is an American by nationality.
Dana Bash's Professional Career
After completing B.A in political communications from the George Washington University, Dana joined the CNN network as Dana Schwartz.
Bash worked as an a s sistant journalist and chased after much news. She describes her initial days as pretty hectic although she never got bored of it.
Working as a reporter, she also worked as an editor and lived in a difficult time. Her low salary wasn’t enough for her to live in New York, so she shared rooms with John King, her co-worker who later became her spouse.
After Bash was promoted to a news anchor, Bash became one of the producers on Capitol Hill and covered news on politicians and senates.
Bash covered some great stories that became the key factor in her rise to fame. She also hosted some special coverage and weekend shows like Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics.
Dana Bash's Net Worth And Salary
Dana Bash's current net worth is $2 million. She has earned such a hefty amount from her prolific journalism career. She earns a huge amount of salary from CNN as a correspondent. According to a source, her annually average salary is $100K.
Dana Bash's Personal Life, Dating, And Relationship
Dana Bash is currently unmarried. She was previously married to John King, her fellow worker. John and Dana got married in 2008 and divorced in 2012, after having a son together. Before marrying King, she was already married and divorced Jeremy Bash.
Bash married Jeremy Bash from 1998 to 2007. She met him while she was a correspondent at the white house and he was the chief of staff of the Department of Defense. Dana also changed her last from Schwartz to Bash after marrying him. Unfortunately, they parted their ways after living together for 9 years.
Bash doesn’t have a very great height and has a slim body type. She is an amiable person, and thus there is no surprise in the fact that she has got so many admirers. She is also a very down-to-earth person and besides her news reporting image, is a philanthropist as well.
Talking about her online presence, Bash is also quite busy on social media like Facebook and Instagram.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: As of 2019, Dana Bash is 48 years old.
- Birth Sign: Gemini
- Dana Bash's height: she stands at the height of 5’ 2” (157 cm).
- Weight: 120 pounds (54.5 kg)
- Bra Size: 34C
- Body Measurement: 35-25-35 inches (89-64-89 cm)
- Age: June 15, 1971 (age 47)
- Birth Name: Dana Ruth Schwartz
- Education: Pascack Hills High School
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: White
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Brown
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