Dana Bash Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Nov, 2017
Facts of Dana Bash
Date of Birth: 1971 , June-15
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 6 Inch
Name Dana Bash
Birth Name Dana Ruth Schwartz
Father Stu Schwartz
Mother Frances Weinman Schwartz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Montvale, New Jersey
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Journalist and Anchorwoman
Working For ABC News
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonade
Face Color White
Weight in KG 59 KG
Famous for Journalist
Married to John King (m. 2008), Jeremy Bash (1998)
Divorce John King (m. 2012), Jeremy Bash (m. 2007)
Education George Washington University
Awards N/A
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
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Dana Bash, an American journalist/anchor, is a current correspondent for CNN News Source. She was one of the women honored at Elle Magazine’s 2014 ‘ Women in Washington Power List’. 

Early Life and Education

Dana Bash was born as Dana Ruth Schwartz on 15 June 1971, in New York City. She is a Journalist and a TV presenter.

She was born as the second out of four children to father Stu Schwartz, a producer of the ABC News and Frances Weinman Schwartz (mother) who was an author as well as a teacher of the 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 competitive nature and was also very good inside and outside her class.

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 the George Washington University, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in political communications.

She is a Christian by religion although her mother is a Jew. Born in a White American ethnicity, she is an American by nationality.


After completing B.A in political communications from the George Washington University, Dana joined the CNN network as Dana Schwartz.

She worked as an assistant 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 she was promoted to a news anchor, she became one of the producers on Capitol Hill and covered news on politicians and senates.

She 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.

Personal Life

Bash is currently unmarried. She 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

She 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. 

A beautiful woman, she 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 very down to earth person and besides her news reporting image, is a philanthropist as well. 

Net Worth and Body Measurements

Dana Bash's current net worth is $2 million. She earns huge amount of salary from CNN as a correspondent. According to a source, her annually average salary is $100K. 

Bash's is 5 feet 6-inch tall lady with a pleasant appearance. She has a perfect body measurement size. Bash is also popular on social sites like Twitter and Facebook.