Chris Harrison Biography-Wiki
Chris Harrison, whose full birth names are Christopher Bryan Harrison, is an American television and game show host born and bred in Dallas, Texas, United States. Harrison is famous for hosting the ABC reality television dating show The Bachelor (2002 ) and its spin-offs The Bachelorette (2003), Bachelor Pad ( 2010- 2012), Bachelor in Paradise (2014), the first season of Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise (2015), Bachelor Live (2016), and The Bachelor Winter Games (2018).
He also hosted the already canceled syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2015 through the 2019 cancellation.
Chris Harrison Age | Birthday
Christopher Bryan Harrison is 48 years as of 2019. He was born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on July 26th every year.
Chris Harrison Height| Chris Harrison Weight
Harrison is a man of average stature, he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78 meters. He also weighs 85 kgs or 187 pounds.
Chris Harrison Education
Harrison attended Lake Highlands High School where he graduated in 1989. He then joined Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship. While in college, he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Chris Harrison Family
After conducting research on Harrison’s family, we didn’t come across much details about them, only limited information has been shared publicly. All that has been revealed is his mother’s names, Mary Beth Harrison. There is nothing known about his father or if he has any siblings. We will update the information once it is available.
Chris Harrison Wife | Chris Harrison Married
The bachelorette host most probably could be unmarried as of 2020. However, he was previously married for 18 years, to his college sweetheart Gwen Jones Harrison, the mother of his two children. They were married from 1993 until 2012 when they finalized their divorce.
Gwen and Chris met while they were both studying at Oklahoma City University in 1991. She was an accountant, whilst he was a sportscaster, and they wedded after graduating in 1994. The couple never shared the reason why they decided to end their union, however, they have remained to be the best of friends, even helping each other in co-parenting.
Chris Harrison Kids | Children
Harrison and his ex-wife Gwen have two children namely, a son Joshua Harrison born in 2003 and a daughter Taylor Harrison born in 2005 respectively.
Chris Harrison Girlfriend| Chris Harrison Lauren Zima
Harrison has been dating American actress, producer, and entertainment reporter, Lauren Zima since January 2019. After being single for quite a long time, the bachelorette host finally managed to get himself his soulmate, who is none other than, his now-girlfriend Lauren Zima. Though their relationship had previously been professional.
Harrison and Zima made their red carpet debut in January at Entertainment Weekly’s pre-SAG Awards party, at the Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. She later posted an Instagram Story that said Harrison “is great at parties.” Zima is currently a senior producer and host at Entertainment Tonight. However, the celeb couple hasn’t mentioned tying the knot any time soon.
Chris Harrison Salary
Harrison’s mainstay as a Host of the Bachelorette franchise has come with a lot of cash. Though ABC has not revealed his salary, apparently, reliable sources have recorded that Harrison made $60,000 per episode. It’s even astonishing to figure out his salary after counting all the episodes that he has hosted in total.
Supposing each season averages 10 episodes, that’s obviously 45 seasons at an estimated $600,000 each. And if the given figure was his rate per episode in 2011, one can only guess that he’s receiving more buck almost a decade later. It’s undebatable to say that The bachelorette has indeed made Harrison a rich man aside from the other shows that he hosts.
Chris Harrison Net Worth
In 2019, Harrison’s net worth was estimated to be ranging between $12 million to $16 million. Most of his wealth has been obtained from his television career. These figures keep on increasing significantly as with the renewal of the Bachelorette show. His net value is yet to be updated as of 2020, we will update on this as soon as the information is available.
Chris Harrison Facts and Body Measurements
Here are some interesting facts you don’t want to miss about Harrison.
- Full Name: Christopher Bryan Harrison
- Age/ How Old?: 48 years as of 2019,
- Date of Birth: July 26, 1971
- Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States.
- Birthday: 26th July
- Nationality: American
- Fathers Name: Updating
- Mothers Name: Mary Beth Harrison
- Siblings: Updating
- Married?: Unmarried
- Children/ Kids: Two, Joshua Harrison and Taylor Harrison
- Height/ How tall?:5 feet 10 inches or 1.78
- Weight: 85kgs or 187 pounds
Chris Harrison Television Show
Harrison began his television career by working as a sports reporter at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City from 1993 to 1999. Harrison also worked briefly for TVG Network, a horse racing channel and was the host of Designers’ Challenge on HGTV. In 2001, he hosted the short-lived game show, Mall Masters for GSN.In 2002, he guest-starred on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, as a music show host, of the episode, “Ping, Ping a Song”.
On November 23, 2008, he hosted the American Music Awards pre-show live on ABC alongside co-hosts Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba, and Pussycat Dolls member Nicole Scherzinger. The TV Guide Network, which now known as “Pop,” announced that Harrison was signed to anchor its live red carpet awards coverage, starting with the Sept 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Chris Harrison Millionaire
April 2015, Disney-ABC declared that Chris would replace Terry Crews as host of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? show, for the 2015–16 season. Game Show Network (GSN) started airing reruns of this show on December 18, 2017, marking a return to the network for him since the cancellation of Mall Masters. Presently, Chris hosts ABC’s The Bachelor and The Bachelorette”.
Chris Harrison Bachelor
Harrison began hosting the ABC reality television dating show, The Bachelor since 2002. From 2010 to 2012, he hosted Bachelor Pad. He also hosted Bachelor in Paradise since 2014, the first season of Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise in 2015, Bachelor Live in 2016, and The Bachelor Winter Games in 2018.
Chris Harrison The Bachelorette
Harrison is the host of The Bachelors’ spin-off show The Bachelorette since 2003. In 2019, he is hosting Hannah B’s season of The Bachelorette. Hannah was announced as the Bachelorette during the finale evening of Colton Underwood‘s season of the Bachelor, and she seemed slightly anxious during the taping, and she missed a bunch of her cues, instead of filling the silence with nervous laughter.
Chris Harrison Book | The Perfect Letter Chris Harrison
Harrison’s novel The Perfect Letter was published in May 2015. The novel about a love triangle involving a female book editor in New York City, her fiance and the love she left behind in Texas.
Originally published: May 19, 2015
Genres: Romance novel, Fiction, Contemporary romance
Chris Harrison Gay
In 2014, Juan Pablo Galavis made comments that mocked homosexuality and stated there should not be a gay Bachelor. Disapproving the comments, Harrison said that he wasn’t sure having a gay Bachelor would be a good idea for the ABC series.
Chris Harrison Website
The official website of Chris Harrison is: https://www.chrisharrisonofficial.com/
Chris Harrison Tv Shows
- The Bachelor Since 2002
- The Bachelorette Since 2003
- Bachelor in Paradise Since 2014
- Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Since 1999
- Bachelor Pad 2010 – 2012
- Designers’ Challenge Since 2000
- The Bachelor Winter Games Since 2018
Frequently Asked Questions About Chris Harrison
Who is Harrison?
He is an American Television personality who became famous for hosting the Bachelorette franchise.
How old is Harrison?
He is an American national born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas. He is 48 years old as of 2019.
How tall is Harrison?
He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches or 1.78. meters.
Is Harrison married?
No, the bachelorette host most probably could be unmarried as of 2020. However, he was previously married for 18 years, to his college sweetheart Gwen Jones Harrison, the mother of his two children. They were married from 1993 until 2012 when they finalized their divorce.
Is Chris Harrison in a relationship?
Yes, he is dating American actress, producer, and entertainment reporter, Lauren Zima since January 2019. After being single for quite a long time, the bachelorette host finally managed to get himself his soulmate, who is none other than, his now-girlfriend Lauren Zima. Though their relationship had previously been professional.
How can I contact Chris Harrison?
One can get through Chris via email@example.com. For bookings and to get Chris Harrison’s email.
How much does Chris Harrison get paid?
Sources have listed Chris’s salary at $8 million annually. though ABC has not revealed his salary, apparently, reliable sources have recorded that Harrison made $60,000 per episode. It’s even astonishing to figure out his salary after counting all the episodes that he has hosted in total.
How much is Harrison worth?
He has not yet revealed his net worth. We will update this section when we get and verify information about the wealth and properties under his name.
Where does Harrison live?
Because of security reasons, He has not shared his precise location of residence. We will immediately update this information if we get the location and images of his house.
Is Harrison dead or alive?
He is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.