Chris Harrison is popular among all the fans of The Bachelorette and The Bachelor. He has also been part of its spin-off and series. He was also the host of “Who wants to be a millionaire.” Apart from this, he is also the author of “The Perfect Letter.” He began his career hosting for sports and later went on to become a famous television personality. Now that we know what he does for a living, the next question is how much does he earn. You have come to the right place as this article will give you details about his childhood, personal life, career, and net worth. Here are some quick facts about him before that.
Quick facts about Chris Harrison
- Renowned for being the host of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette
- Born on: July 26, 1971
- Age: 49 years
- Profession: Television personality
- Married to: Gwen Harrison (div: 2012)
- Kids: Joshua and Taylor
- Siblings: none
How did he become famous?
Chris Harrison was born in Dallas, Texas. There is no information about his parents. Chris is a graduate of Lake Highlands High School. He was into sports and attended Oklahoma University after receiving a scholarship for soccer. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Mass communication. Initially, he worked as a sports reporter in KWTV and later went on to work for several other networks and shows. Later he worked for TVG Network. He also hosted shows like “Designers’ Challenge,” “Mall Masters.” His breakthrough was after he hosted The Bachelor. Chris was also part of the spin-offs like “Bachelor Pad,” “Bachelor in Paradise,” “Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise,” “Bachelor Winter Games,” and “The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart.” Apart from this, he has also ventured into the career of acting. He was part of “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” “The Practice,” “Bounce,” and “Showtime.”
Chris Harrison was married to his long time girlfriend, Gwendolyn Jones. The two were married in 1994. They have two kids together named Joshua and Taylor. However, they split up after 18 years in 2012. At present, he is known to be in a relationship with Lauren Zima.
Net worth of Chris Harrison
Chris has a net worth of $25 million. He has earned his fortune from hosting reality shows. The celebrity gets paid $8 million as his salary for the show.