Dan Harris Biography
Dan Harris is a journalist from the United States working at ABC News, as an anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. He is also co-anchor of the ‘Good Morning America,’ weekend edition, a position he has held since October 2010. ‘World News with Diane Sawyer,’ World News with Diane Sawyer, ‘Good Morning America,’ Good Morning America.
How old is Dan Harris? -Age
The ABC journalist is 51 years old as of July 26, 2022. He was born in 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America.
Dan Harris Family – Parents
Harris is Nancy Lee Harris and Jay R. Harris’ son. His father is the chair of Harvard University’s radiation oncology residency program and his mother is a pathologist at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital and a lymphoma specialist. He is the brother of Matthew Carmichael Harris, a venture capitalist.
Is Dan Harris married? – Wife
Dan and his wife Bianca Harris, who he married in 2009 have a son named Alexander Robert Harris.
Dan Harris Career – What happened to Dan Harris’s GMA?
Harris anchored ‘World News Sunday.’ for four years. In March 2000, Harris joined ABC News and has covered many of the biggest stories in recent years. He reported on mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, Aurora, Colorado, and Tucson, Arizona, as well as natural disasters in New Orleans, from Haiti to Myanmar. He has also covered the fighting in Afghanistan, Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank, and has visited Iraq on six occasions. For ABC News, he traveled the globe, embedding with an isolated Amazonian Indian tribe, questioning drug lords in Rio’s lawless slums, and confronting Philip Morris International’s chief about selling cigarettes to Indonesian minors.
It was a priority for Harris to shine a light on the most vulnerable populations in the world, producing stories about child slaves in Haiti, young people accused of witchcraft in the Congo, and predatory pedophiles traveling from the U.S. to Cambodia. From such diverse datelines as Namibia, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea, and Nepal, it has also covered endangered animals.
Domestically, with a particular focus on the evangelical movement, Harris has led ABC News’ coverage of faith. He did one of the first interviews after his sex and drug scandal with former pastor Ted Haggard. Mormon apostles, Roman Catholic cardinals, self-help gurus, and atheists have also been interviewed by him. Harris has reported on politics, business, and criminal justice for other domestic coverage, including once spending 48 hours locked up in solitary confinement for a story about whether this form of imprisonment is inhumane. He anchored the debate and inauguration coverage of ABC News Digital’s Election Night in 2012.
Prior to joining ABC News, Harris served from 1997 to 2000 as an anchor at New England Cable News (NECN), the country’s largest regional cable news network. Before that, he was an anchor and political reporter for two years at WCSH, an affiliate of NBC in Portland, Maine. As a reporter for WLBZ, the NBC affiliate in Bangor, Maine, he began his broadcasting career. For his journalistic contributions, Harris has been honored several times. He received an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting on a young Iraqi man who received the assistance he needed to move to America, and won an Emmy Award in 2009 for his ‘Nightline’ report, ‘How to Buy a Child in Ten Hours.’ He received the Presidential Service Award for Media Excellence from ASPCA in 2013.
Dan wrote a book, ’10 percent Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Really Works — a True Story,’ which was published on the New York Times Bestseller List in March 2014 and appeared at number 1. Harris also holds honorary doctorate degrees from Colby and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts as a graduate of Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He was raised in the Boston suburb of Newton, Massachusetts, and currently lives in New York City.
What is Dan Harris’s Salary?
Dan earns a monthly salary of $98 Thousand- $107 Thousand.
What is Dan Harris’s Net Worth?
He has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.