Dana Bash Biography, Age, Family, Husband, CNN, Net Worth and Salary

Dana Bash Journalist

Dana Bash Biography

Dana Bash is a journalist, anchor, and chief political correspondent covering both campaigns and Congress for CNN in Washington, D.C.


She has been part of the CNN family since she was in college, she produced special programming while covering the US Senate.

How old is Dana Bash?-Age

The journalist is 50 years old as of 8 August 2021. She was born in 1971 in New York, New York, United States.

Dana Bash Family

She was born to Stu Schwartz, the ABC News Television producer and author Frances Weinman Schwartz. She has a brother David Schwartz.

Dana Bash Journalist
Dana Bash Journalist

Who is Dana Bash Married to?-Husband

She has been married twice. Her first marriage was to lawyer Jeremy Bash from 1998 to 2007. Jeremy was the chief of staff at the Central Intelligence Agency and served under President Barack Obama as the U.S. Department of Defense. She then married John King, the CNN correspondent. The couple married in 2008 and separated in 2012. Bash and John have a son, Jonah Frank King, born in June 2011.

How Much is Dana Bash Worth?-Net Worth/ Salary

Her salary is not revealed. She has an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2020. Her primary source of income is journalism.

Dana Bash Career

Bash is the recipient of the 2019 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism from the National Press Foundation. With a bachelor’s degree in political communications from George Washington University, Bash graduated cum laude. Bash debuted her CNN series, Washington’s Badass Women, in 2017, which includes women from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds and generations. Bash also acts regularly as a moderator for the political city hall specials of CNN and moderated the first debate of the 2020 election cycle in Detroit by CNN, as well as the last cycle of the Democratic Presidential Debate held in Washington, D.C.

In congressional research on a STOCK Act loophole, Bash was part of the pair to receive the Joan S. Barone Award for excellence. In CNN’s America’s Choice 2012 electoral coverage, Bash was a key figure. She was also key to CNN’s Emmy award-winning coverage of election night. Bash reported on big news, including the CIA leak investigation, Hurricane Katrina, and the capture of Saddam Hussein.

Bash was the developer of Capitol Hill for the White House unit of CNN. On Capitol Hill, she covered every big story, including the elections in 2002 and the war on terrorism. On Sept. 10, 2001, Bash broke the tale of the government’s illegal intercepts of al Qaeda translations. In 2000, the presidential primaries were covered by her, including those in Iowa and New Hampshire.

How tall is Dana Bash?

Dana stands at an average height of 1.57 m.