It is really hard to find reliable journalists and news reporters these days. It is an open secret that news reported by all the popular media houses are at least partially inclined and altered to suit the vested interests. Still there are some credible news reporters and viewers believe that each and every word uttered by them is 100% true. Dan Harris is one such news reporter who had been working in ABC news since 2000.
Dan Harris was born in 1971 and American by birth. He came from highly educated family background and he is really fortunate to have parents like them. His father, Jay R. Harris received gold medal in 2007 for his work in radiation oncology. His mother, Nancy Lee Harris, is a pathologist and his brother is a venture capitalist.
He got married to Dr. Bianca Harris in 2009 and the couple is living happily in New York. His wife is Pulmonologist by profession and their relation is good so far. They love pets and they have three cats. Dan Harris loves to capture photos and he clicks everything, starting from him breakfast to his pets.
He completed his education from Colby College, Waterville. During his college days, he wanted to become a journalist and his parents supported him. After completing his education, he started working as a news anchor for WLBZ. He joined in ABC news network in 2000 and he achieved the top journalist position in no time.
He was the new anchor for World News Sunday for six years (2006-11). His Nightline show is quite popular and he anchors the ABC World News Tonight on weekends. He had covered several disasters like Hurricane Katrina, Haiti earthquake etc. in his journalism career. He had also covered mass massacre in Newtown, Connecticut and terrorist attacks in several other places. His noted works also includes 2013 Pope Election in Vatican. He is occasionally seen in CBN’s The 700 Club program.
Overcoming Drug Addiction
After a tragic incident in GMA show in 2004, he admitted that he was addicted to drugs some years back. Now, he is physically fit and mentally sound without any bad habits. He regularly practices meditation which not only keeps him healthy but also gives relief from professional stress. He received several honors but the Emmy Award he received in 2009 was so special. He also received honorary doctorate from the college he studied.
Like all other popular journalists, Dan Harris is also very active on social networking websites like Facebook, twitter, Instagram etc. He doesn’t hesitate to share his inner feelings on the current topics and his Q&A session with his fans and followers are quite popular. He expresses his feelings in layman’s terms so that everyone can understand. He has commendable knowledge on different sectors and his interviewing skills are just awesome.
He wrote a book titled “10% Happier” and it got positive reviews from readers and critics as well. He is one of the popular reporters in ABC News network and will be surely receiving hefty pay checks. Though he had never announced his salary publically, his net worth is close to $110 million dollars as per reliable estimates.
|Birth Date:||26 Jul, 1971|
|Citizenship:||United States of America|
|Net Worth 2021:||3 million|