Chris Harrison is a game show and television host with the American nationality. He was the host of the famous television dating show, ‘The Bachelor’ on the ABC Reality television since the year 2002. He has also been hosting the show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ from 2015. Here are the complete details about the net worth, career and earnings of Chris Harrison in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Chris was born Christopher Bryan Harrison in Dallas Texas, the U.S on 26th July 1971. More details on his background are not available, but he attained his elementary education from Lake Highlands High School, from where he graduated in 1989. He later landed a soccer scholarship to Oklahoma University.
Chris was once married to his longtime girlfriend, Gwen Harrison. The two bore two children namely Taylor and Joshua. After 18 years in the union, the couple broke up and announced the end of their marriage in May 2012. Chris is currently in a relationship with Selma Alameri.
Career, Awards, & Nominations
Chris kicked off his career between 1993 and 1999 while he was at Oklahoma City. He was a sports reporter for KWTV. Chris worked for a short period at TVG Network. He also was the host of the Designers’ Challenge on the HGTV.
Chris was a guest star on the ‘Sabrina, the Teenage Witch.’ He was the show host. He co-hosted the 2008 American Music Award pre-show on the ABC Channel. He was signed by The TV Guide Network to host the 2009 Prime-Time Emmy Awards.
Among other shows that Chris hosted are Designers’ Challenge, on the HGTV, Mall Masters, Hollywood 411, and You Deserve It which he co-hosted with Brooke Burns. He landed a chance at Disney-ABC in 2015. He replaced Terry Crews and became the host of the show ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire?’
Currently, Chris is the host of ‘The Bachelor,’ and ‘The Bachelorette’ shows on the ABC Channel. He also lends his voice to the TLC’s ‘Say Yes To The Dress.’ Other shows he hosted are Bachelor In Paradise, Bachelor Live, Bachelor Pad, among many more.
Although Harrison never won an international award or nomination in his career, he has hosted many shows as well as other prestigious events in the entertainment industry. That can so far be termed as a significant achievement for Chris. Maybe in the future, he will get to bag awards as well as nominations.
Net Worth & Earnings
So far, the famous media personality has managed to garner a total of $15 million as his net worth. His annual salary amounts to $1.5 million. He has been in the entertainment business for many years, and this explains the wealth he owns today. He is still active in his career and doing well at it.
Chris Harrison has over the years become very famous especially for hosting the American reality dating show The Bachelor. Over the years, he has been the host of numerous shows and events as well. His career earned him not only fame but also a massive wealth over the years. Maybe one of these days he will able to bag awards and more accolades.