Dan Harris Bio, Education, Career, Age, Family, Spouse and Net Worth

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Who is Dan Harris?

Dan Harris (Dan B. Harris) is an American journalist, currently working at ABC News as an anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Harris is also the host of the game show 500 Questions after he took over from Richard Quest on March 1, 2016. He was also a regular contributor on ABC’s show such as 20/20, World News Tonight alongside David Muir. Harris has covered different stories all over the World.


He started his career at WLBZ in Bangor, Maine, where she was working as an anchor. After that, he moved to WCSH, where he worked as an anchor and a political reporter, she worked there for 2 years. In 1997, he was an anchor at New England Cable News until 2002.

A Photo of Dan Harris
A Photo of Dan Harris

Move to ABC News

Harris joined ABC News in 2000 after he left New England Cable News. In 2006, he was anchoring World News News Sunday, he was also a frequent anchor of the World News, ABC World News Tonight weekend editions, and Nightline until 2010.

Harris was also a regular contributor to World News, In September 2005 he covered Hurricane Katrina. In October 2010 ABC confirmed that Harris was going to be the new co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.

After that he was named as the new co-anchor for Nightline, taking over from Bill Weir. Apart from reporting on a range of natural disasters and mass shootings, he has also lead the channel’s covering on religion, especially evangelicalism, and spent 48 hours in solitary confinement for a story on criminal justice.

He received an Edward R. Murrow Award for his report on a young Iraqi man who got the help he required in order to move to America. After that, he won an Emmy Award for his Nightline report on How to Buy a Child in Ten Hours

Dan Harris Age

He was born on born July 26, 1971, currently, he is aged 49 years.

Dan Harris Family


He was born in Newton, Massachusetts, the United States to Nancy Lee Harris and Jay R. Harris. His father is the chairman of the Radiation Oncology residency program at Havard University while his mother is a pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and an expert on lymphomas.


He has a younger brother by the name of Matthew Charmicael Harris who is a venture capitalist.

Dan Harris Education

Information on where he attended his high school education is unknown, however, he graduated from Colby College in 1993 with a (B.A)

 Harris Spouse

He got married in 2009 to his long-time girlfriend Dr. Bianca Harris, however much is not known about the couple.

Dan Harris Kid

The couple is blessed with a son


He published his first book in March 2014 titled 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Really Works which is a True Story. The book currently is the New York Times number one best-selling book. In the book, he remembers how he resolved the apparent conflict between meditation-induced equanimity and the aggressive competitiveness required for success as a TV- news journalist. In December 2017, he released his new book Meditation for Fidgety Skeptic. The book managed to enter the New York Time’s Bestseller in a very short period.

Harris has gone further and developed a meditation smartphone application which was launched in 2015 and rebranded as 10 % Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics. The application is specifically designed to assist people on how to meditate and how meditation works.

 Harris Height

The 41-year-old stands at 1.75 m tall

Dan Harris Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be around $5 million.

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