Know About Dan Harris; Age, Wife, Meditation, ABC News, Net Worth

Published Date: 15 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 15 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Well, the veteran anchor Dan Harris is no longer a co-anchor of the ABC News program, Nightline, a position he held since 2013. However, the award-winning anchor remains as an anchor and correspondent of the network.

Dan Harris is an American journalist, who currently serves as the ABC News correspondent and anchors the weekend edition of Good Morning America. He was the co-anchor of Nightline, a late-night news program on the network.

Dan Harris Bio; Family, Education, Height

Daniel B. Harris was born on 26 July 1971 to parents Jay R. Harris and Nancy Lee Harris. His father is the chair of Harvard’s radiation oncology residency program and his mother is a pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. His family consists of a brother Matthew Carmichael Harris with whom he grew up Newton, Massachusetts.

Standing at the height of about 5 feet 9 inches, Dan attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine. He earned his graduation at the age of 22 in 1993.

His Career; ABC News, Net Worth

After graduation, Dan started his career as an anchor in the NBC-affiliated WLBZ television station. He then joined ABC in 2000 and started covering the major stories on the network.

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Harris anchored the evening news program, World News Sunday from 2006 to 2011. He became the co-anchor of Nightline in October 2013 and worked until June 2019. Besides, he is a correspondent for the network and appears as an anchor for “Good Morning America” weekend edition.


Dan Harris joined the ABC News in 2000 (Picture: WBUR)

Well, Dan earns a significant amount of salary from his stint to the ABC News. As a veteran journalist, he enjoys the six-figure net worth so far.

Meditation & Podcasts

Harris hosts “10% Happier” podcasts, where he encourages the use of meditation.

He published meditation related books; 10% 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 in 2014.

Fathers A Son With Wife

It has been a decade since Dan, aged 47 has been married to Dr. Bianca Harris. The couple walked down the aisle on 30 May 2009. His wife, Bianca is a pulmonologist in New York, who received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine.


Dan Harris in a family picture with his wife Dr. Bianca Harris and a son Alexander in March 2018 (Picture: Dan’s Instagram)

Dan and Bianca are the parents of an adorable son. Their son Alexander Robert Harris was born on 15 December 2014.

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Some Interesting Facts About Dan Harris

  • Dan received an Emmy Award for his “Nightline” report, “How to Buy a Child in Ten Hours” in 2009.
  • His brother Matthew is a venture capitalist, currently working at Bain Capital Ventures.
  • Harris refers to himself as “half-Jewish and culturally Jewish and believes in Buddhism.
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