Know About Dana Bash; CNN, Husband, Son, Dating, Net Worth, Height

Published Date: 19 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 25 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After ending the first marital relationship, Dana Bash got hitched with husband of same profession. Well, the couple is no more together shares a 7-year-old son named Jonah Frank King.

American journalist and anchorwoman Dana Bash serves as a chief political correspondent for CNN based in Washington, D.C. Additionally, she is the lead reporter covering both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate on the network.

Dana Bash Bio; Parents, Education, Height

The Manhattan native was born as Dana Ruth Schwartz on 15 June 1971. Talking about her parents; her father, Stu Schwartz was a senior broadcast producer for ABC’S Good Morning America. Similarly, her mother, Frances Weinman Schwartz was an author and educator in Jewish studies.

Dana with a height of 5 feet 2 inches (1.57 meters) attended went to Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey. Afterward, she went to George Washington University and graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political communications.

Her Career; CNN, Net Worth

After the graduation, she joined CNN as an editor of its weekend programs such as Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. Later, she was CNN’s White House correspondent and reported on President George W. Bush‘s administration.

While covering the 2016 presidential campaigns, she conducted interviews with most of the candidates including Donald Trump, Senators Ted Cru, and Governors Jeb Bush and John Kasich. She has reported on the major stories that include Hurricane Katrina, the CIA leak investigation, and the capture of Saddam Hussein.

Dana is now the chief political correspondent of the network based in Washington, D.C. Moreover, she covers both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate as a lead reporter.


Dana Bash interviews former Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid in February 2019 (Picture: Dana’s Instagram)

With the long experience of her work in CNN, Bash has garnered a significant amount of net worth. As a CNN correspondent, she receives an average salary ranging from $87,200 to $186,887.

Has Son From Second Husband; Dating Actor Boyfriend

Firstly, Dana, aged 47 married CIA Chief of Staff Jeremy Bash in 1998. Jeremy was the chief of staff at the U.S. Department of Defense from 2011 to 2013 and the Central Intelligence Agency from 2009 to 2011, both under President Barack Obama. But, they ended their marriage through a divorce in 2007.

After a year of the divorce, she tied the wedding knot with John King on 25 May 2008. John is also a chief national correspondent of CNN based in Washington, DC. Similarly, he anchors the roundtable political discussion program, Inside Politics on the network. They are parents of a son Jonah Frank King, born on 28 June 2011.


Dana Bash is a mother of a son with John King (Picture: Pinterest)

However, their married life did not prolong for long period. Dana got separated from her husband after four years of marriage in 2012. She is currently dating Spencer Garrett since 2013. Spencer is an American actor, known from movies Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Public Enemies, and Air Force One.

The duo first met in 2013 while he was in a break from the production of The House Of Cards. He is the son of an Emmy-nominated actress Kathleen Nolan.

Some Interesting Facts About Dana Bash

  • Dana grew up in a family of Reform Jewish also known as Liberal Judaism or Progressive Judaism.
  • She received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the Franklin Pierce University in 2018.
  • She has won the prestigious Everett McKinley Dirksen for Distinguished Reporting of Congress Award from the National Press Foundation for three times.
  • Bash was honored at “Women in Washington Power List” event by Elle, a worldwide lifestyle magazine of French origin in 2014.
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