Chris Harrison Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Chris Harrison Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017

Christopher Bryan Harrison, commonly known as Chris Harrison, is a famous American presenter, actor, as well as a television host. To the public, Chris Harrison is perhaps best known for hosting the dating game show called “The Bachelor”. Since its premiere in 2002, the show has aired 18 seasons and a total of 156 episodes, which signifies its importance in the entertainment industry. The popularity of the show inspired the release of several international versions in such countries as Russia, Poland, Germany and Canada to name a few, as well as numerous spin-off series, namely “The Bachelorette”, “Bachelor Paradise”, and “Bachelor Pad”. Harrison has also served as a host on “Bachelor Pad” and “The Bachelorette”. In addition to that, Harrison was a host on a television series called “Designers’ Challenge”, where interior designers had to present their ideas for the homeowner to choose from. More recently, Chris Harrison has become one of the hosts on a competition called “The Miss American Pageant”, which he had been hosting since 2012. Currently, Harrison hosts the pageant with the television journalist Lara Spencer.

Chris Harrison Net Worth $10 Million

A well-known television host, how rich is Chris Harrison? According to sources, he earns as much as $60,000 per every episode of “The Bachelor”. In regards to his overall wealth, Chris Harrison’s net worth is estimated to be $10 million, most of which he has accumulated from his appearances on television screens.

Chris Harrison was born in 1971, in Texas, United States, where he attended Lake Highlands High School, from which he graduated in 1989. He then enrolled in Oklahoma City University, where he received a football scholarship. Harrison started his career at KWTV television channel. On KWTV Harrison held the position of a sports reporter. He then received an opportunity to work with such networks as TVG Network and HGTV. Harrison rose to prominence in 2002, when he was invited to join the reality television show “The Bachelor”, where he served not only as a host, but a narrator as well. Largely due to his involvement with “The Bachelor”, Harrison started to receive a lot more public attention. This granted him an opportunity to appear as a co-host on such spin-off series as “The Bachelorette” and “Bachelor Pad”. The latter show premiered on television screens in 2010, and managed to air three seasons before it was taken off air. After the cancellation of the show, Harrison received an offer to work on another series called “Bachelor in Paradise”, which he accepted. The show aired its first season in 2014.

Aside from “The Bachelor” series, Harrison is known for hosting such important events as “American Music Awards”, “Primetime Emmy Awards”, as well as “The Miss America Pageant”. He is also a co-host of the game show entitled “You Deserve It”, where he works alongside Brooke Burns.

In regards to his personal life, Chris Harrison was married to Gwen Harrison for 18 years, but the couple split up in 2012. Together, they have two children, Taylor and Joshua.

Quick Facts

Birth date: July 26, 1971
Birth place: Dallas, Texas, United States
Height:5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Profession:Presenter, Actor
Education:Lake Highlands High School, Oklahoma City University
Nationality:United States of America
Spouse:Gwen Harrison (m. 1993–2012)
Children:Taylor Harrison, Joshua Harrison

Won Awards

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1998Crystal Heart AwardHeartland Film FestivalPola's March (1998)· Jonathan Gruber
· Amy Cairns




Pola's March1998Documentary producer
Screenplay1992TV Series associate producer - 1 episode
The Gay Man's Guide to Safer Sex1992Video documentary associate producer
War Requiem1989associate producer



The Garden1990production accountant
The Last of England1987production accountant

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