Dan Harris is an American news correspondent who currently works with ABC news, he is a popular anchor on the show called Nightline and is also the co-host for Good Morning America on the weekends. He is married to another well-known personality, Dr. Bianca Harris . Dan Harris also has actively reported for ‘How to buy a child in 10 hours’ and it is for that work on Nightline, that Dan Harris has also won the Emmy Award.

Personal Life

Dan Harris was born on July 26,1971 as Daniel B. Harris. Dan Harris was born in the city of Newton in the state of Massachusetts in the United States of America. Dan Harris’s parents are Jay R. Harris and Nancy Lee Harris. Nancy used to work at the Massachusetts General Hospital located in Boston as a pathologist and possesses a world authority in lymphomas. While Dan Harris’s father, Jay R. Harris was the chairperson of the residential program of radiation oncology at Harvard. Dan Harris’s brother, Matthew Carmichael Harris is a venture capitalist and the two brothers grew up together in Massachusetts.

Dan Harris graduated in the year 1993 from the Colby College which is located in Waterville in the state of Maine. Though he is of mixed ethnicity, Dan Harris is an American citizen. In May 2009, Dan Harris got married to his girlfriend, Dr. Bianca Harris.

Bianca is a pulmonologist, the duo got married in a beautiful ceremony in the state of New York. The couple are blessed with a child, a boy, named Alexander Robert Harris who was born on 15 December,2014. Currently, Dan Harris and his family live in New York City . As of now the couple do not have any plans to have another child. Dan Harris is active on the various social media applications available and does post regular updates about his family


In the year 2000, Dan Harris joined the NBC News. It was during this period from 2006-2011 that Dan hosted World News Sunday, and ever since then, he hosts the weekend editions of ABC World News Tonight and the regular World News show. On the World News show Dan Harris is often seen as a contributor. When Pope Francis was elected in 2013, Dan Harris was at Vatican City, actively involved in the coverage of the Papal Conclave. Similarly, he was also the host on the debate coverage aired by News Digital during the Presidential Election.

The shooting of Parliament Hill located in Ottawa was also covered by Dan Harris in the year 2014, at present he is working at ABC News in the role of a correspondent along with the likes of Matt Gutman and Sara Haines as well.

As a journalist, Dan Harris is extremely well paid, being the anchor for the show called Nightline, working at ABC News as a correspondent and as the co-anchor on Good Morning America : Weekend Edition, he is paid a total of 85,000 USD annually and as he was a recipient of the Emmy Awards, he was entitled to a salary increase of 300%. Therefore, it is estimated that his net worth is anywhere above 5 Million USD.

Last Modified: 26 Mar, 2018

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