Chris Hansen

Journalist, Host (1959)
Wed Jul 29 2020
By   Ruku

Chris Hansen is the reporter, You-Tube, and TV personality, who is widely popular as the host of Dateline NBC reality show To Catch a Predator. As of now, Hansen runs the You-Tube program 'Have A Seat with Chris Hansen.'

Christopher Edward Hansen was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on September 13, 1959. Chris is the son of late. Patricia Hansen (mother). He has a sister named Karen Hansen and Amy Hansen

Concerning the academic details, Hansen attended Brother Rice High School. Later, he joined the Michigan State University and earned a degree in communication arts, science, and telecommunication.

Love Partner

The 60-years-old journalist Chris is in a romantic relationship with his love partner Gabrielle. When and how Chris and Gabrielle met and start their romantic affair it is still unknown. But Chris's Instagram post suggests that the two are in a romantic relationship since early 2019.

 Chris Hansen and Gabrielle.
Image: Chris Hansen and Gabrielle.
Source: Instagram @officialchrishansen

The You-Tube personality Hansen flaunts numerous photos with his partner. Back on March 12, 2020, he shared a snap with Gabrielle captioning, ''Happy Birthday My Love.'' As of now, the duo is sharing a healthy bond as a perfect couple. Furthermore, Gabrielle can be found on Instagram under the name (@ilovebeingover50).

Former Relationship

The 6-feet-2-inch (188 cm) tall Chris was previously in a marital relationship with Mary Joan. Mary who studied at Western Michigan University tied the wedding knot with Chris back in 1988. The previous couple were living merrily and were sharing a good bond.

To Catch a Predator host Chris Hansen with his former wife Mary Joan.
Photo: To Catch a Predator host Chris Hansen with his former wife Mary Joan.
Source: Getty Images

From the marital bond, they also shared two sons named Conor Hansen and Chase Hansen. Everything was going fine. However, on June 5, 2018, Joan filed for divorce nearly after 30-years long marital relationship.  

It is revealed that, during the relationship with Mary, Chris was found having an alleged relationship with the TV News reporter Kristen Caddell

Snap: Chris Hansen son, the reporter Connor Hansen with his mother Mary Joan.
Source: Facebook @Connor Hansen

For the information, Chris's son Conor is also a journalist by profession. Connor serves as a news reporter for the news channel Fox 25 in Oklahoma City.

Net Worth

The TV journalist Chris has a net worth of around $300 thousand which he accumulated from his professional career. Hansen has appeared in the TV programs like To Catch A Con Man, To Catch an I.D. Thief, Killer Instinct, American Gangster, Kimmy Kimmel Live! and others.

Similarly, Chris has reported for the TV channel such as WILX, WXYZ, and WDIV-TV. The well-known journalist Chris is not only earning an impressive sum of wealth, but he is also grabbing wide media attention. 

The poster of the book 'To Catch A Predator' by the journalist Chris Hansen.
Picture: The poster of the book 'To Catch A Predator' by the journalist Chris Hansen.
Source: Goodreads

Hansen has also received awards like an Emmy Awards, Edward R. Murrow Awards, and Clarion awards. Moreover, he is also an author who has authored the book titled To Catch A Predator, Fly Fishing For Beginners, Revelation Revisited, among several others.

Earnings From You-Tube

As mentioned above, Chris also runs a successful You-Tube program titled Have A Seat with Chris Hansen. He has amassed around 326 thousand subscribers on his official You-Tube channel. 

As per the social blade, the channel earns between $101 - $1.6 thousand per month. Similarly, it makes around $1.2 thousand - $19.5 thousand per annum.

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