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One оf thе mоѕt fаmоuѕ tеlеvіѕіоn реrѕоnаlіtу and game show host, Сhrіѕ Наrrіѕоn is known for ABC reality television dating to show The Bachelor. His other hits are Bachelor's degree in Paradise (since 2014), Bachelor's degree in Paradise (2010 – 2012), Bachelor's degree in Paradise: After Paradise (2015), Bachelor's degree in Paradise (2016), and Bachelor's Winter Games in 2018.
Harrison was born in Dallas, Texas on July 26, 1971. He holds American citizenship and belongs to the white ethnicity. For his education, Chris graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 1989, and also received a soccer scholarship at Oklahoma City University.
Married To Ex-Wife, Gwen Harrison in 1993
The host of ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette first met his future wife, Gwen Harrison in 1991. At that time, they both were studying the same collage named Oklahoma City University. He was a sportscaster while Gwen was an accountant.
Then the lovebirds eventually started dating and later they announced each other as “husband and wife” on November 20, 1993, after 2 years of dating. Since the day, the couple was living a happy life together, until they parted their ways in 2012. Similarly, they celebrated their married life for almost two decades but ended their 19-year-long marriage.
From their marriage, the divorced couple Chris, 48 and Gewn, 48 are happy parents of two beautiful children. The older daughter Joshua Harrison was born in 2002 while the last one son Taylor Harrison was born in 2004.
College Sweethearts, Chris, and Gwen Harrison Divorced In 2012
The 48 years old Television personality announced that he and his wife, Gwen, 40, have ended their 18-year marriage on May 3, 2012. Chris opened up about their recent split With Kelly Ripa on LIVE as a guest. He said he's very proud of the fact they've done it right. And they're good friends.
Despite the separation, the exes still retain a good friendship and say their separation was a mutual understanding. Thus, their love, respect remains the same as before and they are looking forward to sharing in the lives of two children. “As we started to grow apart and hit hard times, we just weren’t equipped to handle it, unfortunately, “We’ve always been great friends, and at the end that’s helped us remain amicable.” Chris once said.
These days, the mother of two Gewn lives a single life happily and is focused on raising her two children, Joshua and Taylor. On the other hand, Chris is now dating a new girlfriend, Lauren Zima, Entertainment Tonight reporter and producer since 2018.
Enjoys 16 Million Dollar Net Worth
Chris Harrison makes a heavy amount of wealth throughout his strong work as an American television and game show host. As of early 2020, his staggering net worth is estimated to be $16 million. Not to mention, he has spent some time on other reality shows, including Hollywood 411 and Designer's Challenge, the HGTV throwback classic.
Well, Chris is probably best known for hosting ABC's reality show Bachelor / Bachelorette. And The Bachelor is one of ABC's best-performing programs. As such, some reports have estimated the host makes around $60,000 per Bachelor show.
Also, Chris reportedly receives $8 million annually according to Celebrity Net Worth. In addition to his Bachelor's profits, he also made money, by hosting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Besides this, he authored a romance novel, The Perfect Letter on May 19, 2015. The book price is listed on Amazon for $12.25.
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