Chris Hansen
Chris Hansen
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Edward Hansen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chris Hansen
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 13 September 1959
Age/How Old: 64 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 188 cm
In Feet and Inches –6′ 2″
Weight: In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Greyish White
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother –Patricia Hansen
Siblings: Not Known
School: Brother Rice High School
College: Michigan Universiry
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Mary Joan Hansen(m. 1989)
Kids/Children Name: 2
Profession: television journalist and YouTube personality.
Net Worth: $2 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Chris Hansen is a prominent American TV Journalist who is recognized for his ‘work in Dateline NBC’. NBC is one of the widely preferred channels in the whole of America. His show, ‘To Catch a Predator,’ includes praying on the ‘Internet Sex Predators’ using a hustle game. This show made him one of the best crime investigators right now. He also launched a host show on YouTube named ‘Have a seat with Hansen.’

Well, how well do you know about Chris Hansen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chris Hansen’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Chris Hansen to date.

Biography and Early Life

Christopher Edward Hansen was born on September 13, in the year 1959. His native place is Chicago. He was brought up in a place called ‘West Bloomfield Township’ and ‘Birmingham.’ The name of his father is unknown. He had his mother’s support through his ups and downs. Her name was ‘Patricia Hansen, and unfortunately, she died in 2020.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Hansen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Hansen’s age is 64 years old as of today’s date 20th April 2024 having been born on 13 September 1959. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 188 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.


Chris was interested in crime scenes from a very tender age and was keen to solve riddles related to murder and mysteries. He did his high school at ‘Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.’ He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunication. He graduated from ‘Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences in the year 1981.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chris Hansen With Wife Mary Joan Hansen
Chris Hansen With Wife Mary Joan Hansen

Hansen was very attached to his mother when he was growing up. It was evident with his Instagram Posts. He is married to ‘Mary Joan.’ He has two sons, who are pretty much grownups now. He did not reveal the names of his sons, though. He was in a pretty happy marriage. However, three years ago, his divorce rumor got into the air, but there is not enough evidence for it. The family now stays in ‘Stamford, Connecticut.’

Is Chris Hansen Gay?

No, Chris Hansen is not gay. He is married to his beautiful wife, Mary. The couple married in the year 1989. He has two children with his wife, which proves that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

Chris started working first at ‘WILX (Channel 10)’, which was a television station back then. He started working when he was doing his post-graduation. From the starting itself, he has been working for NBC Affiliated Stations. His actual career with ‘NBC started in the year 1993’. As a ‘reporter of Dateline,’ he became pretty famous. He also ‘led the coverage of the 9/11 attack’. He became a notable crime investigator when he launched ‘To Catch a Predator.’ And as of now, he has been doing YouTube shows weekly, where he hosts ‘Have a Seat with Chris Hansen.’


Christopher has surely done some of the best works in his lifetime. It seems like he was born to do criminal investigations. His ability to investigate got him ‘eight Emmy Awards, four Edward R. Murrow Awards, three Clarion awards, the Overseas Press Club award.’ He was also recognized by ‘Associated Press and United Press International’ for his excellence.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Hansen in 2024

Chris Hansen Net Worth
Chris Hansen Net Worth

A reporter like Chris becomes as famous as an actor because of the money he makes from his passion. His works hold intrinsic value. His shows generate $500,000. It is also the annual salary. His net worth calculated in 2024 and found $2 Million and will increase very soon.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He had always followed his passion when he was fourteen.
  • He started working when he was in college itself.
  • He has done some hard-core investigations in his career. And always seem to report monumental news.
  • He was evicted from his home for not paying the pending rent.

Christopher Edward Hansen is a notable and prominent crime investigating reporter and a YouTuber. He has been working for the social cause. He makes the citizens feel safe with his investigations on Sex Predators. He has been following his passion for journalism when he was fourteen. He has had an amazing childhood because he had his mother on his side, supporting him. He has a happy family with his two children. He was once accused of writing some bad checks, but that did not stop him from voicing the truth in the media.


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