Chris Harrison
Chris Harrison
Real Name/Full Name Christopher Bryan Harrison
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chris Harrison
Birth Place: Dallas, Texas
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 July 1971
Age/How Old: 52 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
Weight: In Kilograms – 86 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Richard Benjamin Harrison
Mother – Mary Beth Harrison
Siblings: N/A
School:  Lake Highlands High School
College: Oklahoma City University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: Lauren Zima
Wife/Spouse Name: Gwen Harrison
Kids/Children Name: Joshua and Taylor
Profession: Television and game show host
Net Worth: $30 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Being a successful TV personality is such a fun thing to do but it is not as easy as you would expect. This is because your success is determined by your viewers’ response to your show. Therefore, you can give your best and be sure that you have reached the epitome of your career but the viewers’ response kills all your dreams.

This means, apart from working on your own skills, you must also take time to understand your viewers and know exactly what they are expecting from you and give them exactly that. Chris Harrison is one person who has learned this secret and the success of his career in the TV industry is based on these two things.

Well, how well do you know about Chris Harrison? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chris Harrison’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 Harrison to date.

Biography and Early Life

It was on 26th of July in 1971 when this man was born by the name Christopher Bryan Harrison in a place known as Dallas, Texas in the United States which makes Chris an American by birth. His ethnicity is however not known to date. He is the son of Richard Benjamin Harrison and his wife Mary Beth Harrison. He has however not discussed much his childhood life and more so, he has not revealed whether he is the only child or he has other siblings and the names of his siblings.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chris Harrison in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chris Harrison’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 14th April 2024 having been born on 26 July 1971. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187 lbs in Pound and 86kg in Kilograms.


When it comes to his education, Chris is a learned man, looking at where he is as a TV personality, you can be sure that he dedicated much of his early life working on a good foundation of his education before he joined the market. He started off at Lake Highlands High School where he did his lower and upper high school studies.

After graduating from high school, he realized that it was not enough and he needed to do more. Therefore, he enrolled at Oklahoma City University and thanks to his love and prowess in football, he was given a soccer scholarship by the university.

At the University, he joined the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and on his studies, he majored on Mass Communication. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in the same.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1994, Chris got married to Gwendolyn Jones who was his college sweetheart, and they were blessed with two kids namely Joshua who was born in 2002, and Taylor who was born in 2004. Everything went on well until May 2012 when they decided to end their marriage after 18 years of marriage.

Six years later, rumors went around that Chris was in love with Lauren Zima who is a reporter and journalist. This was later confirmed to be true. Although they have not formalized their union yet, they are happy together.

Is Chris Harrison Gay?

The fact that Chris was married to his high school sweetheart Gwen Harrison for 18 good years, and they have two children together is enough to prove that he is not gay.

Professional Career

Chris’ career began in Oklahoma, and he started by covering local sports. From 1993 to 1999, he was an employee at KWTV Channel 9 which is located in Oklahoma City. In 2001, he hosted Mall Masters for GSN which was a short-lived game show. The following year, he was a guest star on Sabrina, the Teenage Witch He participated in Ping Ping a Song as a music show host.

From 2003, he became the host of The Bachelorette which was a bachelors’ spin-off show. From 2011 and 2012, he was the host of Bachelor Pad, and he was also the host of the American Music Award pre-show in November 2008 which was aired on ABC. He was also the co-host of You Deserve It in 2011 with Brooke Burns just to mention a few.


Chris has been honored to host several award coverage thanks to his prowess in this industry. Some of these include: 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards, live red carpet awards coverage and American Music Awards pre-show among others.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chris Harrison in 2024

Chris Harrison Net Worth
Chris Harrison Net Worth

Chris Harrison’s salary for hosting The Bachelor is $8 million. As of 2024, his present net worth is $30 million. He has earned all his wealth from his career as a television host. Since he is still very active in the industry, his net worth is expected to rise even higher in the coming years.

Being wealthy and famous in a field that is highly populated takes a lot of work and sacrifice. Chris has learned to give his best in every opportunity he gets and this explains the reason why his employers have no problem of paying him such a high salary. He has also become a great mentor to many.


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