Who is Dan Harris?
American Journalist, Dan Harris, worked with ABC News where he served the station as an anchor. He worked with the station from 2000 to September 26, 2021. Harris currently works at his meditation company.
Dan Harris Date of Birth / Age
Harris is 52 years as of 2023. He was born on July 6, 1971.
Dan Harris Height
Harris is 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Dan Harris Parents and Siblings
Harris’s parents are Nancy Lee Harris and Jay R. Harris. Lee, the mother, is a pathologist. She serves at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. She specializes in lymphoma, and his father is the director of the radiation oncology residency program at Harvard University. Matthew Carmichael Harris, who is Dan’s younger brother, is a venture capitalist. However, we will try and get more on this and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Dan Harris Spouse / Wife
Harris is married to Dr. Bianca Harris. At the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York, pulmonologist Bianca Harris practices. She is a New York University School of Medicine alumna. However, we will try and get more on this and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Dan Harris Kids / Children
Harris and his wife have a son. However, we will try and get more on this and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Dan Harris Education
Harris attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine, where she received her degree. He also achieved honorary doctorates from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Colby. However, we will try and get more on this and update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Dan Harris Career
Harris began his career as a presenter for WLBZ in Bangor, Maine. He then worked as a reporter and political reporter at WCSH in Portland, Maine for a period of two years. Dan joined ABC News in the year 2000. From 2006 to 2011 he hosted World News Sunday and was a frequent anchor of World News, the weekend editions of ABC World News Tonight and Nightline.
Harris made the announcement that he was leaving ABC News in August 2021 in order to focus more on his meditation practice. On September 26, 2021, he departed the station. He left the station on September 26, 2021. In addition to reporting on a series of natural disasters and several mass shootings from several combat zones, Harris led the network’s coverage of religion, particularly evangelism, and once spent 48 hours in solitary confinement to write an article on the criminal justice system. On March 1, 2016, Harris became the host of the television show 500 Questions, succeeding Richard Quest.
Meditation and Authorship.
Harris encourages meditation and uses the method of breath observation. Interviews with other meditators are featured in His Happiest 10% podcasts. In March 2014, Harris’ true story was published in the book 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing Focus, and Find Self-Help That Really Works. In the book, Harris shares how he resolved what seemed like a conflict between the calm that meditation brings and the aggressive competition it takes to be successful as a broadcast journalist.
Dan works with ABC News where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Robin Roberts
- Eva Pilgrim
- Whit Johnson
- Kevin Newman
- Diane Sawyer
- Michael Strahan
- George Stephanopoulos
- Janai Norman
- Rob Marciano
- Heather Cabot
- Ginger Zee
- Amy Robach
- Lara Spencer
How Much Does Dan Harris Earn?
Harris earns an annual salary that is estimated to be $85,000.
How Much is Dan Harris Worth?
As a journalist, Harris has been able to accumulate a net worth of $110 million.
Dan Harris Awards
Harris won an Edward R. Murrow Award for his reporting on a young Iraqi man who got the help he needed to relocate to the United States. For his Nightline feature, “How to Buy a Child in Ten Hours,” Harris received an Emmy Award in 2009. Both Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and Colby College, his alma mater, awarded him honorary doctorates.