Chris Harrison Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography

Chris Harrison Height, Weight, Age, Spouse, Family, Facts, Biography
Chris Harrison Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth July 26, 1971
Zodiac Sign Leo
Girlfriend Lauren Zima

Chris Harrison is an American television and game show host, actor, producer and author who came into prominence after being the anchor of the ABC reality TV dating program The Bachelor since 2002. He gained further recognition by hosting the show’s spin-offs The Bachelorette since 2003, Bachelor Pad (2010-2012), Bachelor in Paradise since 2014, the first season of Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise in 2015, Bachelor Live in 2016, and The Bachelor Winter Games in 2018. He has also served as the host of several other TV shows like Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (2015-2019) and has appeared in many programs on the small screen including Access Hollywood (2018-2020). He has acted in various TV shows as well such as Sabrina the Teenage Witch (2003) where he portrayed the role of Colin. He has been the producer of numerous TV programs including The Bachelor: The Greatest Seasons – Ever! (2020). He has written a number of books too, like the fictional romance novel The Perfect Letter (2015).

Born Name

Christopher Bryan Harrison

Nick Name

Chris

Chris Harrison on Mother's Day in May 2020 expressing his love, respect and admiration for all mothers
Chris Harrison on Mother’s Day in May 2020 expressing his love, respect and admiration for all mothers (Chris Harrison / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

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Born Place

Dallas, Texas, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

He went to Lake Highlands High School, graduating in 1989. He then attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship. He became a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity.

Occupation

Television host, Actor, Producer, Author

Manager

He is represented by NZK Productions / Warner Bros. Studios and William Morris Endeavor Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Chris Harrison as seen in November 2020
Chris Harrison as seen in November 2020 (Chris Harrison / Instagram)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Gwendolyn Jones (1994-2012) – He married his college sweetheart Gwendolyn on November 20, 1993. They got divorced in May 2012. They together have a son named Joshua and a daughter named Taylor.
  2. Lauren Zima (2018-Present) – He and fellow TV show host Lauren Zima started dating in August 2018.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of American descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Chiseled features
  • Expressive eyes

Chris Harrison Favorite Things

  • Passion – Chasing tornadoes actually having loved chaos and been quite an adrenaline junkie

Source – TheThings.com

Chris Harrison in December 2020 stating how he is a firm believer that if we keep our eyes open God puts people in our lives who lifts us up and can change our lives
Chris Harrison in December 2020 stating how he is a firm believer that if we keep our eyes open God puts people in our lives who lifts us up and can change our lives (Chris Harrison / Instagram)

Chris Harrison Facts

  1. He kickstarted his television career by covering local sports in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma and a trip to L.A. for a screen test for a horseracing network had led to the permanent move.
  2. Chris has stated that he had dreamed of becoming a professional athlete, having craved to be a soccer player. He has continued participating in games here and there and has often taken his kids to the big soccer events and games.
  3. He has stated that he was actually rejected as the anchor for The Bachelor at first. His agent had initially informed him that he didn’t make it and it was a few days later that he found out that a mistake had been made, and that he did get the gig.
  4. Chris has disclosed that strangers have come up to him in bars and started telling him about their love lives when he has wondered if they expect him to make it better somehow.
  5. He has revealed that when it comes to birthday festivities, he does not like to celebrate on just a single day, but loves to do so the entire month which is why he has always had a “birthday month” instead.
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