Dan Harris Biography

Dan Harris an American correspondent for ABC News, an anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.

Dan Harris Age

Dan was born in July 26, 1971 in Newton, Massachusetts.

Dan Harris ABC

Dan joined ABC News in 2000. From 2006 to 2011 Harris anchored World News Sunday and frequently anchors World News, ABC World News Tonight weekend editions and Nightline. Harris is also a frequent contributor to World News. In September 2005 he also anchored ABC’s coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

In October 2010, Harris was named the new co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America, succeeding Bill Weir. He was named a co-anchor for Nightline, succeeding Bill Weir in October 2013.

He has reported on a series of events such as the mass shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, Aurora, Colorado and Tucson, Arizona, and has covered various natural disasters from the earthquake in Haiti to Myanmar to New Orleans.

Harris has also reported on combat in Afghanistan, Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, and has made six visits to Iraq., Harris has led ABC News’ coverage of faith domestically, with a particular focus on the evangelical movement. Harris scored one of the first interviews with former pastor Ted Haggard after his sex and drugs scandal. He covered the papal conclave at Vatican City, which elected Pope Francis in 2013.

In 2012, he anchored ABC News Digital’s debate coverage for the presidential election. He also covered the shootings on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and the opening of One World Trade Center in New York in 2014. In addition to those events, he has also covered stories on exotic animals such as tigers, lions, clouded leopards and various types of lemurs.

Dan Harris Good Morning America

Harris is the co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good morning America. GMA is an American morning television show that is broadcast on ABC. It was launched on November 3, 1975 and first expanded to weekends with the debut of a Sunday edition on January 3, 1993.

Sunday edition was canceled in 1999; weekend editions returned on both Saturdays and Sundays on September 4, 2004. Weekday program airs from 7:00 ti 9:00 a.m in all U.S time zones.The weekend edition takes one hour long and are transmitted to ABC’s stations live at 7:00 a.m. Eastern Time although stations in some markets air them at different times.

Dan Harris Books

  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found
  • Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story Mar 11, 2014
  • 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found
  • Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story by Dan Harris (2014-03-11) by Dan Harris
  • Hoist on My Own Petard: Or: How Writing 10% Happier Threw My Own Advice Right Back in My Face
  • Jan 06, 2015 by Dan Harris
  • Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book
  • Wie ich die entscheidenden 10% glücklicher wurde: Meditation für Skeptiker (German Edition)
  • By Dan Harris – 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Wit (Large Print Edition) (2014-11-06) [Hardcover] by Dan Harris
  • How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help 10%
  • Happier by Dan Harris

Dan Harris Salary

Harris earns an average annual salary of $85k annually.

Dan Harris Net Worth

Dan’s has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

Dan Harris Family

Harris was born to Nancy Lee Harris and Jay R. Harris. Harris’s father serves as the chair of Harvard’s radiation oncology residency program and recipient of the 2007 American Society of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology Gold Medal. His mother Lee is a pathologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and is a world authority on lymphomas. Harris’ younger brother, Matthew Carmichael Harris, is a venture capitalist.

Dan Harris Wife

Harris married Dr. Bianca Harris in 2009; On 15, 2014 the couple welcomed a baby boy named Alexander Robert Harris. Although Harris refers himself as “half-Jewish and culturally Jewish,” he identifies as a Buddhist.

Dan Harris Panic Attack

When Dan was filling in reading the headlines on Good Morning America in 2004 in an ordinary morning. By that time the show was only watched by about 5.019 million people back then. After a short bulletin on new medicine he started to break down. He explained that his heart started racing, his lungs seized up, his palms were sweating, his mouth dried up and he couldn’t breathe.

Harris struggled through the last few lines of the bulletin, then signed off as professionally as he possibly could. It was clear to him that he had experienced his worst panic attack ever. Though it may not have looked as bad as it could’ve, he insists that inside, “the universe was closing in”.


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