Chris Hansen Biography – Chris Hansen Wiki
Chris Hansen born Christopher Edward Hansen, is an American television journalist.
Hansen attended Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Communication Arts and Sciences in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications.
During his senior year at Michigan State University in 1981, he became a reporter for Lansing NBC affiliate WILX. He then reported for WFLA in Tampa, various radio stations and newspapers in Michigan, WXYZ in Detroit, and WDIV as an investigative reporter and anchor from 1988. In May 1993, Hansen joined NBC News as a correspondent for the news magazine Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric.
He is known for his work on Dateline NBC, in particular the former segment To Catch a Predator. He also hosts Killer Instinct on Investigation Discovery, which documents homicide investigations. In September 2016, he became the new host of the syndicated show Crime Watch Daily.
He has received eight Emmy Awards, four Edward R. Murrow Awards, three Clarion awards, the Overseas Press Club award, an IRE, the National Press Club award, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Award; as well as awards for excellence from the Associated Press and United Press International.
Chris Hansen Age
He was born on September 13, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
Chris Hansen Wife
He is married to Mary Joan Hansen and they have two children.
Chris Hansen Children
He has two children with his wife Mary Joan Hansen. One of his sons is named Connor Hansen.
Chris Hansen Affair – Chris Hansen Girlfriend
In 2011, Chris was in a four-month affair with former TV newswoman Kristyn Caddell. Kristyn had introduced herself to Hansen in the VIP area at the Blue Martini Lounge in Palm Beach in March 2011. The affair was exposed in July 2011.
In an open letter, Caddell wrote: “Chris told me a divorce was inevitable and the wedding ring on his finger was all but for show. Chris was flying me all over the country; putting us up in the finest hotels; having dinner and mingling with many of his colleagues; having our photographs taken together in public places; he would even speak with my family on the phone.
“I don’t wish any harm on Chris, yet our affair has essentially destroyed my professional career.”
Chris Hansen Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $ 12.5 million.
Chris Hansen Height
He stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Chris Hansen TV Shows
He has appeared on numerous television shows including The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Adam Carolla Show, Today, Scarborough Country, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rise Guys Morning Show, The Don and Mike Show, The Opie and Anthony Radio Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Glenn Beck Program, and Diggnation.
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