Chris Harrison: Divorced With Wife of 19 Years, Is He Dating Someone? Girlfriend Rumors

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Chris Harrison: Divorced With Wife of 19 Years, Is He Dating Someone? Girlfriend Rumors

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1971-07-26
  • Age 50 Years 0 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession Game Host
  • Zodiac Sign Leo
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Mother Mary Beth Harrison
  • Son/s Joshua Harrison, Taylor Harrison
  • Children/Kids Two
  • Relationship Status Single
  • Divorce/Split Once
  • Girlfriend Lauren Zima
  • Ex-Wife Gwen Harrison (m. 1993–Div.2012)
  • Gay No
  • Net Worth $16 million
  • Career 1993–present
  • High School Lake Highlands High School
  • College Oklahoma City University
  • Height/ How Tall? N/A
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Light Brown
  • Eye Color Light Green
  • Lesbian No

Like the title of the show, ‘The Bachelor’ suggests, there has always been only one bachelor in the show but not anymore. It turns out that the long-term host of the show, Chris Harris also is the new bachelor in town. Learn about his experience without a girlfriend or a wife. Has he been dating anyone after his divorce?

Married Life, Wife and Divorce Reason:

As you all know, he recently ended his marriage with wife, Gwen. The high school sweetheart couple had been married for 19 years. The couple announced their separation in a joint statement: "Though we have made this incredibly difficult decision to separate, our love and mutual respect remain, and we look forward to sharing in the lives of our wonderful children,"

Caption: Chris Harrison and then wife Gwen Harrison attend the premiere of "Heaven's Rain" at ArcLight Cinemas on September 9, 2010 


The divorce of Gwen and Chris is said to by Chris handing out half of his assets to his ex-wife as granted by the state of California. Chris has a calculated annual salary of 1.5 million dollars and an estimated net worth of around 15.5 million dollars. So, his ex-wife will be granted half of all his valuables.

Is he Dating? Girlfriend?

Chris Harris might have been a bachelor for a long time, but he still has some tricks up his sleeves. Thanks to his friend Ryan Seacrest he had a date later that year in October with Pattie Mallette. They two must’ve had a great time together. Guess where they went for their special night? Where else but to her own son, Justin Bieber’s son? They later both expressed their happiness on Twitter.

She also became thankful to Ryan Seacrest for setting it up.

Chris Harris has also been spotted with another partner a year after his divorce. In 2013, he was reportedly going out with Kelly Sarac. She was the first woman to be seen so close with Chris. This blonde beauty was a divorcee herself, previously married to Tommy Sarac and mother of 3 children from Santa Monica currently residing in California.

Dating Former Contestants:

Chris’s dating spree did not end here; he even went on to date some of the previous stars of his own show, ‘The Bachelor’. He was first said to be dating ‘The Bachelor’ Season 17 participants, Selma Almeria. He was heard introducing Selma as his girlfriend “Chris was introducing Selma as his girlfriend,” a source said. “They were very cute together and not taking their hands off each other.”

Caption: Chris Harrison rumored to be dating Selma in 2013


This is not all; he linked himself with another former contestant on ‘The Bachelor’.season 17. It was Ashley Frazier. He actually had only posted an innocent picture of themselves on Twitter.

But the reality is a lot different. They actually spent an entire weekend together at the time that the photo was taken, they were spotted hitting the Houston Bar together and also attended a birthday party together. While their status remains unknown, there is a chance that the two could be dating.

His Short Bio:

Chris Harris was born on July 26, 1971, in Dallas, Texas, US. He attended the Oklahoma University with a scholarship on playing soccer. This ultimately started his career in sports journalism.

He is presently involved in many projects, particularly since a host. He is a long-running host of hit TV shows like ‘The Bachelor’, ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’, ‘Bachelor in Paradise’, ‘The Bachelorette’, ‘The Chew’ and various others. He recently came into limelight on August 31 when he expressed why Nick Viall is the bachelor.