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Christopher "Chris" Bryan Harrison (born July 26, 1971) is an American television host, perhaps best known for his role as host of the ABC reality television dating show, The Bachelor since 2002, and its spin-offs The Bachelorette since 2003 and Bachelor Pad in 2010. He is also the co-host of Hollywood 411 on TV Guide Network and host of Designers' Challenge on HGTV and host of Mall Masters on Game Show Network. Harrison is from Dallas, Texas.

Career

From 1993-99, Harrison worked as a sports reporter at CBS affiliate KWTV in Oklahoma City. He also worked briefly for TVG Network, a horse racing channel. On November 23, 2008, Harrison hosted the American Music Awards pre-show live on ABC. His co-hosts were Dancing with the Stars judge Carrie Ann Inaba, and Pussycat Dolls member Nicole Scherzinger.

TV Guide Network announced that Harrison was signed to anchor its live red carpet awards coverage, beginning with the 2009 Primetime Emmy Awards in September. In 2011, Harrison and Brooke Burns began co-hosting the game show You Deserve It.

Personal life

Harrison was married to his college sweetheart, Gwen Harrison. They have two children, Joshua and Taylor. In May of 2012, after 18 years of marriage, Harrison and his wife announced their separation. October 4,2012 it was reported that Chris Harrison was dating Pattie Mallette, Justin Bieber's mother.

He graduated from Lake Highlands High School in 1989. He attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship.



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