Chris Hansen Biography


Chris Hansen

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Birth Name: Chris Hansen
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age:   57 Years
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Chris Hansen who is popular for his work on Dateline NBC is a popular television journalist from United States. He is also a news reporter. He is also famous in the world for running the show, To Catch a Predator. Tall and handsome, Chris was born as Christopher Edward Hansen in Lansing, Michigan, United States of America to American parents. He was raised in northern Detroit. He is an American and is of white ethnicity.

Chris is a married man. He has been married to Mary Joan Hansen since a long time. As a married couple, they have also been parents twice. Besides this married life, he was also involved in extra marital affairs with Kristyn Caddell in 2010. Kristyn Caddell is an also a television journalist.

When Chris was 14, he began watching FBI and police investigate. He also became familiar about the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. These things pursued him to become a journalist. He then earned his telecommunications degree from Michigan State University in 1981. While he was still attending this university, he joined WILX and began serving them as a reporter. He then joined WFLA and also worked in several newspapers and radio stations. He also joined WXYZ and began serving at WDIV since 1988 as an investigative reporter and anchor. In 1993, he began working at NBC News as a correspondent. His net worth is said to be around $12.5 Million.

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Born in Lansing, Michigan, United States

1959 13th of December

Tall and handsome, Chris was born as Christopher Edward Hansen in Lansing, Michigan, United States of America to American parents. He was raised in northern Detroit. He is an American and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet and two inch tall.

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Graduated from Michigan State University

1981

When Chris was 14, he began watching FBI and police investigate. He also became familiar about the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. These things pursued him to become a journalist. He then earned his telecommunications degree from Michigan State University in 1981. 

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Joined WILX

1981

While he was still attending Michigan State University, he joined WILX and began serving them as a reporter. He then joined WFLA and also worked in several newspapers and radio stations. He also joined WXYZ. 

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Joined Now with WDIV

1988

He began serving at WDIV since 1988 as an investigative reporter and anchor. In 1993, he began working at NBC News as a correspondent. He became the correspondent of the magazine, Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric.

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Hosted the show, To Catch a Predator

2004

Chris Hansen who is popular for his work on Dateline NBC is a popular television journalist and a news reporter. He is also famous in the world for running the show, To Catch a Predator. These days, he is hosting the show, Killer Instinct.

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Released his book, To Catch a Predator

2007 of December

Besides being the host of the show, To Catch a Predator, he is also the writer of the book To Catch a Predator: Protecting Your Kids from Online Enemies Already in Your Home. This book was released in March 2007.

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Had extra marital affairs with Kristyn Caddell

2010

Chris is a married man. He has been married to Mary Joan Hansen since a long time. As a married couple, they have also been parents twice. Besides this married life, he was also involved in extra marital affairs with Kristyn Caddell in 2010. Kristyn Caddell is an also a television journalist.

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Won News & Documentary Emmy Awards

2010

Till now, he has been nominated in News & Documentary Emmy Awards for eight different times and out of these eight nominations, he has been honored only once. He won this award in 2010 for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine.

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