Dana Bash Biography

Updated On Jan 18, 2019 Published On Dec 13, 2015
Facts of Dana Bash
Date of Birth: 1971 , June-15
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 2 Inch
Name Dana Bash
Birth Name Dana Ruth Schwartz
Father Stu Schwartz
Mother Frances Weinman Schwartz
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Montvale, New Jersey
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Journalist and Anchorwoman
Working For ABC News
Net Worth $ 2 Million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonade
Face Color White
Weight in KG 59 KG
Famous for Journalist
Married to John King (m. 2008), Jeremy Bash (1998)
Divorce John King (m. 2012), Jeremy Bash (m. 2007)
Education George Washington University
Awards N/A
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
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American journalist Dana Bash is the recipient of Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress from National Press Foundation and is currently working for CNN. Dana, a single mother was previously married to Jeremy Bash and John King.

Dana Bash' Early Life and Education

Dana Bash was born on June 15, 1971, and is currently 47 years old. She was born in New York City, New York, United States to Reform Jewish family. The name of her parents is father Stu Schwartz and mother Frances Weinman Schwartz.

Dana Bash' father was an ABC News producer who previously served as the senior broadcast producer for Good Morning America whereas her mother was an author and educator.

Dana is the second child of her parents. She was born into a Jewish family. She is of American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity.

Dana attended Pascack Hills High School in Montvale, New Jersey. She then joined George Washington Universtiy and received her cum lade bachelor's degree in political communications from George.

Dana Bash' Career

While Dana Bash was at the University, she did an internship at NBC, CBS, and CNN.

After her graduation, Dana joined CNN as a producer for CNN's weekend programs including Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. She also worked as a producer for CNN on Capitol Hill before becoming an on-air reporter, specializing in coverage of the U.S. Senate.

Dana was one of the eleven women including Kim Kingsley, Cathy Lanier, Penny Pritzker, Illyse Houge, Susan Collins honored at ELLE magazine's 2014 Women in Washington Power List.

Dana Bash' Personal Life

Dana Bash is a single mom and has been married twice. She was first married to Jeremy Bash. Jeremy is the former Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency, and currently, he is a Managing Director at Beacon Global Strategies LLC.

They met while she was a correspondent at the White House and was the chief of staff of the Department of Defense. They got married in 1998 and after nine years of marriage, they got divorced in 2007.

On May 25, 2008, she married for the second time to John King who is an American journalist. The couple welcomed their child together in June 2011. After four years of marriage, they called off their marriage and got divorced in March 2012.

Currently, she isn't involved in any love affairs and is single, busy might be taking good care of her children.

Dana is 5 feet 6 inches tall and her body measurements are 34-24-35 inches.

Dana Bash' Net Worth and Earnings

The 47-year old lady is a famous American journalist, and it won't be wrong to compare her fame with her fortune. Dana Bash' net worth, as of 2019, is reported to be around $2 million. She is definitely living a lavish lifestyle.


Dana Bash facts on timeline

Born in Montvale, New Jersey, United Sates

June 15 , 1971

She was born in Montvale, New Jersey, United Sates to parents Frances and Stu Schwartz. She is the second child of her parents. She was born in Jewish family. She is American and is of white ethnicity.

First marriage, Jeremy Bash


She got married for first time to Jeremy Bash. They met while she was a correspondent at the white house and he was the chief of staff of the Department of Defense. They got married in 1998.

Divorced with Jeremy Bash


In 2007, she announced that she dissolved her marriage and got divorced with her first husband Jeremy Bash. The reason behind the divorce was his husband extra marital affair with one of his colleagues. They had no children together.

Second marriage, John King

May 25 , 2008

A year later of her divorced, she got married for second time to John King. He is an American journalist. He is a former friend of Dana. The couple got married on 25 may, 2008. John converted to Judaism prior to marrying her.

Child Jonah Frank King


She became mother for first time in her life and that was year in 2011. She and her husband John King welcomed their baby together and that baby was cute little son. They named him Jonah Frank King.

Divorced with John King


The trouble was started in her second marriage also. There was lack of understanding between them. After four years of marriage, they called of their marriage and got divorced in March 2012. At the time of their divorced, their son was only nine month old.

Honored by, Elle Magazine

March 26 , 2014

On March 26, 2014, she was honored by Ellen Magazine. The program was held at Italian embassy in the United States in its annual “Women in Washington Power List". It was most prestigious moment for her.

Current Net worth.


Bash earns the good amount of money from her professional journalism career. It is estimated that her current Net worth is around $2 Million.