If you were a fan of NBC’s Dateline, you might have often seen journalist Chris Hansen in the ‘To Catch a Predator’ segment. At present, you might have seen him as a host of ‘Crime Watch Daily’. Hansen surely is a hardworking and successful journalist, but have you ever wondered how much is his net worth and salary?
If you have such question in your mind, then let us tell you that Hansen has a jaw-dropping net worth of $12.5 million. He has earned such a huge amount of money by working as a TV journalist in various shows.
Hansen lives in a gorgeous mansion located in Stamford, Connecticut. It is a huge house that is spread over a large area. Hansen shares his neighborhood with rich people.
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Hansen career in NBC began in 1993 after he joined the channel as ‘Now with Tom Brokaw and Katie Couric’ news magazine’s correspondent. In 2013, Hansen left the channel after working for 20 years.
He gained a lot of fame from ‘Dateline NBC’. He covered some major topics such as ‘Columbine massacre’, the ‘Oklahoma City terrorist attack’, the ‘Unabomber’ and the ‘TWA Flight 800’ disaster, ‘Indian child slave labor’ and ‘phony prescription drug sales in China’, ‘September 11 attacks’.
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Hansen has appeared in other TV shows such as ‘The Tonight Show with Jay Leno’, ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart', 'Late Night with Conan O'Brien’, ‘Today’, ‘The Adam Carolla Show’, ‘The Opie and Anthony Radio Show’, ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ and many more.
Hansen announced the release of his show ‘Hansen Vs Predator’ in 2015. Hansen became the show ‘Crime Watch Daily’ new host on 22nd August 2016.
This is how amazing Hansen’s career has been. He has worked very hard in his career. Thus, we can say that his $12.5 million net worth isn’t inherited. He is very much respected and has been awarded many times for his amazing work. Till date, he has bagged seven Emmy Awards and four Edward R. Murrow Awards.
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He has also been the recipient of three Clarion awards, an Overseas Press Club award, an IRE, the National Press Club award, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Award. Besides those, Hansen has also been honored by awards from the Associated Press and United Press International for his outstanding and excellent work.
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