Dana Bash Biography


Reporter Dana Bash is a single mother of one.

More about the relationship

Dana Bash is currently single.

Also, she is a single mom of her child Jonah Frank King which she had with her second ex-husband John King.

Past Affair

Firstly she was married to Jeremy Bash 1998. They got divorced in 2007 as their marital relationship couldn’t work.

She was again married to John King in 2008, however, in 2012, the couple divorced. Dana and John had a baby, Jonah Frank King born in 2011.

Previously, she had an affair with Spencer Garrett for a brief period of time. Spencer is an actor.

Relationship Facts of Dana Bash

  • Dana Bash is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • Her sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Dana Bash?

Dana Bash is an American Journalist and Anchorwoman. She is currently the Chief Political Correspondent and occasional anchorwoman for CNN. Before this assignment, she was a White House and Capitol Hill correspondent for the network.

Dana Bash’s Parents, Childhood

Dana was born on June 15, 1971, in Manhattan, New York, U.S. to a Reform Jewish family.

She is the daughter of Frances Weinman Schwartz(mother) and Stu Schwartz(father) grew up with an elder sister and two young brothers.

Mr. Frances is the former senior broadcast producer and an ABC News producer whilst Mrs. Stu was an author and educator in Jewish studies. Although her family is Jewish, she follows Christianity.

One of her brother’s names is David Schwartz. David is a businessman and runs pressurecreative.com.

Education, Schooling

Dana did her schooling at Pascack Hills High School.

Regarding further studies, she completed her graduation with a bachelor of Political Communication from George Washington University. She was an intern at NBC, CBS, and CNN when she was studying in college.

Dana Bash’s Career

After graduation, she worked as an assistant journalist and covered much news. Dana describes her initial days as very hard times but she never got bored of it.

Due to the low salary in New York, she had to share a room with John King, her coworker who later turned into her romantic partner and spouse.

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Before becoming an on-air reporter like Dana Schwartz, she was promoted to a news anchor, she got the chance to become the producer in Capitol Hill, and covered news on politicians and senates.

In Washington D.C., Dana became CNN’s chief political correspondent and the network’s lead reporter. In 2016, she was the lead reporter to report the Republican field of presidential candidates.

Moreover, she interviews the candidates Donald Trump, Senators Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Bernie Sanders, and Governors Jeb Bush and John Kasich. Along with the candidates, she interviewed their families as well.

She has also produced CNN’s weekend programs, Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics with Wolf Blitzer. She is also one of the important hosts of the Primetime primary debates.

Dana’s Cringy moment

In November 2019, Dana’s co-anchor and ex-husband, John King, who is also a CNN correspondent reads the phone conversation between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Trump said,

“I agree with you about your country, and I look forward to it.

When I owned Miss Universe, they always had great people.

Ukraine was always very well represented.

When you’re settled in and ready, I’d like to invite you to the White House.

We’ll have a lot of things to talk about, but we’re with you all the way.”

This type of conversation made by the president of the United States literally made Dana cringe and she buried her face in her hands during the telecast!

What is the income of Dana Bash?

Dana’s net worth is estimated to be $6 million. Her hard work has led her to the way of success.

Whereas her salary as a correspondent at CNN is around $150k-$180k per annum.

Dana Bash’s Rumors, Controversy

There have been rumors related to Dana’s husband John King that he was having extra-marital affair. Also, they had so big fights that lives in separate houses when their baby was still an infant. But the rumors turned out to be true. Later, they separated.

Dana Bash was rumored to be dating Ron Paul but that rumor was not confirmed by both of them. Dana’s personal life has always been controversial. Her marriage has always been in news because of her on and off relationship issues.

Dana Bash’s Body Measurement

Dana Bash has a slim body type and height of 5 Feet 6 inches and weighs 59 kg. She has blonde hair and blue-colored eye. Her body measurement is 35-25-35 inches and wears a bra size of 34C. Her dress size is 6(US) and her shoe size is 7(US).

Social Media Profile

Dana is quite active on social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. She has more than 661.2k followers on Twitter and more than 120k followers on Instagram.

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