Dana Bash Biography and Wiki
Dana Bash is an American journalist who works as a news anchor, and chief political correspondent for CNN (The Cable News Network).
Dana Bash Age and Birthday
Dana Ruth Schwartz was born on 15 June 1971 in New York City, New York, the United States of America. She is 50 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Gemini.
Dana Bash Height and Weight
Bash is a woman of average stature. She stands at a height of 1.57 meters, which is approximately 5 feet 2 inches. In addition, she has moderate weight.
Dana Bash Husband, Married
Bash was married to Jeremy Bash from 1998 to 2007, who went on to become the CIA Chief of Staff and the Department of Defense Chief of Staff under President Barack Obama. She married fellow CNN contributor John King in 2008. Bash and King divorced in 2012 after giving birth to a son, Jonah.
Dana Bash Parents and Siblings
Bash was born Dana Ruth Schwartz in Manhattan, New York City, to Frances Weinman Schwartz, a Jewish studies author and educator, and Stuart Schwartz, a senior broadcast producer for ABC News’ Good Morning America. She was raised in Washington D.C., and New Jersey.
Dana Bash Education
Bash went to Montvale, New Jersey’s Pascack Hills High School. She graduated with honors from George Washington University with a bachelor’s degree in political communications.
She interned at NBC, CBS, and CNN throughout her college years. Bash was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters by Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hampshire, on May 12, 2018.
Dana Bash CNN Career
After graduating from college, Bash worked for CNN as a producer on weekend shows like Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. She later moved on to producing programming focused on the United States Senate.
Bash moderated the Democratic presidential primary debate in 2019, during which Kamala Harris made the “that little girl was me” assertion to Joe Biden. Bash called the first of the 2020 US presidential debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump a “shitshow” after the event.
Bash resigned as a trustee of Jewish Women International in 2011 due to the organization’s pro-choice campaigning.
Dana Bash Salary
The award-winning journalist, Bash, earns an annual salary ranging from $70,000 to $200,000. Her exact salary figures shall be updated once we have them from a credible source.
Dana Bash Net Worth
Bash has not revealed her net worth. She is a simple person and never likes to attract public attention by publicly displaying her wealth. However, this section is under review, we will update you when details about her net worth are revealed.