Dana Bash Biography

Dana Bash is an American Journalist, News Anchor, Podcast speaker, and Chief Political Correspondent for CNN News. She was one of the women honored at Elle Magazine’s 2014 “Women in Washington Power List” event. CNN is introducing a limited series podcast where she also plays a role.

Early Life

Dana Bash was born on 15th June 1971 in Manhattan, New York, United States of America. The names of her parents are Stu Schwartz and Weinman Schwartz. She also has a sibling named David Schwartz. At a young age, she showed an active interest in Journalism and current affairs. Dana went to Pascack Hills High School in New Jersey. For her Bachelor’s she went to George Washington University and studied Political Communications. She further went to Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, New Hemisphere, and earned an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters.

Dana Bash Career

Dana began her career in the field of journalism. After completing college she joined the CNN channel as a producer of their weekend programs. She worked as a producer for shows like Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. Later she focused on producing programs that cover the United States Senate.

She was the host of the 2019 Democratic Presidential primary debate where Kamala Harris was also a part. After the first of the 2020 United States Presidential debated between Joe and Trump, she referred to the event as a Shitshow. Soon she will be seen in CNN Fall Podcast Slate with Clarissa Ward and Harry Enten.

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Dana Bash Biography

Real Name Dana Ruth Bash (Schwartz)
Birth Date June 15, 1971
Age (as of 2021) 50 Years
Birth Place New York City, New York, USA
Nationality American
Profession Journalist& News Anchor
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 2” – in Centimeters – 157 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 54 kg  –  in Pounds –  120 lbs
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
Body Type Slim


Father Stu Schwartz
Mother Frances Weinman Schwartz
Brother David Schwartz


School Pascack Hills High School
College George Washington University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Divorced
Who is her husband? John King (m. 2008–2012), Jeremy Bash (m. 1998–2007)
Children One (Jonah Frank King)

Personal Life

Dana was previously married to Jeremy Bash who is an American lawyer and was the chief of staff at the Central Intelligence Agency. They tied the knot in 1998 and later filed for divorce in 2007, where the details are not known. In 2008 she tied a knot to John King who is a CNN Chief National Correspondent. The couple is blessed with a son named Jonah. They later filed for divorce in 2012 although, the reasons behind their sep[aration weren’t shared with the media.

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Dana Bash Net Worth

Dana Bash has earned a lot from her career by working in the field of Journalism. According to sources her net worth has been estimated at around $6 million. Some other sources of her income are from attending various events and brand endorsements.


  • Her mother was an author and educator in Jewish studies while her father was an ABC news producer.
  • Her father also served as the senior broadcast producer for Good Morning America.
  • She grew up in Washington D.C. and New Jersey.
  • In 2011 she resigned as trustee of Jewish Women International over its pro-choice advocacy.
  • While attending college she interned at NBC, CBS, and CNN.
  • In 2015 she broke the news on live television that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy would not be running for Speaker of the House.

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