Chris Harrison is the host of the iconic, nationally syndicated game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.”
Best known for his 15 years as the popular host of ABC’s hit romance/reality series “The Bachelor” and “The Bachelorette,” Harrison also hosts the spin-off series “Bachelor in Paradise.”
Harrison has co-hosted ABC’s live coverage of the “Miss America Competition” for the past seven years, and will return for the 2018 pageant airing this September. He first hosted the iconic broadcast on ABC in 2004. Additional hosting credits include “Emmys Red Carpet Live” at the 2012 and 2016 Primetime Emmys; ABC’s 2011 “American Music Awards Red Carpet”; ABC’s live coverage of the final championship rounds of the 2010 “Scripps National Spelling Bee”; ABC’s 2008 “American Music Awards Red Carpet Live!,” and “Road to the 60th Primetime Emmy® Awards,” ABC.com’s daily coverage leading up to the 2008 Primetime Emmy Awards.
In a departure from his many broadcast endeavors, in 2015 Harrison has turned to the written page, penning his first book – an emotional, passionate and suspenseful novel entitled The Perfect Letter. The romantic novel, published by Harper Collins, debuted in May of 2015.
The versatile Harrison has done his fair share of acting as well, with roles in the popular television series “Alias,” “The Practice,” “Six Feet Under” and “Sabrina the Teenage Witch.” His feature film appearances include “Bounce,” “Showtime” and portraying himself in the comedy “Date Movie.”
Harrison began his television career by covering local sports in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The Dallas, Texas native went to Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship, and then made the natural transition to sportscasting with a local station.