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Chris Hansen : 12 key facts you need to know

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The famous Christopher Edward Hansen is an American television journalist and YouTube personality. He is known for his work on Dateline NBC, in particular the former segment To Catch a Predator, which revolved around catching potential Internet predators using a sting operation.

He also hosts Killer Instinct on Investigation Discovery, which documents homicide investigations. In September 2016, he became the new host for the second season of the syndicated show Crime Watch Daily.

1. Chris Hansen birthday, age and birthplace


The famous Christopher Edward Hansen was born on September 13, 1959 (age 63 years), in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Chicago, on Lake Michigan in Illinois, is among the largest cities in the U.S. Famed for its bold architecture, it has a skyline punctuated by skyscrapers such as the iconic John Hancock Center, 1,451-ft. Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) and the neo-Gothic Tribune Tower. The city is also renowned for its museums, including the Art Institute of Chicago with its noted Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works.

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2.Chris Hansen nationality, ethnicity

Christopher Edward Hansen is American by birth, his ethnicity is not yet known to he public.


3. Chris Hansen religion

Christopher Edward Hansen has a Christianity background, but he doesn’t speak much about his beliefs and other spiritual aspects of his life.

4. Chris Hansen’s height and weight

Christopher Edward Hansen stands ar a height of 1.87 meters and his weight is approximately around 78 kilograms and 171 ibs in pounds.

5. Chris Hansen’s educational background

Christopher Edward Hansen attended Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Hansen graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunication in 1981.


6. Chris Hansen’s parents and siblings

Christopher Edward Hansen’s parent’s and sibling’s names are not known to the media, as our team is digging for more information about him, keep on visiting our page for more updates.

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7. Chris Hansen’s wife and children

Christopher Edward Hansen is a married man with two kids, Chris’s wife is Mary Joan Hansen in 1989, and got divorced in 2020, he then married Gabrielle Gagnon in 2021.


9. Chris Hansen awards

Christopher Edward Hansen has received eight Emmy Awards, four Edward R. Murrow Awards, three Clarion awards, the Overseas Press Club award, an IRE, the National Press Club award, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists Award; as well as awards for excellence from the Associated Press and United Press International.


10. Chris Hansen home: Where does Chris Hansen live

Christopher Edward Hansen used to live in the city of Washington DC, but currently, he lives in Stamford, Connecticut, North Carolina in a small house. Connecticut is a U.S. state in southern New England that has a mix of coastal cities and rural areas dotted with small towns. Mystic is famed for its Seaport museum filled with centuries-old ships, and the beluga whale exhibits at Mystic Aquarium. On Long Island Sound, the city of New Haven is known as the home of Yale University and its acclaimed Peabody Museum of Natural History

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11. Chris Hansen earnings and net worth

Christopher Edward Hansen’s earnings start within an amount of $20,000 plus and his net worth is approximately $5 million.

12. Chris Hansen social media pages

Christopher Edward Hansen has almost all the social media pages below are the list of his current pages,

  1. @officialchrishansen (Instagram)

2. @ChrisHansen (Youtube)


3. @chrishansen (Twitter)

4. Chris Hansen (FaceBook)


Multi award-winning journalist.