The chief legal reporter for ABC News is media entrepreneur and television host Dan Abrams. On SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel, he also hosts The Dan Abrams Show: Where Politics Meets The Law. The seasoned media personality was born on May 20, 1966, to mother Efrat Abrams and father Floyd Abrams, an attorney. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.
In 1994, he started his career as a reporter for Court TV. He later joined NBC as a Chief Legal Correspondent for NBC News in 1997 and later transferred to MSNBC, which is owned by NBC. He served as General Manager at MSNBC from 2006 to 2007 while hosting the program The Abrams Report.
In 2011, Abrams joined ABC News
Abrams joined ABC News in February 2011 to serve as the network’s Chief Legal Analyst after spending more than a decade working for NBC. In his early years, he frequently filled in as an anchor on Good Morning America.
He continues to serve as ABC’s Chief Legal Analyst and also hosts the late-night program Nightline and contributes frequently to the discussion show The View.
Additionally, from October 2016 to June 2020, Abrams served as the host of the A&E channel’s Live PD program.
His net worth
The native of Manhattan makes a sizable amount of money from his news and entertainment websites in addition to his pay.
Mediaite, Gossip Cop, The Braiser, and Law & Crime are just a few of the news and entertainment websites he has founded.
The top ten New York Times Bestseller list included his book “Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency,” which was published in June 2018. This may have helped his net worth.
Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers and Just About Everything Else is the other well-known book written by Abrams.
The book has been translated into several languages, including Swedish, Russian, Indonesian, and Croatian. It was designated the Washington Post bestseller.
Abrams has a remarkable net worth thanks to his participation in numerous professional endeavors. He has a net worth of $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
In 2003, he received a cancer diagnosis
When he was told he had testicular cancer in July 2003, Abrams experienced a serious health problem. After having a testicular tumor and abdominal lymph nodes surgically removed, the ABC News correspondent completely recovered from cancer.
The revelation was initially made public by the media personality in a statement she issued in September 2004.
Today was the first time I publicly discussed something that had previously been very private—my battle with testicular cancer.]
Added he, “It’s a subject I’ve only ever spoken about with a small number of close friends and family before. Without Sean Kimerling, I believe I would have left things as they were.”
Abrams and his partner have a son
Since 2009, Abrams has been seeing Florinka Pesenti, who has been his longtime partner. Pesenti won season three of the reality competition The Amazing Race in 2002 while working as the public relations director for Gucci.
Everett Floyd Abrams, who was born in 2012, is the couple’s other child. Despite this, the television host hasn’t confirmed if he and his partner are already married or not. Furthermore, Abrams is a little more guarded about her because he hardly ever posts pictures of her on social media. In contrast, he uploads photos of his son frequently.
The three-person family dwells in Manhattan, according to the New York Times.
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