On Tuesday, June 8, Chris Harrison revealed on his Instagram that he was leaving the Bachelor franchise for good. Here’s his net worth and alleged payout from the show producers’ explored!
Chris was the face of ABC’s Bachelor Franchise for 19 years.
Hence, many fans were shocked when the Bachelor host took to his Instagram on Tuesday, June 9, to reveal that he was leaving the show for good.
A day after Katie Thurston’s season of The Bachelorette aired, Chris dropped the bombshell news on Bachelor nation fans.
A source close to the show revealed to The Sun that tension had been building up between the Bachelor producers and Chris for a year.
However, Chris landed in hot waters during Matt James’ season after defending contestant Rachael Kirkconnell.
Instead of denouncing Rachael’s Antebellum plantation themed party pics of 2018, he tried defending the contestant, thus angering many fans.
Fans’ outrage forced the Bachelor producers to temporarily oust Chris from his position. But now he has decided to leave for good.
Reports also reveal that Chris negotiated a big payout as he exited the franchise entirely.
Here are the host’s net worth, salary from the show and reported payout details.
What is Chris Harrison’s net worth?
Celebrity Net Worth portal reveals that Chris is worth approximately $25 million.
Although Chris did many TV hosting gigs before the Bachelor franchise, it became his claim to fame. The 49-year-old TV personality has hosted 25 seasons of The Bachelor and 16 of The Bachelorette.
In addition to the franchise’s main two shows, he has also hosted several of its spinoffs like Bachelor Pad, Bachelor in Paradise and more.
Another one of his hit TV gigs includes hosting Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2015 to 2019.
The host has also tried his hands in acting with appearances in shows and movies like Sabrina the Teenage Witch in the episode Ping, Ping a Song, The Practice, Bounce and in Showtime (2002), starring alongside actors such as Robert De Niro and Eddie Murphy.
His 2016 novel The Perfect Letter has also added to his wealth immensely.
Chris Harrison’s salary as The Bachelor host!
Although an official figure is not revealed yet, several sources reveal that around $8 million per season from the ABC show.
However, his alleged payout from the franchise will certainly double his wealth.
Chris Harrison’s reported payout from Bachelor Franchise explored!
A source close to the show revealed that at the end of Chris’ negotiations with ABC, they landed on a figure close to $20 million.
However, one must remember that no official statement was made by either ABC or Chris relating to the reported payout.