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Chris Hansen Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Onision, Dateline, and Affair

Chris Hansen Biography

A native of Chicago, Illinois, United States, Chris Hansen is a famous and popular American YouTube personality and television journalist. He is known for his work on Dateline NBC, in particular, the former segment To Catch a Predator, which revolved about capturing probable Internet sex buzzards using a sting procedure.

Chris Hansen Age

Hansen is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born on 13 September 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Chris Hansen Height

Hansen stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches(1.87 m) tall and weighs 154 lbs (70 kg).

Chris Hansen Education

Hansen said that he foremost desired to be a journalist when he was 14 years old, watching and following the FBI investigation of the disappearance of Jimmy Hoffa. He attended Brother Rice High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in telecommunication in 1981.

Chris Hansen Family

Hansen’s mother is Patricia Hansen but his father’s name has not been revealed. We will update this section when the information is available. Also, his siblings have not been mentioned anywhere.

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Chris Hansen Wife

Hansen is heartily married to his wife Mary Joan and has two sons. It was narrated that in June 2018, Mary Joan filed for divorce after almost 30 years of marriage. However, Mary Joan started making regular impressions on Hansen’s YouTube channel in May 2020, indicating that the partners were yet together.

Chris Hansen Net Worth

Hansen has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.

Chris Hansen Onision

YouTuber James Jackson, popularly known as Onision has been called out many times for being a predator. The YouTube community has even requested his displacement from Youtube on many events but no action has been carried out.

Hansen has also been scrutinizing the declarations of Onision’s preying behavior. He publicized a video on his channel called ‘Have a Seat With Hansen’ visiting Onision’s house accompanied by attorney Mike Morse and a filming crew. Onision dialed 911 saying:

“There’s a someone who’s been hunting me online, and they just showed up at my house,” he told the operator. “They’re knocking on my door… They have a lot of camera people, they’re YouTube stalkers.”

The Youtuber also filed requisitions for declarations of safety against Hansen noting cyberstalking and harassment as the impetus for legal activity.

Chris Hansen Dateline

Hansen operated as a reporter for the reality legal show Dateline from 1993 to 2013. His renowned works from the show include the TWA Flight 800 disaster Oklahoma City bombing, fake pharmaceutical drug sales in China, the Unabomber, and the Columbine High School carnage, and investigative reports on Indian child slave labor.

Hansen disclosed how a group connected to Osama Bin Laden had attempted to buy projectiles and nuclear harpoons elements. After his series on the lack of safety at airports circulated, the Federal Aviation Administration opened an investigation and finally inspected its policies.

Chris Hansen Show

Hansen announced plans to create his own independent show called Hansen vs. Predator in 2015. The program was intended to premiere online but only manage to crowdfund $89,000 by September 2016. His original goal was to raise $ 400, 000 via Kickstarter. His broadcast rights were later sold when he failed to reach his $400 k goal with the show being aired as a recurring segment on Crime Watch Daily

Chris Hansen Affair

In 2011, Hansen was caught cheating on his wife with Kristyn Cadell, who was a news anchor and reporter for WPTV in Florida. The two had been hooking up months before their affair became public.

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