Dana Ruth Bash (Dana Bash) is an American journalist, news anchor, and now serves as a chief political correspondent for CNN. Before she was a chief political correspondent for CNN she used to intern at CNN, CBS, and NBC while studying political communications in George Washington University.
She graduated with a degree in political communications with honors and soon after graduating she joined CNN and started producing various weekend programs like Late Edition and Inside Politics. Dana is now one of the most popular and loved journalists and in the year 2014 she was listed in 10 Most Powerful Women In D.C. by ELLE magazine, the magazine talks about ELLE’s fourth annual Washington Power List and how the women have accomplished by their hard work and dedication.
In this article, we will uncover all the detail we have of Dana Ruth Bash better known as Dana Bash including her early life, relation status, and other detail.
Early Life of Dana Bash
Dana Bash was born on June 15, 1971, in New York City, United States. Dana grew up and raised in Washington, D.C and after that in New Jersey. Dana went to Pascack Hills High School, a four-year comprehensive public high school in Montvale, New Jersey, United States, and later went to George Washington University for higher studies. Dana graduated with honors from the university in political communications as mentioned above. There is not much information available about her early life so this is all the detail we have on her early life.
After graduating from the university, Dana served as a producer at CNN and was seen in several weekend shows like Late Edition, Evans & Novak, and Inside Politics. In 2019 she was the host of the Democratic presidential primary debate. She also used to intern for CBS and NBC according to the sources.
Married Life of Dana Bash
In 1998 Dana was married to Jeremy Bash. Jeremy is an American lawyer, they were happily married for around nine years but after that in 2007 for an unknown reason, the couple decided to get a divorce. After that in 2009, Jeremy started working for the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) as chief of staff, and later in 2011, he joined the United States Department of Defense under the former president Obama. Jeremy moved on real soon after their divorce and married Robyn Bash in 2009.
Dana also moved on quickly after her divorce and married a CNN co-worker John King. After few years in June 2011, she gave birth to her son Jonah.
“We are so excited to announce the birth of Jonah Frank King. Our amazing son was named after two of our heroes; my mom, Joan King, and Dana’s grandfather, Frank Weinman. Jonah beat his deadline unlike either of his parents. Dana is doing well after two weeks, sometimes speechless, but overall healthy and overjoyed.” John sent an email to his colleagues.
Sources suggest that John and Dana were living separately for months and later in 2012 they decided to get a divorce. They still are close friends and co-parents to their son.
Is Dana in a Relationship Now?
Yes, Dana is currently in a relationship with an American actor Spencer Garrett. Garret is best known for his role in The Front Runner, Public Enemies, All the Way, and Air Force One, 21. He was born on September 19, 1963, in Los Angeles, California, the United States to actress Kathleen Nolan and Richard Heckenkamp, a personal manager.
How Did Dana & Spencer Met?
After Dana’s divorce from her co-worker John, in 2013 Dana and Spencer were introduced to each other by their mutual friend Susanna Quinn. According to the reports when Spencer went to shopping with Susanna and he asked her that if she knew a single woman to which Susanna replied “Oh yes, Dana Bash. She’s the smartest woman alive.”
After that Spencer and Dana met with each other and started dating immediately after meeting in 2013, and it seems that they are in a long-distance relationship.