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OccupationAnchor , Entrepreneur, Author
EthnicityWhite
ReligionJew
Place of birthUnited States

Dan Abrams is a smart American television host, Web entrepreneur, author, and legal commentator. He is also a former anchor of Nightline and was also the Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News. He also served as a chief legal analyst for NBC News. He also worked as General Manager and an anchor of MSNBC network. He is also known as the founder of seven web properties Abrams Research.

EARLY YEARS & EDUCATION

Dan was born on May 20, 1966, in Manhattan, New York City. He was born to Jewish parents Floyd Abrams and Efrat Abrams. Floyd was an attorney. He attended Riverdale Country School and graduated from there in 1984. He graduated from Duke University receiving his B.A. cum laude in political science in 1988. He used to be the anchor on the student-run channel Cable 13 while he was studying at Duke University. He also attended Columbia University Law School and received his Juris Doctor from there in 1992.

CAREER

He worked for Court TV as a reporter before joining NBC News. While he was at Court TV he covered the OJ Simpson case and also the International War Crimes Tribunal from Netherlands. He then worked for NBC News as a general assignment correspondent from 1997 to 1999. He there was named as the Chief Legal Correspondent. He hosted his own show at MSNBC. In 2001 the show The Abrams Report began. Until he accepted the lead managerial position at MSNBC he hosted The Abrams Report. From 12 June 2006 to October 2007 he became the General Manager of MSNBC. He then became a Legal Analyst for ABC news as he left NBC in March 2011. He later became a substitute anchor on ABC's Good Morning America. He is a contributor to The View. He became an anchor of Nightline on June 19, 2013, and was awarded the title of Chief Legal Affairs Anchor for ABC News.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONTINUES TO SHINE

He launched a news site named Mediaite in July 2009. According to him, the site is about appreciating the celebrity of the media. The managing editor of the site was Colby Hall. The site provides the editorial content with analytic rankings of media personalities. As soon as it was launched, it received significant growth and is listed regularly in Technorati’s list of the top 20 blogs in the country. He along with Michael Lewittes launched Gossip Cop. Gossip cop is a site that patrols the celebrity gossip universe. According to the critics, the site is described as TMZ meets Smoking Gun. The site is able to attract more than 1 million unique visitors every month.

Dan Abrams

He then launched fashion site named Styleite which was launched on March 25, 2010. The site contents fashion version of the Power Grid which ranks models, writers, designers and others. It also features a social networking site, Style Sheets. The social site encourages offering their daily fashion choices and also comment on others. In May 2010 he launched SportsGrid. The site offers a mix of sports news and video clips. It also features a Power Grid like the other Abrams Media properties. In 2011 he launched The Mary Sue. It is a sister site to Geekosystem with its goal of highlighting women in the geek world. Its goal is also to provide a prominent place for the voices of geek women. He then launched Mogulite in April 2011. He also launched The Braiser in May 2012. The site is about the personalities and lifestyles of the world’s best-known chefs.

PERSONAL LIFE

His first child son named Everett Floyd Abrams was born in June 2012, the child's mother is his girlfriend Florinka Pesenti. He also co-owns a restaurant White Street in TriBeca. He have a sister named Ronnie Abrams. On March 23, 2012 she received her commission. According to Articlebio.com, Dan Abrams' net worth is estimated to be $23 million dollars, as of 2016.

Updated On Sat Aug 22 2015 Published On Wed Apr 22 2015 By rajan

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