Fast Facts

  • Attended Oklahoma City University on a soccer scholarship.
  • Was drafted into broadcasting by the university's associate athletic director, who set Harrison up doing play-by-play of college basketball games for a local cable network.
  • TV career took off in 1999, when he became lead anchor for Los Angeles-based horse-racing network TVG, then host of HGTV's Designers' Challenge,
  • Moved into the national spotlight in 2002, when he was named host of ABC's then-new reality show, The Bachelor.
  • Became the host of TV Guide Network's entertainment news series Hollywood 411 in 2008.


  • Taylor — Daughter
  • Joshua — Son
  • Gwen — Wife (separated)


  • Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (BA in Mass Communications, 1993)


  • Birth Place: Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Profession: TV host, Actor

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