Dan Abrams Personal Life, Health, Weight Loss, Career and Net Worth

Dan Abrams

Dan Abrams is a media entrepreneur and television host who works as ABC News’ chief legal correspondent. On SiriusXM’s P.O.T.U.S. channel, he also hosts The Dan Abrams Show: Where Politics Meets The Law. On May 20, 1966, the veteran media personality was born to attorney father Floyd Abrams and mother Efrat Abrams. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Columbia Law School.

Quick Facts

Full NameDan Abrams
Date of BirthMay 20, 1966
Age57 years
Height/How tall?
5 feet 9 inches
Father NameFloyd Abrams
Mother NameEfrat Abrams
Gender IdentityMale
Is Married?Yes
Is Gay?
Net Worth$25 million

In 1994, he began his professional career as a reporter for Court TV. Later, in 1997, he joined NBC as a Chief Legal Correspondent for NBC News and later moved to the NBC-owned channel MSNBC. From 2006 to 2007, he was the General Manager of MSNBC and hosted the show The Abrams Report

In 2011, Abrams joined ABC News.

After more than a decade on NBC, Abrams joined ABC News in February 2011 as the network’s Chief Legal Analyst. During his early years, he also worked as a substitute anchor on Good Morning America.

Dan Abrams
Dan Abrams

He remains Chief Legal Analyst at ABC, where he also anchors the late-night show Nightline and is a regular contributor to the talk show The View. In addition, from October 2016 to June 2020, Abrams was associated with the A&E channel as a host of the show Live PD.

What is his net worth?

Aside from his salary, the Manhattan native earns a sizable amount of money from his entertainment and news websites. He founded several news and entertainment websites, including Mediaite, Gossip Cop, The Braiser, and Law & Crime. Similarly, his book ‘Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency,’ which was released in June 2018, was listed in the top ten New York Times Bestseller list — which must have contributed to his net worth.

‘Man Down: Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt That Women Are Better Cops, Drivers, Gamblers, Spies, World Leaders, Beer Tasters, Hedge Fund Managers, and Just About Everything Else,’ written by Abrams, is another popular book.

The book was named a Washington Post best-seller and has been translated into several languages, including Russian, Indonesian, Croatian, and Swedish. Abrams has amassed a sizable net worth as a result of his involvement in numerous professional ventures. Dan Abrams has a net worth of $25 million as of January 2024, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

In 2003, he was diagnosed with cancer.

When Abrams was diagnosed with testicular cancer in July 2003, he faced a major health crisis. Later, after surgery to remove a tumor from his testicles and lymph nodes from his abdomen, the ABC News journalist was cancer-free.

In September 2004, the media personality issued a statement and publicly announced the news for the first time. He continued, “Until now, I had only discussed it with a few close friends and family members. But I think I would have kept it that way for Sean Kimerling.”

Abrams and His Partner Have a Son

Abrams has been in a long-term relationship with Florinka Pesenti since 2009. Pesenti worked as Gucci’s public relations director and won the reality showed The Amazing Race 3 in 2002. They also have a son named Everett Floyd Abrams, who was born in 2012.

Having said that, the television host has yet to confirm whether or not he is married to his partner. Not only that, but Abrams is more private about her, as he rarely shows her on social media. In contrast, he frequently posts photos of himself with his son. The three-person family lives in Manhattan, according to the New York Times.