Dan Rather Net Worth: Age, Height, Zodiac Sign, Bio Career And Weight

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Dan Rather is an American journalist and news anchor who, after his report on Hurricane Carla in Houston in 1961, became a national celebrity to save thousands of lives on KHOU-TV in Texas. For over two decades, he was a CBS News anchor and one of the best-known correspondents for numerous other television news shows, including 60 Minutes (1975–81, 2005–2006). In 2013, he was awarded several honors and prizes, such as the “Lifetime Achievement” Emmy Trustees Award.

Dan Rather Net Worth:$70 million

Born Name

Dan Irvin Rather Jr.

Nick Name



Dan Rather is currently 88 according to his birthdate October 31, 1931

Zodiac Sign


Born Place

Wharton, Texas, United States


New York City, New York and Austin, Texas in the United States


United States


He attended Lovett Elementary School and Hamilton Middle School in Houston. He then went to John H. Reagan High School also in Houston, graduating in 1950. After that, he enrolled in Sam Houston State Teachers College in Huntsville (later known as Sam Houston State University) and acquired a bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1953. He then attended South Texas College of Law in Houston for a brief period.


Journalist, News Presenter, Reporter & Correspondent


  • Father – Daniel Irvin Rather Sr. (Ditch digger & Oil pipeliner)
  • Mother – Byrl Veda (Page) Rather


He is represented by News and Guts.




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

He has dated –

  1. Jean Grace Goebel (1957-Present) – He tied the knot with Jean Goebel on April 21, 1957. They have a daughter named Robin and a son named Dan.

Race / Ethnicity


He is of English and Scottish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Sharp features
  • Cleft chin



Dan Rather Favorite Things

  • Hobby – Watching the news on television that is almost an addiction, being regular with the mainstream and traditional media evening newscasts like NBC, ABC and CBS
  • TV Journalists / Hosts – Rachel MaddowDon Lemon, Chris Matthews, Jake Tapper

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