Dan Rather wiki, bio, net worth, book, married, wife, children

Who does not like knowing about celebrities whom we see daily on screen or in magazines and newspapers? Maybe we all have known about them through different gossip sites or we may also have been dedicated fans of them through a long period. They are a huge part of our daily life and they also play very important role in our life to fill entertainment and excitement. One among them is Dan Rather, an American Journalist as well as the former News Anchor for CBS Evening News. At present, he is the managing editor and anchor of TV news magazine Dan Rather Reports on cable channel AXS TV.

Now let us know some more details related to his personal life biography which has been accessed through different sources. Rather is the native of Wharton, Texas, United States. He has now reached the age of 84 and he was born on 31st October of the year 1931. Although he is known by the name Dan Rather, his full name is Daniel Irvin Rather, Jr. He along with his family moved to Houston where he got enrolled at the Love Elementary School as well as Hamilton Middle School. He also attended John H. Reagan high School from where he graduated in 1950. He also has Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the Sam Houston State University. He also went to study at South Texas College of Law which later awarded him with Juris Doctor in 1990. 

Apart from that, Dan has also written books. In an autobiography written with the help from ghostwriter Mickey Herskowitz, Dan wrote that he was in Dallas for returning film from an interview that morning in Uvalde at the ranch of former Vice president John Nance Garner who actually celebrated his 95th Birthday on 22nd November. Although he was hired in August to set up Southern Bureau for the CBS in New Orleans, he had only recently moved to New Orleans from Dallas by November. His net worth is estimated to be around $70 million.

Dan Rather has been active in the journalism field since 1950 and it is sure that during these long period, he must have won multiple fans and followers in his career. Even then, it is so much importance for each and every celebrity for creating their virtual image and also goodwill these days by interacting with the fans on various of the social media. He has got more than thousands of followers on twitter and Instagram account. Additionally, he is also active on Facebook and the link to his Facebook page is He also has a page on Wikipedia and IMDb and we can actually follow him on all of these websites to stay more updated on what is happening in his personal as well as professional life.

Rather is married to his wife Jean Goebel. The pair tied their knot with each other in 1957. Additionally, Dan and Jean are also the proud parents to their two children. Among them, one is a son named Dan and another is a daughter named Robin. They maintain homes in Austin, Texas and New York City. They have good trust as well as understanding between them and it is the reason that they are together since their marriage.

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