Is Dan Rather Still Alive? Know Dan Rather Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, and More

Who Is Dan Rather?

Dan Rather is a journalist and former national evening news anchor from America. In spite of starting in Texas, his job became a national name after Dan’s reporting saved thousands of lives at the time of Hurricane Carla in September 1961. Dan created the first radar weather report by overspreading a transparent map over a radar image of Hurricane Carla. In his first national broadcast, he assisted to start the successful evacuation of 350,000 people. 

Is Dan Rather Still Alive?

Dan Rather is still alive,he is well. Many have speculated about Dan Rather’s health after certain rumours about Dan Rather went viral online. Many of them are interested to know about the well-being of Dan Rather. His good deeds and braveness have brought him good health, giving him a long life. He remains in a peaceful life with his family in America. He lives along with his wife, Jean. 

Dan Rather Age

Dan Rather was born on 31st October 1931 in Wharton County, Texas. As per, he is 91 years old at present. His parents are Daniel Irvin Rather and Sr. Byrl Veda Page. His father is a ditch digger and pipe layer. He moved along with his family to Houston when he was a child. Dan studied at the Lovett Elementary School and Hamilton Middle School. In 1950, he graduated from John H. Reagan High School in Houston.

Dan Rather Bio

Specifications Details
Name Dan Rather
Age  91 years
Spouse Jean Goebel
Profession Journalist and Former National Evening News Anchor
Nationality American
Networth $70 Million

Dan Rather Wife

As per, Dan Rather married Jean Goebel in 1957. The couple is the parents to their children, a son and a daughter. They maintain homes in New York City and Austin, Texas. His daughter Robin serves as an environmentalist and community activist in Austin, Texas. His son Dan serves as an assistant district attorney in the District Attorney’s office in Manhattan, New York. In 1994, Sam Houston State University named its mass communications building after Dan Rather. 


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Dan Rather Net worth

As per, Dan Rather has a networth of $70 Million. In 1950, Dan started Dan’s journalism career as an Associated Press reporter in Huntsville, Texas. He also served as a reporter for United Press, many Texas radio stations, and the Houston Chronicle. In 1959, Dan started his television job as a reporter for KTRK-TV. Dan was then promoted to news director for KHOU-TV, the CBS affiliate in Houston. In September 1961, Dan Rather covered Hurricane Carla for KHOU-TV.

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