dan rather


Dan Rather is a prominent American journalist who is the former news anchor for the CBS Evening News. Dan is known for being the managing editor and anchor of cable channel AXS TV’s television news magazine titled Dan Rather Reports. According to Dan Rather’s wiki, his net worth has been accumulated from his exceptional work in journalism. The information of the very renowned and respected, Dan Rather is widely searched about by her fans throughout the social networking sites.


Dan was born as Daniel Irvin “Dan” Rather Jr. on October 31, 1931, in Texas, the United States to Daniel Irvin Rather, Sr., and the former Byrl Veda Page. Dan went on to attend Love Elementary School and Hamilton Middle School. Dan then joined John H. Reagan High School based in Houston. Dan joined Sam Houston State University from where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.  He then joined South Texas College of Law based in Houston and earned a Juris Doctor. He even enlisted to serve the United States Marine Corps before he was discharged due to the records of rheumatic fever as a child.

Career and Path

Dan began his career as an Associated Press reporter based in Huntsville, Texas. He then worked for United Press. Soon he began serving for KSAM-FM radio, KTRK-TV, KHOU-TV, and more. Dan was then made the chief of CBS’s Southwest bureau based in Dallas. He then became the chief of the Southern bureau in New Orleans. While he worked for CBS News, he also covered the JFK Assassination. He also served as a foreign correspondent for CBS in London. He then became the CBS Evening news Anchor. Dan then went on to work on CBS’s 60 Minute II which gained him huge viewers and recognition. Rather has gained wide recognition for his coverage of the Richard Nixon presidency,   Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, the Soviet war in Afghanistan, interview with Hussein Killian documents controversy, among others.  He eventually retired from CBS news as an anchorman  and Managing Editor in 2005. His work was very much appreciated by everyone.

After leaving CBS, Dan went on to work in AXS TV’s Dan Rather Reports. He has also been the producer and host of AXS TV’s The Big Interview. Furthermore, he is also noted for his appearance in The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell, The Rachel Maddow Show, and more. According to Dan Rather’s wiki, he is known to have appeared in movies like The War You Don’t See, Barbecue: A Texas Love Story, and The Gospel Music of Johnny Cash.

Personal life

According to Dan Rather’s wiki page, he is currently married to his wife Jean Goebel. The couple got married in 1957 and has been together since. Dan and Jean together have a son named Dan who is an assistant district attorney in the District Attorney’s office based in Manhattan, New York. They also have a daughter named Robin who is an environmentalist and community activist based in Austin, Texas. His family has been doing fine.


For his exceptional work in journalism, Dan has been honored with many awards including 7 Peabody awards in 1975, 1976, 1994, 1995, 2000, 2001, and 2004. According to Dan rather’s wiki page, he has also received a Paul White Award Radio Television Digital News Association Lifetime award in 1997. Dan Rather has earned a Lifetime Achievement Emmy Trustees Award in 2014. He has also been inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2004 for his input in journalism sector. For his peculiar comments, the word Ratherism or Texanisms or Danisms have come into existence as well.

Net worth, and social media involvements

Dan Rather‘s age at present is 85. Dan Rather’s age seems not be a big issue for him since he has ben doing exceptionally well and is very enthusiastic towards his work even today. Dan Rather is noted also for his various noteworthy books titled Rather Outspoken: My Life in the News , The Camera Never Blinks, The American Dream: Stories from the Heart of Our Nation, Deadlines & Datelines, The palace guard, and much more. Dan Rather’s net worth is estimated to be $ 70 million. He is known to have an annual salary of $ 6 million from a single network. Dan Rather’s net worth is known to have been accumulated from his work in CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes, and more.

He is highly regarded by many journalists and news enthusiast, however, at times; Dan is also regarded as being old-fashioned. Dan Rather’s Trump-related statement regarding the problem with Trump’s tweets has gotten a huge recognition. Dan Rather’s wiki page gives the details about his trump related statements, his net worth, age and more. The biography of the very talented and renowned, Dan Rather can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Twitter, Instagram, facebook and more.

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