Christopher "Chris" Bryan Harrison (born July 26, 1971) is an American television show host, perhaps best known for his role as host of the ABC reality-television dating show, The Bachelor since 2002, and its spin-offs The Bachelorette since 2003 and Bachelor Pad in 2010. He is also the co-host of Hollywood 411 on TV Guide Network and host of Designer's Challenge on HGTV and host of Mall Masters on Game Show Network. Harrison is from Dallas, Texas. He provides the voice of Gene the Salesman in Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice.