Sara Haines

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Sara Haines
Born Sara Hilary Haines
(1977-09-18) September 18, 1977 (age 39)
Newton, Iowa, United States[1]
Residence New York City
Nationality American
Alma mater Smith College
Occupation Television host, journalist
Known for The View, Good Morning America, Today
Spouse(s) Max Shifrin (m. 2014)
Children 1

Sara Hilary Haines[1] (born September 18, 1977) is an American television host and journalist, known for her work as a correspondent on Today, ABC News and Good Morning America. Haines is currently a co-host of The View.

Early life and education[edit]

Haines was born in Newton, Iowa, where she grew up with her parents and three siblings.[1]

Haines attended Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government in 2000.[2] At Smith, Haines played basketball and volleyball.[3][4]


Haines was in the NBC's Page Program.[2] After ten months in the program,[4] Haines became the production coordinator for NBC's Today at the Rockefeller Center in 2002.[1][5] In 2009, Haines became the show's fourth hour contributing correspondent until she departed in 2013.[5]

In 2013, Haines became an ABC News correspondent as well as the pop news anchor for the weekend editions of Good Morning America. She left both positions in 2016.[6]

The View[edit]

After multiple appearances as a guest co-host, Haines joined The View as a permanent co-host in the show's twentieth season, which premiered on September 6, 2016.[7]

Personal life[edit]

On November 22, 2014, she married Max Shifrin in The Bahamas. The couple resides in Brooklyn, New York.[8] They have two chihuahuas as pets.[9] Their son, Alec Richard Shifrin, was born March 5, 2016.[10] On the June 20, 2017 episode of The View, Haines announced that the couple is expecting their second child, a girl.[11]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
(shared with Joy Behar, Jedediah Bila, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris, Whoopi Goldberg, Sunny Hostin, and Raven-Symoné)
Nominated [12]


External links[edit]

Media offices
Preceded by
The View co-host
(Seat #4)

Succeeded by