|Host of||HaMerotz LaMillion|
Ron Shahar (רון שחר) is the current host of HaMerotz LaMillion. He is an actor, announcer, model and TV presenter.
Shahar served in the military under the Israel Defense Force (IDF). After that, he studied performing arts at the Yoram Loewenstein Studio. After graduation, he performed in many Israeli TV series, including Game of Life, Sun, Telenovela Ltd., Dolls and Kidnapped. He has also performed on stage a number of times, including Edmond, Basement and They Shoot Horses.
Shahar had two leading film roles in Cold Feet and Closed Institution.
Like Raz Meirman, Shahar has also competed on Rokdim Im Kokhavim, the Israeli version of Dancing with the Stars. He appeared on the show's sixth season and came in second place.
In 2011, upon the revival of HaMerotz LaMillion for a second season, it was announced that Shahar would replace Meirman as the host of the show. He continues to host to this day.
Shahar married married Daphne Dawn Danon in 2007, but the couple divorced two years later. In 2010, he married Maya Kramer, who came in second on the first season of HaMerotz LaMillion. A few months later, their first daughter was born.