Facts of Chris Matthews
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||74 years old|
|Family Name :||Matthews|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Sagittarius|
|Height :||6 Feet 3 Inch|
|Birth Name||Christopher John Matthews|
|Mother||Mary Teresa Matthews|
|Birth Place/City||Nicetown-Tioga, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
|Net Worth||$16 million|
|Famous for||News anchor|
|Married to||Kathleen Matthews (m. 1980)|
|Education||College of the Holy Cross|
|TV Show||nightly hour-long talk show,|
|Books||Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked|
Christopher John Matthews commonly known as "Chris Matthews" is a political commentator known for his nightly hour-long talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, aired on channel MSNBC. He was born to Mary Teresa and Herb Matthews, a court reporter. He has received the David Brinkley Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, The Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement in 2005 and many more. He has earned 31 honorary degrees from different universities and colleges.
Chris Matthews Salary & Net Worth
Chris Matthews is one of the renowned commentators in the United States. The 1.9-meter tall talk show host worked in several news agencies over the year.
But his most prominent work came in MSNBC where he used to host the show, Hardball with Chris Matthews. From the show, he garnered a huge amount of wealth.
That said, he currently enjoys an immense net worth of $16 million. And how did he accumulated such a big wealth, well, his salary answers that question. Over the year, there has been an increase in his salary. His salary ranged from $500k to $5 million.
Chris and his family live in the largest city in the United States. The median price of houses there is around, $138k.
Chris Matthews Married Life; Married to Wife For A long time
Moving on to his personal life, he is a happily married man. He has been in a marital relationship with his wife, since 1980. The couple exchanged their vows on June 21st, 1980. From the marriage, they raised three children: two sons and a daughter namely, Michael, Thomas, and Caroline.
He has stayed totally loyal towards his family, as there is no record of his extra affairs. On the contrary, he was once accused of sexual harassment by a female assistant producer.
According to her, on his show, he used to make inappropriate jokes and comments. The accuser eventually filed a case against him, and she won $40k.
Chris Matthews once suffered from Malaria, when he had visited Africa. Not only that, he suffers from Diabetes and had Pneumonia once.
Chris Matthews Wiki-Bio
Chris Matthews was born on December 17th, 1945, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the United States. His parents were Mary Terese and Herb Matthews.
Matthews belongs to English and Scots-Irish Protestant ancestry. He went to La Salle College High School and graduated from the University of North Carolina.
Chris has previously served as the United States Peace Corps in Swaziland.