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Chris Matthews Biography

Updated On 29 Jul, 2015 Published On 29 Jul, 2015

Chris Matthews

Facts of Chris Matthews

Date of Birth :
Age : 78 years old
Family Name : Matthews
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Sagittarius
Height : 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Chris Matthews
Birth Name Christopher John Matthews
Nick Name Chris
Mother Mary Teresa Matthews
Father Herb Matthews
Birth Place/City Nicetown-Tioga, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Profession Commentator
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Working For Television
Net Worth $16 million
Salary $5 million
Face Color White
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Famous for News anchor
Married Yes
Married to Kathleen Matthews (m. 1980)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education College of the Holy Cross
TV Show nightly hour-long talk show,
Siblings Jim Matthews
Books Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked

Relationship short Statistics of Chris Matthews

What is Chris Matthews marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Chris Matthews have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Chris Matthews having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Chris Matthews Gay ? No

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. 

Chris Matthews Married

First Marriage with Kathleen Matthews

She is the first and current wife of Chris, who by profession is a former chief communications and public affairs officer for Marriott International.

Chris Matthews Children

SON : Thomas Matthews

Mother: Kathleen Matthews

He is the eldest child of Chris and his wife who now is an actor by profession.

DAUGHTER : Caroline Matthews

Mother: Kathleen Matthews

She is the only daughter of Chris, who now is a designer and event manager.

SON : Michael Matthews

Mother: Kathleen Matthews

He is the eldest son of Chris. His current status and date of birth is unknown.

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