Early LifeChris Matthews was born as Christopher John Matthews on 17th of December, 1945 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States of America. He is an American by nationality and ethnicity wise, he is a White American. He is the son of Herb Matthew and Mary Teresa. The zodiac sign of Chris Matthews is Sagittarius. He got his early education at La Salle College High School and he graduated in 1967 from the College of the Holy Cross located in Worcester, Massachusetts.
An interesting fact about Chris Matthews is that he has 34 different degrees from many colleges and universities. He has got degrees from Ohio State University, College of Holy Cross, Fordham University, Villanova University, Temple University, Hunter College, Washington University, Howard University, Lynn University and many others.
CareerChris Matthews started his career at United States Capitol Police as an officer. In 1974, Chris was unsuccessful in the campaign for Pennsylvania’s fourth congressional district seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. He had received around 24% of the vote in the primary.
Chris worked in the print media for a long duration of time. He was involved with the San Francisco Examiner as Washington, D.C. bureau chief for over 13 years. Similarly he also has experience of working with the San Francisco Chronicle as a syndicated columnist. In 1997, he started his own weeknight talk show, Hardball with Chris Matthews. It was originally aired on American’s Talking. Having earned a lot of name and fame in the field of journalism, Chris has also published many best seller books which include Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero in 2011 and American: Beyond our Grandest Nations in 2002. He has also published other books on different topics.
Personal Life : Who is Chris Matthews wife?Chris Matthews is married to Kathleen Matthews. The couple got married in 1980. Kathleen is also a journalist. They have three children with the names of Michael, Thomas, and Caroline. Chris is a living a happy life with his wife and family.
Physical features : How tall is Chris Matthews?Standing at six feet and three inches, Chris is a tall man in height. He is healthy and strong at the age of 71 years. Chris Matthews has hair of gray color and his eyes are blue in color.
Wiki and Net worth : How much is Chris Matthews net worth?Chris Matthews earns a huge salary because of his long experience and strong profile. According to sources, the net worth of Chris Matthews is estimated to be around $ 16 million and he earns $ 5 million in salary.
Information in detail about Chris Matthews is also available on Wikipedia and other websites on the internet. He is also active on social media sites like the Facebook and the Twitter. His handle on Twitter is @HardballChris in which he has over 654 k followers.