Christopher Wallace AKA Chris Wallace was born on 12th October 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He is the son of Mike Wallace and Norma Kaphan. Chris Wallace father Mike is a longtime CBS 60 Minutes reporter. Like his parents, America nationality Wallace follows Jewish religion. He grew up with his mother and stepfather, who was a former CBS News President Bill Leonard. Chris Wallace age was one years old when his parents got divorced so he did not have close relationship with his biological father until he was 14 years old. He completed his schooling from the Hotchkiss School and graduated from Harvard College.
Career and Net worth : how much is Chris Wallace net worth?
By profession, he is an American television anchor and political commentator. His first report news on air was for the student radio station WHRB at Harvard. He was accepted for Yale Law School but instead he did a job with The Boston Globe as he had interest to move towards television. In the early 1970s, he served for the CBS affiliated WBBM TV in Chicago. He began his network journalism career in 1975 with NBC where he worked for 14 long years as a reporter with WNBC TV in New York City.
Later he moved to NBC’s Washington bureau as a political correspondent in NBC News and in 1982, he became Washington co-anchor in the Today show. From 1982 to 1989, he worked as a chief White House correspondent. Then, he joined ABC News in 1989 as the senior correspondent for primetime Thursday. Another 14 years he worked at ABC and started working in Fox News Chanel since 2003 to the present. He is also on the Board of Selectors of Jefferson Awards for Public Service. Currently, he earns more than one million dollars salary in a year which makes Chris Wallace net worth of around six million dollars.
Personal life and bio : who is Chris Wallace wife?
Talking about his personal relationship, he got married with Elizabeth Jane Farrell in the year 1973. The couple is blessed with four kids. Chris Wallace children are named as Peter, Megan, Andrew and Catherine. But sadly, the duo could not stay happily together for very long so they got separated. In the year 1997, he again got married with a celebrity chef Lorraine Smothers. She is the former wife of comedian Dick Smothers. She has two children from her previous marriage namely Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers. More detail information regarding Chris Wallace bio can be easily read from the popular site Wikipedia and IMDb. He is also active in the social media Twitter. Some of his recent stories are available in various blogs and webpages.