Chris Christie

Politician (1962)
Thu Aug 06 2020
By   Manish Khanal

Chris Christie is a well-known American Politician. He is also a political commentator, lobbyist, and former federal prosecutor who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018. Chris was part of the 2016 Presidential election. 

Chris Christie was born as Christopher James Christie on September 6, 1962, in Newark, New Jersey. Chris was born to Wilbur James "Bill" Christie and his wife, Sondra A. (née Grasso). His father was a certified public accountant, and his mother was a telephone receptionist. Chris belonged to a mixed-race. Christie graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. 

Chris Christie's Four Decades-Long Marriage Life

Chris is living a blissful and happy married life. Chris has been married to Mary Pat Foster. The duo exchanged their wedding vows in 1986. The love birds had been dating for some time before exchanging their wedding vows. 

Chris Christie wife
Image: Chris along with his wife, Mary at a event 
Source: Pinterest

Chris had a private wedding ceremony. Only a few members from both the families and some close friends attended the ceremony. Chris was not much into the limelight, so there is not much more information about the wedding. 

Mary is a famous American investment banker. Christie has cited his wife's success as a bond trader as enabling him to have a relatively low-paid political career.

Father of Four-Children

Chris is the proud father of four children. At the time of their wedding, The love birds were much early into their career. They did not have any child soon after their wedding. The duo was blessed with a son, Andrew, in 1993. 

Chris Christie Family
Image: Chris along with his wife and children at a award ceremony
Source: New Jersey News

Then in 1996, they had a daughter named Sarah. Following the birth of Sarah, In 2000, The couple welcomed a new member, Patrick, into their family. In 2003, Mary gave birth to Bridget. The family of six is living a happy life in Mendham, Township. 

Net Worth in Millions

Chris Christie has an estimated net worth of $4 Million as of 2020. He has accumulated most of his net worth through his decade's long career working with the American Government. Gavin Newsom is a renowned businessman/politician with a net worth of $14 Million

As Governor of New Jersey, Christie earns an annual salary of $175,000. Chris Christie is the 55th Governor of the State of New Jersey. Chris worked as a Chair of the Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission for the Trump's Administration for almost a year. 

Chris Christie Net Worth
Image: Chris attending a show as a guest speaker
Source: NJ

Chris' wife, Mary Pat Christie, has an estimated net worth of $5 Million which is similar to Samara Saraiva. She has accumulated most of her net worth by working as a managing director at the Wall Street investment firm Angelo, Gordon & Co., and various other organizations. 

Political Career

He started his political career in1995 as a county freeholder. He had campaigned for Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush; the latter appointed him U.S. Attorney for New Jersey, a position he held from 2002 to 2008.

In 2015, Christie took his first formal step towards a presidential candidacy by forming a political action committee. He started his journey at full speed but was soon left into paralyzed after receiving 7.4% of the overall vote in the New Hampshire primary. 

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