Kathleen Matthews

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Reporter, Political personality (1953)
Thu May 19 2022
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Relationship Timeline Of Kathleen Matthews

Husband : Chris Matthews
Kathleen Matthews and Chris Matthews married on 1980.

Kathleen Matthews is the former public affairs officer and communications for Marriott International hotel company. She previously served at WJLA-TV for more than 2 decades as a reporter. She was also the US House of Representatives candidate in the 2016 elections, moreover, worked as chair of the Maryland Democratic Party.

Matthews was born in San Francisco, California, US, as Kathleen Ann Cunningham on August 9, 1953. She holds US citizenship.

Happily Married with Chris Matthews for 39 years

Kathleen Matthews is currently in a marital relationship with Chris Matthews. After dating for a year, the couple married on 21st June 1980. Their wedding ceremony was held at Trinity College in Washington, DC.  

Kathleen Mathews with her husband, Chris Matthews attending a ceremony
Image: Kathleen Mathews with her husband, Chris Matthews attending a ceremony. 
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Their 39 years long nuptial relationship leads them to share three children Michael Matthews who was born in 1983, Thomas Matthews, who was born in 1986, and Caroline Matthews born in 1989. 

There is no sign of separation and other affairs regarding the couple. It seems that they are living a very healthy and happy life and wanna grow old with each other.

Husband's Short Profile

Kathleen's husband Chris Matthews is an American talk show host like Evy Poumpouras and Greg Gutfeld. He is popularly known for his talk show Hardball with Chris Matthews, which was presented on MSNBC

He also hosted a syndicated NBC News-produced panel discussion program on weekends titled The Chris Matthews Show from 2002 to 2013. He is currently 73 years old and has earned numerous Awards and 30 Honorary Degrees in his name.


Kathleen was born and raised in San Francisco. In 1975, She graduated from Stanford University. She was a fellow at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University in 2004. Later she received an honorary degree from the University of South Carolina and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.

As a Journalist

Kathleen started her career as a production assistant at ABC's Washington DC affiliate WJLA. From 1982 to 1991, she worked as a reporter and writer. Later anchored at ABC for 15 years.

Kathleen Matthews with her ABC7News colleague
Image: Kathleen Matthews with her ABC7News colleague. 
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Her hard-work lead her to gain 2002 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian magazine, and Washington Business Journal named her as Woman Who Means Business. Later she received an Edward R. Murrow Award and also been awarded nine local Emmys.

As a Democratic Party 

Kathleen was chosen to be interim chair of the Mary land Democratic Party after Bruce Poole resigned. Later she was elected to a four-year term as state party Chair. After working for four years, she was replaced as Chair by Maya Rockeymoore Cummings on December 2018.

The Net Worth of Former Maryland Democratic Party Chairman

Kathleen's net worth hasn't been estimated yet. Being active in various fields with a top position, it is sure that her wealth is in a very good number. She used to earn $80,000 per year while she worked for WJLA-TV

Kathleen with her husband spending some quality time
Image: Kathleen with her husband spending some quality time. 
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Regarding her other income, she previously worked as a public affairs officer and chair of the Maryland Democratic Party from which she surely received a good amount of remuneration. Currently, they are living in a modest Nantucket-style Shingled house on the dunes at Washington DC, which they purchased from Joan Bingham

The Net Value of Husband in Millions

Kathleen's husband is one of the known personalities in the show business. Being an author of eight best-selling books, renowned News anchor, and political commentator, he earns more than $5 million a year. His bank balance is estimated at $16 Million.

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