Chris Wallace Biography
Quick Facts Chris Wallace
- NameChris Wallace
- Birth NameChristopher W. "Chris" Wallace
- Nick NameMr. Sunday
- FatherMike Wallace (father), Bill Leonard (stepfather)
- MotherNorma Kaphan
- Net Worth$6 million
- Married toLorraine Smothers
- ChildrenPeter, Megan, Andrew, Catherine Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers
- DivorceElizabeth Farrell
- EducationHarvard College
- AwardsPaul White Award
- SiblingsPeter Wallace
- Birth PlaceChicago, Illinois
Chris Wallace is one of the sensational journalists who has thriven the path of news decades for many decades. Chris represent himself as the television anchor and currently working for Fox Broadcasting News service. Despite many shows and news career, he is best known for his shows Fox News Sunday. With his contribution towards the various networks, he has been awarded by three Emmy Awards and honored by Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award. Coming to this phase, he has accomplished almost everything with a fabulous name, luxurious life, cool net worth along with huge fame.
Mentioning some of his early life memory, Chris Wallace was born on October 12, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois. He is the son of famous reporter of CBS 60 Minutes Mike Wallace and Norma Kaphan. Having a pretty messy childhood, his parents got divorced when he was only 1 year old. He grew up with his stepfather and president of CBS news Bill Leonard. Chris went to Hotchkiss School and graduate from the Harvard College.
Having a deep interest in the journalism, Chris Wallace has the record of being on aired from WHRB radio student at the time in Harvard. Walking into his father’s path, he began his official career as an assistant to Walter Cronkite and represent 1964 Republican National Convention along with various other reports.
During his professional life career, Chris Wallace the record of engaging in several organizations. He began his first paid job from WBBM TV, in Chicago. After having some good confident and excellent years in Chicago, he moved to NBC broadcasting service. After spending 14 years of his crucial time and boosting the overall performance he was promoted to NBC Washington in respond to Political Commenter.
But in the later days, Chris Wallace joined ABC network and fox news. The rumors state he is having very handsome salary in fox news which has boosted Chris Wallace net worth. For his contribution towards the network, he has been awarded by Emmy awards thrice.
Defining his personal life, Chris Wallace is as successful as he is in professional life. Having a bad parenting, grieve, and struggles from the very early age, he recalls that he don’t have any kind of relationship with his biological father Mike. He also states that his stepfather Bill Leonard is only the single most important person in his life. During his childhood, he was more attached with Leonard after his brother death in the year 1962 by mountain climbing.
The hunky man might have several relationships in the past however prior to his marriage, most of the things are well hidden. Unlike, many other celebrities, he is also blessed with two official women in his life. Chris Wallace first got married to her wife Elizabeth Farrell in the year 1973 and share four children with her. After the divorce, he got involved with Lorraine Smothers in the year 1997. The couple got two children with each other. Currently, Chris is having a settled relation and there are no such rumors of separating or going through the phase of divorce.