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Chris Matthews Biography

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Facts of Chris Matthews

Date of Birth: 1945 , December-17
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Chris Matthews
Birth Name Christopher John Matthews
Father Herb Matthews
Mother Mary Teresa Matthews
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Nicetown-Tioga, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ethnicity White
Profession Commentator
Working For Television
Net Worth $16 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG 74 kg
Famous for News anchor
Married Yes
Married to Kathleen Matthews (m. 1980)
Children 3
Divorce N/A
Education College of the Holy Cross
Awards Outstanding Live Coverage of a Current News Story - Long Form ABC News: Inauguration 2009
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki,Instagram
TV Show nightly hour-long talk show,
Nick Name Chris
Body Measurements 34-26-32 (Bust-Waist-Hip)
Breast Size 34
Waist size 26 in
Hip Size 32 in
Neck Size 9.4
Shoe Size 10
Salary $5 million
Books Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked
Music Group Alabama
Albums Southern Drawl
Siblings Jim Matthews

Quick Timeline of Chris Matthews

1945 Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
1980 Married to Kathleen Matthews
1967 Graduated from College of the Holy Cross
1968 Served in United States Peace Corps
1983 First child, Michael Matthews
1986 Second child, Thomas Matthews
1989 Third child, Caroline Matthews
2002 Was Hospitalized
1987 Entered into print journalism
1997 His talk show Hardball with Chris Matthews
1996 Worked as Author
2005 Won The Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal

Detail Timeline of Chris Matthews

December 17 , 1945

Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

He was born on December 17, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States to Mary Teresa and Herb Matthews. His father was a court reporter. He is a Roman Catholic. He is American and is of diverse descent. He is six feet and three inches tall.

1980

Married to Kathleen Matthews

He is a married man. Since 1980, he got married to Kathleen Matthews. She is the former chief communications and public affairs officer for hotel company Marriott International. They live in Chevy Chase, Maryland together. They have three children together.

1967

Graduated from College of the Holy Cross

He graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1967. He also did graduate work in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds 31 honorary degrees from numerous universities and colleges. 

1968

Served in United States Peace Corps

After completed his graduation in 1967, he served in the United States Peace Corps in Swaziland from 1968 to 1970. He worked as a trade development adviser. He also worked as a police officer with the United States Capitol Police.

1983

First child, Michael Matthews

He became father for first time in his life and that was in 1983. He and his wife Kathleen Matthews welcomed their first child together. The child was their little boy and the couple named him Michael Matthews.

1986

Second child, Thomas Matthews

He and his wife became parents for second time and that was in 1986. The couple was blessed by their second baby boy and they named him Thomas Matthews. He is one of the renowned actors now.

1989

Third child, Caroline Matthews

He became father for third time in his life. He and his wife welcomed their third child together and that was in 1989. That time couple was blessed by their first sweet little daughter and they named her Caroline Matthews.

2002

Was Hospitalized

He was hospitalized with malaria and that was in year 2002. He was evidently contracted on one of his frequent visits that year to Africa. He had also other health problem such as Type 2 diabetes and pneumonia.

1987

Entered into print journalism

He entered in print journalism in year 1987. He joined as bureau chief for the San Francisco Examiner and spent their thirteen years till 2000. Later he worked as the nationally syndicated columnist for ‘The San Francisco Chronicle’ for two years.

1997

His talk show Hardball with Chris Matthews

He began his own talk show "Hardball with Chris Matthews" in 1997. It is an American television talk show on MSNBC. Previously, it was aired on CNBC later in 1999, it was switched to MSNBC. He is best known for that show.

1996

Worked as Author

He is author of bestselling books. His first book was published in 1996 named Kennedy & Nixon: The Rivalry that Shaped Postwar America. His other books are America, Beyond Our Greatest Notions, The Hardball Handbook: How to Win at Life and many more.

2005

Won The Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal

He won prestigious The Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal and that was in 2005. He won that award for Distinguished Achievement. He also won Abraham Lincoln Award, David Brinkley Award, John F. Kennedy Memorial Award and many more.

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He is a married man. Since 1980, he got married to Kathleen Matthews. She is the former chief communications and public affairs officer for hotel company Marriott International. They live in Chevy Chase, Maryland together. They have three children named Michael, Thomas and Caroline. They are happy of being each other loving spouse and there is no any sign of getting them divorce. Besides this there is no any information about his love affairs and girlfriends.

He graduated from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1967. He also did graduate work in Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds 31 honorary degrees from numerous universities and colleges. He began his career by serving in the United States Peace Corps in Swaziland till 1970 as a trade development adviser. He earns massive amount of salary and his net worth is 5 million dollars.