The Award-winning broadcaster, Chris Wallace is a popular journalist and the host of the Fox News Channel program Fox News Sunday. He is also an anchor and a reporter. He is also famous for his work at Meet the Press.
Childhood and Educational Background, Family Life
The talented and enthusiastic, Chris Wallace was born as Christopher Wallace on 12 October 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to parents mother Norma Kaphan and father Mike Wallace.
He was born in a Jewish family and was raised by his mother and his stepfather, Bill Leonard. He is of American nationality and is of white ethnicity.
Relationship With First Wife
On 13th of May 1973, Wallace got married to his first wife Elizabeth Jane Farrell. As a husband and wife, they welcomed four children together; however, their married relationship didn't last for long and they eventually ended their married life with a divorce a few years after their wedding.
Marital Relationship With Lorraine Martin Smothers
After his divorce with his first wife, Chris went on to have a dating affair with girlfriend Lorraine Martin Smothers and after having a romantic love affair for several months on 4th of October 1997, Wallace got married to her.
Lorraine Martin Smothers is the ex-wife of Dick Smothers. He is completely dedicated to her and there is no rumor of his extra affair or divorce.
Career in TV and Other Works
Wallace received his formal education from The Hotchkiss School. After his high school graduation, he joined Harvard College. While he was there, he made his reporting debut at the student radio station. He also appeared in the 1964 Republican National Convention as an assistant to Walter Cronkite.
In 1975, he joined NBC and began working as a reporter. He also worked there as a political correspondent and an anchor of several shows. He also studied at Yale Law School. In 1989, he joined ABC News and then one and a half decade later he became associated with Fox News Channel.
How Much is Chris Wallace Net Worth?
With his association with so many news channels, he has not only earned fame but also a huge salary. He had been earning an annual salary of $1 million and his net worth was estimated to be around $6 million back in 2016.
However, Chris Wallace's current net worth is estimated at a whopping $12 million. Likewise, he also has an increased salary of around $4 million. In just 2 years time, he has increased his salary by $3 million and doubled his total net worth.
Born on October 12, 1947, Chris is 71 years old in 2019. Likewise, his height is around 5 feet 10 inches.
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