Christopher John Matthews a.k.a. Chris Matthews is a famous political commentator famous author, and a talk show host. His talk show is top-rated all over the world. He received enormous stardom after that talk show. John has hosted Syndicated NBC News from 2002 to 2013. His appearance on NBC and MSNBC program is regular. Now let’s have a close look at the net worth of Chris Matthews in the year 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Chris Matthews was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the U.S on December 17, 1945. to Father Herb Matthews and mother Mary Teresa. His father was a court reporter. Chris belongs to the Scots-Irish background. He has completed his schooling from La Salle College High School.
He got graduated from College of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. Chris holds more than 30 honorary degrees from various universities and colleges including Ohio State University and Howard University. Chris was a topper in his class and remain ahead in all the extra activities during his school time. He says that my father is my mentor and taught me the lessons of life.
Chris Matthews got married to Kathleen Matthews in the year 1980. Kathleen anchored on News 7 program. This couple has three children Caroline, Thomas, and Michael. Chris’s brother Jim Matthews was a county commissioner in Montgomery County in Pennsylvania. In the year 2002, Chris suffered from malaria and was hospitalized for the same, and this has affected one of his visits to Africa that year. He has also faced many other health problems during his life including Diabetes and Pneumonia. Chris is a Philadelphia Phillies fan and says that that is part of his soul.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Chris started working as a Police officer after arriving in Washington D.C. He has served on Democratic Members of Congress which includes Frank Moss and Edmund Muskie. When he first joined politics, he worked as the presidential Speech Writer during the Carter Administration. longtime Speaker of the House of Representative for consecutive six years. Chris Matthews has won various awards including The Pennsylvania Society’s Gold Medal in the year 2005. He says in one of his interviews that “I am more conservative than people think I am, he added to it, that I voted for George W. in the year 2000.
Net Worth and Earnings
Being a successful politics commentator, Chris Matthews has earned so much in his life by way of his fee. He has an estimated net worth of $20 million. He is living a luxurious life, with his wife Kathleen Matthews and his children in America.
Chris Matthews is a successful political commentator who has achieved so much in his life by his dedication and hard work. Millions of people have followed him in real life as well as on the social media platform. Chris and his wife love to donate for charity purpose.