Chris Wallace is a renowned name in American television anchoring and political commentary. He is the host of the program the Fox News Sunday created by America’s one of the leading broadcasting company, the Fox News Channel and the Fox Broadcasting Company. Working with excellence and expertise throughout his broad career, Chris Wallace is now placed at the zenith of his career. Let’s find out how much is the net worth of Chris Wallace in 2018.
Early Life & Biography:
Chris Wallace was born on 12th October 1947 to his parents Mike Wallace and Norma Kaphan in Chicago, Illinois. When he was just a year old, his parents were separated, and he grew up at the house of his stepfather Bill Leonard. He completed his education from the Hotchkiss School and Harvard College.
Without being a biological father, Bill Leonard had a great impact on Chris Wallace. Leonard first introduced Chris to the political journalism at Republican National Convention in 1964. Later he took a job in the American newspaper, The Boston Globe; but attracted more towards television he joined the CBS operated WBBM-TV afterward in 1970.
Chris Wallace has an interesting personal life besides his esteemed career. The first time he was married in 1973 with Elizabeth Farrell and has four children from that marriage, but somehow he was not happy with that marriage and got divorced. Later in 1997 he again tied the knot with Lorraine Smothers who was the ex-wife of comedian Dick Smothers, and Chris and Lorraine are living happily together till the date.
Career, Awards & Nominations:
Chris Wallace started his career in network journalism with NBC in 1975 and worked there for 14 long years. In 1989 he moved to ABC and worked there for 14 years. He joined the Fox Group in 2003 and there onwards his career started to flourish more.
Chris Wallace was able to achieve many prestigious recognition and awards throughout his broad career. He got the prestigious Emmy Awards for three times and also able to bag the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award. In 2013, Chris was honoured by the Paul White Award given by Radio Television Digital News Association, and in 2017 he got the Founders Award for Excellence in Journalism by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).
Net Worth & Earnings:
It’s the time now to reveal the much awaited net worth of Chris Wallace. Chris Wallace has a residence in Washington which he bought in 2009, and its estimated value is around $1 Million. He owns two luxury cars from the brand Range Rover and Ford which worth around $0.4 Million. Chris Wallace has personal investments of around $3.5 Million and finally the most important part, his Average Annual Salary is $1.5 Million. Including all sources of income, his estimated net worth is $6.3 Million.
Chris Wallace is one of the most excellent American television anchor and political commentator in the present era. Because of his brilliance in work, he is the one of the most highly paid personnel in the industry. His net worth has hiked around 20% in the last couple of years. We wish Chris Wallace to continue his work long ahead with supremacy and his net worth will grow much more in the near future.