Chris Christie is a famous politician, political commentator and was federal prosecutor also. He has worked as the governor of New Jersey from the year 2010 to the year 2018. He grew up in Livingston and was born in Newark. He has worked as the US Attorney, and he held that position from the year 2002 to the year 2008. He practiced law from the year 1987 to the year 2002. If you want to know more about life, biography and net worth of Chris Christie in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
Christopher James Christie was born on 6th September in the year 1962 in Newark. He is the son of Wilbur James who was a public accountant and Sondra A. who was a telephone receptionist. His father belonged to the Irish, Scottish and German descent while his mother belonged to the Italian ancestry.
He completed his graduation from the Livingston High School in the year 1980. He has served as the class president and also played catcher for basketball team during high school. He was appointed as the governor of New Jersey by George Bush because he already had worked with George in his campaigns during the elections in the year 2000 and that’s why Bush got impressed with his work and dedication.
He got married to Mary Pat Foster who studied with him at the University of Delaware and after getting married to her; both of them started living in Summit in New Jersey. She was a managing director in April 2015. Both of them have two sons, and they are living together in Mendham Township now. His hobbies are little league, and he loves to attend the Bruce Springsteen concert. His favorite sports teams are Dallas Cowboys, New York Ranger, and New York Knicks.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1987, he joined the law firm of Hewit and Dughi, and in the year 1993, he became the partner of the firm. In the year 1994, he started working as a Republican on the board of chosen legislators. He has also worked as a lobbyist, and in the year 2000, he was the campaign lawyer for George W. Bush during the presidential elections.
He gained huge recognition during the controversy, Bridgegate and he had a number of allegations on him at that time. Now, he is free from all the accusations because he wasn’t proved guilty. He has been able to become a millionaire by working as a political commentator and being the governor of New Jersey.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Chris Christie is $5 million which he has accumulated by holding the position of governor of New Jersey. His annual salary is around $175 thousand, and he is the fifty-fifth governor of New Jersey at present. He has done Bachelor of Arts in the subject political science. He got into a controversy named as Bridgegate and had various allegations on him.
In the year 2001, George Bush appointed him to be the US attorney for New Jersey. His career has been vast as he has been involved in many works in his career. He has completed his educating with political science. He has worked as an attorney and also political commentator. He got married to Mary Pot Foster, and now he is living with her happily. He is also a great philanthropist as he donates funds and money for the charities. He is working for the welfare of the society for a long time, and he believes that every human should be treated equally.