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Chris Wallace | Biography

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Chris Wallace's facts

Date of Birth 1947-10-12
Nationality American
Profession Anchor, Media Personality
Ethnicity American
Married to Lorraine Smothers
Children Four
Education at Harvard College
Salary 1 Million dollar per annum
Net Worth(s) 6 Million Dollar
Divorce Twice
Address Chicago, America
Religion Christianity

works as anchor of Fox News Sunday on Fox News Channel. He has become one of the longest servers as the host of Sunday Political Talk show. He was born to reporter father Mike Wallace and mother Norma Kaphan. After the parents of him got divorced, he went to live with his stepfather. His step father CBS News President Bill Leonard gave him chance to see media field in small age of 14. He in 1964 Republican National Convention worked as Assistant to Walter Cronkite. He did his schooling from The Hotchkiss School as well as did his graduation from Harvard College. He in his college collected news for WHRB student radio which can be taken as his first job. He while covering news of 1969 Profession of University Hall was later imprisoned by Police. But he gave the reporting of the moment from jail. He pushed the chance to be in Yale Law School to pursue his career in television. After working for The Boston Globe he went to work with CBS collaboration WBBM-TV. In 1975, he joined NBC as reporter. He there worked for 14 years as news correspondent alongside WNBC-TV stationed in New York. He then was stationed to NBC Washington agency as reporter. Chris also worked as Co-host of Today show in 1982. From 1982 to 1989 he served as Chief White House Correspondent as well as Mediator for Meet the Press.

After being host of Sunday version of NBC Nightly News, he questioned President Ronald Reagan about the Israel participation at the arms sales to Iran. He for ABC left NBC in 1989. As senior Correspondent he hosted Primetime Thursday and Nightline. In 1991 gulf war, he was stationed in Tel Aviv to report Iraqi Missile attack and war. Once he was cut off and prevented as he was about to describe the location of Tel Aviv where Iraqi wanted to land their Missile. After having 14 glorious years at ABC, he moved to FoxNews Channel in 2003. Since then he is at Fox News as the host as the host of Fox News Sunday. Till date with his entire professional life, he has earned the net worth of 6 million. He in Fox channel is paid with annual 1 million dollar salary.

Moving to his personal bio, he is till today has married twice. Firstly in 1973 he was married to wife Elizabeth Farrell and had four children. The couple later got divorce. Chris in 1997 got married with Lorraine Smothers. She has two children from her former husband. The couple has no children till date. The couple is living happy life and is happy with each other company.

Chris has got other side of his professional life as Musician. He is keen in music as he had released some of his songs. The songs are liked much by his audiences. Some of his songs are Candle, You Look Better When I’m Drunk and Take it Home. He is affiliated to Democrat for more than 20 years. He later revealed he became democrat just to participate in Democratic Political procedure as Washington D.C is full of democrats. Talking about his religion, although his parents were Jewish he follows Christianity in strict manner.

Chris is being honored with many prestigious awards. Some of the awards are Emmy Awards for three times, Dupont-Columbia silver Baton Award. He serves as Board Member of Jefferson Awards for Public Service.

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