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Christopher Wallace was born on 12 October 1947, in Chicago, Illinois USA, of Jewish descent. Chris is a journalist and anchor, best known for being the host of the program “Fox News Sunday”. He’s been with Fox News Channel for more than a decade, and won numerous awards. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Chris Wallace? As of mid-2016, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $6 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. He reportedly earns around $1 million a year as part of Fox News, and he also works on the channel’s other shows. All of these have ensured the position of his wealth.
Chris Wallace Net Worth $6 million
Chris is the son of reporter Mike Wallace who’s best known for reporting in the show “60 Minutes”. His parents divorced when he was young, and he grew up with his stepfather Bill Leonard, and being exposed to political journalism which helped shape his future career orientation. He attended The Hotchkiss School, and after matriculating went to Harvard College, where he would have his first experience reporting for the school’s radio station. After graduating, he was accepted at Yale Law School, but opted to take a job with The Boston Globe, seeing as he wanted to pursue a career in television journalism.
In 1975 he started working for NBC, and stayed with the network for fourteen years, working first as a reporter for WNBC-TV, and then becoming a political correspondent for “NBC News”, followed by the job as the co-anchor of the “Today” show in 1982. He also worked as a moderator for “Meet the Press”, and anchored NBC “Nightly News”. His net worth was well established.
In 1989, he left NBC to become part of ABC; he worked as a senior correspondent for “Primetime Thursday” and at times hosted the show “Nightline”. One of his most notable works was reporting the Gulf War from Tel Aviv. He worked with ABC for another 14 years, before deciding to leave the company and move to Fox News Channel. He started hosting “Fox News Sunday” in 2003 replacing Tony Snow. He also does guest appearances for Fox’s other series and is an occasional voice on Boston’s WRKO. According to Wallace, working with Fox has helped him realize the bias that exists in mainstream press.
For his journalism work, he Chris received the Paul White Award in 2013 from the Radio Television Digital News Association. He’s also won three Emmy Awards and a Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award.
For his personal life, it is known that Chris married Elizabeth Farell in 1973 and they have four children. They eventually divorced, and he married Lorraine Smothers in 1997. Lorraine is the former wife of comedian Dick Smothers and she has two children from that marriage.
Aside from that, Chris is a registered Democrat though he has reportedly voted for candidates from both major parties. He is also part of the Jefferson Awards for Public Service Board of Selectors.
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|Birth date:||October 12, 1947|
|Birth place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Education:||The Hotchkiss School, Harvard University, Harvard College|
|Spouse:||Lorraine Martin Smothers (m. 1997)|
|Children:||Peter Wallace, Andrew Wallace, Margaret Wallace, Catherine Wallace|
|Parents:||Norma Kaphan, Mike Wallace|
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|Mike Wallace Remembers||1997||TV Movie||Himself|
|Primetime||1989-1992||TV Series documentary||Himself / Himself - Correspondent (segment "American Hostages")|
|20/20||1978||TV Series documentary||Himself - Correspondent (1998-2003)|
|NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt||1970||TV Series||Himself - Chief White House Correspondent (1983-1989)|
|Meet the Press||1947||TV Series||Himself - Moderator (1987-1988)|
|Fox News Sunday||2006-2017||TV Series||Himself - Host / Himself - Moderator / Power Player of the Week / ...|
|Special Report with Bret Baier||2012-2017||TV Series||Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Guest Anchor / Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Fox and Friends||2012-2017||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Media Buzz||2014-2016||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday / Himself - Fox News Debate Moderator|
|America's Election HQ||2016||TV Series||Himself - Panelist / Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Outnumbered||2014-2016||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest Co-Host|
|Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo||2016||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|The View||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|The Kennedy Show||2016||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|2016 Presidential Debates||2016||TV Mini-Series||Himself - Moderator|
|The O'Reilly Factor||2008-2016||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Guest Host / Himself - Host of Fox News Sunday|
|The Late Show with Stephen Colbert||2016||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|America's Newsroom||2012-2016||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Fox News Debate||2016||TV Special||Himself|
|Imus in the Morning||2015||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Shepard Smith Reporting||2014-2015||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Happening Now||2012-2014||TV Series||Himself / Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|Fox Files||2014||TV Series||Himself - Host|
|Good Day L.A.||2013-2014||TV Series||Himsel f - Fox New Sunday Host / Himself - Fox New Sunday Host / Himself - Fox News Sunday Host|
|Jeopardy!||2012-2014||TV Series||Himself - Clue Giver / Himself - Celebrity Contestant|
|Studio B||2012-2013||TV Series||Himself|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||2013||TV Series||Himself|
|America Live||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|Republican Presidential Debate||2011||TV Movie||Himself - Moderator|
|The Day: 1984 Firecracker 400||2011||TV Movie||Himself|
|The Daily Show||2004-2010||TV Series||Himself|
|Porked: Earmarks for Profit||2008||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Host|
|Charlie Rose||2004-2006||TV Series||Himself - Guest|
|Media Buzz||2014-2017||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday|
|The Eighties||2016||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself - NBC News|
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|The Making of Trump||2015||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Greg Gutfeld Show||2015||TV Series||Himself - Host, Fox News Sunday / Himself - Fox News Debate Moderator|
|Above the Fray: The Lessons of Dukakis '88||2014||Documentary short||Himself|
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|The '80s: The Decade That Made Us||2013||TV Mini-Series documentary||Himself|
|How to Survive a Plague||2012||Documentary||Himself|
|Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals||2010||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|The Jay Leno Show||2009||TV Series||Himself|
|Hype: The Obama Effect||2008||Video documentary||Himself|
|The O'Reilly Factor||2008||TV Series||Himself - Host of Fox News Sunday / Himself|
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|1||Stepson of Mary Yates.|
|2||Received a ticket for driving while talking on his cell phone, for an interview [June 15, 2012].|
|3||His daughter was married to a Mexican artist in Mexico City [August 4, 2011].|
|4||Chris has four children from a previous marriage and his wife, Lorraine Wallace, has two children from her previous marriage.|
|5||Awarded a Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton and a Peabody Award.|
|6||Received three Emmys for journalism.|
|7||Favorite songs: "Empire State of Mind" by Alicia Keys and Jay Z; "Need You Now" by Lady Antebellum; "Getting Better" by The Beatles; "Use Somebody" by Kings of Leon; "The Firebird" by Igor Stravinsky.|
|8||His third child, a boy named James Christopher Wallace, was born on March 9, 2010. He joins brother, William, and sister, Caroline.|
|9||Longtime friend of Walter Cronkite. First met Cronkite when Chris was 8-years-old. Chris was hired, at age 16, as an assistant to Cronkite at the 1964 Republican National Convention.|
|10||Attended Harvard University at the same time as Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones. First reported news on-air for WHRB, the student radio station at Harvard College.|
|11||Although accepted at Harvard Law School, he instead took a job with the Boston Globe.|
|12||Joined Fox News Channel in 2003.|
|13||His parents divorced when he was one-year-old and he grew up with his stepfather, Bill Leonard. He only developed a relationship with his biological father when he reached the age of 14.|
|14||His older brother, Peter, died climbing a mountain in Greece in 1961.|
|15||Got his dog, Winston (named for Winston Churchill), in 2002. Had to put him to sleep in December 2012.|
|16||Son of Mike Wallace and Norma Kaphan.|
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