Net Worth: $16 Million
- Source of Wealth Media, Television
- Birth Place Somerton, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
- Height 6' 3" (1.91 m)
- Marital Status Married (Kathleen Matthews)
- Full Name Christopher John Matthews
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth December 17, 1945
- Ethnicity Irish, English
- Occupation News Anchor, Political Commentator
- Education College of the Holy Cross, La Salle College High School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Children 3 (Michael, Thomas, Caroline)
About Chris Matthews
Of Irish ancestry, Chris Matthews graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree on Economics. After graduation, he worked as a police officer and eventually, he became one of the staffs of the 4 democratic members of the US Congress. Though he worked for a democratic party, Chris Matthews expressed that his views were more conservative. With his popularity, he was encouraged to run for the Senate but he never did.
Instead, he pursued his dreams of becoming a journalist. Right now, he works for the cable TV Channel MSNBC as a political commentator and news anchor of the night show titled Hardball with Chris Matthews. According to research, Chris Matthews is earning at least $5 million year as an anchor and commentator.
In 2012, Chris Matthews is estimated to be worth $16 million.