Chris Christie Biography
Chris Christie is an American politician, former federal prosecutor, and political commentator who served as the 55th Governor of New Jersey from 2010 to 2018. During his governorship, he chaired the Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission in 2017. Christie became an ABC News contributor in 2018 after leaving office.
Chris Christie Age
He was born on September 6 1962, in Newark and raised in Livingston. He is 56 years of age as of 2018
Chris Christie Family
His mother was of Italian ancestry, and father is of German, Scottish, and Irish descent.His family moved to Livingston, New Jersey, after the 1967 Newark riots, and he lived there until he graduated from Livingston High School.
Chris Christie Education
He firs graduated from Living High School in 1980. He then graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Arts in political science in 1984 and Seton Hall University School of Law with a J.D. in 1987. He was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Bar of the United States District Court, District of New Jersey, in December 1987. He was awarded honorary doctorate degrees by Rutgers University and Monmouth University in 2010
Chris Christie Wife
The Christies, both then recent graduates of the University of Delaware, were married in 1986. As newlyweds, they shared a studio apartment in Summit. The family resides in Mendham Township.
Chris Christie Children
He is blessed with four kids; Andrew,Sarah, Patrick and Bridget.
Chris Christie Photos
Chris Christie Lap-Band Weight Loss Surgery
Chris had struggled with his weight and decided to lose weight to undergo lap-band weight loss surgery to lose weight in 2013. After the surgery, he dropped his weight by 85 pounds. After he successfully lost his weight he said in an interview;
“It’s the best thing that I’ve ever done for my health. And I look back on it now and wish I’d done it years ago.”
Even after losing weight, he went through the embarrassing moment during WFAN trial in July 2017. An infamous caller called Mike called him as fat a**. During the heated conversation, Mike showed his rage against the former governor and said,
Governor, next time you want to sit on a beach that is closed to the entire world but you, you get your fat a** in a car and go to one that is open to all of your constituents, not just you and yours.
Chris Christie Net Worth
His estimated net worth is said to be $4 Million.
Chris Christie Career
Christie joined a Cranford, New Jersey, law firm in 1987, rose to become a partner in 1993, and continued practicing until 2002.He was elected county legislator in Morris County, serving from 1995-1998, during which time he generally pushed for lower taxes and lower spending. By 2002, Christie had campaigned for Presidents George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush. Bush appointed him as United States Attorney for New Jersey, a position he held from 2002 to 2008. In that position, he fought political corruption and also obtained convictions for sexual slavery, arms trafficking, racketeering by gangs, and other federal crimes.