Christopher John Mathews is well known for his stage name ‘Mathews’. He is one of the most famous American political commentators who talk some show host. He is better known for his long show, Hardball with Chris Matthews, which is aired on the American television channel. He hosted NBC news from 2002 to 2013. He appeared on many popular television shows. Let us see about his biography in this article.
Christopher John Mathew was born in Pennsylvania. His parents are Teresa and Herb Mathews. His mother is of Irish Catholic descent, and his father is of Scottish Irish ancestry. His father was a famous person who was a Protestant in his native. He finished his schooling at La Salle College High School. He completed his bachelor degree in Economics at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He was also a famous visitor at Harvard University’s Institute of Politics. He was very active in his studies, and he was an outstanding student in his school.
He received 34 honorary degrees from various colleges and Universities. Some of the Universities offered him degree including, ‘ Washington University’, ‘ Howard University’ , ‘Villanova University’, ‘ Temple University’, ‘ La Salle University’, ‘ Fordham University’, ‘ Hunter college’, Stetson, Quinnipiac University, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, St. Leo University, ‘ Fontbonne college, Anna Maria, Chestnut Hill, Beaver Colleg, Loyal college, Drexel University, St. Leo University , Niagara University, University of South California, Washington Collge, Beaver Collge, Anna Maria and Chestnut Hill.
He married his girlfriend Kathleen Matthews who is a famous News Anchor for the News Channel WJLA- TV. This beautiful couple is blessed with three children named Caroline, Michael, and Thomas. This couple exposes so much love with each other, so there is no prediction about divorce as of now.
Initially, he worked as a Capitol Police in the Washington DC. He also served as a political member of Congress. He worked along with the Democratic Member Edmund Muskie and Frank Moss. During the Carter Administration, he was a favorite presidential Speechwriter. Then, he worked as a long time speaker for Tip O Neil, the House of Representatives. He is a key political member for Reagen Administration.
He spent more than thirteen years as the Chief Bureau for San Francisco Examiner in Washington Dc. Mathews also served as a national columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. He has been in the weeknight talk show since 1997. In addition to his political career, he wrote many books and eventually he became the author of seven best Selling books.
Chris Matthews won the precious Award ‘The Pennsylvania Society’s Gold Medal for his outstanding Achievement in 2005. He also received the Abraham Lincoln Award for his accomplishments. In 2006, he was awarded the John F Kennedy Memorial Award. Next year, he won ‘Tip O Neil Irish Diaspora Award’, which is a rare prize.
How much is Chris Matthews Net Worth in 2017
As of 2017, Christopher John Chris Mathews has an estimated Net worth of approximately $17 Million US dollars. Since he is a political commentator, he earned much of his net worth by long-term speech for the number of political groups. He is a writer and author too. He earned some of his net worth through his writings.
Although Christopher John Chris is his name, he is fondly known as Chris Mathews. He is a lovely and jovial person. He is a trustworthy person who handles his fan base actively in all the social media including Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and others. He is a talented and hardworking person from the United States.