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Chris Wallace Biography

Chris Wallace born Christopher W. Wallace is an American political commentator and television anchor. He has been the host of the  Fox Broadcasting Company/Fox News Channel program Fox News Sunday. He has won an Emmy Award and the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award. Wallace has been with Fox News since 2003.

As a previous moderator of Meet the Press on NBC, Wallace is the only person to date to have served as host/moderator of more than one of the major Sunday morning political talk shows.

Chris Wallace Age

He was born on 12 October 1947 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Chris Wallace Parents

He was born to a journalist father Mike Wallace, his father, and Norma Kaphan, his mother.

Chris Wallace Dad

Chris has stated that despite his blood relationship with his father Mike who had married his mother and had a divorce when he was one year old, his stepfather Bill Leonard who married his mother had far more of an influence on his life. He said that Leonard was “the single most important person in my life.” Wallace first builds a relationship with his father in his teens, after his older brother Peter died in 1962 while climbing a mountain in Greece.

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Chris Wallace Wife

He has been married twice. He got married to her first wife Elizabeth Farrell, in 1973. The couple has four children: Peter, Megan, Andrew, and Catherine. In 1997, he married Lorraine Smothers (née Martin, born 1959), the former wife of Dick Smothers. Lorraine has two children from her previous marriage: Sarah Smothers and Remick Smothers.

Chris Wallace Children

He is a father to six; Peter, Megan, Catherine, Andrew, Sarah, and Remick., some of whom have kids of their own. To learn about his thoughts on fatherhood, he was presented with a Fatherly Questionnaire. In the questionnaire, he discusses his proudest moment as a father, his lack of culinary skills, and his affinity for talking trash with his kids during mini-golf games

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He started his network journalism career with NBC in 1975, where he stayed for 14 years, as a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York City. Wallace then transferred to NBC’s Washington bureau as a political correspondent for NBC News and later served as Washington co-anchor and newsreader for the Today show in 1982. He also served as chief White House correspondent in 1982–1989, anchor of the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News (1982–1984, 1986–1987), and moderator of Meet the Press (1987–1988).

Chris Wallace Net Worth

Chris Wallace is an American anchor and journalist who has a net worth of $12 million dollars and an annual salary of $4 million.

Chris Wallace And Trump

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head to head for the third time Wednesday night, but it was moderator Wallace’s first time in the hot seat.  The Commission on Presidential Debates selected Wallace as moderator of the third presidential debate, held on October 19, 2016, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

This was the first time the anchor of Fox News had moderated a general election presidential debate. After he was appointed Wallace controversially said, “It’s not my job” to fact-check candidates, but that it was the job of the opposing candidate. After the debate, Jennifer Rubin in The Washington Post said that despite her strong disapproval of other Fox News commentators, “No one could watch the final debate and deny that Chris Wallace is among the best in the business.”

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