Know About Chris Wallace; Fox News, Wife, Children, Father, Net Worth

Published Date: 04 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 04 Jun, 2019 By Celebs Podium

After a divorce with first wife, Chris Wallace moved up from the past failure and began a new married life. The Chicago native is the father of four children from his first marriage and three children from the second marriage.

Chris Wallace is an American television anchor and political commentator who has been serving on the Fox Broadcasting Company for more than a decade. He currently hosts Fox News Sunday, a Sunday morning talk show on Fox News Channel.

Chris Wallace Bio; Parents, Father, Education, Height

Christopher W. Wallace was born on 12 October 1947 to parents Mike Wallace and Norma Kaphan. His father was a longtime CBS reporter. After his parents divorced, he grew up with his mother and stepfather Bill Leonard in Chicago, Illinois.

Standing at the height of ‎5 feet 10 inches (1.78 meters), Wallace attended Hotchkiss School. Later, he earned graduation from Harvard College.

His Career; NBC, ABC News, Fox News

Chris began his journalism career, joining NBC in 1975. He was a reporter with WNBC-TV and then became NBC’s Washington bureau as a political correspondent for NBC News. While working in NBC, he anchored NBC Nightly News and was the moderator of the weekly show, Meet the Press.


Chris Wallace joined the Fox News in 2003 (Picture: The Daily Beast)

In 1989, he joined ABC News and became the senior correspondent for Primetime Thursday. He worked for 14 years at the network, taking major responsibilities until 2003. Afterward, Wallace moved to the Fox News and started hosting the talk show, Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace. Since then, he has been appearing in the various platforms on the network.

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Salary & Net Worth

Well, Chris is an experienced journalist, who has been involved in the journalism lie for the past four decades. The veteran media personality bags the marvelous earnings from his TV stint.

As a long-serving anchor, Wallace earns the annual salary of $4 million. Currently, he enjoys an estimated net worth of $12 million.

Has Three Children With First Wife

The 71-year-old firstly married Elizabeth Jane Farrell on 13 May 1973. Nevertheless, they got divorced after several years of marriage. They share four children; Peter, Megan, Andrew, and Catherine.


Chris Wallace with wife Lorraine Wallace at “The Post” premiere at The Newseum on December 2017 in Washington, DC (Picture: Zimbio)

After Elizabeth, he married Lorraine Wallace on 4 October 1997. The couple is parents of three children daughter Caroline Wallace and sons James Wallace and William Wallace.

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Some Interesting Facts About Chris Wallace

  • Chris is the recipient of three Emmy Awards, the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton Award, and a Paul White lifetime achievement award.
  • He did not have a good relationship with his biological father until the age of 14.
  • Wallace is Jewish and his parents are of Russian, Polish, Austrian, and German descent.
  • His older brother Peter died while climbing a mountain in Greece in 1962.
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