How rich is Christopher James Christie?
Christopher James Christie Net Worth:
Christopher James Christie Net Worth:Christopher James "Chris" Christie (born September 6, 1962) is the 55th Governor of New Jersey and a leading member of the Republican Party.Born in Newark, Christie became interested in politics at an early age, and volunteered for the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Tom Kean in 1977. A 1984 graduate of the University of Delaware, he earned a J.D. at Seton Hall University School of Law. Christie joined a Cranford law firm in 1987, where he became a partner in 1993, and continued practicing until 2002. He was elected as a county legislator in Morris County, serving from 1995 to 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; the latter appointed him as United States Attorney for New Jersey, a position he held from 2002 to 2008. In that position, he emphasized prosecutions of political corruption, and also obtained convictions for sexual slavery, arms trafficking, racketeering by gangs, as well as other federal crimes.In January 2009, Christie declared his candidacy for Governor of New Jersey. He won the Republican primary, and defeated incumbent Governor Jon Corzine in the election that November. In 2013, he won re-election as Governor, defeating Democrat Barbara Buono by a margin of over 22%. He was sworn in to a second term as governor on January 21, 2014. On November 21, 2013, Christie was elected Chairman of the Republican Governors Association, succeeding Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal.Christie was seen as a potential candidate in the 2012 presidential election, and though not running, he was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Republican National Convention. He is viewed as a potential presidential candidate in 2016. The ongoing investigations of the Fort Lee lane closure scandal have posed a challenge for Christie, who denies wrongdoing.
|Birth date:||September 6, 1962|
|Birth place:||Newark, New Jersey, United States|
|Height:||5' 11" (1.8 m)|
|Education:||Seton Hall University|
|Spouse:||Mary Pat Christie|
|Children:||Bridget, Andrew, Patrick, Sarah|
|Parents:||Sondra Christie, Wilbur James Christie|
|Siblings:||Todd J. Christie, Dawn Christie Clark|
|TV shows:||The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth|