What is Chris Christie's Net Worth?
Name: Chris Christie
Born: September 6th, 1962
Position: Governor of New Jersey
Chris Christie currently has a net worth of an estimated:
Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, have managed to build themselves up a net worth of approximately $5 million.
Chris Christie currently serves as the Governor of New Jersey, while Mary Pat works at Angelo, Gordon & Co. as a full-time managing director. Prior to that, Mary Pat Christie worked at Cantor Fitzgerald as a bond broker.
Chris Christie worked as a lawyer from 1987-2002 at Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci (he was named a partner in 1993). From 2002 until 2008, Christie served as the United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey.
In 2009, Christie ran for Governor of New Jersey, eventually defeating Jon Corzine in a closely contested battle. Christie's popularity swelled during his first four years in office, and he went on to easily best Democrat Barbara Buono for a second term in 2013.
Christie has managed to win bipartisan support in New Jersey - this support has got many people talking up Christie as a possible candidate for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination.
When Chris Christie first ran for Governor of New Jersey, he released five years worth of tax records and his family's estimated net worth.
At the time (late 2008), Christie and his family were worth approximately $3.8 million. A large portion of their net worth was tied up in their Menham Township home, which had an assessed value of $2.26 million at the time. In addition, Chris and Mary Pat Christie had a substantial investment portfolio that included holdings in Johnson & Johnson, Disney and Yahoo!
Let's take a look at the family's earnings over a three year period:
$449,607 in 2010
$544,047 in 2009
$567,772 in 2011
Chris Christie earnings an annual salary of $175,000, while Mary Pat Christie has done very well in her positions at Cantor Fitzgerald and Angelo, Gordon & Co.
Given the rebound in the stock market over the past 3-4 years, I would estimate the Christie family's net worth at around $5 million.
Photo: Gage Skidmore
Chris Christie is worth 65 times more than the median US household
If Chris Christie sold everything that they owned, they could fund the United States' deficit spending for 0 days.
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