Who is Chris Cillizza?
Chris Cillizza is a famous broadcast journalist. He began his career by working as an intern for conservative author George Will. His career goal was to become a sports writer, but he changed his mind after realizing that politics would be more fun than sports.
He later worked on The Washington Post and a subsequent four-year stint at the Washington, D.C. newspaper Roll Call. Chris began his four years with Roll Call in June 2001 and covered elections there from the presidential to the congressional levels, eventually becoming the paper’s White House reporter.
He currently works at CNN as a Politics Reporter and Editor-at-Large, where he covers everything related to national politics, including the White House, Congress, and every district they serve. He also publishes a nightly email, daily flash briefings on Google Home and Amazon Echo, and other forms of reporting under the moniker “The Point with Chris Cillizza.”
Chris Cillizza Age
Cillizza is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born on February 20, 1976, in Marlborough, Connecticut, USA.
Chris Cillizza Height
Cillizza stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Chris Cillizza Education
Cillizza enrolled at Georgetown University in 1994 and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.
Chris Cillizza Wife
Cillizza is married to Gia Cillizza. The couple exchanged their vows on May 11, 2013. They are blessed with two sons namely Will and Charlie Cillizza. Gia is a former hockey player and former professional hockey player.
Chris Cillizza Ethnicity
Cillizza is of Sicilian and Irish descent. He has lived in the United States for most years of his life bonding with different cultures.
Chris Cillizza Salary
Cillizza earns an average salary of $126,728. He works as a reporter and anchor at CNN.
Chris Cillizza’s Net Worth
Cillizza’s net worth is estimated to be in the region of $2.4 million. He has worked in mainstream media for many years generating a sustainable livelihood.
Chris Cillizza CNN
Chris began working for CNN on April 3, 2017, and since then, he has contributed both online and on television as a “political reporter and digital editor-at-large.” Two months later, CNN Politics announced the launch of a show under the name, “The Point with Chris Cillizza.”
Every Tuesday and Thursday, the show’s YouTube channel posts videos with Chris hosting political analysis. He also hosts political trivia on his personal Instagram account every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Prior to joining CNN, Cillizza worked for The Washington Post for ten years, where he founded the political blog “The Fix” and established himself as an expert in the quick, incisive analysis of the day’s events.
Cillizza, a regular TV guest on many networks, contributed to politics on MSNBC for eight years. Cillizza formerly covered campaign politics for Roll Call as their White House Correspondent before joining The Washington Post.
He has covered gubernatorial and House elections while working as a reporter for The Cook Political Report. Cillizza has been a frequent co-host of The Tony Kornheiser Show since 2014.
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Where Does Chris Live?
Chris lives in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and two children.