Chris Cillizza CNN, Bio, Wiki, Age, Father, Wife, The Point, Salary, and Net Worth

Chris Cillizza Bio | Wiki

Chris Cillizza (Christopher Michael Cillizza) is an American journalist who worked for CNN as a politics reporter as well as editor-at-large from 2017 until his termination in December 2022. He covered national politics including Congress and every district they represented as well as the White House.

Prior to joining CNN, Chris worked at The Washington Post where he spent a decade serving as a reporter. While there, he founded a political blog known as “The Fix” and also built a reputation as the authority on fast, incisive analysis of the day’s events.

Chris Cillizza Age

He was born on February 20, 1976, in Marlborough, Connecticut, in the United States. He is 47 years old and celebrates his birthday on February 20 every year.

Chris Cillizza Height

He is a man of tall stature. Chris stands at a height of 6 ft 2 in (Approx 1.88 m).

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Chris Cillizza Father | Family

His father John Charles Cillizza was a teacher who had summers off while his mom worked a regular job so he spent most of the time with his dad. However, the two didn’t share a close relationship. Chris’s dad died suddenly as he was overweight and a former smoker for more than 30 years. He also struggled with depression and anxiety for years and wasn’t happy which affected him as well as the people around him. Chris is an only child and is currently left with one parent his mom.

Chris Cillizza Wife

He is happily married to his wife Gia Cillizza. Gia is a head field hockey coach who began her career in 2002. She previously worked at CUA under a Miami University college teammate for three years serving as an assistant. Gia then left to pursue her career in publishing in 2004 following a two-year stint as a part-time head coach. She then became a reporter, and assistant production editor, and was later a marketing manager for the National Journal Group.

Chris met his wife for the first time on a softball field as Gia was a competitive scholarship field hockey player at Miami University. The couple shares two beautiful children. Chris doesn’t shy off from showing his affection toward his wife. The family currently lives in Falls Church, Virginia. However, details regarding when they tied the knot are currently unavailable.

Chris Cillizza Education

He attended an independent boarding school in Windsor, Connecticut called The Loomis Chaffee School where he graduated in the year 1994. Chris later enrolled at Georgetown University in 1994 and graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts in English.

Chris Cillizza The Point | Podcast | The Point YouTube

The Point is a weekly show which was launched on June 28, 2017. Chris co-anchored The Point alongside Lauren Dezenski. In this show, Chris explained, interpreted, implode, and also handled the surreal world of politics. The point of holding the podcast was to cut through the spin as well as provide people with the news they need and also want to know. In addition, it was analyzed with one of the top political journalism teams in the US making it a must-listen. It was also available on YouTube.

Chris Cillizza The Fix

Chris began the blog known as The Fix in the year 2005 where he frequently wrote until he joined CNN in the year 2017. The Fix focused on American electoral politics with Chris commenting on Congressional, gubernatorial, as well as presidential elections.

Chris Cillizza CNN

He joined CNN on April 3, 2017, working as a political reporter as well as editor-at-large contributing online and also on television. Chris covered national politics including Congress as well as every district they represented and the White House. His reporting dwelled in the brand called “The Point with Chris Cillizza” and also included a nightly letter as well as daily Amazon Echo and Google Home flash briefings. However, on December 1, 2022, Chris was terminated from CNN.

Before joining CNN, he worked for The Washington Post for ten years as a reporter and also launched a political blog called “The Fix” as well as built a reputation as the authority on fast, incisive analysis of the day’s events. A recurrent TV guest all over networks, Chris served as a political contributor for MSNBC for eight years. Prior to Washington, he reported For Roll Call regarding campaign politics where he served as their White House Correspondent. Before that, Chris reported for The Cook Political Report where he covered gubernatorial and House races.

Some of Chris’ colleagues at CNN include:

Victor Blackwell – Correspondent and Anchor

Kyung Lah – Senior National Correspondent

Jim Sciutto – Chief National Correspondent

Stephanie Elam – Correspondent

Matt Rivers – International Correspondent

Shimon Prokupecz – Crime & Justice Correspondent

Brian Todd – Correspondent

Kaitlan Collins – White House Correspondent

Chris Cillizza Salary

He received quite an impressive amount from working at CNN as a politics reporter and editor-at-large. Chris’s average salary was $135,741 per year.

Chris Cillizza Net Worth 2018 | Net Worth

Having worked in the media industry for quite some time, Chris has managed to garner a decent fortune. Chris’s estimated net worth is $3 million.

How old is Chris Cillizza

Chris is 46 years old. He was born on February 20, 1976, in Marlborough, Connecticut, in the USA.

Is Chris Cillizza Married

He is a married man as well as a family man. Chris is married to his better half Gia Cillizian who is a head field hockey coach. The pair is blessed with two amazing kids and currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia.

Where is Chris Cillizza

He currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia. Chris served as a politics reporter and editor-at-large for CNN from June 3, 2017, to December 1, 2022, when he was fired from the station. Previously, he worked for The Wahington Post where he worked for a decade and launched a political blog called “The Fix”.

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