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Chris Gardner is an American businessman and motivational speaker. During the early 1980s, he struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son. He became a stockbroker and eventually founded his own brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co in 1987. In 2006, he sold his minority stake in the firm and published a memoir. That book was made into the motion picture The Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith.

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How old is Chris Gardner?

He is 70 years 3 Month(s) 11 day(s) old.

How tall is Chris Gardner?

He is In feet: 6 feet 2 inch, In meter: 1.879m, In centimeter: 187.96cm and In inch: 74 inches tall.

Chris Gardner Biography and Wiki:

He is a professional American Motivational speaker, Businessman. His nickname is Gardner. Do you know? What is the Date of birth of Chris Gardner? Where was born Chris Gardner? He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. on 09 February, 1954 (Tuesday) . Everybody want to know that how much age of Chris Gardner? Age of Chris Gardner is 70 years 3 Month(s) 11 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Chris Gardner? His Country name is United States, Nationality is American and Americas Continent. Always came question from mind that What religion does Chris Gardner belong to? He belong to Christian Religion.

Chris Gardner Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Chris Gardner? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Chris Gardner is In feet: 6 feet 2 inch, In meter: 1.879m, In centimeter: 187.96cm and In inch: 74 inches & Weight is 80 Kg. Also His eye color is Dark. & hair color is Bald.

Chris Gardner Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Chris Gardner? Chris Gardner studied from school- private boarding school in the suburbs of Detroit; . What is Educational Qualification of Chris Gardner? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification is graduated.

Chris Gardner Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So His father name is Thomas Turner & mother name is Bettye Jean Triplett. If you need to know marital status of Chris Gardner, He got married . His wife name is Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986). Also Chris Gardner son(s) name is Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner and daughter(s) name is Jacintha Darlene Gardner.

Chris Gardner Net worth & Luxury:

The most valuable thing, which you must need to know the Chris Gardner Net Worth & Luxury information. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider: The Net Worth of Chris Gardner is around 70 Million US dollars. Check the below table for more details about His Luxury information.


  • In 1987, he established the brokerage firm, Gardner Rich & Co, in Chicago, Illinois, an "institutional brokerage firm specializing in the execution of debt, equity, and derivative products transactions for some of the nation's largest institutions, public pension plans, and unions."
  • His new company was started in his small Presidential Towers apartment, with start-up capital of $10,000 and a single piece of furniture: a wooden desk that doubled as the family dinner table.
  • After he sold his small stake in Gardner Rich in a multimillion-dollar deal in 2006, he became CEO and founder of Christopher Gardner International Holdings, with offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco. During a visit to South Africa to observe elections around the time of the 10th anniversary of the end of apartheid, he met with Nelson Mandela to discuss possible investment in South African emerging markets.
  • He was planning an investment venture there which he hoped would create hundreds of jobs and introduce millions in foreign currency into the country's economy. He has declined to disclose details of the project, citing securities laws.

Awards and honors

  • In 2002, he received the Father of the Year Award from the NFI. He also received the 25th Annual Humanitarian Award from the Los Angeles Commission on Assaults Against Women (LACAAW), and the 2006 Friends of Africa Award from the Continental Africa Chamber of Commerce.
  • In 2008, he spoke at his daughter's graduation from Hampton University. He also served as the commencement speaker for the University of California, Berkeley's Spring 2009 graduation ceremony.

Chris Gardner Social Media:

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What is the profession of Chris Gardner?

His profession is Motivational speaker, Businessman.

What is the real name of Chris Gardner?

His real name is Christopher Paul Gardner.

Where was Chris Gardner Born?

He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S..

What is the Date of Birth of Chris Gardner?

The date of birth is 09 February, 1954 (Tuesday) of Chris Gardner.

Who are parents of Chris Gardner?

His parents are Thomas Turner & Bettye Jean Triplett

Who is wife of Chris Gardner?

His wife name is Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986).

Who are childrens of Chris Gardner?

His childrens are Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner & Jacintha Darlene Gardner