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Chris Gardner’s Net Worth 2023, Age, Height, Wife, Son

Chris Gardner’s Net Worth 2024: $70 Million

Full NameChristopher Paul Gardner
Nick Name Chris Gardner
Birth PlaceMilwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
BirthdayFebruary 9, 1954
Age/How old? 69 years old (as of 2024)
Occupation American businessman, Investor, Stockbroker
Net Worth in 2024$70 Million
Girlfriend Jackie Medina
Wife Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986)
Children 2
SonChristopher Jarrett Medina Gardner
Daughter Jacintha Darlene Gardner
Sun SignAquarius
FatherThomas Turner
MotherBettye Jean Triplett
Awards NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto-biography
Facts of Chris Gardner

Christopher Paul Gardner is an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and author well known for his book of memoirs “The Pursuit of Happiness.” As of 2024, Chris Gardner’s net worth amounts to $60 Million.

This book was also made into the motion picture with the famous Hollywood actor, Will Smith.

Through this movie, he tried to share his struggle while raising a toddler son.

Later he became a stockbroker and founded his brokerage firm named “Gardner Rich & Co” in 1987.

But how does all this fame and popularity convert into cold hard cash?

What sort of worth does an American businessman make?

So, let’s dive deep to find out Chris Gardner‘s net worth 2024 and how much this celebrity made his fortune.

Do you know how old and tall is he?

If you don’t know then you can go through this article about Chris Gardner’s biography, net worth 2024, age, height, weight, family, and many more.

How Does Chris Gardner’s Net Worth Reach $70 Million in 2024?

How Does Chris Gardner’s Net Worth and wealth Reach $70 Million in 2024?
Chris Gardner’s Net Worth and Earnings 2024

As the CEO of a brokerage firm “Gardner Rich & Co”, he earned enough fortune and name.

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Apart from being a businessman, Gardner earned enough fame and recognition in 2004 from a Canadian documentary, Come On Down: Searching for the American Dream.

After establishing his stock trading company, Chris purchased a Ferrari from Michael Jordan.

Moreover, he made the beat of millions of hearts through his excellent speech. 

Chris Gardner’s net worth in 2019-2020

As of 2019-2020, Chris Gardner’s net worth was estimated at $60 million. So in 2024, it increases by $10 million in his net worth which is now valued at $70 million.

Chris Gardner’s Age & Birthday

Chris was born on February 9, 1954, as Christopher Paul Gardner. He is the second child of Thomas Turner and Bettye Jean Gardner. 

Gardner was raised with his half-sisters, Ophelia, Sharon, and Kimberly.

He celebrated his 69th birthday in February 2024.

Chris Gardner Height & Weight

Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Chris Gardner? Have a look below:

How tall is Chris Gardner? Discover more Celebrity news, Height, Chris Gardner's Net Worth 2024, Age, Wife, Children.
Chris Gardner’s height
Height6 ft 2 inch or 188 cm
Weight80 kg
Hair ColorBald
Eye ColorBlack

Chris Gardner Wife & Son

Gardner married an educational expert in mathematics, Sherry Dyson on June 18, 1977. 

After three years of successful married life to her, Chris moved in with his girlfriend, Jackie Medina (a dental student) as she was pregnant with his child. 

Gardner and Sherry Dyson were legally separated in 1986 after 9 years of marriage.

After that, Chris’ son, Christopher Jarrett Gardner Jr. was born on January 28, 1981.

Who is chris gardner's son Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner?

Chris Gardner: The Pursuit of Happiness

On May 23, 2006, Gardner published his autobiography. The movie described his one-year struggle with homelessness. 

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Will Smith, Thandie Newton, and Jaden Smith were playing the roles of the main characters in the movie.

Moreover, The Pursuit of Happiness grossed over $163 million domestically as well as more than $300 million worldwide.

As a result, Will Smith earned an Academy Award-Nomination for the best actor for this movie.

Will Smith’s 8 years old son, Jaden Smith portrayed five-year-old Chris Jr., Gardner’s son in this movie.

Gardner’s Social Media Accounts

Chris is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

As of February 2024, he has more than 34.5K followers on his Twitter profile name @CEOofHappYness, Over 298K followers on his Instagram Account @ceoofhappyness, and more than 276K followers on Facebook.

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Gardner is an excellent human as well as the mastermind for his outraged skills in stockbroking.

However, he struggled with homelessness with his son during his early days.

As of 2024, Chris Gardner’s net worth is raised to $70 Million.

People also Love to Know

How old is Chris Gardner’s son?

Chris Gardner’s son Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner was born on 28 January 1981. According to his birthday, His age is 42 years as of 2023.

Where does Chris Gardner live?

Chris Gardner’s current residence is in Chicago, Illinois, United States. In Chicago, he runs his own brokerage firm, Gardner Rich & Company.

Who is Chris Gardner married to?

Chris got married to Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986) in 1977 and in the year 1986, the couple got separated.

How much is Chris Gardner worth in 2023?

As of 2023, Chris Gardner’s net worth is estimated to be $70 Million.

How tall is Chris Gardner?

Chris Gardner is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.

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