Chris Gardner Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Chris Gardner (Christopher Paul Gardner)

Last Updated: 28 Mar, 2024 | Views: 213

Age: 70

Profession: Business Men

Other Profession(s): Motivational Speaker

Famous For: The Pursuit Of Happyness

Higher Education: Graduated

Chris Gardner Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
09 Feb, 1954 (70 Years 03 Months 11 Days)

Birth Country
United States

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Chris Gardner Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Chris Gardner was born on 9th February 1954. He is a businessman and motivational speaker from the United States. Gardner wrestled with homelessness while raising a toddler in the early 1980s. The only boy born to Betty Jean was her second child. Ophelia, his older half-sister, is from a previous marriage. He has two younger sisters, Sharon and Kimberly, who are the children of his mother's marriage to Freddie Triplett. His brokerage firm, Gardner Rich & Co., was founded in 1987. After selling his minority stake in the firm in 2006, Gardner published a memoir. The Pursuit of Happiness was a motion picture starring Will Smith based on that book.
Chris Gardner Career:
• Gardner Rich & Co., a Chicago-based institutional brokerage, execute debt, equity, and derivative transactions for some of the nation's most prominent institutions, pension funds, and unions.
• His new company began in his Presidential Towers apartment, with $10,000 in start-up capital and a single piece of furniture: a wooden desk.
• Christopher Gardner International Holdings became Gardner's company in 2006 after he sold a small stake in Gardner Rich for a multimillion-dollar deal.
• Gardner discussed possible investments in South African emerging markets with Nelson Mandela during a visit to South Africa to observe elections around the anniversary of the end of apartheid.
• Gardner intended to invest there to generate thousands of jobs and inject millions of foreign currency into the country's economy. However, according to Gardner, the project's details have yet to be disclosed due to securities laws.
• Gardner appeared in the Canadian documentary Come on Down: Searching for the American Dream (2004), in which he discussed the American Dream. The documentary also features Hunter S. Thompson and Bob Barker.
Chris Gardner Awards:
2002: Father of the Year Award from the NFI | 25th Annual Humanitarian Award
2006: Friends of Africa Award
Chris Gardner Unknown Facts:
Chris Gardner is an accomplished stockbroker who has also ventured into many entrepreneurial ventures. Gardner Rich & Co. specializes in institutional brokerage, equity research, and investment banking. The firm has been renowned for its commitment to ethical practices and outstanding client service.
Chris Gardner has advocated responsible fatherhood throughout his journey. He has actively participated in initiatives to promote positive father-child relationships and emphasizes the importance of fathers.

Chris Gardner Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 188 cm
In Meters 1.88 m
In Feet & Inches 6'2"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 80 kg
In Pounds 176 Ibs

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Chris Gardner Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Thomas Turner

Mother's Name
Bettye Jean Triplett

Sherry Dyson


Sharon Triplett, Kimberly Triplett

Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner

Jacintha Darlene Gardner

Chris Gardner Social Media, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

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