Chris Gardner’s Net Worth 2021: $70 Million
|Full Name||Christopher Paul Gardner|
|Nick Name||Chris Gardner|
|Birth Place||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States|
|Birthday||February 9, 1954|
|Age/How old?||67 years old (as of 2021)|
|Occupation||American businessman, Investor, Stockbroker|
|Net Worth in 2021||$70 Million|
|Wife||Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986)|
|Son||Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner|
|Daughter||Jacintha Darlene Gardner|
|Mother||Bettye Jean Triplett|
|Awards||NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Auto-biography|
Christopher Paul Gardner is an American entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and author well known for his book of memoirs “The Pursuit of Happiness.” As of 2021, Chris Gardner’s net worth amounts to $60 Million.
This book 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 2021 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 2021, age, height, weight, family, and many more.
Chris Gardner 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 67th birthday in February 2021.
How Does Chris Gardner’s Net Worth Reach $70 Million in 2021?
As the CEO of a brokerage firm “Gardner Rich & Co”, he earned enough fortune and name.
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 2021 it increases by $10 million in his net worth which is now valued at $70 million.
Chris Gardner Height & Weight
Do you want to know the physical appearance, height, and weight of Chris Gardner? Have a look below:
|Height||6 ft 2 inch or 188 cm|
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.
Chris Gardner: The Pursuit of Happiness
On May 23, 2006, Gardner published his autobiography. The movie described his one-year struggle with homelessness.
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 a 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 April 2021, he has more than 31.9Kfollowers on his Twitter profile name @CEOofHappYness, Over 190K followers on Instagram Account @ceoofhappyness, and more than 260K followers on Facebook.
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 2021, Chris Gardner’s net worth is raised to $70 Million.
People also Love to Know
Chris Gardner’s son Christopher Jarrett Medina Gardner born on 28 January 1981. According to his birthday, His age is 40 years as of 2021.
Chris Gardner’s current residence is in Chicago, Illinois, United States. In Chicago he runs his own brokerage firm, Gardner Rich & Company.
Chris got married to Sherry Dyson (m. 1977-1986) in 1977 and in the year 1986 the couple got separated.
According to his birthday (February 9, 1954), Chris Gardner’s age is 67 years as of 2021.
As of 2021, Chris Gardner’s net worth is estimated to $70 Million.
Chris Gardner is 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall.