Chris Wragge Biography
Chris Wragge works as a news anchor In the United States. Along with Mary Calvi, he co-anchors CBS2’s News This Morning and CBS2’s News at Noon in New York. He had worked on WCBS’s 5 p.m. and 11 p.m. broadcasts before joining CBS’s The Early Show (national) as a morning co-anchor from January 2011 until the show was replaced on January 6, 2012.
Chris Wragge Age | Birthday
How old is Chris? He is 51 years old as of 19 June 2021. He was born in 1970 in Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. He celebrates his birthday every 19th of June. His real name is Christian P. Wragge.
Chris Wragge Education
He attended Mahwah High School and was a member of the athletic team there. On a football scholarship, he attended the University of New Hampshire. He was a three-year varsity letter winner who decided to pursue a career in professional sportscasting by graduating a year early with a Bachelor of Arts in communications.
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Chris Wragge Ethnicity | Nationality
What ethnicity is Wragge? He belongs to a white ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Hackensack, New Jersey, the United States and she holds American nationality.
Chris Wragge Height | Weight
How tall is he? He stands at a height of 5 feet11 inches and weighs 70 kg.
Chris Wragge Family | Parents | Brother
He was born and raised in Hackensack, New Jersey, the United States by his parents, but he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood.
Chris Wragge First Wife | Married | Baby
He has had two marriages. From 2000 to 2009, he was married to Victoria Silvstedt. In 2015, he married Sarah Siciliano. He is the father of a daughter.
Chris Wragge Salary
He earns an annual salary of $56,500.
Chris Wragge’s Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Chris Wragge Illness
He revealed through a post on Instagram about how he experienced food poison sending him to several days in the hospital, close to one week.
Did Chris Wragge leave CBS – Career
Wragge began his career as a sports reporter for WMUR-TV in Manchester, New Hampshire, when he first appeared on television as part of a 48 Hours exposé on NBA Spring Break 1991. Later, he became the nightly sports anchor for WVIT-TV in Hartford, Connecticut, an NBC affiliate. Wragge also worked for NBC Sports, where he covered the NBA, WNBA, Notre Dame football, the Gator Bowl, the Sun America Sportsdesk, and the Olympics. From 1996 to 1997, he was a correspondent for the nationally syndicated entertainment news show Entertainment Tonight. His first interviewee was Kurt Russell. He then went on to cover the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys.
He joined NBC Sports as Sports Director and anchor of the nightly sportscasts on KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas, in 1998. In 2002, he won the “Best Sportscast” award from the Associated Press for the Houston area. While remaining at NBC Sports and KPRC, Wragge joined USA Sports as the on-site correspondent for PGA Tour Sunday, the PGA Tour’s leading broadcast partner, in December 2000. He’s also been on DIY Network, HGTV, and Travel Channel. In 2003 and 2004, Wragge worked as a behind-the-scenes reporter for the PBR’s Built Ford Tough Series during its NBC telecasts, and he also filled in for George Michael as the play-by-play announcer for a handful of events.
Wragge joined WCBS-TV as lead sports anchor in 2004, after long-time sportscaster Warner Wolf was abruptly fired. Wragge took over as news anchor for CBS2 News at Noon and CBS News at 5 p.m. on November 6, 2006, alongside newly hired Kristine Johnson. They took over for Mary Calvi and news veteran Roz Abrams. Wragge took over as the lead weekday anchor (along with Erica Hill) for CBS News’ The Early Show on January 3, 2011, after previously serving in the same capacity on the Saturday version (while also working his primary job at WCBS).
In September 2011, Wragge returned to WCBS, replacing Don Dahler as co-anchor for the WCBS-TV 6 p.m. weeknight airing in New York, alongside Dana Tyler, after learning of upcoming changes to the CBS morning show. In July 2012, he and Tyler were named co-anchors of WLNY-TV 10/55’s News at 9 p.m. Following the departure of Rob Morrison due to a domestic violence incident in February 2013, Wragge was promoted to co-anchor of CBS 2 News This Morning and CBS 2 News at Noon with Mary Calvi. As a result, on CBS 2 News at 6 p.m., Dana Tyler will be working alone.