Chris Jericho Biography

( 1970 - )
December 28, 2018
First published on:February 6, 2017
by John Max

Facts of Chris Jericho

Date of Birth: 1970, November 9
Age: 49 years old
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Birth Sign:: scorpio
Birth Name Christopher Keith Irvine
Birth Place Manhasset, Town of North Hempstead, New York
Famous Name Chris Jericho
Father Ted Irvine
Mother Loretta Vivian Irvine
Net Worth $18 million
Salary $974,000
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Working For Movies and TV shows
Currently Married Yes
Married to Jessica Lockhart (m. 2000)
Divorce N/A
Children 3

Christopher Keith Irvine better known by his ring name Chris Jericho, is an American-born Canadian professional wrestler, musician, media, personality, actor, author, and businessman. He is currently signed to New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW) as a free agent. Also, he makes sporadic appearances for WWE on the SmackDown brand.

 

As of 2018, he has an estimated net worth of $18 million. Regarding his personal life, he is married and is blessed with three children together with his wife. 

Early Life of Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho was born as Christopher Keith Irvine, on 9 November 1970, in Manhasset, New York, United States, to Ted Irvine (father) and Loretta Vivian Irvine (Mother). His nationality is American and belongs to white ethnicity. His star sign is Scorpio.

His father is a professional ice hockey player who was playing for the New York Rangers at the time of his birth. After his father retired, the family return back to Winnipeg and he was raised there alongside his sister, Vanessa Gerads. 

His interest in wrestling began when he started watching the local American Wrestling Association events and his desire to become a pro wrestler himself started when he saw footage of Owen Hart.

Chris Jericho's Professional Life

Wrestling Career

Chris Jericho started his professional wrestling career joining Hart Brothers School of Wrestling where he was trained and coached by Ed Langley and Brad Young. On October 2, 1990, he made his debut as “Cowboy” at Moose Hall where he wrestled against Storm for ten minute limit time and the result was a tie between them.

In 1996 August 26, he got an opportunity to play World Championship Wrestling on Monday Nitro which was against Alex Wright. He worked for Tony Condello in the tours of Northern Manitoba with Adam Copeland.

Chris Jericho is one of the prominent wrestlers of WWF/WWE. He won and unified the WWF and World titles by defeating Stone Cold and The Rock on the same night in 2001. In WWE history, he is the ninth Triple Crown Champion as well as fourth Grand Slam Champion. He eliminated Shawn Michaels, who had challenged him to prove Jericho's claims that he was better than Michaels in the Royal Rumble match 2013.

Outside of WWE, Chris Jericho has participated and performed for American promotions such as Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW).

Presently, he competes at IWGP Intercontinental Championship. 

Others

Jericho is the lead singer for the heavy metal band named Fozzy. In 2000, the band released their self-titled debut album.  Since then, they have released six studio albums; Happenstance, All That Remains, Chasing the Grail, Sin, and Bones, Do You Wanna Start a War, and Judas respectively. Furthermore, he has also appeared in various TV. films, and documentary.  

He has been a playable character in most WWE video games starting from WWF WrestleMania 2000 until WWE Smackdown! Vs Raw 2006.

Personal Life of Chris Jericho

Talking about his personal bio and affairs, Chris Jericho is a married man. He exchanged the wedding vows with his longtime girlfriend Jessica Lockhart on 30 July 2000. The couple dated very long before their marriage. Lockhart and Jericho met through WCW Wrestler Disco Inferno, in Tampa, Florida, where Jericho was performing with World Championship Wrestling.

Since getting married to till date, they have been happily living as a husband and a wife. The couple together has three children named Ash Edward Irvine (born 2000) and identical twin daughters, Sierra Loretta “Sisi” Irvine and Cheyenne Lee “Chey” Irvine, born in 2006.

Chris Jericho's Net Worth and Endorsements

Chris Jericho had an estimated net worth of $12 million in 2016, but his net worth has raised to $18 million in 2018. Maximum of his net worth is build through his career as a wrestler,  musician as well as from his TV career. He has won 29 championships during his years with the WWE, WWF, WCW, and ECW, and is the first WWF Undisputed Champion.

Apart, he owns a lavish mansion in Los Angeles, California. Further, he has the 4-bed, 4.5 baths, 6,401 sq ft home in Odessa, Florida which he purchased in March of 2004 for $970K. Also, he has a few list of worlds luxurious cars including Audi, Lamborghini, and many more. 

Chris Jericho has an amazing body figure. He has the height of 5 feet and 10 inches and his weight is around 103 kg. He has a massive number of admirers that follow him on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. 


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