Chris Hardwick
Chris Hardwick

If there is any field that can never have enough is the TV industry. This is because more TV channels are being launched every day and they all need employees. However, there are people whose position in this industry is safe and secured because of the quality of their work. One of those people is Chris Hardwick. Chris is a great TV host and also a podcaster in America who has been celebrated by many due to the quality of his work.

Quick Biography

Chris Hardwick was born Christopher Ryan Hardwick on the 23rd of November in 1971. Chris was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in the United States, and he is the son of Billy Hardwick and Sharon Hills and has a sibling named Eddy Hardwick. Bill Hardwick was a professional bowler while his wife Sharon Hills was a real estate agent. He was brought up in Memphis, and that’s where he attended his early school years.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Christopher Ryan Hardwick
Age: 50 years old
Birth Date: 23 November 1971
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky
Nationality: American
Religion: Christianity
Parents: Billy Hardwick and Sharon Hills
Spouse: Lydia Hearst (m. 2016)
Children: No
Height: 1.76 m
Weight: 74 kg
Profession: TV and podcast host
Net Worth in 2021: $18 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Chris Hardwick is currently 50 years old since he was born on the 23rd of November in 1971. He stands 1.76 m tall, and his current weight is 74kg. There is, however, no more details of his other body measurements.

Education, School/College University

Chris attended St. Benedict at Auburndale High School, which is located in Cordova, Tennessee. He was then enrolled at Regis Jesuit High School, Colorado, before moving to Loyola High School in California. After graduating from high school, he was enrolled at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he graduated with a degree in philosophy in 1993.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

Chris Hardwick is the son of Billy Hardwick (a professional bawler) and Sharon Hills (a real-estate agent). However, he has a sibling known as Eddy Hardwick. Chris is an American with mixed (Italian- Scottish- Irish- English- German-French) ethnicity. He was brought up in his mother’s Roman Catholic faith and has exercised the same to date but not politically active.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

Chris Hardwick With Wife Lydia Hearst
Chris Hardwick With Wife Lydia Hearst

Chris Hardwick is currently married after having a series of relationships. Before he met his current wife, he was in a relationship with Janet Varney (actress) from 2004 to 2011. After his breakup with Janet, he started dating Chloe Dykstra in 2011, but they broke up in 2014. He had also been engaged to Model/actress Jacinda Barret before dating Janet Varney.

Chris met Lydia Hearst, a blogger, heiress, actress, and model on 12th September 2015, and they both got married approximately one year later on 20th August 2016 in Pasadena, California.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 20th August 2016
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Chris Hardwick Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Lydia Hearst
Kids: No

Professional Life and Career

Chris was interested in standup comedy at a very young age. But before he could get himself stable financially, he got involved in several odd jobs. He first worked as a DJ at the beginning of his career. He was also lucky enough to win small roles in different shows like Guys Like Us. He also played small roles in several TV series, including Boy Meets World, Married with Children, and many more.

In 2005, Chris was hired as a host of The Minstrel Show while he was still pursuing his career as a standup comedian. After being featured in several television shows and series, his prominence in the film industry grew with time. He appeared on a TV show with Craig Ferguson and also wrote for Wired Magazine. Chris also has several CDs and DVDs with his different performances on stand-up comedies.

His partnership with Nerdist News, which was later bought by Legendary Entertainment, contributed a lot to his current net worth. He was appointed the co-president of Legendary Entertainment in 2012 after he impressed them with his hard work, dedication, and talent. He was also hired by MTV to host a show that was known as Singled Out and Shipmates. In 20122, he hosted shows like; The Year in Review and The Nerdist on BBC.

Awards & Nominations

Chris is very successful in his career and has been able to bag several awards and nominations. Some of the awards won by Chris Hardwick include; Spike Guys’ Choice Awards for Spartacus in 2014, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program in 2014, and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement in Interactive Media in 2016.

Chris Hardwick Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Chris Hardwick Net Worth
Chris Hardwick Net Worth

It would be a bit difficult to tell the current annual salary for Chris, but looking at his net worth, we can say that he is well paid. As of November 2021, Chris’s net worth has been estimated to be at $18 million and is expected to rise higher in the coming years. His main source of income is his career as a TV host and podcast.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Chris Hardwick wasn’t able to save himself from the world of scandal and controversy. This was after his former girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra, accused him of being sexually and emotionally abusive. However, Hardwick has denied the accusations saying he was very supportive of his girlfriend.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

Chris Hardwick Facebook page has around 356k fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 2.71M followers. On Chris Hardwick Instagram account, he has around 1.5M followers while on YouTube, Chris Hardwick has around 484 subscribers.

Apart from being a comedian and a TV host, Chris has also done several voiceovers for various shows. Some of these shows include; The Original Party Animals, The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd and Barnyard, and The Legend of Korra, among others.


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