Christian P. Wragge, more known as simply Chris Wragge, was born on 19th June in the year 1970. He drew the first breath Hackensack, New Jersey, but grew up in Rutherford. However, too few facts are known about his family.
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At first, Chris Wragge studied at the Mahwah High School, located in New Jersey’s Mahwah. At the time of his studying there, the future journalist became an athlete. Then, he got a scholarship and enrolled in the University of New Hampshire, from which he graduated for a year earlier and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Communications.
The career of Chris Wragge started at the WMUR-TV channel, based in New Hampshire’s Manchester, where he worked as a sports reporter. Then, during the NBA Spring Break in 1991, he appeared on TV for the first time. Following his first work experience, he got employed by the WVIT-TV, a channel affiliated with the NBC and based in Connecticut, to become an anchor of nighttime sportscasts. Meanwhile, he also was reporting for the NBC Sports on various sports events, including the Olympics, the Sun America Sportsdesk, the Gator Bowl, the Notre Dame football, the WNBA, and the NBA.
In the period of 1996-1997, he became a correspondent for “Entertainment Tonight”, an entertainment TV newsmagazine. There, Chris Wragge interviewed notable personalities, such as Kurt Russell, and covered prominent events like ceremonies of the Grammies, the Emmys, and the Oscars Awards. In 1998, he got back to work for the NBC Sports, where he became the Director of Sports Department and an anchor of the nighttime program under the title “News2Houston”, which was broadcasted by the KPRC-TV in Houston, Texas. For his nighttime sportscasts, he received an award of “Best Sportscast” from the Associated Press in 2002.
While working for the NBC Sports, Chris Wragge joined the USA Sports (in 2002) and became the PGA Tour Sunday’s correspondent. Moreover, he was a presenter of such channels as Travel Channel, HGTV, and Ask DIY. After having an incredibly successful professional period in 2003 and 2004, he received an offer to join WCBS-TV as a lead anchor of sports, which he, naturally, accepted. Thereafter, he appeared in and led numerous TV shows. He also was a sports news anchor for the News at Noon of CBS2 and the CBS News.
At the beginning of 2011, however, Chris Wragge became a leading anchor of “The Early Show” on weekends at the CBS News. Later, however, he was replaced and became, along with Dana Tyler, a co-anchor of sports news at the WLNY-TV. Though, Chris Wragge had to move back to CBS 2 News in the early 2013, and so there he has been an anchor of sports news up to now. Even though Chris Wragge is a public person, there is no information about his salary or net worth.
He married his first wife, Victoria Silvstedt, in 2000. Not long after it, there appeared scandals about his personal life in the media and Chris Wragge even threatened to sue the channel that published it. However, the couple decided to divorce in 2009. As for his children, there is no information about any children of the anchor. So, it is most likely that he does not have children.
In 2014, Chris Wragge started to date Sarah Siciliano, with whom she married in 2015.
Chris Wragge is also actively present in social media, namely Facebook and Twitter.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020