Chris Gailus

Chris Gailus is known as a famous Canadian television host. He is most famous for his work at Global BC. Chris Gailus was born on October 27, 1967. He graduated with a degree in Journalism from Mount Royal University, where he achieved academic excellence and played on the basketball team. Chris has been interested in journalism since his childhood. He was confident in his choice of journalism as a career path.

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It was no surprise to his friends and family that he majored in Broadcast Journalism. He also made the Dean's List for Academic Excellence during his college tenure. To this day, Chris remains thankful to his basketball coach, Bob Rose, who "took a chance on a skinny high school kid from northeast Calgary to bolster his roster on the Mount Royal College, as it was then, Cougars men's basketball team."

Relationships/ Girlfriend

Chris Gailus has been married to fellow news anchor Jane Carrigan since 2000. They fell in love at first sight and, after spending many great moments together, Chris asked Jane to spend her life with him. They are happily married and have been together for more than eleven years. In August 2011, they adopted their son, William Alexander Gailus.

On that day, Chris tweeted: "So thrilled to announce the arrival of our little boy, William Alexander Gailus on August 2. Adoption is official today!" In his leisure time, Chris enjoys traveling to different places around the world with his wife. Some of his favorite destinations include Mexico, London, and New York.

Salary/ Net Worth

After graduating in 1989, Chris Gailus worked as a reporter in Lethbridge, covering social, agricultural, and municipal issues. In 1992, he returned to Calgary as a host and reporter for CFCN, before moving to Global Calgary to become their primary news host.

In 2000, the Canadian television news anchor traveled to the United States of America to anchor a morning newscast at the ABC affiliate in Dallas, Texas. During this time, he covered some of the most important topics, such as the crash of the space shuttle Columbia and the subsequent investigation, the impact of the September 11 attacks on Dallas, and the deployment of U.S. troops from Fort Hood at the outbreak of the war in Iraq. In 2003, Chris hosted the Good Day New York show at WNYW, which was undoubtedly the peak moment of his career.

On May 1, 2006, he returned to Canada and rejoined the Global News family. Chris remains an iconic news figure, with many admirers and fans worldwide. He is an engaging journalist who brings exciting news and happenings from around the world to viewers. In addition to his anchoring work at Global BC, Chris is part of the Weekday Hour Team, responsible for reporting breaking news across the province.

Quick Facts
Date of Birth: 29-10-1967
Birth Place: Canada
Wife: Jane Carrigan
Alma Mater: Mount Royal University
T.V. Show(s): News Hour, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
Profession: news anchor
Employer: Global BC
Nationality: American, Canadian
Birth Sign: Scorpio
Marriage Date: 2000
Children: Will.
Height: 6 ft 5 in
Birth Date: 29 Oct, 1967
Age: 52 yrs
Occupations: Journalist
Citizenship: Canada
Gender: Male
Description: Canadian journalist
Twitter Id: Chrisgailus
Net Worth 2020: 5 million
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Last Modified: Feb 7 2024
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