Chris Plante WMAL, Show, Podcast, Wife, Bio, Age, Newsmax, Salary, Height and Net Worth

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Chris Plante Biography and Wikipedia

Chris Plante is an American award-winning journalist currently serving as a talk show host at WMALA Radio and the host of “The Right Squad” at Newsmax based in Washington, D.C. Before, he worked as a correspondent for seventeen years at CNN covering the Pentagon and national security matters.

Chris Plante Education

Plante studied at New Trier West High School in Winnetka, Illinois. He then attended Santa Barbara City College and the University of California, Santa Barbara but withdrew before graduating to work full-time in news. READ: Tim Ezell

Chris Plante Age

How old is Chris? Chris is 65 years old as of 2024. He was born Christopher Orteig on December 12, 1959, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States of America. His birthday is always celebrated on December 2nd of every year.

Chris Nationality and Ethnicity

Plante holds American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He belongs to the White-American ethnicity/heritage/ancestry.

Chris Plante Height

How tall is Chris? He stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).

Chris Plante Family

Chris is the son of (father) Jules Orteig and (mother) Barbara Barnes Orteig. However, his father died at a young age and then her mother got married to Bill Plante. Bill is the stepfather of Chris. He has two younger step-siblings Michael Plante and Dan Plante. READ: Tanja Babich

Chris Plante Wife

Is Chris married? Chris is currently a married man. However, he has not yet updated his wife’s details in the public domain. We will update his wife’s information once confirmed. He currently resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife.

Chris Plante Salary

Chris currently serving as a talk show host at WMALA Radio and the host of “The Right Squad” at Newsmax based in Washington, D.C., earns an estimated annual salary of $120,000.

Chris Plante Net Worth

Chris is an American award-winning journalist and radio talk show host with an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Chris Plante WMAL

Plante presently hosts “The Chris Plante Show” broadcasted on WMAL in Washington, D.C., and syndicated nationwide by Westwood One, reaching over 100 stations across the country. Before this role, Plante dedicated 17 years to CNN, specializing in Pentagon affairs and national security issues. READ: Claudia Garofalo

Chris Plante Newsmax

Chris currently hosts the prime-time show “The Right Squad” at Newsmax with veteran Jenn Pellegrino. The show covers major events affecting America and the show is be produced from Newsmax’s state-of-the-art studios in Washington, D.C. He joined Newsmax in May 2023. Plante is an award-winning journalist who delivers fact-based news and opinion while keeping the conversation fun and interesting

Plante is renowned among audiences for his sharp wit, incisive commentary on social and political matters, and his knack for contextualizing current events. As an experienced television journalist and syndicated radio host, Plante teams up with “The Right Squad” each weekday night to offer compelling analysis, dynamic conversations, and engaging debates.

Throughout his illustrious journalism career, Plante has been honored with the Edward R. Murrow Award for his exemplary coverage of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, reporting directly from the Pentagon. In his capacity as a reporter and producer, Chris has undertaken daring feats such as piloting fighter jets, embarking from aircraft carriers, commanding nuclear-powered warships, and even parachuting from perfectly functional airplanes. His coverage spans a wide spectrum, ranging from presidential inaugurations to the intricacies of Washington, D.C. politics, as well as street-level crime stories.