Chris Plante Bio, WMAL, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Salary

Chris Plante
Chris Plante

Chris Plante Biography

Chris Plante is an American journalist hosting a syndicated radio talk show at WMAL Radio in Washington DC.

Plante airs his shows from 9 am to 11 am on weekdays at 105.9FM since October 2009 with guest hosts being Mike Opelka and Mary Walter. Formally, he worked as a Pentagon Correspondent at CNN for 17 years.

During that time, he reported on the Pentagon and US Military. He made several trips including Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, Saudi Arabia, interior parts of the former Soviet Union, and Bosnia where he went to work as a Military Affair Producer, an assignment editor, and Senior Producer for National Security Affairs.

Chris received the Edward R. Murrow Award for a complete report on the terrorist attack that took place on September 11th, 2001 from the Radio and Television News Director’s Association (RTNDA).

Plante graduated from a local high school with his degree. Later, Chris joined the University of California in Santa Barbara where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1982.

Chris Plante Age

Plante was born on December 12, 1959, in the United States. He celebrates his birthday every 12th of December and he is 62 years as of 2021. Chris is an American by nationality and follows a Sagittarius horoscope.

Chris Plante Family

Planted was born and brought up in the United States, to his father Jules Orteig who worked at a World Report and US News but died while he was a year old, and his mother Barbara Barnes Orteig Plante who worked as a host on Milwaukee TV station. He has two siblings, Michael Plante and Dan Plante.

Chris Plante Wife

Plante has not shared any information about his wife. He has not confirmed if he is single, dating, engaged, or married. This information is still under review and will be updated as soon as he releases it.

Chris Plante Height

Plante stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches and weighs approximately 69 kg.

Chris Plante Salary

Plante earns a decent income from his current job as a TV show host at WMAL. Annually he earns an approximate salary of $98, 000.

Chris Plante Net Worth

Plante has been able to accumulate a fortune from his successful career as a journalist. He has accumulated an approximate net worth of $1 million.