Christopher Keith Irvine is a famous professional wrestler. He is popularly as ‘Chris Jericho’ amongst his fans. The wrestler gained a lot of fame from his involvement with the WWE as a fighter.
He is famous amongst WWE fans for his unique moves like break down, lionsault, flashback etc. Currently, Chris is a part of the New Japan Pro Wrestling.
Chris Jericho was born on the 9th of November, 1970, in Manhasset, New York. His father Ted Irvine was a famous NHL Hockey player. Ted used to play for New York Rangers.
Chris Jericho in several interviews has mentioned that fighters like Owen Hart, Ricky ‘the Dragon’ steamboat, and Shawn Michael have inspired him a lot.
On 30th July 2000, Chris married Jessica Lockhart. The couple was blessed with 3 kids. They have a son who was born in 2003 and twin daughters who were born in 2006.
Chris Jericho began his career as a wrestler after he became a member of the ring crew for a promotion called Keystone Wrestling Alliance. He started his amateur wrestling career at the age of 19.
Chris joined the Hart Brothers School of Wrestling. At the school, Chris had the opportunity of training with professionals like Ed Langley and Brad Young. He made his debut at Moose Hall in Ponoka, in 1990.
The win at that event grabbed him a lot of attention from the wrestling world. In 1996, Chris made his debut on World Championship Wrestling’s Pay-per-view event.
Chris Jericho’s major source of income is from wrestling. As per records, the wrestler holds a net worth of $20 million. He had received around $974,000 as his salary per month from WWE.
He was a part of Dancing with the Stars’ 12th season as well. This event earned him a whopping $250,000.