Chris Christie, a former governor of New Jersey, is one of the Republican candidates who has criticized front-runner Donald Trump most strongly. He was beaten in the 2016 presidential primaries by Trump.

Now, Christie has submitted paperwork to run for the Republican nomination in 2024, setting up a rematch with the former president and broadening the pool of G.O.P. hopefuls.

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Who is Chris Christie’s wife?

The politician and former governor of New Jersey has tied the knot with Mary Pat Foster. Mary Pat Christie was born on July 15, 1963, in Paoli, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s in finance, and this is where she met her husband Chris Christie.

Before becoming the First Lady of New Jersey, Mary Pat Christie spent over 20 years working in the investment banking sector. Up until April 2015, she was a managing director at the Wall Street investment company Angelo, Gordon & Co. In June 2023, Mary Pat became a partner at Christie 55 Solutions, her husband’s consulting business.

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Who are Chris Christie’s children?

Chris and Mary Pat have four children together.

Andrew Christie, who was born in 1993, is Chris and Mary Christie’s oldest child. After graduating from Princeton University, he went on to Seton Hall University to study law. In 2016, Andrew served as a member of his father’s unsuccessful presidential campaign team.

The Christies welcomed a daughter called Sarah Christie three years later, in 1996. She holds a degree in digital marketing from the University of Notre Dame and is currently employed.

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Patrick, the third child and second son of the marriage was born in 2000. He went to the exclusive, all-boys Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey. Bridget, their last child, and second daughter, was born in 2003. She went to Morristown, New Jersey’s all-girls Catholic school, Villa Walsh Academy.

The Christie family is now located in New Jersey’s Mendham Township.