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Chris Gardner

AKA Christopher Paul Gardner

Born: 9-Feb-1954
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Pursuit of Happyness

Military service: US Navy (discharged 1974)

His life is basis of the film The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).

Father: Thomas Turner
Mother: Bettye Jean Gardner
Father: Freddie Triplett (stepfather)
Sister: Ophelia (half-sister)
Sister: Sharon (half-sister)
Sister: Kim (half-sister)
Wife: Sherry Dyson (m. 18-Jun-1977, separated 1980, div. 1990)
Girlfriend: Jacqueline Medina (two daughters)
Son: Christopher Jarret Medina Gardner (b. 28-Jan-1981)
Daughter: Jacintha Darlene Gardner (b. 5-Oct-1985)

    Christopher Gardner International Holdings
    Gardner Rich & Co. Founder and CEO (1987-2006)
    Bear Stearns
    Dean Witter Reynolds (trainee)
    National Fatherhood Initiative Board of Directors

    The Promotion (9-Mar-2008)

Author of books:
The Pursuit of Happyness (2006, memoir)

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