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Chris Gardner Fast Facts
Birthday ***, 1954
Place of Birth Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Age 67 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
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Chris Gardner

Christopher Paul Gardner is an American businessman and lecturer. In the early 1980s, Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler. He became a stockbroker and eventually founded his own brokerage firm Gardner Rich & Co in 1987. In 2006 Gardner sold his minority stake in the business and published a memoir. This book was adapted into the movie The Pursuit of Happyness starring Will Smith.

Born Christopher Paul Gardner, February 9, 1954, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.
Occupation Businessman, motivational speaker
Known for The Pursuit of Happyness
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About Chris Gardner

Entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who was homeless in the early 1980s.

Chris Gardner before fame

He had dreams of becoming a doctor, which he abandoned at the age of 26.

Achievement of Chris Gardner

He recounted his journey from homelessness to financial success in his memoir The Pursuit of Happyness, which was published in May 2006.

Chris Gardner family life

He fathered one son with ex-wife Sherry Dyson.

Associations of Chris Gardner

He was portrayed by Will Smith in the 2006 film adaptation of his novel.

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  • From Rags to Wealth - Rags to Wealth refers to any situation in which a person moves from poverty to richness and in some cases absolute darkness to the height of fame, wealth and wealth. There are celebrities - sometimes instant. It is a popular archetype in literature and pop culture, like the works of Horatio Alger, Jr .
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  • African-American investors
  • The homeless
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  • Stock market and commodity regulators
  • American financial and investment writer
  • American motivational writers
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  • Milwaukee writer
  • American Fund Managers
  • The motivational speaker of America
  • American business writer
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  • CEOs of US financial services companies
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Latest information about Chris Gardner updated on June 14 2021.

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