Chris Christie vs Donald Trump

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Governor of New Jersey
President-elect, United States
$4 Million
Net worth 2018
$3.08 Billion
Political Leaders
Industry
Real Estate
Newark
Residence
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, New York City, New York, United States
United States
Country
United States
06/09/1962
BirthDay
14/06/1946
1.80 m
Height
1.88 m
Children
5
Education
Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of Pennsylvania; Fordham University
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2013

In 2013, he ran for a second term in office and won the election by defeating Barbara Buono by a huge margin, thus proving his popularity

2012

Equally commendable was the administration’s rescue and rehabilitation work in the aftermath of the Hurricane Sandy in 2012

2011

He approved 23 new charter schools in January 2011 which included the state’s first independent school for children with autism

2010

He signed three state pension reform bills in March 2010 which were passed with bipartisan support

2009

He decided to run for the Governor’s office in 2009 and was helped by the former Governor Thomas Kean in his campaign

2002

In 2002, he became the Chief Federal Law Enforcement Officer in New Jersey, a post he served till 2008

1999

He worked as a registered statehouse lobbyist for Dughi and Hewit from 1999 to 2001

1994

Christie, a Republican, was elected to the Board of Chosen Freeholders for Morris County in 1994 and the next year he announced that he would run for a seat in the New Jersey General assembly

1993

He was a hard working and prudent lawyer who was made a partner in the firm in 1993

1987

He joined the law firm of Dughi, Hewit & Palatucci in New Jersey in 1987

1986

He met fellow student Mary Pat at the University of Delaware and married her in 1986

1984

He studied political science from the University of Delaware and graduated in 1984

1980

He attended Livingston High School from where he graduated in 1980

1962

He was born on September 6, 1962 to Wilbur James Christie and Sondra Grasso

1971

In 1971, he moved to Studio apartment in Manhattan, New York and became involved with larger building projects. In the following year, he finalized first multi-million dollar real estate transaction with the sale of Swifton village in Cincinnati, Ohio.

1985

In 1985, he bought Mar-a-lago estate in Palm beach, Florida and renovated the Barbizon hotel and 100 Central Park South.

1988

In 1988, he bought the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

1989

In 1989, he bought a fleet of Boeing 727 airplanes to form Trump air shuttle service. Unfortunately a helicopter crash killed three Trump casino executives which lead to big issue.

1989

By 1989, poor business decisions left him unable to meet loan payments but he somehow financed the construction of his third casino, the $1 million Taj Mahal, with high-interest junk bonds. The increasing debt soon brought him to business bankruptcy.

1990

In 1990, he regained his previous stable financial position and fame and opened the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City. Soon he gained approval for Riverside south development of West Side rail yards.

1996

In 1996, he got the ownership of Miss Universe Organization which produces the Miss Universe, Miss USA, and Miss Tean USA pageants.

2003

In 2003, he became joint partner with the National Broadcasting Company (NBC) where he became the executive producer and host of the NBC reality show, ‘The Apprentice’ which became a huge success. Following its success, he co-produced a show, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ along with British TV producer Mark Burnett.

2004

On October 21, 2004, Trump Hotels and Casino & Resorts declared a restructuring of its debt which led to a reduction in his individual ownership from 56 percent to 27 percent. The company applied for Chapter 11 Protection in November and soon the company re-emerged from bankruptcy as ‘Trump Entertainment Resorts Holdings’.