Chris Dougherty is popularly known as the husband of the accomplished American sports commentator, model, and radio broadcaster, Leeann Tweeden. The two have been happily married since 2010 after meeting and dating for a couple of years.
Like his wife, Chris is quite successful in his career and the pair credits their love and tolerance for each other for the successes they’ve recorded so far in their respective careers. Being a supportive husband, Dougherty has shown his wife support through the good and the bad, including the time Leeann accused former Senator Alan Stuart Franken of groping and harassing her sexually when she was on a United States Organization trip. Learn all the facts about Chris Dougherty in this post.
Chris Dougherty – Bio
Despite his popularity and that of his wife, there are no available information about Dougherty’s biography, childhood, family background, and parents. However, we do know he is a citizen of the U.S and that he was born in the United States.
Leeann’s husband has an outstanding academic record even though the names of the institutions he obtained his elementary and high school certificates are missing on the map. He furthered his education at the United States Air Force Academy, where he majored in Human Factors Engineering and graduated with a degree in 1996.
Chris Dougherty topped his Bachelor’s degree with another one in 2009. He earned the degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University after completing his Master’s studies in Joint Warfare. He bagged his third degree in 2011 from the U.S. Air Force’s Center for Professional Military Education (Air University) after studying military arts and science.
Facts About Leeann Tweeden’s Husband
1. Leeann Tweeden’s Husband Is A Pilot
Right now, Chris Dougherty is working as a pilot for the California Air National Guard – many thanks to his extensive military background.
2. He Met His Wife Through A Mutual Friend
The pilot and his celebrity wife got connected through a mutual friend known as Tyler Thompson. He is a pilot who once flew Leeann during her numerous USO trips and later became friends with her. Sometime in October 2004, after the broadcaster returned to the United States from a trip, Tweeden reached out to Tyler and invited him to hang out with her and her friends in the city of Virginia.
The pilot later accepted to honor the invitation and requested that he come along with a friend. Thompson eventually made it to Virginia with Chris, who fell in love with Leeann and her amazing personality though they were both in relationships at the time. The two later met again during another trip overseas with the USO. It was during this trip that they found out they were no longer in relationships.
Chris Dougherty and Leeann, after the trip, kept in touch with each other until the time the former came back to the U.S after his deployment a few months later. Things became serious between them and the two found themselves suitable for marriage.
The pilot eventually walked his beautiful sweetheart down the aisle in a private ceremony held on the 4th of July 2010. Since then, they’ve remained inseparable as husband and wife.
Born in Manassas, Virginia, on 13th June 1973, Dougherty’s wife has been working with the Los Angeles-based Radio 790 KABC as a news anchor for McIntyre in the Morning since February 2017.
3. Chris Dougherty Is A Father of Two
Tweeden and her husband are parents to two lovely kids. They had their first child, a son named Kane Dougherty, on September 9, 2015. They also have a daughter named Kaiavale Dougherty.
4. His Family Is Based In California
Chris Dougherty enjoys moments of happiness with his wonderful family in his home in California when he is not on official duty overseas. According to reports, their home is precisely located in Los Angeles.
5. Chris’ Net Worth
While his wife’s net worth is reportedly estimated to be somewhere between $3 and $16 million, Dougherty’s net worth has not been calculated. As a successful pilot, it is believed that he makes a substantial income from his career. Similarly, information about his height and body measurement is not open to public scrutiny.
6. He Is A Philanthropist
Together with his beautiful wife, Chris Dougherty shows support through humanitarian activities for the Boot Campaign. The scheme renders help and support to military families and veterans across the U.S.