Christina McLarty is an American entertainment reporter who works as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and The Insider. However, it wasn’t her job interviewing Hollywood celebrities that made her famous, instead, it was her relationship and subsequent marriage to actor, filmmaker, and professional wrestler, David Arquette. Since her relationship with the actor came to the fore, many have become more interested in what goes on in her own life. Here is all there is to know about Christina McLarty.
Christina McLarty Bio (Age)
McLarty was born as Christina West McLarty on the 25th of April 1981 in the city of Hope in Arkansas, the United States. Though details about her early life and education are not known to the media, McLarty by 2004 had already begun her career as a professional journalist.
At the time, she was working in Dallas, Texas as a TV reporter. For some years she worked as a correspondent for KTVT/Channel 11. Subsequently, she became the executive producer and host of a segment on The Daily Buzz titled “Buzzed Into DFW.” The Daily Buzz aired on KTXA/Channel 21, a sister station to CBS 11.
By December 2006, Christina McLarty had transferred to KCBS and KCAL, both CBS Stations in Los Angeles. In recent years, she has been serving as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight and Omg! Insider.
From her social media pages, it is obvious to see that McLarty loves her job. She has interviewed many A-listers including Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen, Robert De Niro, Miley Cyrus, Robin Williams, Arsenio Hall, and more. She frequently posts snaps of herself with these celebrities on her Instagram page where she boasts over 42K followers.
Her news reporting job has seen her appear as herself in a handful of TV shows, among them, Home & Family, The Young and the Restless, Guilty Pleasures, and My Kitchen Rules. In more recent times, Christian McLarty has been focusing on producing shows. Her Instagram bio aptly says “News reporter turned producer.” She has found a new passion for making documentaries about puppets, wrestling, and robots. She produced the documentaries Survivors Guide to Prison (2018) and Valerie (2019). As of mid-2019, her first film, 12 Hour Shift, a thriller that has her husband David Arquette among its cast was in post-production.
Her Husband David Arquette and Kids
Christina McLarty’s relationship with her husband David Arquette dates back to the summer of 2011, a time when he was separated from his first wife Courteney Cox to whom he was married for over a decade.
In an appearance on Howard Stern‘s show in September 2011, Arquette confirmed for the first time that he was dating McLarty and that he met her at a boat party in the summer. Rumors of a romance between them began swirling after they were spotted out together for the first time in July of the same year at the Camp Playboy event at Comic-Con.
Their relationship got serious in 2012 but they had to go through a rough patch as they broke up briefly but fortunately got back together later the same year. By 2013, Christina McLarty was spotted with a growing baby bump and on the 28th of April 2014, they welcomed their first son Charlie West Arquette.
Before the birth of their son, McLarty had had to debunk rumors that she was engaged to Arquette, however, two months after the arrival of their son, the actor officially popped the question and on the 12th of April 2015, they were officially married. Their wedding was a quiet and intimate one held in Los Angeles with a few family and friends in attendance.
On the 8th of March 2017, Christina McLarty and David Arquette welcomed their second son who they named Augustus Alexis ”Gus” Arquette. The child’s middle name “Alexis” was in honor of his late aunt, Alexis Arquette one of David’s actor siblings who passed away from complications from HIV.
Before her marriage to Arquette, McLarty was in a union described as a “domestic partnership” with Joe Francis the famed founder of Girls Gone Wild. McLarty and Francis in November 2010 had a civil ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico that had both Kris and Bruce Jenner in attendance. The union was a short-lived one.
McLarty’s husband is also the father of Coco Arquette (b 2004), his daughter with ex-wife Courteney Cox.
Christina McLarty’s Net Worth
Christina McLarty’s work as a TV correspondent most likely pays her quite a decent amount. Now into making her own films and documentaries, there is no doubt that her earnings are bound to increase. That said, her net worth is most likely to be in 6 figures. Her more famous husband, on the other hand, is worth $25 million.