Kathleen Matthews is a former American chief communications and public affairs officer for Marriot. There she served as Executive Vice President for Global Communications and Public Affairs and responsible for the company’s external and internal communications, and many more. Additionally, She is active in the World Economic Forum Policy Councils.
Moreover, she is also the former reporter/writer and producer at ABC affiliated WJLA-TV working for 25 years. She has also been a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives for Maryland’s 8th congressional district in the 2016 elections. In addition, Kathleen had sat as the former chair of the Maryland Democratic Party for the year in 2017. Furthermore, she also shares the limelight for her marriage to the former host and political commentator, Chris Matthews.
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Kathleen Matthews: Bio, Family, Career
Matthews was born on 9 August 1953 in San Francisco, California in the United States of America. Further, she has not revealed information on her parents or siblings. Regarding her education, she has a graduate from Stanford University in 1975. Following that, she is an alma mater of the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Moreover, she has also obtained honorary degrees from the University of South Carolina and Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.
She started her career as a journalist in 1976 after graduating from Standford University. She became a production assistant for the network ABC’s Washington DC affiliate WJLA. From 1982 to 1991, she worked as a writer and reporter and after working 15 years of working as a reporter, she retired in 2006. Before retiring as a reporter, she hosted and been an executive producer for the television show ‘Working Woman’ from 2001 to 2006.
Following that, in 2006, she joined a multinational diversified hospitality company ‘Marriott’. She was named Executive Vice President as well as Global Communications and Public Affairs at the company. Then, she resigned from her job in the year 2015. In the same years 2015, she announced as a Democratic Party candidate for Maryland’s 8th congressional district. However, she finished third behind Rakshin and businessman David Trone in the Democratic primary. On 1 March 2017, she chose to be interim chairman after Bruce Poole resigned as Chair of the Maryland Democratic Party. A year later in 2018, she replaced by Maya Rockeymoore Cummings as Chair of the party.
Kathleen Matthews: Personal Life & Husband
Coming over to his personal life, as mentioned earlier, she has married a businessman husband Chris Mathews. The couple is together since 1980 and lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Looking briefly at her husband, Born on 17 December 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., he served as a trade development advise in the United States Peace Corps in Swaziland from 1968 to 1970.
Further, he also came in the highlight for his weeknight hour-long talk show ‘Hardball with Chris Matthews’. In addition, Chris is a former American political commentator, retired talk show host, and author. Moving forward, the couple has three adult children: Michael (1983), Thomas (1986), and Caroline (1898). There is not much information on her elder child, Michael. Whereas her second child works as an actor and producer while Caroline served as an intern for President Obama’s federal deficit commission.
Caption: Kathleen Matthews and her husband Chris Matthews
Kathleen Matthews: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about her earnings, she must be earning a good income from her career. However, she has not discussed much of her salary or annual income publicly. According to sources, she has a net worth estimated at around $4 million. On the other hand, her husband has an estimated net worth of around $16 million from his career.
She is fairly active over different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. However, we can find accounts under her name on these social media platforms Instagram and Twitter with more than 1.5k followers.
Kathleen Matthews: Body Measurements
The wife of the former television host has an average body type with a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs around 67 kg. Other than this, there is no information on her body measurements. She has light blonde hair color with beautiful pairs of blue eyes color.
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