Chris Gailus Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 22 Jan, 2018
Facts of Chris Gailus
Date of Birth: 1967 , October-29
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Chris Gailus
Birth Name Chris Gailus
Father N/A
Mother N/A
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Canada
Ethnicity White
Profession TV news anchor
Working For Currently for Global BC
Salary $200,000 per year
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Face Color White
Weight in KG N/A
Tattoo(s) N/A
Famous for TV news anchor
Married Yes
Married to Jane Carrigan
Children William Alexander Gailus (adopted)
Education Mount Royal University (Broadcast Journalism Program)
Awards Canadian Screen Award for Best Local News Anchor
Online Presence Twitter, Facebook, & Instagram
Movies Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer (guest role as a news anchor)
TV Show News Hour & Global BC
Sisters Erika Gailus
Siblings Erika Gailus
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Canadian journalist, Chris Gailus currently serves as the TV news anchor for Global BC. He has been involved in his professional journalism career since 1992.

Gailus is also known for his role as a news anchor in the movie,  Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer.

Early Life

Chris Gailus was born on October 29, 1967, in Canada. Regarding his nationality, he is Canadian and belongs to the White ethnicity. His birth sign is Scorpio.

Gailus graduated from  Mount Royal University in Calgary in 1989 at Broadcast Journalism Program. He made on Dean's list during his college days and used to play basketball.


After completing his graduation, Gailus moved to  Lethbridge, Alberta and worked there for three years. In 1992, he was hired by  CFCN-TV and later shifted to CICT-TV.

Gailus joined WFAA-TV in Dallas in 2000 as a morning news anchor. After serving for three years in WFAA-TV, he then moved to WBYW and run the programme, Good Day New York.

In 2006, Gailus returned to Canada and worked as a weekend anchor in CHAN-TV. Currently, he served as the host of  Monday to Friday editions of the News Hour after Tony Parson left the channel.

Chris Gailus received Emmy's Award in the best journalist category. He also earned Candian Screen Awards for Newscast, Large Market. Besides this, Gailus was awarded country's best local news anchor from Canadian Screen.

Personal life

Chris Gailus is happily married to his fellow anchor, Jane Carrigan. The duo first encounter on the TV station of WFAA where both served as an anchor.

In August 2011, the pair adopted a son, William Alexander Gailus. Currently, he is living a blissful married life with his wife and son in Canada.

Net Worth

Chris Gailus is one of the successful Canadian Journalist. Currently, he served in Global News and has an average salary of a news anchor in Global News of $200,000.

Gailus owns a 1976 Ford Bronco which has a market value of  $50k. His estimated net worth is still under wrap.