Christopher A. Wray is an American lawyer. He is most recognized at the current for his work as the eighth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). Christopher A. Wray Director title has helped him to collect a huge chunk of salary. This has raised Christopher A. Wray net worth to higher level. Christopher A. Wray general bio is given below.
The current director of the FBI, Christopher A. Wray also served as the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division in the George W. Bush Administration from the year 2003 to 2005. He was a litigation partner with the law firm named, King & Spalding before being nominated as the director of the FBI. Christopher A. Wray net worth is estimated to be huge because of his successful career. Christopher A. Wray political affiliation is with the Republican Party. A very detailed bio of Christopher A. Wray along with his personal and professional details can be found on various other social media sites.
Christopher A. Wray was born on December 17, 1966, in New York City, New York. He was born to parents- father, Cecil Wray, and mother, Gilda Wray. His father worked as a lawyer at Debevoise & Plimpton in New York and his mother is the senior program officer at the Charles Hayden Foundation. He was raised by his parents along with his siblings. Christopher attended the Buckley School in New York City and the private boarding school Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts for his school level education. He then enrolled at the Yale University and graduated with a J.D. degree in 1992 from the Yale Law School.
Christopher A. Wray started his career in the year 1997. He joined the government as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. After gaining some experience, he moved to the Justice Department as Associate Deputy Attorney General and Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General in the year 2001. His hard work earned him the title of the Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Criminal Division of the Justice Department. He was nominated by President George W. Bush in 2003 and he held the title until his resignation in the year 2005. During his time, he oversaw many prominent fraud investigations.
Christopher A. Wray then joined the law firm, King & Spalding in 2005 as a litigation partner. He was associated with the firm’s Washington, D.C., and Atlanta offices. There he represented several Fortune 100 companies and also acted as the chairperson of the King & Spalding Special Matters and Government Investigations Practice Group. He worked at the firm for a long period of time and resigned after being nominated as the director of the FBI.
Christopher A. Wray director career just began this year. He was nominated by President Donald Trump for the position of the next Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), replacing James Comey, who was fired by Trump. He was interviewed by the President himself for the vacant FBI Director Job on May 30, 2017. The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously recommended confirming him as the next Director of the FBI on July 20, 2017. The election was held and the votes were 92-5 in his favor. Christopher A. Wray was sworn in by Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a private ceremony on August 2, 2017, and he was formally sworn in on September 28, 2017.
Christopher A. Wray net worth is estimated to be high from his career. Christopher A. Wray net worth is amassed from compensation he receives for his role as the director of the FBI and also from his career as a lawyer. As of recent, Christopher A. Wray net worth is estimated to be around $2.5 million. Christopher A. Wray net worth is likely to increase in the future because of his successful future endeavors.
Christopher A. Wray is a married man. Christopher A. Wray wife is Helen Garrison Howell whom he met at the Yale University. The couple got married in the year 1989. Christopher A. Wray wife and he have been blessed with two children from their marriage. The family of four currently lives in Georgia.
Christopher A. Wray is currently 50 years old. Wray is the holder of an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His height is measured at 5 feet 9 inch.
Christopher A. Wray has received various honors and awards throughout his remarkable career. He received the Edmund J. Randolph Award, the Justice Department‘s highest award for public service and leadership in the year 2005 for his contribution in the field. He is also the current director of the FBI which has increased his prominence and earned him more recognition. Speaking about Christopher A. Wray political affiliation, he is registered as a Republican. Christopher does not seem to be a fan of social media as he is not active on any social media accounts. He is currently focusing on his career and contributing to the government as much as he can.
Christopher A. Wray bio can be found on various social media sites like Wikipedia, Washington times and much more.