Christopher Darden; Chris Darden

Christopher Allen Darden is known to the people as a lawyer and author. He has also given an outstanding performance in one movie. He has even served as a lecturer. Christopher was widely known back when he advocated the famous case of O.J. Simpson Murder Case. As a lawyer, he is quite successful as he has been a part of the Los Angeles Court District Attorney for almost fifteen years. As an author, he has successfully published five books.

Well, how well do you know about Christopher Darden? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Christopher Darden’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Christopher Darden to date.

Biography and Early Life

Christopher was born was 7th April 1956. He is a native of Richmond, California, in the United States. He was born as the fourth child to Jean and Eddie Darden. He was brought up along with his seven siblings. His mother served in a cafeteria while his father served as a welder. Childhood must have been hard for him as he lived in an unfavorable environment where many a time thefts took place. From his childhood, he developed an avid interest in becoming a lawyer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Christopher Darden in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Christopher Darden’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 7 April 1956. Though, he is 6′ 2″ in feet and inches and 189cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 191lbs in Pound and 77kg in Kilograms.


Christopher went to the John F. Kennedy High School. He completed his graduation in 1974, and then he attended the San Jose State University. At the university, he actively participated in track and field. He was also a part of an African- American Fraternity, Alpha Phi Alpha. He completed his graduation in 1977 by earning a B.S. in the field of criminal justice administration. After this, he enrolled himself at the University of California, Hastings and completed his graduation by getting his Juris Doctor in1980.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1997, Christopher tied the knot to Marcia Carter. Marcia serves as a television executive. The couple is blessed with three children. As of now, the family is leading a happy and wholesome life in Los Angeles.

Is Christopher Darden Gay?

No, Christopher Darden is definitely not gay as we know of now. He is currently married to a woman, Marcia and is a father of three children. This no way proves that Richard is gay.

Professional Career

After completing his graduation, he appeared in the California Bar Exam in 1980. Then in the same year, he was recruited in National Labor Relations Boards. After working for several months, he wanted to have a chance, and then he worked in Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Then he was appointed in Huntington Park, and in 1983, he was finally a part of the Criminal Courts Building.

After working for several trials then he was appointed to Special Investigation Division in 1988. After that, he was involved in the most popular case of the O.J. Simpson Murder Case by William Hodgman. Then he was appointed to investigate the Al Cowlings Case. Unfortunately, Simpson was acquitted, and for this, Christopher was held responsible by some people.

After that, he became a part of the California State University, and then he served as a lecturer. He has also made some notable appearances for CNN, CNBC and NBC etc. He was a star of some shows as well, like Liar Liar, One Hot Summer Night. As an author, he started with his first book in 1996, In Contempt.


Christopher was honored with Crystal Heart Award in 1998 for his generous help for the people who suffered due to violence. He has also received the Humanitarian of the Year in 2000 to help the children and women who are a victim of discrimination.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Christopher Darden in 2021

The current net worth of Christopher Darden is estimated in 2021 and found to be nearly $3 million. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful lawyer, actor, author and lecturer. Some of his books like In Contempt and The Trials and of Nikki Hill peeked at the best-sellers’ list for weeks, which helped him increase his wealth.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Christopher has very good relations with Johnnie Cochran, and to him, he was like a mentor.
  • He taught at the Southwestern University School of Law.
  • Back in 1999, he established Darden and Association, Inc, which was his own firm.

Christopher has always fought for truth, although he faced criticism from some people. He is surely multi-talented and has owned his areas of expertise as an author and actor. He is also a wonderful teacher and is a great supporter of people who need any kind of help. He truly deserves all the respect.


Facts of Christopher Allen Darden

  • Gender Male
  • full nameChristopher Allen Darden
  • birthplaceMartinez, California, United States
  • Date of Birth April 07, 1956
  • Age 66 years 4 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$3 million
  • professionLawyer, actor, author and lecturer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 77 Kg, In Pounds – 191 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –  189 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 2″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolJohn F. Kennedy High School

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