Christopher Thomas Sununu is an American Republican politician and engineer who is now serving as the 82nd Governor of the state of New Hampshire. He was a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council in the past.
Sununu is 47 years old and was born on November 5, 1974. John Sununu and Nancy Sununu are his parents. Calvin, Edith, and Leonardo are his three children from his marriage to Valerie Sununu. They met in college and married in 2001 after dating for several years.
His wife is a former teacher who graduated from Harvard University’s School of Education with a master’s degree in human development and psychology. Valerie works as the first lady of New Hampshire to raise awareness and funds for various issues, including education, early development, literacy, local and small businesses, and addiction treatment. Sununu and his family presently reside in Newfields, New Hampshire.
Sununu grew up in Salem, New Hampshire, with his seven brothers, including his older brother, John E. Sununu, a former United States Senator and Representative. Sununu graduated from the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Fairfax County, Virginia, in 1993. In 1998, he graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering science.
Chris Sununu began his career as an environmental engineer. It worked for a decade in the field, specializing in soil and groundwater remediation, wastewater treatment facilities, and landfill design.
In 2002, Chris moved to California to work as an “engineer in training.” Sununu was the director of Sununu Enterprises, a family corporation that dealt with local, national, and worldwide real estate development, venture technologies, and business acquisitions from 2006 until 2010.
He was a member of the New Hampshire Executive Council between 2011 and 2017. Chris ran for Governor of New Hampshire in 2016 and was elected after defeating Democratic opponent Colin Van Ostern with 48.8% of the vote in the primary election. In 2018, he re-elected Governor for two more terms, facing Molly Kelly in 2018 and Dan Feltes in 2021. Governor of New Hampshire, Chris Sununu, is in his third term.
Sununu is married to Chris Valerie, and they have three children together.
As of 2021, Chris Sununu’s net worth is predicted to be approximately $2.25 million.
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|