Today we’re going to talk about Chris Norton, who is a former American football defensive back player. He played in the Division III football championship for the Luther College Norse.
Currently, He is a motivational speaker and also Netflix made a documentary on Chris Norton’s life named, “7 Yards, The Chris Norton Story”.
In this article, I will share complete information about Chris Norton’s biography such as his net worth, wiki, age, height, family, wife, and many more.
Who is Chris Norton?
Chris Norton is a former American football defensive back player who played in the Division III football championship for the Luther College Norse.
He was born on 20 March 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa, United States.
Right now Chris’s age is 30 years old in 2022.
He holds American Nationality and has white ethnicity. Also, Norton belongs to a Christian family.
Talking about Norton’s educational background and Qualifications then,
He studied at Luther College which is a private Lutheran liberal arts college in Decorah, Iowa, United States.
Everything went fine but his football career ended in 2010 when he became paralyzed and unable to football for the rest of his life.
I have explained about his injury and how he became a motivational speaker, in the career section below so make sure you read the complete article.
Chris Norton Age
According to his date of birth, He was born on 20 March 1992 in Des Moines, Iowa, United States, and Right now Chris Norton’s age is 30 years old in 2022.
Chris Norton Height, Weight
Chris Norton’s height is around 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m) tall and his weight is around 97 Kg (215 lbs) approximately.
|Full Name||Chris Norton|
|Profession/Famous as||Motivational Speaker,
Former American football Player
|Date of Birth||20 March 1992|
|Age||30 years old (as of 2022)|
|Birthplace||Des Moines, Iowa, United States|
|Hometown||Bondurant, Iowa, United States|
|School||Private High School, United States|
|College/University||Luther College, United States|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||6 Feet 2 Inches
In Centimeters – 187 cm
In Meters – 1.87 m
|Weight (approx.)||In Kilograms – 97 Kg
In Pounds – 215 lbs
|Body Measurement||Not Known|
Family & Relations
|Siblings||Sister – Alex|
Chris Norton was born and raised in Iowa, the United States by his parents.
His father is named, Terry Norton and his mother’s name is not known yet.
He also has a sister whose name is Alex.
Speaking about his relationship and Chris Norton wife then,
On 21 April 2018, He married Emily Summers in Jupiter, Florida, the United States. Their wedding ceremony was filmed by People magazine, and a video of Noton walking with Emily went viral all over the internet.
Chris is an Adoptive and Foster Dad.
He and Emily adopted other four daughters named, Ava, Liliana, Isabella, and Ariana are biological siblings. And also a son named, Keondre Jayden Norton.
Chris Norton Career
As of 2022, He has more than 81K followers on his Instagram, and also he has lots of followers on his other social handles like TikTok, etc.
He started his career journey as an American Football Player but due to his injury he has to quit and his football career ended in 2010.
During a kick-off in a game against Central College, he was unable to move his body, his body became paralyzed.
After surgery doctors gave him a 3% chance of recovering any movement below his neck.
The surgery was long and ended after 3 hours without any serious complications.
He continued to recover his sensation and mobility throughout his body including his hands, legs, feet, and torso.
On 24 May 2015, Chris accepted his diploma in Business Management and was able to walk around the stage with the assistance of his future wife, Emily Summers. Later He married Emily Summer on 21 April 2018.
The video where Chris walks across the stage has reached over 300 million views.
Today Chris lives in Florida with his wife where he manages his non-profit foundation (SCI CAN Foundation) and There works full-time as a motivational speaker.
Chris Norton Net Worth
The estimated Net Worth of Chris Norton is more than $4.6M – $8.7M approximately.
He started his own speaking company named, Norton Motivation, operating out of Port St. Lucie, Florida, United States.
Right now Speaking skills are very important everywhere, in your office, interview, jobs, talking with people Speaking skills is one of the highest-paid skills in the world. And,
According to sources, An average Speaking skill training company make millions of dollar per annum.
He earns around $30K to $50K per month and also,
He has a non-profit organization the SCI CAN Foundation where he raised over $600,000 in 2017.
Basically, he has multiple earning sources where he earns a good amount of money.
Chris Norton Social Media
|Favorite Actor||Ryan Reynolds|
|Favorite Author||Jay Shetty|
|Favorite Motivational Speaker||Deshauna Barber|
|Favorite Sports||Basketball, Football|
|Favorite Athlete||Patrick Mahomes II, Keegan Murray|
Less Known Facts
- He is a pet lover and has a dog.
- He is an Adoptive & Foster Dad.
- A documentary was made about his life which is available on Netflix named, 7 Yards: The Chris Norton Story.
- He likes traveling and enjoying himself with his family.
- He and his family founded the SCI CAN Foundation in 2012.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q1. Is Chris Norton still paralyzed?
Ans:- No, Chris is not paralyzed completely, He can walk with support, and also he is able to do his day-to-day life work. However, he spends most of his time in his wheelchair.
Q2. How old is Chris Norton?
Ans:- Chris is 30 years old in 2022, according to his date of birth 20 March 1992.
Q3. What is Chris Norton net worth?
Ans:- The estimated Net Worth of Chris Norton is more than $4.6M – $8.7M approximately.
Q4. Is Chris Norton and Emily still together?
Ans:- Yes, Chris and Emily married in April 2018 in Jupiter, Florida, the United States. Right now they are still together and live in Florida.