What is Christopher Hitchens' net worth? Christopher Hitchens' net worth is $2 million dollars. Born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England, Christopher Hitchens graduated from Balliol College in Oxford. While a student, he studied philosophy, politics, and economics intensely, and became active in politics and protests. He was arrested multiple times for his political activities. He began working as a journalist in the early 70s, writing for such publications as International Socialism and the New Statesman. In the early 80s, he relocated to the US, and began writing for The Nation and Vanity Fair. He was selected to the list of the "Top 100 Public Intellectuals" by both Foreign Policy and Prospect magazines and has won the Lannan Literary Award for Nonfiction and the National Magazine Award twice. He is also the author of a monthly essay about books in The Atlantic, and has published multiple books about the work of other writers.