Chris Kyle Net Worth
Christopher Kyle net worth: Christopher Kyle was an American former United States Navy SEAL who had a net worth of $2 million dollars at the time of his death in 2013. Christopher Scott Kyle was born in Odessa, Texas in April 1974 and passed away in February 2013. He is the most lethal sniper in the history of the U.S. military. Kyle claimed to have had 255 kills, but only 160 of those have been confirmed. He served for four tours in the Iraq War. Kyle was awarded the 4th highest commendation for his acts of heroism and merit. He received five Bronze Star Medals with valor, two Silver Star Medals, a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, and two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs gave him the Grateful Nation Award. Kyle had claimed that he had a bounty on his head and was involved in six IED attacks and was wounded twice. In 2009 he was honorably discharged from the US Navy. Kyle authored his autobiography American Sniper, which made the New York Times bestseller list. Kyle served as a Chief Petty Officer on SEAL Team 3. He claimed to have punched Jesse Ventura in a bar in California in 2006. Ventura sued Kyle for defamation of character and won the suit posthumously against his estate for $1.8 million. Christopher was married to Taya Renae Kyle and had two children. Christopher Kyle was shot and killed along with Chad Littlefield on February 2, 2013 at a shooting range in Texas. He was 38 years old. Chris was immortalized in the 2014 Bradley Cooper movie "American Sniper".
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|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Apr 8, 1974 - Feb 2, 2013 (38 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Military Officer, Sniper|
|Nationality:||United States of America|