College of the Holy Cross
Presenter of NBC News' "The Chris Matthews Show"
Presenter of CNBC and MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris Matthews"
Matthews holds 28 honorary degrees from universities around the United States.
The father of two sons and a daughter with wife Kathleen.
Awards include the John F. Kennedy Memorial Award.
Matthews' trademark barking laugh is so familiar that his MSNBC co-host Keith Olbermann used it as a sound effect on his show "Countdown."