Christopher Darden
Christopher Darden
Celebrated Name: Christopher Darden
Real Name/Full Name: Christopher Allen Darden
Gender: Male
Age: 68 years old
Birth Date: 7 April 1956
Birth Place: Richmond, California
Nationality: American
Height: 1.77m
Weight: 75kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Marcia Carter (m. 1997)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes 5
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Christopher Darden Gay?: No
Profession: American lawyer, Author, Actor, and Lecturer
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $3 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Christopher Darden is an American actor, lawyer, author, and practicing attorney who was born on 7 April 1956 in Richmond, California. He is famously known for being a prosecutor at the OJ Simpson murder trial.

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Early Life & Biography

Christopher Darden was born on 7 April 1956 in Richmond, California, and is the fourth child out of eight children of his parents. He attended high school at John .F.Kennedy High School, where he graduated for his diploma in 1974. Christopher then attended San Jose State University for his college degree.

At San Jose, he was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, a black American fraternity, and he also participated in Track and field. In 1977 he graduated for his B.S in Criminal Justice. He attended the University of California, Hastings, for his Juris Doctorate, which he graduated in 1980.

Personal Life

Christopher married a television executive Marcia Carter in 1997. The couple has welcomed three children, two of whom are daughters and one son Tiffany Darden included. Darden has two other children from the other two previous relationships. He was once speculated to have a sexual relationship with Marcia Clack, which both denied. In 1996, he revealed he was a republican.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 7 April 1956, Christopher Darden is 68 years old as of today’s date 13th June 2024. His height is1.77m tall, and his weight is75 kg.


Darden began his career as a lawyer at the National Labour Relations Board in Los Angeles four months after he had completed his California Bar Exam. Out of ambitions, he applied for a job to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, where he got hired and immediately assigned to the Huntington Park office.

Christopher first served in the pivotal trials before he got promoted to the special division unit, which collaborated with law enforcement in investigating criminal activities. During his time in the department, he met Jonnie Cochran, a famous lawyer who represented victims against police violence, and both became good friends.

He then became the lead prosecutor of AI Cowlings at the OJ Simpsons trial. In the trial, he became famous for asking OJ to try the bloody gloves which he had provided as evidence. Unfortunately, he lost at the trial due to a lack of enough evidence, which was required to prove criminal intent. Just after the trial, he quit his job at the County Attorney’s office and got hired as a lecturer at the Southwestern University School of Law, where he taught criminal law.

Darden then became a legal commentator for various TV networks such as Fox News, CNN, NBC, CNBC, and Court TV. He has been featured in the film Liar Liar and also in the Television Series Touched by an Angel.

Christopher is also a successful author where he has written a chronicle about the OJ Simpson’s trial and several crime novels such as the 1996 New York bestseller In Contempt, The Trials of Nikki Hills and LA Justice. In 1999, he quit his job as a lecturer and formed his law firm, which specialized in criminal defense and civil instigation.

In 2012 he accused his former friend Jonnie Cochran of false information that he had manipulated the infamous gloves. He represented Eric Holder in 2014, who was charged with murder but eventually quit on the trial after receiving several death threats. He has recently represented a man accused of threatening reporters at COVID-19 anti-lockdown protest with a knife.

Awards & Achievements

1998 Crystal Heart Award which he received from an organization that helps families affected by homicides

2000 He was acknowledged as Humanitarian of the year by Eli Horne.

Net worth & Salary of Christopher Darden in June 2024

Christopher Darden Net Worth
Christopher Darden Net Worth

As of ’June, Christopher Darden has an estimated net worth of over $3 million. He has earned his wealth through his successful career as an actor, lawyer, and as a Lecturer. He has also written several crime books such as the New York bestseller In Contempt. Darden also owns a law firm Darden and Associates, Inc.

Christopher Darden is portrayed as a humanitarian who fought for the rights of the families affected by homicides and violence.


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