|Chris Ballinger Quick Info
|6 ft 1 in
|Date of Birth
|March 16, 1983
Chris Ballinger is an American YouTuber and social media personality who rose to fame for sharing an array of entertaining videos about his family life. Ballinger, who also happens to be the older brother of YouTube stars Colleen Ballinger and Rachel Ballinger, is the owner of the channel called “Ballinger Family” which has already amassed more than 1.5 million subscribers with more than 500 million combined views.
California, United States
He attended Cal State University Northridge for 2 years and then later went to the Occidental College as a junior. He was a theater major and a member of the Academy of Magical Arts.
YouTuber, Social Media Personality
- Father – Tim Ballinger (Sales Manager)
- Mother – Gwen Ballinger (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Colleen Ballinger (Younger Sister) (YouTuber), Rachel Ballinger (Younger Sister) (YouTuber), and Trent Ballinger (Younger Brother)
He self-manages himself.
6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm
79 kg or 174 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Chris Ballinger has dated –
- Jessica Ballinger (1999-Present) – Chris and Jessica first met in 1999. They had a long courtship journey of 5 years before officially tying the knot in June 2004. They have 6 children together – a daughter named Bailey and 5 sons named Jacob, Parker, Duncan, Luke, and Teddy (b. 2021).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of American descent.
- Thin Lips
- Tall Stature
He has done endorsement work for brands and companies such as –
- IKEA USA
- General Mills Cereal
- Disney Channel
- Kind Snacks
- CVS Pharmacy
- Meet Your Circle
Chris Ballinger Favorite Things
- Waterpark – Universal’s Volcano Bay Water Theme Park
Source – YouTube
Chris Ballinger Facts
- He created his YouTube channel “Ballinger Family” on January 7, 2013.
- One of his most popular videos was titled “The Jennifer Lawrence Magic Trick” that was uploaded in 2014.
- In September 2014, Chris collaborated with JoshuaDTV on the video “Improv Duet Challenge” with Joshua Evans.
- He discovered his magical traits during the early years of his college life. He used to perform magic tricks on the streets of Pasadena back then to earn money. As a member of the Academy of Magical Arts at that time, Chris also performed on regular shows at restaurants and birthday parties.
- He previously worked as a writer’s production assistant at Fox studios for the series, Bones.
- Before fame, he made more than 1,000 YouTube videos in his Santa Barbara studio apartment, all of which were published under the title “Magic Geek” on the website, Juggling Store.
- Aside from landing a successful career both as a magician and a YouTuber, he has also played an important role in his Colleen’s journey to fame. He has co-authored the bestseller, Self Help and penned the script with his sister for her YouTube channel called Miranda Sings. In 2015, Netflix signed him as the co-writer of an 8-episode deal for Colleen’s popular “Miranda Sings” character and it was titled Haters Back Off.
- He has released DVDs by the names The Shark and Monarch.
- Aside from posting daily updates about his adorable family on YouTube, Chris also tends to often post a bunch of cute photos of his family especially his children on his Instagram page.
Featured Image by Chris Ballinger / Instagram