Christopher Cantwell is an American White Supremacist.
He is also a convicted felon. He rose to fame after his involvement in the Charlottesville violence in 2017. He was also found guilty and had served 41 months in prison on extortion and threat charges.
Christopher Cantwell Biography
Christopher Charles Cantwell was born in Stony Brook, Long Island, New York in 1980, and he dropped out of his East Setauket high school and became a landscaper, overnight technical support provider, and computer consultant.
He became a radical libertarian in 2009 after hearing a presentation by Michael Badnarik, and he launched a failed bid for the US House of Representatives in NY-1 in 2010. He joined the Free State Project and moved to Keene, New Hampshire in 2012, and he eventually became an alt-right and neo-fascist propagandist and “shock jock”.
Cantwell participated in the 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, during which he threatened to kill counter-protesters, was pepper-sprayed in the face, and was the subject of a viral video in which he – “the Crying Nazi” – wept upon hearing that there was a warrant out for his arrest.
In July 2018, he was convicted on two misdemeanor counts, and, on 28 September 2020, he was also convicted of extortion after threatening a rival neo-Nazi with the rape of his wife in front of his children.
Christopher Cantwell Age
Christopher Cantwell’s age is currently 41 years old. He was born in 1980. He celebrates his birthday every year on November 12 with his friends and family.
Christopher Cantwell Occupation
Christopher Cantwell was a Podcast and radio host, writer.
Christopher Cantwell Wife
It appears that Christopher Cantwell does not have a wife. He does not seem to be married in the first place. There is not much information about his wife or wedding on the internet.
Christopher Cantwell Net Worth
Christopher Cantwell’s exact net worth has not yet been disclosed.
He basically earns his income from his computer consulting business. However, he has not disclosed his salary or any financial details as of now to the public.
He also makes additional income through his writing skills.
Christopher Cantwell Early Life
Cantwell grew up in Stony Brook, New York. His father was an air traffic controller, IRS agent and the owner of a landscaping business. His mother is a homemaker. His maternal grandmother was opera singer Lillian Trotta, née Ventimiglia, who sang under the stage name Lillian Raymondi. Cantwell has claimed his mother suffered sexual abuse at the hands of her father during her childhood.
He has a younger brother as well as a half-brother and a half-sister, the latter two stemming from a previous relationship of his father. His younger brother has been involved in gang violence and was serving a prison sentence in 2019. Cantwell attended Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, New York, but left school without graduation. He received his GED while serving his first jail sentence in 2000.
In 2012, Cantwell moved to Marlborough, New Hampshire, before returning to New York in 2013 and relocating to Keene, New Hampshire in 2014.
Cantwell has worked as a landscaper, an overnight technical support provider, and later started his own computer consulting business.
Christopher Cantwell Education
Cantwell attended Ward Melville High School in East Setauket, New York, but left school without graduation.