Chris Gardner

Chris Gardner is an international motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author, and single parent.


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Author, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Pursuit of Happyness


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Chris Gardner is an international motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Best Selling Author, and single parent.

Gardner’s autobiography, the Pursuit of Happyness, became a New York Times #1 best seller, and has been translated into over forty languages. Gardner is also the inspiration for the critically acclaimed movie, “The Pursuit of Happyness” for which Will Smith, starring as Gardner received a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Academy Award nominations for his performance.

Gardner’s second best book, also a best seller, “Start Where You Are,” was published in 2009 and is currently working on his third book “Spiritual Genetics and the New Universal Dream”

Gardner has recently produced his first film, a documentary entitled Maya Angelou- And Still I Rise. Mr. Gardner considered Mrs. Angelou a very good friend and mentor.

Mr. Gardner has “re-enlisted” in the US Military and works closely with the U.S. Veterans Administration to end homelessness amongst veterans! Mr. Gardner is a major supporter of food banks and pantries across the US.

Chris Gardner’s aim, through his speaking engagements and media projects is to help others achieve their full potential.

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