Chrysti Eigenberg (born in 1967) is the wife of David Eigenberg, the popular American actor. She has two children with the actor; a son and a daughter, and their marriage have lasted for two decades. Before she got married to the actor known for his role in Chicago Fire, she was a member of the US Army.
Thanks to the popularity of Chicago Fire, where David Eigenberg’s character Christopher Herrmann was married to Cindy Herrmann, portrayed by Robyn Coffin, people have been curious about the wife of the actor in real life. While her identity is not a secret, many know nothing about her outside of being the wife of a famous actor.
How Old is Chrysti Eigenberg?
Chrysti Eigenberg’s age, according to several reports, is 52. If that is true, it means she was born sometime in 1967. She was born in the United States of America into a family of European ancestry. Apart from these facts, other background details about her are yet to be revealed.
Nothing is known to the public about her exact date of birth, place of birth, the kind of family she was born into, the nature of the upbringing she had, who her parents and siblings are, and what have you. This has been so because the only reason she gained public attention is as a result of her marriage to David.
Her husband, David Eigenberg, was born in Manhasset, New York. He was born on the 17th of May 1964 and is currently 58 years old. His parents are Beverly and Harry Eigenberg, and he has five siblings.
Sooo digging around during #SocialDistancing I opened a box that I never opened after we moved to Chicago. This was inside, a photograph taken three minutes after @DavidEigenberg first met 18 years ago… we were young once! pic.twitter.com/V496hdOgqW
— chrysti Eigenberg (@snugasbug) March 27, 2020
David Eigenberg’s Wife Served in the US Military
What Chrysti Eigenberg does for a living at the moment is not known. But it seems she is now devoted to being a housewife. Before she met and later got married to her famous husband, she was a member of the US Army. She probably takes pride in being a veteran but does not talk much about the time she served her country.
According to reports, she didn’t get to serve in the military as much as she hoped because she got tired along the way. It is claimed that she got tired of being a woman in a field dominated by men. And was also displeased because women in the US military were not treated as disposables.
When Did Chrysti Eigenberg Become David Eigenberg’s Wife?
David and Chrysti Eigenberg got married in 2002 at the Russian Samovar in Manhattan. They met the previous year in Virginia. As the story goes, Chrysti was serving in a military base in Virginia, which David visited shortly after the 9/11 attacks.
The actor noticed Chrysti and immediately fell for her. But then, Chrysti was reluctant to talk to him. When she eventually did, she found herself reciprocating his feelings for her. They began dating, and three months into the relationship, the actor proposed.
Chrysti accepted his proposal, and they wasted no time in getting married the following year. All that is known about their wedding is that it happened sometime in 2002 at the Russian Samovar in Manhattan.
The Couple Are Parents to Two Children
Like every other couple, David and Chrysti Eigenberg’s marriage has had its fair share of challenges. But the couple has mastered the art of reconciliation and counts their kids among the factors that have fueled the longevity of their marriage.
The couple had their first child, a son named Louie Eigenberg, over six years after they got married. He was born on January 19, 2009, and is 13 years old at the moment. Five years later, Louie became an older brother to Myrna Eigenberg. She is 8 years old at the moment as she was born on the 31st of January 2014.
David and Chrysti are very protective of their kids, who are hardly seen in public.