Interior Designer and Author, Chris Madden, dies at 73

Chris Madden was an interior designer, television broadcaster, author, and businesswoman from the United States.

She was known as a lifestyle and decorating author and personality, and she was a telegenic former model and publishing executive who wrote a number of books on decorating.

Chris Madden: Cause of Death

Chris Madden died on March 2nd in Vero Beach, Florida. It was confirmed by her husband Kevin Madden, the advertising director of New York Magazine and publisher of Self, House & Garden, and Bon Appétit, as well as the chief executive of his wife’s company, Chris Madden Inc confirmed her death.

At the time of her death, she was 73 years old. Her husband claims she died in a hospital after suffering head injuries in a fall at their home on March 2, 2022. Madden, on the other hand, was diagnosed with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, a rare genetic illness that causes blood vessel abnormalities, when she was in her thirties.

Chris Madden Age, Family, and Early Life

Chris Madden was born on June 1, 1948, in  Rockville Centre, New York, USA. She was 73 years old at the time of her death. She was the daughter of  Edwatrd Gaynor Casson who was a sales executive for the Mohawk Brush Company. Similarly, Anna Marie Hill was her mother and she was a housewife by profession. She is among 9 children of her parents.

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Her mother taught her daughters how to sew, cook, and even reupholster furniture. As a youngster and a teenager, she was a model. She went to the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan to study fashion merchandising, but she dropped out in her senior year to work as an assistant in the Sports Illustrated picture department.

Ms. Madden is survived by her two sons, Patrick and Nicholas, as well as three grandchildren.

Chris Madden’s Career, What was her profession?

She developed a multimillion-dollar home furnishings firm through agreements with Mohawk Industries, Bassett Furniture, and JCPenney as the founder and CEO of Chris Madden Inc.

Madden founded her own public relations agency in 1976 and subsequently began producing designing and show house books.

She joined The Oprah Winfrey Show as a design reporter in 1997.

After being recruited to be a spokesperson, Madden created a furniture line with Bassett Furniture Co in 1998. She was a spokesperson for Penney’s home collection and a design guru. She created and designed a product range that debuted in 2004. Madden started Project Katrina in 2007 to aid Hurricane Katrina sufferers. As a trustee of the Fashion Institute of Technology, Madden served as a member until 2015.

Which school and college did she go to?

She is a  graduate of St. Agnes High School, she was awarded a full scholarship at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City.

Chris Madden’s Net Worth, How much does she earn?

Nothing regarding her net worth has been released on the internet, thus it is unknown how much money she is worth.

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If we find more about her income sources from a reliable source, we’ll keep you posted on her net worth.

Chris Madden’s Husband, What about her relationship?

She married Kevin Madden, publisher of House and Garden, Self, and Bon Appetit magazines in 1974 before they started dating four years earlier. They had two children.

Is she available on any social media platforms?

We do not have precise information about her social media status. When we receive more detailed information surrounding her social media handles, we will update this section.

Physical Appearance of Chris Madden’s Height, Weight

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Hair Colour  Brown
Eye ColourHazel
Body typeFit
Sexual OrientationStraight

Interesting facts about Chris Madden’s should be knows 

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Single/ In a relationshipMarried
Current SpouseKevin Madden

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