Check out Christina Gillespie, the ex-wife of Ryan Lizza, the former writer at the New Yorker who is also the former political analyst for CNN. He is also a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.
He was fired from his job over allegations of sexual misconduct. Lizza said the incident in question involved a “respectful” relationship with a woman he used to date.
Prior to starting a relationship with the ex-girlfriend allegedly involved in the sexual misconduct incident, Lizza was once married to Christina Gillespie, a doctor.
Here are some things we know about Christina Gillespie and Ryan’s new girlfriend, Olivia Nuzzi.
1) Their Wedding Was Announced in the New York Times
Lizza and Christina Gillespie tied the knot on June 20, 2004, in New York and had two sons. They divorced in 2015.
There’s an entry announcing their wedding in the New York Times dated June 20th, 2004. It lists Christine Irene as a family physician and puts in Ryan’s occupation as a writer and editor.
They wedded at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, a popular wedding spot in the city. It further shared that they met at the University of California at Berkeley. The Bride was 30 years old. The bridegroom was 29 years old.
2) Christina Irene Gillespie Background
Christina Gillespie was born on October 6, 1973, to John and Ann Gillespie. Her father was a professor of population genetics at the University of California. Her mom taught math at Marymount High School.
John and Ann are no longer together; she is now married to Dr. David Herne, the managing director of Halcyon Advisers, an energy fund based in Moscow. At the time of her wedding, Dr. Christina Gillespie’s mother had retired from teaching.
3) She Has to Call a lot of People “Doctor.”
Ryan Lizza’s wife was whip-smart. Not only did she earn her medical degree, but she also pursued her master’s degree. While many people call her a doctor, she also has to use the same title when referring to several members of her family.
Her father and mother had earned doctoral degrees and were both addressed as “Dr.” Her stepdad was also a “Doctor.” She also went on to remarry a fellow medical doctor.
4) Ryan Lizza Ex-Wife Education
Christina received her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in 1999. She is an associate clinical professor of medicine at both Georgetown University and George Washington University.
Tufts University School of Medicine
5) Christina Gillespie Career
She is a Primary Care Doctor and a Family Physician. According to her profile on MedicineNet, Christina Gillespie MD is affiliated with MedStar Health at Chevy Chase, Maryland.
She works full-time and also practices Obstetrics. As of 2021, she has been practicing medicine for 22 years. Her profile also states that she speaks French and Spanish, which we find pretty impressive. On her WebMD profile, she has a near-perfect rating.
6) Ryan Lizza Divorce from Christina: Details
The couple decided to split ways in 2015, and there is little known about why the couple decided to end the relationship. They had been a pair for 11 years. It seems that it was an amicable divorce, as Ryan Lizza continues seeing and spending time with his kids.
7) Ryan Lizza Scandal
Two years after their divorce, The New Yorker magazine announced that it had fired Ryan Lizza. Ryan, an A-star journalist at the magazine, had been accused of improper sexual conduct, but the woman’s name was never revealed.
She was represented by Douglas Wigdor, a prominent lawyer who has also represented other victims of sexual harassment.
Ryan Lizza’s dismissal was a big blow to his image. CNN responded by pulling his appearances off the air. In 2018, there was a probe into the allegations, and CNN decided to reinstate him. However, he has not been a regular feature as he was often called upon to comment on the Trump administration.
8) What We Know About Olivia Nuzzi and Ryan Lizza
An article on Deadspin, announcing the couple’s new book venture, called them “The Worst Couple in the Media.” Well, that’s because Ryan Lizza earned his notoriety from his sexual abuse allegation. The article accuses Olivia of being a white “supremacist whisperer.” She also had another infamous moment when she broke into the office of Corey Lewandowski and took photos without his explicit permission.
She was unapologetic about the whole incident and did not lose her job at the New York magazine. She was heavily criticized on social media, but Mr. Lewandowski didn’t file a lawsuit.
The couple has paired up to write a book on the 2020 elections planned to be released on September 1st, 2022. It’s a highly anticipated book from the two political journalists.
There has been an unusual interest in Olivia Nuzzi’s tattoo. It was pictured in a tweet where she was celebrating her best friend’s birthday.
— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) January 10, 2015
9) Ryan Lizza Olivia Nuzzi Relationship
During Ryan Lizza Politico’s interview published on 07/12/2019, Ryan was asked how he was celebrating his birthday. He said that his kids had planned a surprise for him, and Olivia would take him to a surprise destination. They had apparently started dating in 2018.
Is Ryan Lizza gay?
Ryan Lizza is not gay. He has been married once to Christina Irene Gillespie and is now dating Olivia Nuzzi.
What does Ryan Lizza do?
Ryan Lizza became Esquire’s Chief political correspondent in June 2018. It was after he was fired from The New Yorker.
Is Olivia Nuzzi married?
She has never been married, and although her relationship with Ryan Lizza is nearing 4 years, there have been no plans for the duo to wed. As of 2021, she is 28 years old, while Ryan is about 47 years old, having been born in 1974.
Olivia Nuzzi Bio Summary
- Date of birth: 6th January 1993
- Parents: Kelly and John Nuzzi (Deceased)
- Education: Middletown High School & Fordham University
- Career: New York Magazine, former tri CityNews