Christopher Knight - Biography

Last Modified: Nov 5, 2022

Christopher Knight
Profession: Actor, Comedian, Businessman
Best Known For: The Brady Bunch (TV series)
Salary: Under Review
Net Worth: $10 million

Personal Details

Born on : November 7, 1957 (age 66)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Christopher Anton Knight
Birth Place: New York City, USA
Horoscope: Scorpio
Father's Name: Edward Knigh
Mother's Name: Wilma Knigh
Siblings: 3

Mark Knight (older brother)
David Knight (younger brother)
Lisa Knight (younger sister)

High School: El Camino Real Charter High School
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: November 5, 2016
Wife's Name: Cara Kokenes Knight

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 77 kg (169.76 lb)
Hair Color: Grey
Eye Color: Hazel
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Christopher Knight?

Christopher Knight is an actor, comedian, businessman by profession, and American by nationality. He is the son of actor Edward Knight and is best known for starring in The Brady Bunch as Peter Brady, A Very Brady Renovation.

Christopher Knight – Age, Parents, Siblings

Christopher Knight’s birth took place on November 7, 1957, in New York City, USA. He was born Christopher Anton Knight to a father Edward Knight, an actor, and his mother Wilma Knight.

He is not the only child of his parents and has three siblings- younger brother David Knight, older brother Mark Knight and younger sister Lisa Knight. 

Other details of his early life including that of his childhood, ethnicity, and the rest of the family are wrapped up.

young Christopher Knight (Image: Daily Feed)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Christopher Knight attended El Camino Real Charter High School. He went on to study at the University of California and attended classes at The Actors Workshop as well as Hollywood Professional School. 

Christopher Knight – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

His first girlfriend was Eve Plumb, who co-starred with him on The Brady Bunch as Jan Brady. But the couple eventually broke up, having dated from 1973 to 1974. Knight moved on with a romantic relationship with Tai Babilonia from 1979 to 1982 and also was in a relationship with Cindy Margolis. 

He dated and married Julie Schulman in 1989 but this marriage ended in divorce in 1992. Christopher Knight married his second wife Toni Erickson in 1995. The pair was married for around 5 years and divorced in 2000.

Knight got engaged to his longtime girlfriend Adrianne Curry in October 2005 and married her on 29 May 2006. This marriage too did not last long and the couple divorced in 2012. His fourth marriage is to Cara Kokenes Knight, whom he married on 5 November 2016.

Christopher Knight does not have any children from any of his marriages or relationships.

Christopher Knight, Cara Knight (Image: Daily Feed)

Christopher Knight – Career

In acting

Born to an actor father, Christopher Knight also took to acting. His father took him and his older brother to audition for roles and commercials as a means to pay for their college fees.  Knight has appeared in commercials for Toyota, Tide, and Cheerios

After a minor role in an episode of Mannix in 1967, he landed his breakthrough role in The Brady Bunch (1969-1974) as Peter Brady.

Films, Series

Since then he went on to have appearances in films Just You and Me, Kid (1979) and TV series The Brady Kids (1972), The Brady Bunch Hour (1976-1977), CHiPs (1978), Joe's World (1979-1980), The Brady Girls Get Married (1981), The Love Boat (1984), among others.

After Knight’s return to the entertainment industry, he starred in films Nowhere (1997), Dickie Roberts: Former Child Star (2003), The Lords of Salem (2012), etc. He has also starred in the TV series That '70s Show (2006), The Bold and the Beautiful (2010, 2018), and A Very Brady Renovation (2019).


In 1988 Christopher Knight left acting to pursue a career in the computer industry. He worked as an account sales manager for Martec, Inc. and was named Vice President of Design System Marketing and Sales at New Image Industry in 1989.

Knight founded the pioneering 3D graphics company Visual Software in 1991 and in 1995 founded Kidwise Learningware, which manufactures interactive educational products. He also joined Adesso, a keyboard manufacturer company in 1996 and in 1997 was made the Vice President of Marketing at iXMicro.

Moreover, in 1998 he founded Eskape Labs, a TV tuner company, which was bought by Hauppauge Computer Works in 2000. And in September 2019, with producer Phil Viardo, Christopher Knight launched a production venture, Former Prodigy Media.

Christopher Knight in The Brady Bunch (Image: barrywilliamsofficial)


On A Very Brady Renovation, Knight starred alongside Barry Williams, Susan Olsen, Steve Ford, Jonathan Scott, and Mina Starsiak.

Christopher Knight – Net Worth, Salary

His net worth has been estimated at around $10 million while the figures on his annual salary have not been shared with the public.

Christopher Knight – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media handles such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, Christopher Knight is completely absent from the public eye.

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