Chris Kyle

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Birthday
8, 1974
Birthplace
Odessa, TX
Death Date
Feb 2, 2013 (38)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1974
Birthplace
Odessa, TX
Death Date
Feb 2, 2013 (38)

About

American military sniper known for recording more confirmed kills than any sniper in American history. He wrote a best-selling autobiography, American Sniper, which was turned into a 2014 Hollywood film of the same name, starring Bradley Cooper. In February 2013, he was killed by a colleague at a Texas shooting range.

Before Fame

He handled his first gun at the age of eight. As a young man, he enlisted in the military and was sent to Iraq, where his deadly aim caused the insurgents to place a bounty on his head.

Trivia

He appeared on the reality TV series Stars Earn Stripes.

Family Life

He was born in Odessa, Texas and he had two children with his wife Taya Kyle.

Associated With

He and Canadian sniper Rob Furlong were both known for their record-setting distance kills.