Chris Famous was born into a politically active family who helped form the Progressive Labour Party in 1963. They served as the backbone for L. Frederick Wade and Dame Lois Browne-Evans in the Devonshire North constituency, where his family remains to this day.
Chris attended Elliot Primary, The Berkeley Institute and Bermuda College. He has completed many technical courses in his chosen field of power engineering. As well as being a 30-year employee of BELCO, owner of several businesses, and an award-winning columnist, he also serves his community as a current Trustee of Old Elliot and member of the Bermuda College Board of Governors.
During his current tenure as the representative for Constituency 11, Chris has represented the Bermuda Government at numerous Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) courses and multiple CARICOM meetings around the Caribbean. He has been chosen to serve on the Bermuda Government’s Comprehensive Immigration Reform Committee and the Stamp Advisory Committee.
Chris is married to Maxine, is the father of six children and grandfather of two.