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Christopher “Chris” Ruffin (Ready To Love) Bio, Age, Parents, Height, Girlfriend, College Education, Job, Net worth

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Biography

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin is an entrepreneur, professional actor, model, teacher, and reality TV star originally from Mississippi. He is widely known for appearing in the 8th season of Oprah Winfrey Network: OWN TV Ready To Love. Christopher is a security company owner. He is also the CEO of CRUFFED, which offers health and fitness products (coming soon). Chris is also a Professional actor and a member of  SAG-AFTRA, and he is known for appearing in TV episodes of LAHHATL, 1883, Fatal Attraction, Being Mary Jane, House of Lies, Royal Pains, All Eyes on Me, Hangover 3, Survivors Remorse, among others. 

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Age | Birthday

Chris Ruffin is 34 years old as of 2022. He was born on November, 26, 1988, and so he celebrates his birthday on the 26th of November every year.

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Parents

Chris Ruffin grew up in a small town in Mississippi surrounded by a loving family. He moved to Dallas, Texas with his father JJ Ruffin, where he attended high school. Ruffin wished his dad, JJ Ruffin a Happy Father’s Day on June 18, 2023, via an Instagram post where he posted a video kissing his dad.  He also wished his mom/mother a Happy Mother’s Day. Ruffin’s dad is an author and owner of Hartford

Christopher Chris Ruffin
Christopher Chris Ruffin (Credit: Instagram)

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Height

Chris Ruffin stands at a height of 5 feet and 10 inches (approximately).

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Girlfriend

Chris Ruffin is currently single. He is a cast member of “Ready To Love” season 8 on OWN TV, where he joins single women and men in their 30s and 40s as they pursue a love connection. He joined later on in the season as he was not among the original cast members of season 8. Chris and Kat joined in the third-week episode of “Ready To Love” season 8.

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin College Education

Chris Ruffin went to high school in Dallas, TX, and attended college in Grambling, la. He went to North Mesquite High School in Dallas, TX. Ruffin graduated with a B. A.  in Biological Science from Grambling State University. Additionally, he was a Division 1 track and field runner while in college.

After college, Chris received a scholarship to Life University in Atlanta, Ga to become a doctor of chiropractic. He, however, sacrificed his medical studies to pursue a career in acting and modeling since they are his passion.

Additionally, Chris holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Kaplan University (2014-2016).

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Job

Chris Ruffin is an entrepreneur, professional actor, and model. He is an owner of a security company. He is a professional actor and a member of the Screen Actors Guide/SAG-AFTRA. Chris is known for numerous TV series and films where he has been featured in episodes including 1883, Fatal Attraction, Being Mary Jane, House of Lies, Royal Pains, All Eyes on Me, Hangover 3, and Survivors Remorse, among others.

Additionally, Ruffin is a biology teacher. He worked as a teacher for four years. He taught middle school, elementary, and 9th grade. Chris Ruffin is also a model. He has been published in Sheen Magazine, and Astound Magazine, and has walked for designers such as Jason Derulo’s LVL XIII Luxury Brand and Iridium 77. Chris Ruffin has done commercials for Macy’s & Dillards.

Ruffin appears on “Ready To Love” season 8 on OWN TV.

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Ready To Love

Chris Ruffin is a cast member of the Oprah Winfrey Network: OWN dating reality series “Ready To Love” season 8. He is originally from a small town in Mississippi. Chris currently lives in Dallas, Texas.

“Ready To Love” season 8 premiered on July 7, 2023, at 8 pm ET on OWN TV. The dating series features “men and women in their 30s and 40s who are seeking the special relationship-of-a-lifetime that has eluded them thus far”

Ready To Love Season 8 Cast

The other cast members of “Ready To Love” season 8 include:

  • Keyra Ford, 30, Realtor
  • Travis “Habibi”
  • Phil, 41, Supply Chain Analyst
  • Katarina McCormack, 34, Registered Nurse
  • Aries, 44 – Software Sales Manager, Podcaster
  • Lee, 34 – Health & Wellness Coach, Gym Owner
  • Eunik Richard, 32 – TV & Film Producer
  • Janelle, 42 – Entrepreneur
  • Jessica, 38 – Entrepreneur
  • Leiann, 49 – Realtor/Fitness Advocate
  • Sierra, 33 – Stylist
  • Taquilla, 35 – Executive Assistant
  • Brandon, 36 – Train Dispatcher
  • Chris, 39 – Construction Developer and Investor
  • Herbert, 37 – Partnership Manager
  • Jack ‘Quent,’ 34 – Personal Trainer
  • James ‘Red,’ 42 – Celebrity Tour DJ, Comedian
  • Maurier, 36 – Entrepreneur
  • Marvin, 41 – Erotic Author ‘Adonis’

Christopher “Chris” Ruffin Net worth

Christopher’s estimated net worth is around $500K-$1.5 million. He is an entrepreneur and actor. He owns a security company and has had acting roles in numerous TV series episodes including 1883, Being Mary Jane, Fatal Attraction, House of Lies, Royal Pains, All Eyes on Me, Hangover 3, and, Survivors Remorse. Chris has made a decent living as an actor and entrepreneur. He is also a model and earns through commercials and social media ads for brands. Christopher appears in “Ready To Love” season 8.


Christopher is active on Instagram. His Instagram handle is @cruff88, with about 53K followers as of July 2023.