Christopher Scott “Chris” Kyle was born April 8th, 1974 and died on February 2nd, 2013. He was a Navy SEAL. The American Sniper movie from 2014 is about him. He grew up an avid hunter, fisherman, and cowboy in Texas. He also had a wife and children. His dad was also a very smart man. He was tragically murdered by former Marine Eddie Ray Routh on February 2nd, 2013. Routh was found guilty and sentenced to life in prison without parole.