Christopher Chris Meledandri is an American film producer, and the founder and CEO of Illumination Entertainment.
Meledandri was born in New York City. He is a member of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He attended Dartmouth College and is a member of the board of trustees at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Connecticut. He has two sons, who are 1617 and 2526 years old.