Meloni earned a degree in History from University of Colorado.
Meloni’s former acting-school roommate died in the World Trade Center attack. Chris honoured him by giving the eulogy at the funeral, even though the body was never recovered.
The scar on Meloni’s chin came from playing football.
Meloni is slightly deaf in his right ear.
Both of Meloni’s children (Sophia and Dante) were carried by a surrogate mother.
Christopher’s daughter Sophia is Mariska Hargitay’s goddaughter.
Meloni competed in the 8th season of Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown, finishing in 2nd place, behind Robin Tunney, and ahead of Macy Gray, Joy Behar, and Andy Dick. He played for the charity Feed the Children.