Bartender from Southport on ‘Millionaire’ Monday

Above: Chris Horvath of Fairfield’s Southport section, seen here with host Meredith Vieira, is scheduled to appear on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on Monday, Jan. 16.

Chris Horvath, a bartender from Fairfield’s Southport section, will be a contestant on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,” airing Monday, Jan. 16. 

Hosted by the Emmy Award-winning Meredith Vieira, “Millionaire” can be seen locally on WABC Channel 7 at 12:30 p.m. and in the Hartford/New Haven area on WCTX (MyTV9) at 4 p.m.

Horvath, 37, is the son of Fred Horvath of Bridgeport and Anda Horvath of Fairfield. Horvath’s mother came to New York City with him and sat in the “Millionaire” audience as his on-air companion for the taping.

Accoring to a release from the show, Horvath left his career as a day trader to become a bartender/driver/landscaper/tutor/caterer.