Karl Rove Biography – Karl Rove is a very famous policy advisor and political consultant.
|Name:||Karl Christian Rove|
|Wife:||Valerie Mather Wainwright (m. 1976; div. 1980)
Darby Tara Hickson (m. 1986; div. 2009)
Karen Johnson (m. 2012)
|Date of Birth:||December 25, 1950|
|Net Worth:||$6 million|
Karl Rove Biography
On 25-12-1950 Karl Rove was born in Denver, Colorado, United States.
While studying at school Rove was interested in debating. Later he even had won the election for class senate. When Karl studied at Olympus High School he was several times elected as a student council president. This allowed him to gain a lot of experience and even made him more interested in politics than he was before.
His star sign is Capricorn.
Karl Rove Age
He is 72 years of age.
Karl Rove Height
He is 170 cm tall.
Karl Rove Parents
Louis Claude Rove (Father), Reba Louise (Mother). His parents separated when he was 19 years old.
Karl Rove Siblings
The second of five children, and was raised in Sparks, Nevada.
Karl Rove Nationality
He is an American
Karl Rove Career
He is mostly famous for being the head of the Office of Public Liaison, the US White House Office of Strategic Initiatives and the Office of Political Affairs. What is more, he was George W. Bush’s senior advisor. Karl also had an opportunity to work on television as a political analyst. Recently, Rove became one of the founders of the Conservative Victory Project so he is still continuing his career.
In 1968 Karl began a more serious career in American politics. In 1970 Karl became a part of Ralph Tyler Smith’s election campaign. Although it was unsuccessful, it still added to Karl Rove’s net worth. Later, in 1971, Karl started to work on the College Republican National Committee. Rove was also involved in the Presidential campaign of Richard Nixon. This also made Karl’s net worth grow. In 1973 Karl became a chairman of College Republicans. In 1978 Rove helped William Clements to win the election for Republican Governor of Texas. Rove also worked several times with George H. W. Bush and this made his net worth grow. Karl also worked with William Clements Jr., Phil Gramm, Ronald Reagan, John Ashcroft and other politicians.
In 2001 Rove became a Senior Advisor of George W. Bush. Bush even stated that Karl had a lot of impact on his presidential win, and thanked him a lot. This respect from Bush showed how good Rove was.
These two positions were the main sources of high Rove’s net worth, but despite these successes that Rove had as a Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff, he decided to leave the White House staff in 2007.
Even after leaving White House, he was able to continue his successful career. Rove wrote for Newsweek and The Wall Street Journal as well as worked on Fox News. This also added to Karl Rove’s net worth. In 2010 Karl released his memoir, entitled ‘Courage and Consequence’ which also became successful.
Finally, it could be said that he is one of the most experienced and one of the best political consultants. During his career Karl has worked with many famous politicians and helped them to achieve high positions. The interest which formed during his childhood became Karl’s career and the key to success. There is still a chance that Rove will continue working for a long time in the future.
Karl Rove Wife
He married Darby Hickson, his second wife, in 1986. His wife, a graphic artist, is a breast cancer survivor.
The politician is married to Karen Johnson.
Karen Johnson married Karl Rove in June 2012, becoming his third wife.
Karl Rove Children
He has two children, Eric Rove (Daughter), and Andrew Madison Rove (Son)
Karl Rove Net Worth
Karl has an estimated net worth of $6 million dollars. It has, of course, mainly come from that time when Karl was a part of White House.