Karl Rove Biography
Karl Rove is an American political consultant, policy advisor, media personality, and lobbyist. He was a Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration up to when he resigned on 2007, August 31. However, he was credited with the 1994 and 1998 Texas gubernatorial victories of George W. Bush, before his White House appointments, as well as the 2000 and 2004 successful presidential campaigns for Bush.
Karl Rove Age/Birthday
Rove (age 72 years) was born on 25 December 1950, in Denver, Colorado, in the United States. He is an American citizen and normally celebrates his birthday on 25th December every year.
Karl Rove Height/Measurements
Rove stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (approximately 1.6 m) and maintains an average body weight of around 62kg. READ ALSO: Tom Basile
Karl Rove’s Parents, Siblings/Family Background
Rove was born Karl Christian Rove on Christmas Day in Denver, Colorado, and was raised in Sparks, Nevada by his parents Louis Claude Rove (father) and Reba Louise Wood (mother). However, his parents separated when he was 19 years of age and his father was a geologist.
Furthermore, Karle’s mother went through depression, contemplating suicide severally in her life. His biological father left them when he and his siblings were still young.
Karl is the second child in a family of five children. On September 11, 1981, his mother died by suicide in Reno, Nevada, shortly after she decided to divorce her third and final husband whom she only stayed with for three months.
Karl Rove’s Education Background
Rove attended Olympus High School where he was elected student council president his junior and senior years. He attended Utah University as a political science major and joined the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, at the University of Maryland-College Park in 1971 but withdrew from classes. He also attended George Mason University.
Karl Rove Spouse | Wife
Karl married his wife Karen Johnson (lobbyist) in Austin, Texas in 2012. Moreover, among those who attended their wedding were George W. Bush and Steve Wynn.
However, he was first married to Valerie Mather Wainwright (Houston socialite) on July 10, 1976, and relocated to Texas in January 1977. Nonetheless, the two later divorced in early 1980.
However, in 1986 January, Karl remarried a beautiful wife named Darby Tara Hickson, (breast cancer survivor) a former employee of Karl Rove & Company and a graphic designer. Further, Rove and his ex-wife Tara are proud parents to a son called, Andrew Madison Rove, who studied at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas.
However, the duo divorced in 2009 December. All said, Rove currently lives in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.
In addition to that, he owns a house near Austin, Texas. Nevertheless, he also had constructed a home that included a television studio for remote news appearances in Rosemary Beach, Florida in 2002, just outside Destin.
Karl Rove Salary
He currently earns his annual salary as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and also as a contributor at Fox News. Karl earns an annual salary which is around $150,000 per annum.
Karl Rove Net Worth
Rove is a political contributor at FOX News Channel where he joined the network in February 2008 and he also currently serves as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Rove has accumulated a net worth estimated to be $ 10 million dollars.
Karl Rove Wall St Journal/WSJ
Karl currently serves as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Rove has served as a contributor and a political analyst for The Wall Street Journal, FOX News Channel, and Newsweek from the time he left the White House. Karl began his involvement in American politics in 1968 and in the fall of 1970, he used a false identity to enter the campaign office of Democrat Alan J. Dixon, who was racing for Treasurer of Illinois.
Karl started working at Fox News Channel in February 2008 as a political contributor. Additionally, he is currently serving as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Additionally, he has provided analysis for the 2012 Republican Presidential primaries and caucuses and also contributed to the 2008 Presidential election coverage, making the first appearance on Super Tuesday. Furthermore, Karl taught at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas, worked on the Republican National Committee, and also served as the president of the Karl Rove & Company public affairs firm.
Karl Rove & Co
Karl was president of the Karl Rove & Company public affairs firm where he met Tara Hickson who was a former employee of Karl Rove & Company.
Karl Rove Dog
He has always expressed that pets are a reminder to equalize grief and joy. The statement was a fond farewell to the greatest dog in the world. Karl’s dog called Barney was 12 and passed on after battling lymphoma. Furthermore, relating to his official biography, Barney was born in 2000, on 30 September in New Jersey.
How old is Karl Rove?
Karl is currently 72 years old, born on 25 December 1950, in Denver, Colorado, in the United States.
Where does Karl Rove live now?
Rove resides in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., and also has a house around Austin, Texas.
Who is Karl Rove?
Karl is an American policy advisor, Republican consultant, and lobbyist. He was a Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration when he resigned on 2007, August 31. He also currently serves as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal and he is a political contributor at FOX News Channel where he joined the network in February 2008.