Mike Huckabee Biography
Mike Huckabee is an American politician, political commentator, author, Baptist minister, and bassist who served as Arkansas’s 44th governor from 1996 to 2007. Huckabee is currently hosting the “Huckabee” talk show on TBN (since October 2017), a program that was broadcasted on the FOX News Channel from 2008 -2015. However, he paused the show in 2015 January to explore a potential presidential bid. Furthermore, Mike was a candidate for the Republican Party presidential nomination in both 2008 and 2016.
His first political race was in 1992 where he lost to incumbent Democratic senator Dale Bumpers, receiving 40% of the vote in the general election.
Mike Huckabee Age/Birthday
Huckabee (age 66 years) was born on 24 August 1955, in Hope, Arkansas, in the United States of America. Therefore, Mike is of American nationality by birth and is of white ethnicity. Mike normally celebrates his birthday on 24th August every year.
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Mike Huckabee Height, Weight/Measurements
Mike stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (approx. 1.8 m) and maintains a body weight of 85 kg.
Mike Huckabee Parents and Siblings/Family
Huckabee was born in Hope, Arkansas, and is the son of Dorsey Wiles Huckabee (1923-1966) and his mother Mae (Elder) Huckabee (1925-1999), who was a conservative Southern Democrat. Moreover, Mike’s mother worked at a gas company as a clerk while his father worked as a mechanic and fireman. Mike has English, Scots-Irish, and German ancestry also has one sister, Pat Harris, a middle school teacher.
Mike Huckabee Wife/Spouse
Huckabee married his wife Janet Huckabee, an American politician who was born on July 16, 1955. Janet served as the first lady of Arkansas and the two have been married since May 25, 1974. She was diagnosed with spinal cancer within two years of her marriage. The two lovebirds have been blessed with three children namely; John Mark Huckabee, David Huckabee, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders who was the 31st White House Press Secretary and the current candidate for Governor of Arkansas.
Mike Huckabee Sons/Children
Both Mike and Janet have been blessed with three children namely; John Mark Huckabee, David Huckabee, and Sarah Huckabee Sanders who was the 31st White House Press Secretary and the current candidate for Governor of Arkansas.
Mike Huckabee Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who is the only Mike’s daughter, was the 31st White House Press Secretary and the current candidate for Governor of Arkansas.
Mike Huckabee’s Education
Mike attended his high school education at Hope High School where he was also a student council vice president during the 1971-72 school years. He later graduated from Ouachita Baptist University on May 8, 1978, attaining his bachelor’s degree in religion. Mike later dropped out while attending Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Mike Huckabee Show/TV Show
Huckabee is currently the host of the “Huckabee” talk show on TBN ( since October 2017)and had also broadcasted on FOX News Channel from 2008 to 2015. Additionally, Mike hosted “The Mike Huckabee Show”, a daily radio program, every Monday-Friday afternoons from Cumulus Media Network starting April 2012 to December 2013. Mike got his first job when was 14, at a radio station, where he read the news and weather. Lastly, Mike stated that he would be launching a news organization in partnership with Christian Media Corp. International in December 2013.
Mike Huckabee Salary Fox News
He is currently the host of the talk show “Huckabee”, which ran on the FOX News Channel. Huckabee earns a decent salary of around $500,000 per annum.
Mike Huckabee Net Worth
He has accumulated a great fortune over the years through his career. Mike has managed to accumulate a net worth of around $18 million dollars.
Mike Huckabee Weight Loss
When Mike was elected as the governor, he was obese and he was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and told that he would not live for more than 10 years if he did not lose weight. Therefore he began exercising and eating a healthy diet.
Mike Huckabee’s Books
Mike is one of the best-selling authors through his books. Some of his books include; The Three Cs That Made America Great, Do the Right Thing, “God, Guns, Grits and Gravy” and many more.
Is Mike Huckabee married?
Yes, Huckabee is married to Janet Huckabee.
How did Mike Huckabee make his money?
Mike made his money through his career as a politician, Baptist minister, political commentator, author, and bassist who served as the 44th governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007.
How old is Mike Huckabee?
Mike is 66 years old, born on 24 August 1955, in Hope, Arkansas, in the United States of America