The victory of the politician not only depends on his popularity but on principles and policies that he has. Karl Rove is a political consultant and policy advisor who served as the Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff during the George W. Bush administration. He is credited with being a responsible figure in the victories of Bosh in his successful presidential campaigns. He is also an author of the books ‘Courage and Consequence’ and ‘The Triumph of William McKinley.’
Karl’s Career and Progression:
Since the very beginning, Rove was a Republican and served Utah Federation of Teenage Republicans as their chairman. His involvement in the politics began in 1968 assuming the position of Olympus High Chairman for former Senator Wallace F. Bennet and later leaving university and education to serve as the Executive Director of the College Republican National Committee.
His campaign in Texas during the gubernatorial election in 1978 helped William Clements win and become the first Republican Governor of Texas in over 100 years. He also had a significant influence on the success of the President George HW Bush in multiple election campaigns. As of now, he is a Fox News contributor and regularly writes Op-ed for the Wall Street Journal along with many other publications. He has been critical of the Donald Trump and the works he has been doing as the President of the country.
How Much is Karl’s Net Worth:
As a founder and president of the Karl Rove & company, he has served in more than 75 Republican U.S. Senate, Congressional and gubernatorial candidates in 24 states. He has earned remarkable net worth of more than $6.6 million in the successful career as the political consultant and advisor.
With the vast knowledge of politics and campaigns, he now serves as the political pundit and contributor for the Fox News, Newsweek, and The Wall Street Journal.
How is Karl’s Married Life?
The political consultant has seen and faced many ups and down throughout his professional career. The same goes on in his family life he has been through multiple relationships and marriages in his life. His first wife was a Houston socialite Valerie Mather Wainwright who he married on July 10, 1976. The wedding was so extravagant that his father and sister remember it in awe. However, they didn’t stay together for long and divorced in early 1980.
He married Darby Tara Hickson, a breast cancer survivor, a graphic designer who also previously worked for him. The couple has a son together, Andrew Madison Rove. After a mutual decision, they divorced in 2009. They still maintain a close friendship.
In 2012, he married lobbyist Karen Johnson in a wedding attended by George W. Bush and Steve Wynn. The couple resides in Georgetown section of Washington, D.C., and also has a house near Austin, Texas.
Karl Rove currently aged 66 was born on 25th December 1950 in Denver, Colorado, U.S. His family includes mother Reba Louise and an adoptive father Louis Claude Rove, Jr. and are second of the five children born to them. He only knew that the man who raised him wasn’t his biological father after their divorce. The American national belongs to white ethnicity. He maintains a healthy body and personality to this day.