Karl Rove Biography
Karl Rove (born Karl Christian Rove) is an American Republican political consultant, lobbyist, policy advisor, and columnist working for Fox News. He joined the station in February of 2008. He serves as a political contributor on Fox News Channel(FNC).
Karl Rove Date of Birth / Birthday
Rove is 71 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 25, 1950, in Denver, Colorado, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 25th of December every year.
Karl Rove Measurements/Height
Rove stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Karl Rove Spouse/Partner/Wife
Rove is married to his lovely spouse, Karen Johnson. The couple tied the knot in the year 2012, in Austin, Texas. Their wedding was attended by Steve Wynn and George W. Bush. This is Rove’s third marriage. His first wife was Valerie Mather Wainwright, who he married on July 10, 1976, at an extravagant wedding. They, unfortunately, filed for a divorce in early 1980. He married his second wife, Darby Tara Hickson, in January 1986. Darby was a graphic designer, a former employee of Karl Rove & Company, and a breast cancer survivor. Rove and Darby divorced in December of 2009.
Karl Rove Kids/Children
Rove and his second wife, Darby Tara Hickson had a son, Andrew Madison Rove. Andrew attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Rove and his current wife have no children at the moment.
Karl Rove Relatives/ Family/Where is Karl Rove from?
Rove grew up in Sparks, Nevada with his loving parents, whose names are unknown. He has 4 siblings, him being the secondborn. His parents separated when he was at the age of 19. After the separation, he and his siblings lived with their relatives for a short period of time. Her mom moved back to Nevada at the time. Rove came to know from his aunt and uncle, that he was not brought up by his biological dad. He was even told that he and his elder brother Eric, were children of another guy. The man whom he knew as his father was a geologist.
Karl Rove Schooling/Education
Rove is a proud alumnus of the University of Utah. He started his career with the College Republicans, where he served as their executive director, before becoming a chair of the organization. He graduated from the university with a major in political science. During his stint at the university, he was part of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Rove got an internship with the Utah Republican Party, via the University’s Hinckley Institute of Politics.
Karl Rove Fox News / Karl Rove Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
Rove serves at Fox News as a Political Contributor. He began holding the same position at the station. He also works as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. As a political contributor, he was responsible for providing analysis for the 2012 Republican Presidential caucuses and primaries. He also contributed to the 2008 Presidential election coverage, where he made his debut on Super Tuesday. Rove also works as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal.
Karl Rove Profession
Rove works at Fox News and serves as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. Before joining Fox News, Rove was working on Bush’s reelection in 2004 and the 2000 Bush presidential campaign as a Deputy Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush’s administration. Also, he worked as a senior advisor and assistant to the President. Before working as a Deputy Chief of Staff, he was working as a political consultant to several Republican candidates including Phil Gramm and Bill Clements. At the same time, he was the president of the Karl Rove & Company public affairs firm and a teacher at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. Additionally, he served on the Republican National Committee.
Karl Rove Income
Rove receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Karl Rove Net Worth
Through Rove’s career as a Republican political consultant, lobbyist, policy advisor, and columnist, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Karl Rove American Dad
Rove was voiced as Deacon Stan, Jesus Man in the cartoon, American Dad, by Dennis Predovic. This was in the first season of the cartoon series.
Karl Rove Scandal
Rove has an accusation that he spread false rumors that John McCain had fathered an illegitimate black child, during the Republican primary.
Karl Rove The Architect
Wayne Slater(journalist) has authored an extensive book about the influence of Rove on President Bush. The book is called The Architect: Karl Rove and The Master Plan for Absolute Power. Rove has gotten involved in the family of President Bush for about 3 decades and worked with him on every one of his campaigns.
Karl Rove Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Rove is active on his social media accounts. He has about 134,000 followers on his Facebook Page, about 633,345 followers on his Twitter account, and around 17,065 followers on his Instagram account.