Mitch McConnell

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Politician (1942)
Sun Aug 30 2020
By   Manish Khanal

If you are used to watching Political News then, Mitch McConnell must not be a new name to you. Mitch is best known as a American politician serving as Kentucky's senior United States senator and Senate Majority Leader.

Mitch McConnell was born as Addison Mitchell McConnell Jr. on February 20, 1942, in Sheffield, Alabama. Mitch was born as the son of  Addison Mitchell McConnell Sr. and his wife, Julia Odene "Dean". His father served in the American Army, and his mother looked after him. He is of Scots-Irish and English descent. In 1967, McConnell graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was president of the Student Bar Association. 

Relationship Status of Mitchell McConnell

Unlike many other American Politician's Mitch is living a beautiful and happy married life along with his wife and children. Mitch is married to Alaine Chao. The love birds walked down the wedding aisle in 1993. They had a private wedding ceremony.

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Image: Mitch McConnell along with his wife, Aline attending a event in White House
Source: Politico

Only a few members from both the families and some close friends attended the ceremony. They had been in a relationship for some years before tying their wedding knot. Chao worked as a Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush and Secretary of Transportation under President Donald Trump.

The duo has been married for almost three decades. Both of them seem very supportive of each other and live a peaceful married life with each other. There have been no rumors of the couple separating soon. They do not have any children from their marriage to date.

Failed Marriage of Mitch McConnell

Mitch had many ups and downs in his first marriage. He was First married to Sherrill Redmon in 1968. Exact information about their wedding and relationship is still yet to be cleared in public. Non of them were famous at the time. 

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Image: Mitch's son and daughter 
Source: Daily Mail

Soon after their wedding, the duo welcomed three children. Like that of their wedding, information about his children is also under investigation. However, This happy looking relationship never remained the same after the marriage. 

They eventually divorced and moved on in 1980. The reason for their separation is not known to the media. After this heartbreak, Mitch remained single for some time and then married Elaine. 

Net Worth And Earnings 

Mitch McConnell has an estimated net worth of more than $22.5 Million. He has accumulated most of his net worth through his career of working in the United States Government. Similarly, Amy Klobuchar is a well-known American politician with a net value of $1 Million

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Image: Mitch attending a event along with George W. Bush
Source: CNN

McConnell first entered the chamber in 1985. A senator earned $75,100 in 1985, and that has risen to $174,000 as of 2009, Senate records show. He makes a bit more like the Republican leader $193,400: Mitch, one of Congress's wealthiest members.

Before 2008, McConnell's wealth was well below the Senate average. In 2004, his average net worth was $3.1 million, compared with a Senate average of $14.5 million. He also earned $145,000 for a book advance on his 2016 memoir. 

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