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Sherrill Redmon is known as the former better-half of American politician Mitchell McConnell. She is the feminist scholar who once worked as the director for Sophia Smiths Collection of the Women's History Archives.
Sherill was born in the neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. Growing up with three siblings, Sherrill later received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Kentucky. She shares three kids with her former husband, Mitchell. Sherrill hasn't revealed her current relationships, but let's look into her past marriages and affairs.
Marital Life with Mitchell
Sherrill and Southern Baptist Mitchell had tied the marital knot in 1968. Sherrill was still a university student when she moved to stay with her husband. But her ex-husband was already a celebrated figure in Louisville county. He had just won the position of County Judge for Kentucky's Jefferson County. After her marriage to Mitchell, Sherrill was publicly known as Sherrill McConnell.
According to Sherrill's past college friends, she was not a bit of celebrity type, although she was married to the celebrated figure. Her colleagues never saw her wear makeup and was everyone's favorite. Eventually, Sherrill and Mitchel began falling apart. They ended their 25 years of marriage legally in 1993.
The couple shares three daughters; Eleanor McConnell, Claire McConnell, and Porter McConnell. Sherrill and Mitchell might be close to their three kids, but they are after the divorce relationship is always kept secret. After separating from Mitchell, Sherrill became a feminist scholar at Smith College. Celebrity wife Kelley Phleger also had a short-lived marriage.
Her Ex-husband Later Remarried
After divorcing Sherrill, Mitchell began a relationship with American civil servant and US secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao. The two first met each other through Mitchell's friend Stuart Bloch and his wife, Julia Chang Bloch. They were married in a private wedding ceremony in 1993. Since then, Elaine has been accompanying Mitchell in election campaigns, senate elections, and social events.
According to Julia Chang, Elaine was a "tiger wife" who had a disciplinarian parenting style. Although Elaine loved kids, the couple never had any kids. In an interview with CNN, Elaine said that she always regrets not having children. Due to that reason, she always counsels young women that there are trade-offs in life. Patricia Beech is another celebrity wife whose ex-husband was an American singer Tony Bennett.
Net Worth of Sherrill Redmon
Sherrill's net worth is no less than $5 million. As an archivist, she might have made an average yearly salary of $49,401 per year. She also once co-owned a million worth house with her former husband, Mitchell. In 2014, Mitchell's net worth was estimated at around $22.5 million.
Take a look into Sherrill's ex-husband Mitchell's interview with CBS NEWS:
Sherrill was once a director of the Sophia Smith Collection. The collection is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, photographs, periodicals, and historical records. There she worked for more than nineteen years and amassed a decent sum.
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