Mitch McConnell is an influential politician and a lawyer who has got a huge net worth. He is a Republican Senator and Senate Minority Leader. Being passionate about the work he has served in both positions very well. Later he also became the majority leader in 2015 which is a bigger responsibility for him. It is true that people will special skills can be a politician as it is a challenging task. Most of the people don’t know about him much as they have only seen him as a politician. If you want to know more about him you have come to the right place.
Mitch was born on February 20, 1942, and is 78 years old currently. He graduated from the University of Louisville in 1964 and got his degree in political science. Mitch has always been a bright student and belonged to a simple background. If this isn’t enough during his studying years he became the president of the council for Arts and Science in college. He also got his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. It seems that he was always interested in this field and wanted to join politics. Every time the politicians used to inspire him and he wanted to do better. He always remembers that his parents used to support him in all the endeavors and because of them he became a better person.
After getting done with his degrees in Law and political science he became an assistant to Senator Marlow Cook. He was later appointed as Deputy Assistant Attorney General when President Ford was in rule. The winning seat for the representation of the Republican Party was another help in his career.
You will also be surprised to know that he was the Minority Leader of the Senate under Obama for several years in a row. He is a respected personality and gels well with almost all the people in the senate. Mitch has always been passionate about his work and serving the senate for more than two-three decades now. He has been clean of many controversies during his work as a politician.
Personal life and Net Worth
Mitch got married to Sherrill Redmon and they are blessed with three children together. The couple couldn’t last and he got married to Elaine Chao. She was serving as a secretary under George W Bush and later as a secretary for Donald Trump. The total net worth of Mitch happens to be $ 35 million while his wife is also from a rich background. His assets increased after marriage and it is going on smoothly till now.
Elaine’s father is an influential man who has a successful Chinese-American company to deal with. The net worth of Mitch increased significantly when he got an inheritance from his wife’s family. The couple is known to be one of the richest couples in the Senate as of now. His annual salary has been high every year especially after 2007 but the exact amount of salary isn’t known.