Karl Rove Politics, Net Worth, Wall Street Journal, Spouse, WJS, Education, Height and Salary

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Karl Rove Biography

Karl Rove is an American author and former Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush from 2000 – 2007 and deputy chief of staff from 2004 – 2007. He currently serves as a political contributor at Fox News and a columnist at Wall Street Journal. He also serves on the University of Texas Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee and on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation and the Texas State History Museum Foundation. He is a member of the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors and the Texas Philosophical Society.

Karl Rove Education

Rove attended Olympus High School. He later attended Utah University as a political science major and joined the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, the University of Maryland-College Park, George Mason University, and the University of Texas at Austin.

Karl Rove Age

How old is Karl? He is 74 years old as of 2024. He was born on December 25, 1950, in Denver, Colorado the United States of America, and raised in Sparks, Nevada. Rove celebrates his birthday on the 25th December of every year. READ: Allyson Rae

Karl Rove Height and Measurements

Karl stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches (1.6 m). He also maintains an average body weight of around 62 kilograms (136 lbs). However, information regarding his other body measurements is currently not available. we will update once confirmed available.

Karl Rove Nationality and Ethnicity

Rove holds an American nationality and citizenship by birth. He was born in Denver, Colorado the United States of America, and raised in Sparks, Nevada. He is of White ethnicity/heritage.

Karl Rove Parents | Family

Karl was born by his parents Louis Claude Rove (father) and Reba Louise Wood (mother) in Denver, Colorado the United States of America, and raised in Sparks, Nevada. His biological father left the family when Rove and his older brother were still children. His mother was a gift shop manager. Rove’s mother’s second husband, Louis Claude Rove, Jr a geologist, adopted him. He was born on Christmas day as the second born out of five children. However, more information regarding her siblings is currently not available.

Karl Rove Wife | Married

Is Rove married? He is currently married his wife Karen Johnson in Austin, Texas in the year June 2012. The wedding was attended by George W. Bush and Steve Wynn. Previously, he was married to Valerie Mather Wainwright, on July 10, 1976. He later divorced her wife, Wainwright, in 1980. In January 1986, Rove married Darby Tara Hickson, a breast cancer survivor. Rove and Hickson have one son, Andrew Madison Rove, who attended Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. They later divorced in December 2009. READ: Trace Gallagher

Karl Rove Salary

Rove currently working for Fox News Channel (FNC) as a political contributor, earns an annual salary ranging from $75,000 to $150,000.

Karl Rove Net Worth

Rove is an American Republican political consultant, political contributor and columnist with an estimated net worth of $8 million.

Karl Rove FOX News

Karl commenced his role as a political contributor for Fox News Channel (FNC) in February 2008, concurrently holding a position as a columnist for the Wall Street Journal. READ: Bret Baier 

Since joining FNC, Rove has consistently delivered political analysis and commentary, actively participating in coverage for every presidential election since 2008. Notably, he contributed to FNC’s comprehensive coverage of the 2022 Midterm Elections and played a pivotal role in the network’s highly-rated special coverage of both the 2020 Democratic and Republican National conventions.

Before his tenure at FNC, Rove made significant contributions to the political arena, notably working on the 2000 and 2004 Bush presidential campaigns. His pivotal role as Deputy Chief of Staff under President George W. Bush’s administration marked a highlight in his career, during which he also served as a senior advisor and assistant to the President.

Rove’s expertise extends beyond his White House experience; he has also lent his strategic insights as a political consultant to various Republican candidates, including Bill Clements and Phil Gramm. Before his government service, Rove founded the Karl Rove & Company public affairs firm, engaged in work with the Republican National Committee, and shared his knowledge as a teacher at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.