Joe Walsh (American Politician) Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Joe Walsh Quick Info
Height6 ft
Weight72 kg
Date of BirthDecember 27, 1961
Zodiac SignCapricorn
SpouseHelene Miller

Joe Walsh is an American politician, conservative talk radio host, and former social worker who made a primary challenge to incumbent Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election. He has also served a term in the United States House of Representatives representing Illinois’s 8th congressional district.

Born Name

William Joseph Walsh

Nick Name

Joe

Joe Walsh as seen while smiling in a picture in January 2011
Joe Walsh as seen while smiling in a picture in January 2011 (United States Federal Government / U.S. Government / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

North Barrington, Lake County, Illinois, United States

Residence

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Joe Walsh studied at Barrington High School located in Barrington, Illinois and graduated in the year 1980. After that, he got enrolled at Grinnell College, a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1985.

He also took acting lessons and attended The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York and Los Angeles. In addition to that, he received a Master of Public Policy degree at the University of Chicago‘s Harris School of Public Policy Studies in 1991.

Occupation

Politician, Conservative Talk Radio Host, Former Social Worker

Family

  • Father – Charles Melville Walsh (A real estate mortgage banker who had an appraisal business)
  • Mother – Susan (Stanley)
  • Siblings – Joe Walsh has 4 younger and 4 older siblings.
  • Others – Fred J. Walsh (Paternal Grandfather), Catherine M. Gray /Grey (Paternal Grandmother), Arthur Emmons Stanley (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Louise Voss (Maternal Grandmother)
Joe Walsh as seen while speaking during an event in March 2011
Joe Walsh as seen while speaking during an event in March 2011 (Mark Taylor / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Walsh has dated –

  1. Laura Walsh (1987-2002) – The duo was married between the years 1987 and 2002 and were blessed with 3 children during the course of their marriage.
  2. Helene Miller (2006-Present) – In 2006, Joe Walsh married a politician and former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, Helene Miller, and they have been together ever since.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Joe Walsh is of Irish, English, Scottish, and German descent.

Joe Walsh as seen while posing for the camera in June 2018
Joe Walsh as seen while posing for the camera in June 2018 (CCC / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Deep-set eyes
  • Thin lips
Joe Walsh pictured while speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C., United States in February 2011
Joe Walsh pictured while speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C., United States in February 2011 (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Joe Walsh Facts

  1. During his high school years, he was the student body president and was also active in sports.
  2. Joe Walsh previously tried to pursue acting as a career and aspired of becoming a stage, theater, and television artist.
  3. He has often criticized several members of the Democratic Party.
  4. His credits as a social worker include having worked with the Jobs for Youth program in the inner-city Chicago area. The program focused on teaching high school dropouts basic academic and job skills and as a part of the program, Joe Walsh taught American Government and American History at Oakton Community College and the Hebrew Theological College.
  5. He has also appeared on a couple of shows which include Paul Murray LiveThe Rob Maness ShowReal Time with Bill MaherState of the Union with Jake TapperMorning Joe, and Anderson Cooper 360°.
  6. Joe Walsh has also gained a huge number of supporters and enjoys more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, more than 300k followers on Twitter, and more than 20k followers on Instagram.

Featured Image by United States Federal Government / U.S. Government / Public Domain

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