|Mitch McConnell Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||February 20, 1942|
Mitch McConnell is an American politician and retired attorney who has served as a United States senator from Kentucky for 7 consecutive terms starting in 1985. Moreover, he has been the Senate leader of the Republican Party, having served as the majority leader from 2015 to 2021 and the minority leader since 2021.
Addison Mitchell McConnell III
Mitch, Moscow Mitch, Cocaine Mitch, Grim Reaper, Darth Vader, Rich Mitch, Nuclear Mitch, Midnight Mitch, Old Crow
Sheffield, Alabama, United States
Politician, Retired Attorney
- Father – Addison Mitchell McConnell II
- Mother – Julia Odene Shockley
Mitch McConnell’s net worth was $35 million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
73 kg or 161 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Mitch McConnell has dated –
- Sherrill Redmon (1968-1980) – He was married to Sherrill Redmon from March 15, 1968, until 1980. During this time, they had welcomed 3 daughters together named Porter McConnell, Claire McConnell, and Eleanor McConnell.
- Elaine Chao (1993-Present) – Since 1993, he is married to the businesswoman and former government official, Elaine Chao.
Race / Ethnicity
He has English, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish ancestry.
However, his hair has turned ‘Gray’ due to his advancing age.
His head and neck resembles that of a turtle.
Mitch McConnell Facts
- The Guardian named him as one of America’s top ‘climate villains’ in 2021.
- In 2016, McConnell blocked the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland, who was selected by President Barack Obama. Conversely, he played a key role in putting 3 conservative judges on the Supreme Court during the Trump presidency. As a result of his efforts, the court overturned the historic Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion in June 2022.
- He was parodied by Beck Bennett in numerous sketches on Saturday Night Live.
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