|Celebrated Name:||Mike Pence|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Michael Richard Pence|
|Age:||64 years old|
|Birth Date:||7 June 1959|
|Birth Place:||Columbus, Indiana, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Karen Pence (m. 1985)|
|Children:||Yes (Charlotte Pence, Audrey Pence, Michael Pence)|
|Profession:||Politician and lawyer|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$2 million|
|Last Updated:||October 2023|
Mike Pence is the current serving Vice President of the United States of America. Having served as a former Governor and a TV host, he was elected as the Vice President on November 2016. It is hard to imagine that Pence had lost a nomination for a Congressional seat twice.
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Mike Pence was born on June 1959 in the Columbus city of Indiana State, USA. His parents are Nancy Jane and Edward Joseph Pence Jr. Pence has five siblings, and his father used to operate several gas stations. Mike was named after his grandfather, Richard Michael Cawley who had emigrated from Ireland and used to drive a bus in Chicago.
His father, Edward, has also served in the country’s army at the time of the Korean War for which he was awarded a Bronze Star, in appreciation of his great service. Mike has been living with his wife, Karen since 1985. They are parents to three bright adult children.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 7 June 1959, Mike Pence is 64 years old as of today’s date 4th October 2023. His height is 1.78 m tall, and weight is 76 kg.
He completed his B.A. in history from Hanover College and moving forward earned a law degree from McKinney School of Law. Thereafter, he started practising law as a private practitioner. He took an early turn in politics when in his mid-twenties, he became a committee member of Republic Party’s, Marion County.
Attempting to make bigger inroads into politics, Pence tried a shot to win a seat for Congress, twice in 1988 and 1990. However, he lost in both the times. Nevertheless, he continued to pursue his political ambitions and served in Indiana Policy Review Foundation as the president for two years.
It was his radio talk show, “The Mike Pence Show,” which proved to boost his public image. He won the public’s appreciation for his calm and open listening to opposing views. Later, in the coming years, he was even a host to a television talk show. Both his shows aired between 1994 and 1999.
Pence tried another chance for a Congress seat in 2000. This time he won and has never looked back since then. He was very vocal in voicing his opposition against the then President, George W. Bush’s policies. Though this was a concern for party leaders, Pence made a strong impression of being a man of beliefs. This eventually helped him to be reelected in future elections.
Awards & Achievements
His outspoken attitude and a conservative ideology helped him sail through the top ranks in the Republican Party. He served as head in the Republican Study Committee in 2005. He was elected as the Governor of Indiana State in 2011. Thereafter, Pence initiated the largest tax cut in 2013, which resulted in the state amassing a $2 billion dollars in the surplus budget by the year 2016.
Pence was going to run for a second term for the post of Governor, but destiny had a bigger role for him in store. Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump announced Mike Pence as his partner and nominee for the post of Vice President in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. He was elected as the Vice – President of the United States in November 2016 and was sworn into office on 20th January.
Net Worth & Salary of Mike Pence in 2023
Running a long and successful political career, Pence did not give himself an opportunity to venture into business or through his practice as an advocate. He drew $113 thousand in 2016 as salary while serving as Governor of Indiana and $230 thousand from his salary as Vice President in 2017. This has made Mike Pence’s net worth climbed to $2 million, as of October 2023.
Pence is a man who is considered loyal towards serving for the interests of his country and the betterment of the citizens. He doesn’t shy away from taking advice from subordinates of former Presidents of the United States, including Mr. Obama and Mr. Bush.
He, along with President Trump, has time and again expressed their commitment to restoring stability in Afghanistan and work as an active partner with other stakeholders in the region. Pence is a true statesman who has shown exemplary courage and maturity while dealing with issues of national and global interests.