|Celebrated Name:||Trent Franks|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Trent Franks|
|Age:||66 years old|
|Birth Date:||19 June 1957|
|Birth Place:||Uravan, Colorado, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Josephine Franks (m. 1980)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||No|
|Is Trent Franks Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Politician and businessman|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$28 million|
|Last Updated:||December 2023|
Trent Franks is a well-known politician and businessman from America who is a member of the Republican Party and served as the U.S. Representative for Arizona’s 8th congressional district from 2003 to 2017. He was also the Vice-Chairman of the Strategic (Nuclear) Forces Subcommittee and past chairman of the Children’s Hope Scholarship Foundation.
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Early Life & Biography
Trent Franks was born on June 19, 1957, in Uravan, Colorado, which is now a ghost town. He was born with a cleft lip and palate to his parents Juanita and Edward Taylor Franks. When his parents got separated, Franks took on a leadership role at home.
Franks completed his schooling from Briggsdale High School in Colorado in 1976. Later, he shifted to Texas to drill wells along with his brother and best friend. In 1981, he moved to Arizona, where he continued to drill wells.
In 1987, he attended Utah’s National Center for Constitutional Studies and then graduated from the Arizona campus of Ottawa University in 1990.
Franks married his wife Josephine, who is an immigrant in 1980. Both of them are members of the North Phoenix Baptist Church. The couple resides in Arizona.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 19 June 1957, Trent Franks is 66 years old as of today’s date 6th December 2023. His height is 1.78 m tall, and his weight is 82 kg.
Trent Franks started his career in 1984, working as an engineer for an oil and gas royalty-purchasing firm. At the same time, he ran for a seat in the Arizona House of Representatives, against Democrat Glenn Davis. Franks campaigned against abortion and in favor of tougher child abuse laws and won the election by 155 votes. He also became the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Child Protection and Family Preservation.
In 1987, Franks became the head of the Arizona Governor’s Office for Children. In the same year, he founded a non-profit organization called Arizona Family Research Institute and was the executive director for four years. The following year, he was removed from the office.
In 1992, Franks became the chairman of Arizonans for Common Sense. He also became the president of Liberty Petroleum Corporation. In 1994, he ran for Arizona’s 4th congressional district but lost to John Shadegg. He again ran for the election in 2002 and defeated Randy Camacho and remained in the office for five terms till 2010.
In 2006, Franks co-sponsored H.R. 4411, the Goodlatte-Leach Internet Gambling Prohibition Act, and H.R. 4777, the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act. At the same time, he signed a pledge sponsored by Americans for Prosperity to vote against any global warming legislation that would increase taxes.
In 2013, Franks proposed a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks, without exceptions for rape and incest. He is also one of the founders of the crisis pregnancy center in Tempe, Arizona. In 2017, Franks was charged with sexual harassment as he asked tow of his staffers to bear his children as surrogate mothers.
Awards & Achievements
Trent Franks has won several state level as well as national elections in the United States. He served on the Judiciary and Armed Services Committees and was Vice Chairman of the Strategic (Nuclear) Forces Subcommittee and Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the U.S. Constitution.
He has also been elected as U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona for five terms. In 1985, he was elected as Member of the Arizona House of Representatives from the 20th district.
Net Worth & Salary of Trent Franks in 2023
As of December 2023, Trent Franks has an estimated net worth of more than $28 million. He has been able to make this huge fortune through his successful career as a politician and businessman.
Franks introduced the Keep the Promise Act of 2013 to prevent building a planned casino in the Phoenix metropolitan area. He also introduced Amendment No. 13 to the National Defense Authorization Act of 2018.
In 1988, he was impeached and removed from office for spending nearly $60,000, without getting bids, for a conference at a former campaign contributor’s hotel.
Trent Franks is one of the most renowned politicians in the United States. Apart from being successful in his career, he has been the chairman and founder of several non-profit organizations, including the Children’s Hope Scholarship Foundation.