Born on August 24, 1947, Joe Manchin is an American politician who is serving as the senior United States Senator from West Virginia since 2010. As a member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the Governor of West Virginia and the Secretary of State of West Virginia. For more information, read the article below.
Before Fame: He attended West Virginia University.
Sen. Joe Manchin Ethnicity/Religion
Born in Farmington, West Virginia, he was born to Mary O. and John Manchin. He was born as second of five children. His father was of Italian descent and his maternal grandparents were Czechoslovak descents.
Sen. Joe Manchin Affair/Wife/Married
I will vote to support Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. pic.twitter.com/1FfuMTOZz8
— Senator Joe Manchin (@Sen_JoeManchin) October 5, 2018
Profile / Wiki / Information
- Full Name: Joseph Manchin III
- Nicknames: Joe Manchin
- Birthday: August 24, 1947
- Age: 71 years old
- Birthplace: Farmington, West Virginia, US
- Current Residence: West Virginia, US
- Education: West Virginia University
- Profession: Politician
- Political Party: Democratic
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Italian and Czechoslovak descent
- Zodiac: Virgo
- Spouse/Wife: Gayle Connelly (m. 1967)
- Children: 3
- Net Worth: $7 million USD
Why is he Supporting Brett Kavanaugh? Learn more here.
- Height: Not Available
- Weight: Not Available
- Feet Size: Not Available
- Dress Size: Not Available
Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know
- He is a Democrat.
- Manchin has been known throughout his career to be a moderate–or even conservative—Democrat.
- While in the Senate, he introduced the Silver Alert Act, a nationwide network for locating missing adults and senior citizens. He modeled this act after the AMBER Alert.
- He is of Italian and Czechoslovak descent.
- His political career started when he was elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates in 1982.
- He is a member of the National Rifle Association and a licensed pilot.
- He is known for voting or working with Republicans on issues such as abortion and gun ownership.
My grandmother had a great saying. It always stuck with me: ‘People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.’ They’ve got to see it and feel it. And it’s for real. And that’s all. Be who you are.