Kevin McCarthy Biography
A native of Bakersfield, California, Kevin McCarthy is an American politician, serving as House Minority Leader in the United States House of Representatives since 2019.
As a member of the Republican Party, he served as House Majority Leader under Speakers John Boehner and Paul Ryan from 2014 to 2019. From 2007 to 2013, he was the U.S. Representative for California’s 22nd congressional district. He also has served in the 23rd district since 2013 after redistricting.
Kevin McCarthy Age
McCarthy was born on January 26, 1965, in Bakersfield, California. He is 65 years old as of 2021.
Kevin McCarthy’s Height
McCarthy stands at a height of 6feet 3inches.
Kevin McCarthy Wife
McCarthy is married to Judy McCarthy, his high school sweetheart. She grew up in Bakersfield, Califonia, and has made quite the name for herself in the small Southern California town.
He and Judy met when they were in biology class at Bakersfield High School. The couple would later get married in 1992. The pair still resides in the first home they bought together in Bakersfield, California.
Together, both have two children a daughter named Meghan and a son named Connor.
Kevin McCarthy Education
McCarthy attended California State University Bakersfield where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree of science in marketing in 1989. In 1994, he went ahead and did his master’s degree in Business Administration 1994.
Kevin McCarthy District
McCarthy comes from California’s 23rd district where he represented it. Over 700,000 people in estimation reside in California’s 23rd Congressional District, which covers most of Kern and Tulare Counties, and northeastern Los Angeles County.
The district has the following cities Bakersfield, California City, Frazier Park, Kernville, Lake Isabella, Lancaster, Mojave, Porterville, Ridgecrest, Taft, and Tehachapi. Additionally, the 23rd District also encompasses the Sequoia and Los Padres National Forests.
Kevin McCarthy Career
McCarthy began working for Congressman Bill Thomas from 1987 to 2002. In 1995 he became the new Chairman of the California Young Republicans. Later, he became the Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation from 1999 to 2001.
In the late 1990s, he was Thomas’s district director. In 2000, McCarthy was elected for the first time as the Kern Community College District trustee. Moreover, in 2002 was voted into California State Assembly where he was the floor leader. After that, McCarthy was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 2006.
Elected as the 8th term with 62.1 % of the votes, whereas the Democratic challenger received only 37.9% of the votes.
Kevin McCarthy Contacts
McCarthy contact information:
2468 Rayburn HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Kevin McCarthy Net worth
McCarthy has a net worth of $ 300k.
Kevin McCarthy Twitter
McCarthy’s Twitter is @GOPLeader.