Now that the first presidential debate is over, there will also be a vice-presidential debate between Mike Pence and Tim Kaine on October 4, 2016. For those of you who don’t know who Mike Pence is, then you should know that he is the first-term governor of Indiana and Donald Trump’s running mate. If you want to learn more about him and have been searching the Internet for a Mike Pence wiki, bio or want to know about Donald Trump’s net worth, then you have come to the right place because we will provide you with all of the information you need.
Donald Trump has chosen Mike Pence to be his vice presidential running mate for the 2016 presidential election. There were three people who were initially shortlisted for the position of Vice President—Chris Christie, Mike Pence, and Newt Ginrich. However, Donald Trump has already made his decision and now Mike Pence will be in the running for the next Vice President of the United States.
Mike Pence Wiki
He was born as Michael Richard Pence on June 7, 1959, in Columbus, Indiana. In 1977, he graduated from Columbus North High School. He comes from a background in law and talk radio. He started his political career in 2001, and in 2012 he became the Governor of Indiana.
Mike Pence’s wife, Karen Pence, is the First Lady of Indiana. She met her husband, when she used to play guitar during mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. He proposed to her in 1984 and one year after the proposal, the duo got married. Karen Pence is also an expert in watercolor painting and is brilliant at painting portraits of houses. They have three children—Michael, Charlotte and Audrey Pence. Michael Pence became the second lieutenant in 2015. Unlike her brother and father, Charlotte Pence is into filmmaking and is currently studying at DePaul University. Their youngest daughter, Audrey Pence, is an international journalist and actively participates in her father’s campaign.
Mike Pence Is against Running for President
Mike Pence declined the offer to run for president three times, and instead he decided to be the Governor of Indiana. He said, “In the choice between seeking national office and serving Indiana in some capacity, we choose Indiana.” Pence again got the chance to stand for the presidential elections, however he opted for being the Governor of Indiana, again. His decision was supported by Indiana Republican Party Chairman, Jeff Cardwell, who said, “Republicans from across the state came together tonight and rallied behind our common mission to keep Indiana moving forward. We are excited and grateful for our governor’s decision to seek re-election. Together, our party will help build on Indiana’s success story through strong leadership and conservative principles.”
Mike Pence’s Net Worth
If you thought the potential vice president was earning millions, then you are most certainly mistaken.
Mike Pence’s net worth is estimated to be around a modest $211,510.
Donald Trump’s net worth is estimated to be around $3.7 billion! Pence’s yearly income is estimated to be somewhere around $112,000. According to Fox, he is the highest paid governor in the history of Indiana. While calculating his net worth, his house was not taken into consideration. It is also a well-known fact that Pence never released his tax statements and it was also rumored that he used campaign funds to pay personal expenses.
Whether Mike Pence becomes the next Vice President of the Unites States or not, we need to wait for the elections to happen. For now, all we can do is wait for the vice-presidential debate to happen, so tune in on October 4 to witness it all go down!