Michael Richard Pence is an American politician who was born in the year 1959 in the month of June which makes his age 56 years at present. He is also an attorney who has been in the office of the Governor of the state of Indiana since the year 2013; he was the 50th Governor of Indiana.
Before serving as a governor, he used to represent Indiana’s 6th congressional district in the House of Representatives in the United States of America for two whole years i.e. 2011 to 2013, before that, he used to serve as Chairman of the House Republican Conference throughout the year 2009, 10, and 11. More of his bio include the following details.
He also was mentioned as the possible candidate for the president of the United States of America in the year 2008 and 2012. In the year 2010, in the month of September, he was listed as the top choice for president in the straw poll which was carried out by Value Voters Summit.
He was born in the state of Indiana and he was one of the six children and his mother’s name was Nancy Jane and his father’s name was Edward J. Pence who used to run a series of gas stations. His mother was of Irish descent. He also was named after his grandfather, Richard Michael Cawley who used to drive a bus in Chicago and who entered the United States through Ellis Island from Ireland.
He completed his education from Columbus North High School in the year 1977. He has a B.A. in History from Hanover College in the year 1981 and also a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law in the year 1986. When he was in Hanover, he joined the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and served as its president.
He along with his wife has three children whose names are Michael, Charlotte, and Audrey; and he has been married to his wife for a long time now. When he was in the U.S. House, his family lived in the state of Virginia at the time when congress was in session.
After completing his graduation, he worked as admission counselors at the Hanover College from the year 1981 to 1983. He also worked as an attorney in private practice after graduating from the law school in the year 1986. He then continued to practicing law with his second run for the congress. In the year 1991, he became the member of State Policy Network.
He was in the position for 3 years and in the year 1994, he started his career in talk radio. He hosted the Mike Pence Show in Rushville and in addition to that, he also hosted a weekend political talk show.
He also was a co-sponsor of the Spending limit Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
In the year 2011, he announced that he sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Indiana in the year 2012. In the year 2012, he won the gubernatorial election by defeating John R. Gregg and Rupert Boneham. He also owns an account of Twitter and Instagram; he has over 66 thousand followers on his Twitter account. His interviews can be seen on youtube as well. He is 6 feet and 2 inches in height.