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Born in Denver, Colorado, USA
Birth NameKarl Christian Rove
Nickname The man with the plan

Mini Bio (1)

Karl Rove was born on December 25, 1950 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Karl Christian Rove. He is known for his work on The O'Reilly Factor (1996), Last Man Standing: Politics Texas Style (2004) and Journeys with George (2002). He has been married to Karen Alexandra Johnson since June 2012. He was previously married to Darby Hickson and Valerie Wainright.

Spouse (3)

Karen Alexandra Johnson (June 2012 - present)
Darby Hickson (25 January 1986 - 2009) (divorced) (1 child)
Valerie Wainright (10 July 1976 - 14 January 1980) (divorced)

Trivia (11)

Generally considered to be President George W. Bush's most trusted political advisor and strategist.
When meeting Norwegian officials he likes to state that "I am the highest ranking Norwegian in the White House," on account of his ancestory; his great-grandfather Olaf I. Rove emigrated from Norway and his White House office is decorated with pictures of his ancestor. In light of this, Norway's foreign minister decided to dig up documents in the Norwegian National Archive, written by Rove's great-grandfather and in May 2004 Karl Rove was given an original hand-written letter from 1905, where Olaf I. Rove asks the Norwegian government to become the Norwegian Vice-Consul in Milwaukee, where he lived with his family (he was appointed to the post and later received the Royal Order of St. Olav for his distinguished work).
Wall Street Journal columnist.
Fox News contributor.
In the fall of 1969, he entered the University of Utah, on a $1,000 scholarship, as a political science major and joined the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity.
Was Senior Advisor and Deputy Chief of Staff to former President George W. Bush until his resignation on August 31, 2007.
Has a son.
As White House senior advisor (2001-2007), Rove was the first person to inform President George W. Bush about the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center's Twin Towers in New York (9/11/2001).
First job was washing dishes in an industrial kitchen at a hospital.
Co-founder, with Ed Gillespie, of Crossroads GPS.
Release of his book, "Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight". [March 2010]

Personal Quotes (1)

I'm not a human being. I'm a myth.

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