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Overview (3)

Born in Hope, Arkansas, USA
Birth NameMichael Dale Huckabee
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Mike Huckabee was born on August 24, 1955 in Hope, Arkansas, USA as Michael Dale Huckabee. He is an actor, known for God's Not Dead 2 (2016), Courting Des Moines (2016) and Class Act (2006). He has been married to Janet McCain since May 25, 1974. They have three children.

Spouse (1)

Janet McCain (25 May 1974 - present) (3 children)

Trivia (26)

Governor of Arkansas from 15 July 1996 to 9 January 2007.
Lost over 110 pounds on advice from his doctors after learning in 2003 that he had Type 2 diabetes.
Hated I Heart Huckabees (2004), stating "It was as if somebody forgot to give the actors a script and said, For the next two hours, just go out there and do something.".
Born in Hope, Arkansas, birthplace of one of his predecessors and 42nd President of the United States Bill Clinton.
Born to Dorsey W. Huckabee, a fireman and mechanic, and his wife Mae Elder, a clerk in a gas company, he has one sister.
Announced his candidacy for the 2008 US presidential election (28 January 2007).
Father, with Janet Huckabee, of three children: David Huckabee, John Mark Huckabee and Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Close friend of Chuck Norris and Ricky Skaggs.
He plays bass guitar in his own rock and roll band called "Capitol Offense".
Former pastor and mayor.
Was a fellow seminary student with Rick Warren at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Mike dropped out of seminary after one year in order to take a job in Christian broadcasting.
Has three dogs: Jet (a black Lap), Sonic (a shin tse) and Toby (a Cavlier King spaniel).
His daughter, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and Anne Pressly were both at a wedding shower, a week before Anne's fatal brutal attack.
Daughter Sarah Huckabee Sanders's firm is working on Tim Pawlenty's 2012 presidential campaign.
First grandchild, a boy named Chandler James Huckabee, was born on July 2, 2011.
Both he and James Robison worked together at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Later, he worked as director of communications for James.
Has an in-studio band, comprised of Fox employees, on Huckabee (2008). The band, called "The Little Rockers", includes Diane Macedo, Lauren Green, Kelly Wright, Jennifer Proctor.
His granddaughter, Caroline Grace Huckabee, was born to David Huckabee and Lauren Huckabee, on August 24, 2013, Governor Huckabee's birthday.
Release of his book, "Quit Digging Your Grave With a Knife and Fork: A 12-Stop Program to End Bad Habits and Begin a Healthy Lifestyle". [2005]
Release of his book, "Do the Right Thing: Inside the Movement That's Bringing Common Sense Back to America". [2008]
Release of his book, "Kids Who Kill: Confronting Our Culture of Violence". [1998]
Release of his book, "From Hope to Higher Ground: 12 Stops to Restoring America's Greatness". [2007]
Release of his book, "A Simple Christmas: Twelve Stories That Celebrate the True Holiday Spirit". [November 2009]
Favorite pop band: The Beatles.
Favorite movie is Casablanca (1942).
Ordained Baptist minister.

Personal Quotes (3)

If money and celebrity are the criteria to elect a President, then we can elect Paris Hilton. (Said in a speech in Treynor, Iowa, on Tuesday, April 2nd, 2007).
Even if we lose elections, we should not lose our honor, and that is more important than the Republican party.
I believe most Americans want their next president to remind them of the guy they work with, not the guy who laid them off. (Campaign speech, January, 2008)

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