Rick Santorum
Rick Santorum
Real Name/Full Name Richard John Santorum
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Rick Santorum
Birth Place: Winchester, Virginia, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: May 10, 1958
Age/How Old: 63 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 92 Kg
In Pounds – 203 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father – Aldo Santorum
Mother – Catherine (Dughi) Santorum
Siblings: Dan  Santorum
School: Butler Catholic School, Butler Senior High School & Roman Catholic Carmel High School
College: Pennsylvania State University, University Park, University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, & Dickinson School of Law
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Karen Garver
Kids/Children Name: Isabella Santorum, Elizabeth  Santorum, Gabriel  Santorum, Daniel  Santorum, Peter  Santorum & John  Santorum
Profession: politician, attorney, and political commentator
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: August 2021

Rick Santorum is famous for being a great politician, political commentator, and attorney. He was a Pennsylvania United States Senator between 1995 and 2007 and a Republican Party member. From 2001 to 2007, he was the third in the Senate as far as Republicans are concerned. In 2012, he lost the Republican presidential nomination to Mitt Romney, who emerged on top. He has been working as a senior political commentator at CNN since January 2017.

Well, how well do you know about Rick Santorum? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Rick Santorum’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Rick Santorum to date.

Biography and Early Life

Rick Santorum was born to Aldo Santorum and Catherine Santorum as Richard John Santorum. Both his parents were in a medical career. His father was a clinical psychologist, whereas his mother was an administrative nurse. He was born in 1958 on 10th May. He is not an only child. On the contrary, he has a brother by the name of Dan Santorum.

His place of birth was Winchester, Virginia, U.S. However, he grew up in other areas such as Butler County, Pennsylvania, and Berkeley County, West Virginia. When living in the latter, it is the Veterans Administration that gave his family an apartment.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Rick Santorum in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Rick Santorum’s age is 63 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 10 May 1958. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 203 lbs in Pound and 92 kg in Kilograms.

Education

After graduating from the Butler Catholic School elementary school, Rick Santorum joined Butler Senior High School. He transferred to Roman Catholic Carmel High School in Mundelein, Illinois. That was after the transfer of his parents to the Naval Station Great Lakes in northern Illinois. However, the stay there was brief since he graduated after a year. His graduation was in 1976.

To further his studies, Santorum joined the Pennsylvania State University. He pursued political science and graduated with honors in 1980. After that, he did his master’s degree at the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. Since it only took him a year, he graduated in 1981. He then earned a J.D. degree in 1986 from the Dickinson School of Law.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Rick Santorum With Wife Karen Garver Santorum
Rick Santorum With Wife Karen Garver Santorum

Rick Santorum and his wife Karen Garver met when the latter was recruiting Kirkpatrick & Lockhart law firm’s summer interns. At that time, Karen was a neo-natal nurse and a law student at the University of Pittsburgh. They tied the knot in 1880. They have sired eight children, out of which seven are still alive. The names include Isabella Santorum, Elizabeth Santorum, Gabriel Santorum, Daniel Santorum, Peter Santorum & John Santorum.

Is Rick Santorum Gay?

The sexual orientation of Rick Santorum is straight. After all, he has been married to a beautiful woman since 1990, which is about 30 years ago. No rumors are speculating that Rick could be gay or bisexual by any chance. As a matter of fact, Rick believes in social conservation. Equally important, whenever a need arose, he opposed same-sex marriage.

Professional Career

Rick Santorum’s political career began in the 1970s. He worked as a volunteer for the Republican Senator of Pennsylvania, John Heinz. While still studying law, he served as the administrative assistant of yet another Republican state senator, Doyle Corman.

Upon graduating from law school, Santorum began practicing law. He worked for the K&L Gates law firm formerly known as the Kirkpatrick & Lockhart. When he was an associate, he represented the World Wrestling Federation. He argued that wrestling was more of entertainment than sport. Therefore, there was no need to include it in the federal anabolic steroid regulations.

Upon his election into the House of Representatives, Santorum stopped practicing law. He represented the 18th District of Pennsylvania between 3rd January 1991 and 3rd January 1995. The same day he left that office is the same day he became the United States Senator representing Pennsylvania. His tenure lasted until 3rd January 2007.

Rick decided to join the presidential race in 2012 but lost the Republican nominations to Mitt Romney. He tried again in 2016 but didn’t succeed either. Since January 2017, Rick Santorum has been a CNN senior political commentator.

Awards

As much as Rick Santorum has not yet received an award, he is a politician with an excellent track record. He has made considerable contributions to abortion laws, class & inequality, contraception, the death penalty, LGBT, immigration, and gun laws, among others. The fact that he took the third position in the Senate among Republicans is also commendable.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Rick Santorum in 2021

Rick Santorum Net Worth
Rick Santorum Net Worth

As of 2021, Rick Santorum’s net worth is approximately $6 million. He has several sources of income. One of them is his political career since he served as a senator between 1995 and 2007. He is also an author who makes money by selling books. His job with CNN as a senior political commentator is even paying.

Equally important, he is a lawyer. His home in Great Falls, Virginia, is worth $2 million. The house that he bought in 2001 and sold in 2007 had appreciated from $640,000 to $850,000. He also has another personal home in Penn Hills and five rental properties near the Penn State University.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Santorum’s interest in politics started while he was still in high school, which earned him a moniker, Rooster
  • Rick also became a member of the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity back in his days at the Pennsylvania State University
  • Equally important, he served as the chair of its College Republicans chapter
  • He plays baseball during his free time
  • In 1996, he lost a son who he had named Gabriel as a result of being born prematurely
  • He only lived for two hours after being born
  • According to his wife, the two slept with Gabriel’s body for a night and then brought him home the following day for his siblings to see him

Rick Santorum is a remarkable politician, political commentator, and attorney.  He has fought against issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion. He was the author of the Santorum Amendment, which had the objective of promoting intelligent design learning. Rick was also a lead sponsor of the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act federal law in 2003. Besides politics, he has also been a news contributor, private practice lawyer, and consultant.

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