Josh Hawley is an American politician currently serving as the junior U.S. Senator from Missouri. As of 2020, Josh Hawley net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.
Hawley was born on December 31, 1979, in Springdale, Arkansas but moved to Lexington, Missouri along with his parents. His father was a banker while his mother was a teacher.
Regarding his education, Hawley went to Rockhurst High School. He then received his Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Stanford University. After that, he went to London and taught at St Paul’s School. Hawley then returned to the United States and attended Yale Law School and received a Juris Doctor degree in 2006.
After graduating from law school, Hawley clerked for Judge Michael W. McConnel of the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and Chief Justice John Roberts. He is recognized as one of the top constitutional lawyers. He has litigated at the Supreme Court, the federal court of appeals, and in state court. Hawley was a lead attorney in the Hosanna-Tabor case at the Supreme Court.
Hawley’s political career started in 2016 after he ran for Attorney General of Missouri. He defeated Kurt Schaefer in the Republican primary and then defeated Teresa Hensley in the general election with 58.5% of the vote compared to Hensley’s 41.5%.
During his time as an Attorney General, Hawley reached to family businesses, including the Waters of the United States Rule and the Clean Power Plan. He also took down on human trafficking in Missouri. In addition to that he regularly criticized powerful tech companies like Google and Facebook to protect Missourians their data and the First Amendment.
In October 2017, Hawley declared his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Missouri’s 2018 U.S. Senate election. He was backed by prominent figures like Mitch McConnell and President Donald Trump. He won a large majority of the vote in the primary. In the general election, Hawley defeated Claire McCaskill by 52% to 46%.
On January 3, 2019, Hawley was sworn in as a U.S. Senator making him the youngest U.S. Senator right now. He has been assigned to several committees including Committee on Armed Services, Committee on the Judiciary, and Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Who is Josh Hawley’s Wife?
Hawley is married to Erin Morrow. He met his wife when they were working for Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts. She is now an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri.
Erin and Hawley married in 2010 and together they have three children. They own a house in Northern Virginia which they bought after he was elected to the U.S. Senate.
Josh Hawley Height, Weight, and Measurements
Josh Hawley currently stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches or 180 cm tall and weighs approximately 78 kg or 168 pounds. His body measurements like chest size, arms size, and waist size are not available at the moment. Likewise, his hair color and eye color are both dark brown.
Josh Hawley Net Worth
As of 2020, Josh Hawley’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $500,000 to $1.7 million. He earned most of that money from his illustrious political career. His book titled “Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness” has also contributed some part of his wealth.