Josh Hawley is an American politician who has served as US Senator from Missouri. He is a member of the Republican Party. From 2017 to 2019, he served as an Attorney General of Missouri defeating Claire McCaskill in the 2018 election. As of 2022, Josh Hawley net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million
Josh Hawley was born on 31st December 1979 in Springdale, Arkansas. His father Ronald Hawley was a banker and his mother, Virginia Hawley was a teacher. He was shifted to Lexington in 1981 after his father, Ronald joined Boatmen’s Bancshares division in Lexington.
Regarding his education, he initially studied at Lexington Middle School and later joined Rockhurst High School. In 1998, Hawley graduated from Rockhurst as a valedictorian. He was quite intelligent while studying at school. Most of his teachers thought that he would be a president one day. In 2002, he came out as a graduate of Stanford University majoring in History. David M. Kennedy, a Stanford Professor mentioned Josh as the most gifted student among those he taught in 50 years.
In 2002, he started teaching St Paul’s School while he was residing in London. However, he returned back to U. S. and studied at Yale Law School. In 2006, he received Juris Doctor Degree.
Josh Hawley Net Worth and Political Career
Josh initially worked as a law clerk for two years for renowned Judge Michael W. McConnell. In 2008, he joined the law firm, Hogan & Hartson, working as an appellate litigator. Three years later in 2011, he started working as an associate professor at the University of Missouri Law School. He ran for Attorney General in 2016 for Missouri. Josh ultimately defeated Kurn Schaefer on 2nd August getting a 64 percent vote. Later, he defeated Teresa Hensley on 8th November receiving over half percent of votes more than her.
Hawley served as an Attorney General of Missouri for two years from 2017 to 2019. He did promising work during his working tenure like the Clean Power Plan and Waters of the U. S. Rule. He also conducted an investigation on powerful tech companies like Facebook and Google to make sure their data are secured.
In 2017, Josh registered his name as a candidate for Republic Nomination for Missouri’s 2018 Senate Election. Josh had the support of prominent political figures Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell. In 2018, he defeated Claire McCaskill by 51 to 46 percent votes. Josh was officially appointed as the United States Senator on 3rd January 2019.
Josh has been in a support of former President Donald Trump during the 2020 Presidential Election. In fact, he became only senator who voted against the nominee, Denis McDonough for the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. On January 6, 2021 he also announced to object to Senate’s Certification fo Electoral College Vote Count when Joe Biden got victory on 2020 Presidential Election.
Josh Hawley’s Wife- Erin Morrow
Josh Hawley is married to Erin Morrow. The coupled tied the knot in 2010. His wife Erin is an associate professor of law at the University of Missouri. They first met when they were working as a clerk for John Roberts. Josh has three kids with his wife Erin. The Hawleys are currently residing in Vienna, Virginia. Josh bought the house back in 2019 after he was elected as U. S. Senator.
Josh Hawley Net Worth
Josh Hawley has accumulated a huge net worth amount, estimated to be $1.5 million. He has earned hefty figures through his political career serving as a clerk, attorney, and U. S. Senator. Additionally, Josh has also published a book “Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness”, which has added some number to his net worth.
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