Katie Arrington is an American politician and businessman who represented the 94th district in the South Carolina House of Representatives from 2017 to 2019. On June 12, 2018, Katie Arrington won the Republican primary for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district. She has become the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment’s top information security officer for acquisition.
Table of Biography
Katherine E. Stolark Arrington aka Katie Arrington was born on 6th December 1970, in Fairfax, Virginia, the United States of America. As of now, she is 51 years old and is a citizen of America. In her childhood life, her parents and family moved to Syracuse, New York.
Besides that, there is no more detailed information regarding her zodiac, ethnicity, parents, sibling, and childhood life. Looking at her success, we can assume that, her parents have parents who grew up Katie well as a child.
Talking about her academic career, she attended Canisius College in Buffalo, New York but dropped out during her sophomore year to marry Doug Homrich, her first husband.
In 1995, Katie and her husband filed for personal bankruptcy after filing for and receiving food stamps. Moreover, she utilized the funds from the sale of a company she founded, the Breakfast Club of America, to start a career in real estate development. She was afterward hired by a small defense contracting firm.
2018 U.S. House campaign
She registered her candidacy for Congress in South Carolina’s 1st congressional district in the 2018 election cycle, challenging Mark Sandford for his seat in the House. The Republican primary received national media interest because it was considered as a test of how independent a Republican representative might be from President Donald Trump.
During the campaign, Katie launched commercials criticizing Sanford for being too supportive of Trump. Jenny Horne, her predecessor in the statehouse, had given up her position to run against Sanford in 2016 but lost.
In a close loos in November 2018, she was defeated in the general election by Democratic rival Joe Cunningham. Despite winning four of the district’s five counties, she was unable to overcome a roughly 17,000-vote loss in Charleston County, which was nearly four times the total difference of 4,000 votes.
In the Republican primary in June 2018, she defeated Sanford, receiving 50.5% of the vote. In 2018, election cycle, Katie became the second person to beat an incumbent Republican member of Congress.
Achievements and Net Worth
Talking about her recognition and awards, she has not won any of them till now. Looking at her successful political career, we can assume that, in the upcoming future, she will surely win some of them.
As a politician, she earned a decent amount of money. Talking about her net worth, there is no exact information regarding it. But according to some online sources, she has a net worth of around $1 million to $5 million. Besides that, there is no more information regarding her income and salary.
Talking about her relationship status, Katie Arrington is a married woman. She married Rob Arrington, the owner of RLA Associates in 2010. But, in past, she was married to Doug Homrich in 1990. With the marriage, they have two children named Haleigh Homrich, and Christian Homrich. But the thing did not work well, so the couple divorced in 2005.
Katie was critically injured in an accident on June 22, 2018, when a car going the wrong way on a highway struck her vehicle. She had to have parts of her small intestine and colon removed after suffering a back fracture and damaged ribs.
Talking about her rumors and controversy, she was part of Bankrupt once. Katie and her husband filed for personal bankruptcy after filing for and receiving food stamps.
Body Measurement and Social media
Talking about Katie’s body measurement, she has black hair and black eyes in color. Besides that, there is no more detailed information regarding her height, weight, and other body measurements.
Katie is only active on Twitter. Where there are more than 7k followers on her Twitter account. Besides that, she is not active on Instagram and Facebook.