Michael Steele is an American politician. Actually, Michael Steele made his name as the first African American to serve as a chairman of the Republican National Committee. He is also a lawyer and has practiced law for many years. Further, he also served as the seventh lieutenant governor of Maryland.
Michael Steele was born on 19th October 1958, in Andrews Field, Maryland, United States of America. This makes him 63 years old as of 2021. His real name is Michael Stephen Steele. His father’s name is William Steele, and his mother is Maebell Steele. While he has a sister named Monica Turner. He belongs to the African-American ethnicity and follows Christianity. Further, he holds an American nationality and has Leo as his zodiac sign.
Talking about the formal educational status, he completed schooling at a local school in his hometown. While he also attended John Hopkins University. There, he gained B.A. in international relations. Further, he has also studied for the priesthood at Villanova University before going to Georgetown University Law Center. There he earned J.D., a law degree.
Today, Michael has established himself as a top politician and a lawyer. He initially started his career after completing his studies and earned J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. He practiced International Law for around six years at Clear, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton. After working there, he went to become counsel for a real estate company.
Later, Michael also turned into politics. Though he was raised democrat, he went on to join the Republican party. In his career in politics, he became chairman of the Prince George’s County Republican Party Central Committee. He left the post to continue to be head of the Maryland Republican Party State Central Committee in 2000. Further, he went on to become the first African American to win statewide office in 2002 after coming victorious after being selected as party’s nominee by Robert Ehrlich.
But, he lost the election for U.S. Senate in 2006 by a wide margin against Ben Cardin. Michael also went on to become the first African-American to be the chair of RNC on 30th January 2009. During his time as chairperson, he made some remarkable contributions to the extension of the party and made a good impression among the public. He has also raised many issues on behalf of the public including agendas like abortion, gay rights, global warming, and health care. Recently in 2018, he also became a faculty at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.
Michael Steele is living an opulent lifestyle today. Thanks to the name and fortune he has earned from his works as a lawyer, a politician, and also a government service provider. His total net worth as of 2021 is $4 million US dollars.
Moving on toward the romantic and private life of Michael Steele, he is married. He tied the knot with Andrea Derritt in 1985. The couple is happily living till today. They also have two children. Apart from it, she does not have any extra-marital affairs with other women. While he is straight regarding gender choices. And, he does not have any kind of controversial moments too.
Body measurement and Social media
Michael Steele is healthy, has a well-maintained body, and has a charismatic personality. While he stands about 5 feet and 8 inches tall. Further, he weighs 65 kg. He has 42 inches chest but still remains to have overall body measurement. The color of his hair is black, and he has black colored eyes too.
Michael Steele is also active in social media. He has a Twitter account under the name @MichaelSteele. The account has 282.3k followers. While he is also available on Instagram under the account @chariman_steele. The account has more than 6.6k followers.