|Real Name/Full Name||Timothy Michael Kaine|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Tim Kaine|
|Birth Place:||Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||February 26, 1958|
|Age/How Old:||65 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 178 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 10″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 78 Kg
In Pounds – 172 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Albert Alexander Kaine Jr.
Mother – Mary Kathleen Burns
|Siblings:||Steve Kaine & Patrick Kaine|
|School:||Rockhurst High School|
|College:||University of Missouri & Harvard Law School|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Anne Holton|
|Kids/Children Name:||Woody Kaine, Nat Kaine & Annella Kaine|
|Net Worth:||$15 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Popularly known for his involvement in politics, Tim Kaine is a renowned lawyer. He is famous for holding various powerful offices, including the fact that he is the current Senator of Virginia, United States. In 2016, Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton were the Democratises presidential ticket.
Tim has also served in other capacities such as the Mayor of Richmond, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia, Governor of Virginia, and the Democratic National Committee Chair.
Well, how well do you know about Tim Kaine? If not much, here is what we know about Tim Kaine to date.
Biography and Early Life
Born as Timothy Michael Kaine to Albert Alexander Kaine Jr. and Kathleen Kaine, Tim Kaine was born in 1958 on 26th February. His birthplace was Saint Paul, Minnesota, the U.S. at the Saint Joseph’s Hospital, to be precise.
He was born into a family of three sons, and he is the eldest. His father is a welder who owns a small shop that focuses on ironwork. On the other hand, his mother is a teacher teaching home economics.
Despite being born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Tim Kaine grew up in Kansas City since his family moved to Overland Park, Kansas. At the time of the relocation, Kaine was a two-year-old.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Tim Kaine in 2023 and what is his height and weight? Well, Tim Kaine’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 24th March 2023 having been born on 26 February 1958. Though, he is 5′ 10″ in feet and inches and 178 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 172 lbs in Pound and 78kg in Kilograms.
Tim Kaine attended Rockhurst High School and, upon graduating, joined the University of Missouri. In 1979, he graduated from the latter with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts, majoring in economics. The studies took three years, and he graduated summa cum laude.
That same year, he joined Harvard Law School. Instead of proceeding to the second year, Kaine left for Honduras for a missionary mission. Eventually, he graduated with a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School in 1983 and got a bar admission the following year.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Tim Kaine’s wife is Anne Holton, and the two met at Harvard Law School while studying law. Upon graduating, Kaine left his hometown for Richmond, Virginia, which was Anne’s hometown. Anne Holton’s father, A. Linwood Holton Jr., was Virginia’s Governor between 1970 and 1974.
The two are parents to three children, namely Nat Kaine, Linwood Michael Kaine, and Annella Kaine, born in 1990, 1992, and 1995, respectively. The eldest is a United States Marine. Both Kaine and Anne tested for coronavirus in 2020 on 28th May.
Is Tim Kaine Gay?
Tim Kaine’s sexual orientation is straight, and he has been married to his wife since 1984. However, he has, on various occasions, fought for LGBT rights. As a matter of fact, he was against a ban to be placed on same-sex marriage in 2006. He has supported the same and advocated against employment discrimination based on the same.
Tim Kaine started as a law clerk working under Judge R. Lanier Anderson III, who was based in Macon, Georgia, at the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Then, he became part of the Little, Parsley & Cluverius, P.C. law firm based in Richmond.
Afterward, he became Mezzullo & McCandlish, P.C. law firm’s director in 1987. His law practice lasted for 17 years. At the time, his major focus on disability and race discrimination as well as housing law.
Between July 1st, 1998, and September 10th, 2001, Kaine served as the 76th Mayor of Richmond. The following year after exiting the office, on 12th January, Tim started serving as the 38th Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. His tenure in the office ended in 2006 on 14th January. That same day that he assumed office as the 70th Governor of Virginia until 2010 on 16th January.
At one point, he was both the Governor of Virginia and the Chair of the Democratic National Committee. After all, his tenure in the latter was between January 21, 2009, and April 5, 2011.
On 3rd January 2013, Tim Kaine became a United States Senator for Virginia. Democratic Party nominated him to be Hillary Clinton’s running mate during the 2016 election. After they lost, he sought a second election into the Senate and emerged the winner resuming office in 2018.
Tim Kaine is a recipient of many awards, including the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ Humanitarian Award. When he received the award in 2000, the name of the organization was Virginia Region of the National Conference for Community and Justice.
The Virginia Council of Churches awarded him the Faith in Action Award in 2009. He also received the William Green Award for Professional Excellence from the University Of Richmond School Of Law in 2012. Inter-American Dialogue honored him with the Award for Public Service in the Americas in 2014.
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy awarded him from Congressional Award the following year. Besides, he won the Distinguished Service Award of the Center for the National Interests in 2016. In 2017, he became a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Isabella the Catholic.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tim Kaine in 2023
As of 2023, Tim Kaine’s net worth is estimated to be about $15 million. He has amassed wealth by holding various political offices in the United States of America, especially Richmond and Virginia. At one point, he has been a mayor, lieutenant Governor, Governor, Chair of the Democratic National Committee, and Senator. Having been in offices since 1998, that’s more than 20 years, which is ample time to accumulate colossal net worth. In addition to that, he has practiced law and has also worked as a lecturer.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Tim Kaine once stayed in Honduras for nine months, which explains why he is fluent in Spanish
- In 2016, he gave his speech in Spanish. Consequently, he became the first among all the President and Vice President aspirants in the history of the United States to do so
- Despite being white, he attends Richmond’s St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, well known as being majorly a black church
- His father in law was also once Virginia’s Governor
In addition to being elected, Tim Kaine has also had appointments. He has served as Chief of Staff and the Secretary of various areas. They include Administration, Commerce and Trade, Commonwealth, Education, Finance, Health, and Human Resources, Natural Resources, Public Safety, Technology, and Transportation.
He was once Virginia Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry and has served as the Counsellor to the Governor. His other roles were the Assistant for Commonwealth Preparedness and Senior Advisor for Workforce. He has also made a lot of contributions to the governance of the United States of America.