JD Vance Profile
JD Vance is an American author, conservative politician, and venture capitalist. He is also well known for his memoir Hillbilly Elegy, which attracted significant media attention during the 2016 election.
He announced his candidacy for the 2022 United States Senate election in Ohio on July 1, 2021, to succeed retiring U.S. Senator Rob Portman.
JD Vance Education
Vance attended Middletown High School which is a public high school in his hometown where he graduated proudly. Later on, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served in The Iraq War with the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing and performed public affairs activities.
He also attended Ohio State University where he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and philosophy. In addition, while he was at Ohio State, he worked for Republican State Senator Bob Schuler.
JD Vance Age
Vance is 37 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 2, 1984, in Middletown, Ohio, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 2nd of August every year.
JD Vance Height
Vance stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Quick Facts About JD Vance
|Age||37 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$7 million|
JD Vance Family
Vance is the son of Donald Bowman and Bev Vance. Vance’s only sister, Lindsay, was born when his mother was nineteen years old. His mother and father divorced when Vance was a toddler.
Not long after, Vance was adopted by his mother’s third husband. Vance’s mother struggled with prescription pain medication which led to a heroin addiction throughout his childhood. She left behind a string of husbands and offered little stability. As a result, Vance and his sister were raised primarily by his grandparents.
JD Vance Wife
Vance is married to one of his former law school classmates, Usha Chilukuri who is an Indian-American woman. She was a law clerk to Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts during the 2017–2018 Term. The couple got married in a simple and glamorous wedding in 2014 and together they have a son called Ewan.
JD Vance Children
Together with his wife Chilukuri, they were blessed with a child in 2017 who they named Ewan Blaine Vance.
JD Vance Hillbilly Elegy
Hillbilly Elegy is a Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis is a 2016 memoir. It involves the Appalachian values of his Kentucky family and their relation to the social problems of his hometown of Middletown, Ohio, where his mother’s parents moved when they were young.
In addition, it was published in June 2016. In the book, he writes about a family history of poverty and low-paying, physical jobs that have since disappeared or worsened in their guarantees, and compares this life with his perspective after leaving it.
The book was also filmed in 2020, as an American drama film starring
Amy Adams, Glenn Close, Gabriel Basso, Haley Bennett, Freida Pinto, Bo Hopkins, and Owen Asztalos. In addition, the film recalls a childhood where poverty was J.D.’s family tradition. The film is based on Vance’s upbringing in a Rust Belt town in Ohio, in a family from the hills of eastern Kentucky.
JD Vance Trump
Vance publicly stated that he did not cast a vote for Trump in the 2016 election. In a contentious Republican primary that hinges on loyalty to Trump, Mandel for months has been on the attack against Vance. In 2016 during an interview with Charlie Rose, he stated that he has never been a Trump guy and has never liked him.
In addition, Vance also features a screenshot of a Vance tweet from October 2016 where he wrote, referring to Trump “My god what an idiot.”
JD Vance Net Worth
Vance has a net worth of $7 million which he has earned through his career working as an author, conservative politician, and venture capitalist.
JD Vance Cincinnati
Vance is currently residing in the East Walnut Hills neighborhood of Cincinnati. He bought the house in June n Cincinnati but took six months before he started residing in the house.
JD Vance Death
Vance is still alive as of 2022.
JD Vance Books
- A Relevant Faith – 2022
- Hillbilly Elegy – 2016