Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh

Who is Brett Kavanaugh?

Brett Michael Kavanaugh is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He was nominated by President Donal Trump to succeed Anthony Kennedy and took the oath of office on October 6, 2018. He served as a United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and as a staff lawyer for various offices of the federal government.

What is Brett Kavanaugh Famous for?

Brett Kavanaugh is famous for an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. He started his career as a law clerk and then a postgraduate fellow working under Ken Starr. After Ken Starr left the D.C. Circuit to take the position as head of the Office of Independent Counsel. He followed and assisted him with various investigations concerning President Bill Clinton, including the drafting of the Starr Report, which urged Clinton's impeachment. He joined the administration as White House Staff Secretary and was a central figure in its efforts to identify and confirm judicial nominees. He was nominated to the U.S. over charges of partisanship. He was ultimately confirmed to the D.C. Circuit in May 2006 after a series of negotiations between Democratic and Republican U.S. Senators. He had the most or second-most conservative voting record on the D.C. Court in every policy area between 2003 and 2018. On July 2018, President Trump nominated Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the position vacated by retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Where did Brett Kavanaugh Grow Up?

Brett Kavanaugh was born on February 12, 1965, in Washington, D.C. to a father named Everett Edward Kavanaugh Jr. and a mother named Martha Gamble. His father was an attorney and served as the president of the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association for two decades and his mother was a history teacher at Woodson and McKinley High School in Washington. Later, she earned a J.D. degree from American University in 1978 and served as a Maryland Circuit Court judge in Montgomery County. He holds American nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His birth sign is Aquarius. His religion is Irish Catholic from both sides with his paternal great-grandfather from Roscommon in Ireland and his maternal Irish lineage goes back to his great-great-grandparents settling in New Jersey.

He was raised in Bethesda, Maryland. He attended Georgetown Preparatory School, a Jesuit boys college prep school, where he was two years ahead of future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. He was also friends with classmate Mark Judge, both were in the same class with Maryland State Senator Richard Madaleno. He graduated from Georgetown Prep in 1983 then went to Yale University as had his paternal grandfather. He graduated from Yale in 1987 with a Bachelor of Arts cum Laude in history. He then attended Yale Law School where he lived in a group house with future judge James E. Boasberg and played basketball with professor George L. Priest. He became a notes editor for the Yale Law Journal and graduated with a Juris Doctor in 1990. 

Is Brett Kavanaugh Married?

Brett Kavanaugh is a married man. He married Ashley Estes, who is the personal secretary to President George W. Bush in 2004. They have two daughters. Currently, they live in Chevy Chase Section Five, Maryland.

How much is Brett Kavanaugh's Net Worth?

Brett Kavanaugh reported salary was $220,600 as a federal judge and $27,000 as a lecturer at Harvard Law School in 2018. He earns a good amount of money from his profession.

How many Awards has Brett Kavanaugh won?

Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit by President Bush in 2003.

Brett Kavanaugh
Quick Facts of Brett Kavanaugh
Celebrated Name Brett Kavanaugh
Age 55 years old
Nick Name Brett Kavanaugh
Birth Name Brett Michael Kavanaugh
Birth Date 1965-02-12
Gender Male
Profession Lawyer
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Washington D.C.
Horoscope Aquarius
Ethnicity White
Education Yale University
Father Everett Edward Kavanaugh
Mother Martha Gamble
Marital Status Married
Wife Ashley Estes
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