Patrick Shanahan

Patrick Shanahan

Who is Patrick Shanahan?

Patrick Michael Shanahan is an American government official who has served as Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense since January 1, 2019. President Donald Trump appointed Shanahan to the role after the resignation of Retired General James N. Mattis. He served as Deputy Secretary of Defense form 2017 to 2019. The White House announced on May 9, 2019, that Trump intended to nominate Shanahan as the Secretary of Defense. 

What is Patrick Shanahan Famous for?

Patrick Shanahan served as Acting U.S. Secretary of Defense. President Trump initially announced that Shanahan would be elevated on February 28, 2019, to Acting Defense Secretary. Trump accelerated Mattis's departure date after reportedly becoming angered by the media coverage of his resignation letter. Due to language in Mattis resignation letter which criticized Trump's worldview. He assumed the office on January 1, 2019. He made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on February 11, 2019, meeting with President Ashraf Ghani, the country's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, and defense minister Asadullah Khalid during the first few hours of his trip. As a news sources reported that Shanahan was under investigation by the Pentagon's Office of Inspector General because of allegations he improperly advocated on behalf of his former employer, Boeing Co. On May 9, 2019, White House announced that President Trump would nominate Shanahan as his second defense secretary, despite skepticism and even hostility from lawmakers and officials within the Department of Defense. He withdrew from the confirmation process in June, following increased public scrutiny of several incidents and allegations of domestic violence involving Shanahan's ex-wife and son.

Where did Patrick Shanahan Grow Up?

Patrick Shanahan was born on June 27, 1962, in Palo Alto, California. He holds American nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnicity. His birth sign is Leo and religion is Christianity. He grew up in Seattle, Washington. He graduated from Bishop Blanchet High School. He attended the University of Washington where he earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in mechanical engineering. He then earned a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Who are Patrick Shanahan's Family?

Patrick Shanahan was born to a father named Michael Shanahan and a mother named Jo-Ann Shanahan. His father was dead. He has two brothers named Matthew Shanahan and Raymond Shanahan.

What is Patrick Shanahan Body Features?

Patrick Shanahan height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) tall and body weight of 70 kg. His body measurements are 40-32-33 inches. His biceps size is 15 inches. He has dark brown eyes and black hair. His shoe size is 11 UK.

Is Patrick Shanahan Married?

Patrick Shanahan was married to Kim Shanahan. However, the couple is not together now. The reason behind their separation is his busy schedule. It has affected their happy family. Kim and her ex-spouse have three children.

How much is Patrick Shanahan's Net Worth?

Patrick Shanahan estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2018 and his salary is unknown. 

Patrick Shanahan
Quick Facts of Patrick Shanahan
Celebrated Name Patrick Shanahan
Age 58 years old
Nick Name Patrick Shanahan
Birth Name Patrick Michael Shanahan
Birth Date 1962-06-27
Gender Male
Profession U.S. Secretary
Birth Nation United States
Nationality American
Place of Birth Palo Alto, California
Horoscope Leo
Ethnicity White-Caucasian
Religion Christianity
Education MIT Sloan School of Management
Father Michael Shanahan
Mother Jo-Ann Shanahan
Siblings 2
Brother Matthew Shanahan and Raymond Shanahan
Height 1.73 M
Weight 70 Kg
Body Measurement 40-32-33
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Shoe Size 11 UK
Net Worth $ 6 million
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