Quick Info about Lindsey Graham
- Full NameLindsey Graham
- First NameLindsey
- Last NameGraham
- Born NameLindsey Olin Graham
- Birth date09/07/1955
- Birth PlaceCentral, South Carolina, USA
- Height5′ 7″
- Eye ColorBlue
- Zodiac SignCancer
- ProfessionAmerican Politician
- Net Worth$3 million
- SiblingDarline Graham Nordoneas
- ParentsFlorence James Graham and Millie Walters
Lindsey Graham is an American politician. Since 2013, he has been serving as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina. He is one of the members of the Republican Party.
Lindsey Graham was born as Lindsey Olin Graham on July 9, 1955, in Central, South Carolina. His father’s name is Florence James Graham and his mother’s name is Millie Walters. His parents used to run the ‘Sanitary Café’. It is a restaurant-bar-pool hall-liquor store. His mother died at the age of 52 due to Hodgkin’s lymphoma, when he was 21 years old. 15 months after his mother’s death, his father died because of a heart attack at the age of 69.
Lindsey Graham graduated from D.W. Daniel High School. After graduation, he joined the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps. The service allowed Lindsey Graham to attend the University of South Carolina in Columbia as his 13-year-old sister was left orphaned. He was allowed to attend university so that he could be near home and take care of his sister- Darline Graham Nordoneas her legal guardian. Graham attended college and became the first one from his family to do so. He became a member of the Pi Kappa Phi social Fraternity during his studies. In 1977, he graduated with a B.A. from the University of South Carolina. In 1981, from the University of South Carolina School of Law, he earned his J.D.
Lindsey began his career as an officer. In 1982, he was a judge advocate in the United States Air Force. He went to Europe as a military prosecutor and defense attorney in 1984. He entered private practice as a lawyer after he left active duty in 1989. The same year, he joined the South Carolina Air National Guard. In 1995, he left the job, and then he joined the U.S. Air Force Reserve.
In 1992, Lindsey Graham began his political career. He became the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 2nd district. Until 1995, he served in the office. During the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1998, he was a member of the Judiciary Committee. In 2002, he ran for the United States Senate election in South Carolina and won. In 2008, he was again elected in United States Senate election in South Carolina. Since then, he has been serving as the United States Senator from South Carolina.
He announced that he would run for the President of the United States in 2015. However, he ended the campaign for the presidency in late 2015. He said openly that he would not vote for Donald Trump after it was sure that Donald Trump would become the Republican Presidential candidate.
Personal life and Net worth
Lindsey Graham is unmarried. There are no records of any kind of
relationship or affair he has ever had. He said in an interview that he has been in 2 relationships in his entire life. He is currently single. His estimated net worth is $3 million. He gets an annual salary of $174 thousand.
- There are some rumors that say Lindsey Graham is gay because he has not been married till now or is not in any sort of relationship with anyone.
- Lindsey Graham has been criticized sometimes for his offensive speech.