Dan Crenshaw Wiki, Wife, Net Worth
Dan Crenshaw is a politician from the Republican party. He is the current member of the house of representatives for Texas Second congressional district. He is among one of the most popular Republican members on Twitter with more than five hundred thousand followers.
Dan also guest appeared in Saturday Night Live in 2018 where he accepted an apology from comedian Pete Davidson after he was made fun by the comedian in one of his skit.
During his appearance there, he gave a unifying message of togetherness and the importance of supporting the veterans of the US army.
Dan Crenshaw Wiki, Bio & Parents
Although Dan is of American nationality, he was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on 14th March 1984.
He grew up in Texas and also spent a few years of his childhood in Ecuador and Columbia where he did his schooling. Both of his parents died an untimely death; his father died during 9/11 attacks while working as a firefighter to save the victims while his mother died of cancer.
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Dan completed his formal education from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government in 2018. He did his schooling from Columbia and graduated from Tufts University in 2006.
He has a height of five feet and eight inches(1.73 meters).
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After graduating in 2006, he was commissioned in the US Navy where he went onto reach the rank of Lieutenant Commander.
While stationed in Afghanistan in 2012, he survived a significant blast of a bomb. The explosion killed his translator and left his right eye permanently destroyed with his left eye damaged. Sooner, after surgery, his left eye functioned adequately.
However, despite the inability to see with his right eye, he didn’t retire from the army. He continued to serve his homeland as he was deployed in the Middle East in 2014 and South Korea in 2016.
Likewise, Dan continued serving his country after retiring from Navy in 2016. In November 2018, he was elected to represent the people of Texas’s Second Congressional District.
As of now, Dan Crenshaw serves as a member of the Homeland Security Committee and the Budget Committee in Congress and is a respected war veteran.
Dan Crenshaw with his wife Tara Blake while running for Congress (Photo: usatoday.com)
In terms of his personal life, Dan is married to his longtime girlfriend Tara Blake. They exchanged the wedding vows in Coronado, Nado in 2013.
Dan's wife Tara comes from a Navy family and is an active fundraiser for families of fallen service members and suicide prevention. The pair is yet to have any children.
While Dan Crenshaw's exact net worth is unclear, his current position as US representative for Texas Second Congressional district provides him with an annual salary of $174,000. Meanwhile, his other sources of income include the salary he receives as a retired US Navy.