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Meet Marsha Blackburn Family and Children- 5 Fast Facts

October 2, 2022 04:32 AM

Marsha Blackburn is an American politician and businesswoman. ( Source : cbsnews )


Marsha Blackburn was born on 1952 June 6, in Laurel, Mississippi. She is an American politician and businesswoman.

Marsha has been serving as the united states senator of Tennessee since 2019. She is also a member of the Republican Party.

Blackburn served as a United States senator from 1999 to 2003. Blackburn became Tennessee's 7th congressional district in the united state and served from 2003 to 2019.

Marsha was also titled the most conservative member by the national journal.

She became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate from Tennessee. She won against former Democratic Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen.

In January 2021, she worked as the state's senior senator after former Lamar Alexander senior senator retired.

Marsha Blackburn fully supports the Tea party movement and is a faithful supporter of former president Donald Trump.

Marsha Blackburn's Education and Parents

Sen. Marsha Blackburn speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup on judicial and other nominations in Hart Building on Feb. 10, 2022.
Sen. Marsha Blackburn speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee markup on judicial and other nominations in Hart Building on Feb. 10, 2022. ( Source : msnbc )

Marsha went to Northeast Jones High School. She also won fourth place in her high school beauty pageant.

In 1974, Blackburn went to Mississippi State University. She got a 4-H scholarship and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in home economics.

Marsha was also elected as secretary and president of the Associated Women Students at Mississippi state university.

Parents

Marsha Blackburn was born to her father, Hilman Wedgeworth, and her mother, Mary Jo Wedgeworth.

Marsha's father worked in sales and management.

There is no information about a sibling. So it is unclear whether she is her parent's only child.

Meet Marsha Blackburn's husband

Marsha Blackburn with her husband and her children
Marsha Blackburn with her husband and her children ( Source : nsemwokrom )

Marsha Blackburn is married to her husband, Charles Blackburn, an American media personality.

Marsha's husband has always been supportive of her campaigns and has always been seen by her side during various rallies since 1975.

Charles is also the founder of the International Blow Tie Society. He has also written a book named "The Bow Tie Bible."

Marsha's husband was born in 1949 in Forthworth, Texas, united states. He is currently 71 years old.

He graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in economics and Marketing in 1972 from the university of taxes located in Arlington, Texas, United States.

Charles has worked as the top producer in diverse organizations in different industries. In Southwest Company, he was hired as the District Sales Manager in 1972 and worked there up to 1978.

He worked in FISI Madison Financial as a sales manager and vice president for Goldleaf Financial Service. 

Charles Blackburn established his own company named Strategic Sales Tactics INC in 2008, located in Brantwood, Tennesee. 

As of the latest data, Charles Blackburn's net worth is about $2 million. 

Marsha Blackburn Career

While studying at University, Marsha worked as a sales manager at Times Mirror Company.

She was also an employee of the Castner Knott Division of Mercantile Store Inc from 1975 to 1978.

Marsha became a candidate for Williamson County Young Republicans.

Blackburn served as Chairwoman of the Williamson County Young Republicans party from 1989 to 1991.

Marsha lost the position for Tennessee's 6th Congressional district. She failed against Brat Gordan and was assigned to Republican National Convention in 1992.

Marsha Blackburn giving speech regarding high tax on May 5, 2021
Marsha Blackburn giving speech regarding high tax on May 5, 2021 ( Source : bloomberg )

Blackburn was appointed Director of the Tennessee Flim, Entertainment and Music Commission in 1995 and served up to 1997.

From 1998 to 2003, she was part of the Tennessee Senate and became a minority whip.

Marsh participated in the representation of the passage of the state income tax bill in 2000.

Blackburn became Tennessee's 7th congressional district in the united state and served from 2003 to 2019.

Marsha was also titled the most conservative member by the national journal.

She became the first woman to be elected to U.S. Senate from Tennessee. She won against former Democratic Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen.

In January 2021, she worked as the state's senior senator after former Lamar Alexander senior senator retired.

She is very active in social work. Blackburn's goal is to create opportunities for women and make America a comfortable place to live.

Blackburn was appointed Director of the Tennessee Flim, Entertainment and Music Commission in 1995.  

Marsha Blackburn Children

Photo posted by Marsh on occasion of her husband's birthday in her Facebook page.
Photo posted by Marsh on occasion of her husband's birthday in her Facebook page. ( Source : facebook )

Marsha Blackburn and Charles Blackburn were blessed with two children son and a daughter named Mary and Chad.

Mary Blackburn

Mary Morgan Blackburn with her mother, Marsha Blacknurn and her grandmother in middle
Mary Morgan Blackburn with her mother, Marsha Blacknurn and her grandmother in middle ( Source : instagram )

Marsha's daughter's full name is Mary Morgan Blackburn Ketchel. She is an American writer.

She has written a book for children, but it was stopped from being advertised. The book explains women's right to vote.

Mary is very active on Instagram with 15533 followers and follows about 1357. She has posted about 276 pictures.

Chad Blackburn

Chad Blackburn and his wife, Hillary Freeman, on their wedding day.
Chad Blackburn and his wife, Hillary Freeman, on their wedding day. ( Source : nfocusmagazine )

Chad Blackburn worked as the Director of Business Development at Cherry Bekaert.

Chad is also an investor and revenue growth expert.

Marsha's son graduated from Mississippi university with a Bachelor of Business Administration. And did his master's in Business Administration at Western Governors University in 2019. 

He is also active on Instagram with 1483 followers and follows 875.

Marsha Blackburn's Net worth

Marsha Blackburn is an American politician and businesswoman who has an estimated net worth of $35 million. 

Her primary source of income is her political career.

Marsha has inherited around $17 million from her family. She received an annual salary of $176,000.

Blackburn owns an investment portfolio of 13 stocks valued at $17 million. She also owns over five real estate properties.

Facts About Marsha Blackburn

Marsha greeting supporters at the Rutherford County Republican headquarters on election day August 2 2018.
Marsha greeting supporters at the Rutherford County Republican headquarters on election day August 2 2018. ( Source : dnj )

1. Marsha has been serving as the united states senator of Tennessee since 2019. She is also a member of the Republican Party. 

2. Marsha Blackburn fully supports the Tea party movement and is a faithful supporter of former president Donald Trump. 

3. She is very active in social work. Blackburn's goal is to create opportunities for women and make America a comfortable place to live.

4. She has won fourth place in her high school beauty pageant.

5. While studying at university, she worked as a sales manager at Times Mirror Company.

6. Blackburn became Tennessee's 7th congressional district in the United States and served from 2003 to 2019.

7. Marsha Blackburn's net worth is around $35 million.

Social media of Marsha Blackburn

Instagram 

Marsha Blackburn is very active on Instagram with 55.7k followers and follows 235 people. 

Her latest post was about her giving an interview with Huckabee discussing using children for profit.

Twitter

Marsha Blackburn is also active on Twitter with 713.7k followers and 2,005 following.

Her latest post was "October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month."

Some FAQs

What is Marsha Blackburn's net worth?

Marsha Blackburn is an American politician and businesswoman who has a net worth of $35 million.

What is Marsha Blackburn political position?

Marsha has been serving as the United States Senator of Tennessee since 2019.

Who is Marsha Blackburn's husband?

Marsha Blackburn is married to Charles Blackburn who is an American media personality, author, and businessman.

Who are Marsha Blackburn's children?

Marsha Blackburn and Charles Blackburn are parents to two children, a son and a daughter, named Mary and Chad.