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Rick Wilson Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Children, and Net Worth.
Who is Rick Wilson?
Rick Wilson (Frederick George “Rick” Wilson) is an American author, media consultant, and political strategist in Florida. He is a former Republican Party member. Rick has produced televised commercials for political governors, Senate candidates Super PACS and corporations. Ricki was a common guest on political panel shows during the 2016 US Presidential election.
He denounced Trump and his supporters. Later he became Evan McMullin’s strategist for a presidential campaign. Rick was a critic during Trump’s term in office. He released a book in 2018 titled, Everything Trump Touches Dies. Rick is an author of several opinions and analysis columns for publications. they include The Daily Beast, Politico, The New York Daily News, The Federalist, The Independent Journal Review, and Ricochet. He is a common guest on several cable and network news outlets.
Rick launched his first book, Everything Trump Touches Dies, in 2018. In the book, he complains about the re-alignment of the Republican party behind Trump. His book hit number one for a week on the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list. Alongside the printed version, he released an audiobook. In January 2020, he published another book, Running Against the Devil. This was A Plot to Save America from Trump – and Democrats from Themselves.
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How Old is Rick Wilson?
Rick was born on 21st November 1963. He is 57 years of age as of 2020. Wilson shares his birthday with celebrities like Carly Rae Jepsen, Michael Strahan, Jena Malone, Goldie Hawn, Nikki Bella, Conor Maynard, Hunter Hill, Colleen Ballinger, Brie Bella among others.
Rick Wilson’s Family
Who are Rick Wilson’s Parents?
Wilson was born in Tampa, Florida to an accountant and a housewife. His parents however not mentioned to the media were both liberal Democrats according to Rick. They both turned to Republicans.
Does Rick Wilson have Siblings?
Rick is the only child of his parents. He had no siblings.
Rick Wilson Education
Wilson went to study at George Washington University.
Rick Wilson Spouse
Rick is married to Molly. He is a happy family man. The family resides in Tallahassee, Florida. However, he has kept his family life private.
Rick Wilson’s Children
The couple is blessed with two children. There is no information about his children. We will update you as soon as we get the information.
How tall is Rick Wilson?
Wilson has a well-built body. However, his specific height is not available. we will soon update you about this information.
Rick Wilson’s Career
During the 1988 Florida Senate election, Rick entered the political arena campaigning for Connie Mack. He later served as Florida field director on George H. W. Bush’s campaign. He was also a presidential appointee to the Department of Defense. It was by then under Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney. Following the 2016 United States presidential election, Wilson left the Republican party. Rick went to co-found The Lincoln Project in late 2019. This is a Super PAC organized by current and former Republicans. The organization is opposed and prevents the re-election of Donald Trump in the 2020 United States presidential election.
Rick and Molly Jong-Fast, The Daily Beast contributor, has been the hosts of the podcast The New Abnormal since 2020. Wilson posted an image of a cooler emblazoned with a Confederate flag on Instagram in 2012. It had the words “The South Shall Rise Again”, which prompted allegations of racism. He deleted the post after public backlash. The post resurfaced in 2020 when The Lincoln Project, was airing tv ads attacking the public display of the Confederate flag. The Lincoln Project is a political consultancy founded by Wilson.
Rick played a crucial role in the 2002 United States Senate election in Georgia. In the election, Saxby Chambliss faced the Democratic Party Senator Max Cleland. He is a disabled Vietnam veteran who received the Silver Star. He had helped in the making of an ad that criticized Cleland which tied him to Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden. The ad questioned Cleland’s patriotism. Wilson had stated in an interview with HuffPost that he thought the Department of Homeland Security was against Osama bin Laden.
Rick Wilson Controversies
Rick responded to a 2012 tweet by Domino’s Pizza in June 2020. Domino’s Pizza thanked Kayleigh McEnany, White House Press Secretary, by then a college student, for her opinion. She had stated that Domino’s pizza was superior to pizza from New York. Wilson declared, “You just killed your brand. The response prompted a response by Domino’s Pizza’s official Twitter account. It read, “Welp. It’s unfortunate that thanking a customer for a compliment back in 2012 would be viewed as political. Guess that’s 2020 for ya. Dominion’s response went viral according to The Daily Dot. It credited Rick for not deleting his tweet despite the public mockery directed at him.
Rick Wilson’s Net Worth
Wilson has an estimated net worth of $2 million. This he has accumulated from his political career.
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