Sean Parnell : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children, Education and Salary

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1. Sean Parnell Biography

Sean Parnell Biography
Sean Parnell
  Bio
Name Sean Parnell
Birthday 19 November 1962
Age (as of 2021) 59 years
Place of Birth Hanford, California, United States
Nationality American
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Sandra Parnell (m. 1987)
Children Grace Parnell, Rachel Parnell
Parents Thelma Carol and Kevin Patrick
Education Seattle University Law School
Profession American attorney and politician
Net Worth $4 Million
Last Update Nonember 2021

Sean Randall Parnell  is an American attorney and politician. He succeeded Sarah Palin in July 2009 to become the tenth governor of Alaska and served until 2014.Parnell was elected governor in his own right in 2010 with 59.06% of the vote, as the largest percentage margin of any Alaska governor since statehood.In 2014, he narrowly lost his bid for re-election and has since returned to work in the private sector.He is a member of the Republican Party.

2. Early Life and Family

Parnell was born in Hanford, California, the elder of two sons of Thelma Carol and Kevin Patrick "Pat" Parnell. As children, Parnell and his younger brother, Schoen (pronounced "Shane"), were raised in a close-knit family. Two of his paternal great-grandparents were Norwegian.Sean's father, Pat, was stationed at Fort Richardson, near Anchorage, Alaska, while he served in the U.S. Army during statehood years (1957–1959),and returned to Alaska with his family in 1973, establishing residence in Anchorage. Sean Parnell was 10 years old at the time.

Parnell's mother worked as a high school teacher for more than twenty-five years. She taught at Bartlett High School and East Anchorage High School, the latter a short distance from their home. Both of Parnell's parents were entrepreneurs, owning a retail photocopy and office supply business together in Anchorage for more than twenty-five years. Parnell worked in the family business as a teenager and during his college years.In 1980, Pat Parnell, a Democrat, ran against incumbent Don Young for Alaska's sole seat in the United States House of Representatives, taking 25.82% of the vote.Parnell graduated from East Anchorage High School in 1980. He earned a B.B.A. in 1984 from Pacific Lutheran University and a Juris Doctor in 1987 from the University of Puget Sound School of Law .

3. Sean Parnell Wife

Sean Parnell Wife
Sean Parnell Wife

Parnell married his college girlfriend Sandy in 1987 and the couple returned to Anchorage, where Parnell began practicing law. The Parnells' daughters, Grace and Rachel, were born and raised in Anchorage.In October 2015, Parnell and his wife Sandy, moved their residence to Palmer, Alaska, where he returned to working as an attorney in private practice and opened a law firm, specializing in business law, contracts and real estate.

4. Sean Parnell Net Worth

Sean Randall Parnell  is an American Attorney and politician has an estimated Net Worth around $4 Million in 2021.All earnings comes from his salary.

5. Professional Career

He is admitted to the bar in both Alaska and Washington D.C.Parnell worked as an attorney in the private sector from 1987 through 2003, between 2005 and 2006, and again following his tenure as governor, beginning in 2015. For nine years of that time, he owned his own law practice.In the 1990s, he continued in private practice while he served in the Alaska House and the Alaska Senate.

When Parnell left the Alaska Senate, he became director of government relations in Alaska for Phillips Petroleum, which later became ConocoPhillips.In 2005, he joined the law firm Patton Boggs, where he exclusively practiced law.Patton Boggs represented ExxonMobil in the Exxon Valdez oil spill litigation, though Parnell had no role in that representation or litigation.Parnell left Patton Boggs less than two years later on December 3, 2006.

In 2005, Parnell ran and won in the Republican primary to become lieutenant governor. Afterward, in the general election, he was paired with Sarah Palin as her running mate. In Alaska, the lieutenant governor candidates run separately from the governor candidates in the primary election race, but after the primaries, the nominees for governor and lieutenant governor run together as a slate. Palin and Parnell were elected with 48.33% of the vote over former governor Tony Knowles and State Representative Ethan Berkowitz's 40.97% share of the vote.

On July 26, 2009, halfway through her term as governor, Palin resigned. Parnell replaced her becoming Alaska's tenth governor in accordance with the Alaska Constitution.Craig Campbell, commissioner of Alaska's Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, succeeded Parnell as lieutenant governor after Palin first named Joe Schmidt, commissioner of corrections as a replacement for Parnell and Schmidt resigned from the second-in-line position on July 6, 2009.