Jenny Sanford

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Birthday
11, 1962
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Illinois

About

First Lady of South Carolina from 2003 to 2010 who divorced her husband after it became known that he had flown to Argentina to have an affair. She was praised by the media for not standing by her husband during his scandal, which was something that is uncommon for wives of politicians embroiled in controversy.

Before Fame

She graduated with magna cum laude honors from Georgetown University in 1984.

Trivia

She worked as campaign manager for her husbands congressional and gubernatorial elections.

Family Life

She and Mark Sanford had four sons before divorcing in 2010.

Associated With

She published a memoir, Staying True, which details her experience of her husband Mark Sanford 's affair and the effect it had on her own life.