Mark Begich

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Birthday
30, 1962
Birthplace
Alaska
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1962 (age 57)
Birthplace
Alaska

About

Democratic politician who became a United States Senator from Alaska in 2009. He had previously been the Mayor of Anchorage for six years.

Before Fame

He was elected to the Anchorage Assembly in 1988, at the young age of 26.

Trivia

In 2008, he defeated incumbent Ted Stevens, the longest-serving Republican member of the Senate of all time. He is the only U.S. Senator without a college degree.

Family Life

He is the son of former U.S. Representative Nick Begich, who died in a 1972 plane crash.

Associated With

He served in the Senate alongside fellow Alaskan senator Lisa Murkowski.