Thom Tillis

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Birthday
30, 1960
Birthplace
Florida
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Florida

About

After serving as Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, this Republican Party politician was elected a United States Senator from North Carolina.

Before Fame

He spent his childhood in Florida, Louisiana, and Tennessee, and worked for insurance and computer companies before earning a bachelor's degree in technology studies from the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) and subsequently securing employment with IBM.

Trivia

He entered politics by serving on the parks and recreation board of Cornelius, North Carolina.

Family Life

Following two separate marriages to and divorces from a high school girlfriend, Tillis married his second wife, Susan, with whom he went on to raise children named Ryan and Lindsay.

Associated With

He defeated Democrat Kay Hagan in the 2014 North Carolina election for a seat in the United States Senate.