Paul Manafort Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 25 Nov, 2019
Facts of Paul Manafort
Date of Birth: 1949 , April-1
Age: 72 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Paul Manafort
Birth Name Paul John Manafort Jr.
Father Paul J. Manafort
Mother Antoinette Marie
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New Britain, Connecticut, U.S.
Ethnicity White
Profession Politician
Eye Color grey
Hair Color Dark brown
Face Color White
Married to Kathleen Manafort.
Children Jess Manafort (daughter)
Education Georgetown University
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Paul Manafort is a well known American lobbyist and political consultant who was the campaign manager for Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. He is one of the highly sought after American political consultations.

Paul Manafort was an advisor for U.S. presidential campaigns of Republican candidates like Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and Bob Dole.

New Britain Born Paul Manafort Graduated From Georgetown University

Paul John Manafort Jr. was born on 1st April 1949 in New Britain, Connecticut in the United States of America. He is the son of Antoinette Marie and Paul J. Manafort. Manafort's father worked in World War II with the US Army combat engineers, and he had also served as the mayor of New Britain from 1965- 1971.

He is an American by nationality, he is a regular white American and doesn't belong to any particular ethnicity. His grandfather immigrated to the US from Italy. 

Paul Manafort got his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Georgetown University in 1971. He also has a Juris degree from Georgetown University Law School in 1974.


Paul Manafort worked with different firms in Washington, D.C to practice law from 1977-1980. He used to work for law firms like Vorys, Sater, Seymour, and Pease. 

He became the name that he is by working as an advisor for Republican presidential candidates Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Bob Dole, and Donald Trump.

He played a crucial role in the 2016 presidential campaign to help Donald Trump win. He is also involved with organizations like Davis, Manafort, and Freedman as a senior partner.

Earning Of Paul Manafort and His Total Worth

Given that US intelligence is investigating Paul Manafort's financial and other ties with Russia during the Trump Campaign, he must be worth in big double-digit millions. 

Now, exact figures of his net worth aren't known. But, there are some interesting facts. His firm reportedly wouldn't accept clients who couldn't pay $ 250,000 yearly, and that was in the late 80s. Paul Manafort's firm also reportedly received a $600,000 working for an Angolan rebel leader. Paul Manafort, age 67, recently (2008)worked for the Ukranian Government as well for which his company reportedly received $35,00 per month. 

How Is Paul Manafort Married Life Going On With Kathleen Manafort?

The 70 years old, Paul Manafort is married to Kathleen Manafort. the couple shared the wedding vows on August 12, 1978, after several years of a dating relationship. Together the couple has shared daughter, Jess Manafort on June 13, 1982.

CAPTION: Paul Manafort with wife Kathleen Manafort SOURCE: dreshare

The pair has been married for four decades and still living together happily. 

Quick Facts

  • While he was involved in Donald Trump's presidential campaign he uses to reside in Trump Tower. 
  • He is recently under investigation for his alleged ties to Russia. He is being investigated by the CIA, FBI, NSA, Financial Crimes Unit of the Treasury Department and the DNI.


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