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His’s full name is Joseph Manchin III. Apart from being an American politician, he is also a business Tycoon. This politician  is serving as the senior United States Senator from West Virginia. He has held this one seat since 2010. This businessman is a member of the Democratic Party. He was the 34th Governor of Virginia from 2005 to 2010. From 2001 to 2005, he was the 27th Secretary of State for West Virginia. He founded the coal brokerage Enersystems. He owns $1-5 million in non-public shares in this business. This businessman receives the largest oil, coal and gas industry donation of any senator.

This businessman’s has become one of the heaviest Republican states in the country. But even today this businessman has continued his electoral success.In the 2004 governor’s election, he won by a huge margin. In the 2008 governor’s election again, this businessman won by a big margin. In both years the Publican presidential candidates won West Virginia. In the 2010 special election, he won the Senate seat vacated by the death of Democrat Robert Byrd by 54% of the vote.In 2012, this businessman was elected for a full term with 61% of the vote. Again in 2018 he was elected with only 50% of the vote. All this was happening because the state had become increasingly partisan.Jay Rockefeller retired in 2015. Then he became the senior US senator of the state.

Joe Manchin BioGraphy

Joseph Manchin III came to this world for the first time on 24 August 1947. Joseph’s birthplace is Farmington, West Virginia, United States. His birth sign is Virgo. At present he is 74 years old. The city where he was born is a coal mining town. This businessman is the second child out of five children of his parents. His father’s name is John Manchin. And his mother’s name is Mary Gouzd. His parents took his name from the Italian name Mancini. John was of Italian descent. Joseph’s maternal grandfather was a Czechoslovak immigrant. This businessman is a member of the Friends of Wales Caucus. John Manchin owned a carpet and furniture store. Joe’s grandfather’s name is Joseph Manchin. His grandfather owned a grocery store. John and his father served as the mayor of Farmington. Joe’s uncle’s name was A.J. Manchin. This politician’s uncle was a member of the West Virginia House of Delegates. Later his uncle was West Virginia Secretary of State and Treasurer.

Education Qualification

Joseph Manchin III took admission in Farmington High School to do his high school studies. From where he did his graduation in 1965. After that, he took admission in West Virginia University on a football scholarship in 1965 to pursue his further studies. But her football career was put to an end when this future businessman suffered an injury during practice. In 1970, she graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in business administration. After that this future businessman went to work for his family business.

Real Name Joseph Manchin III
Nick Name Joe
Age 74 year old
Date Of Birth August 24, 1947
Nationality American
Religion Catholic
Gender Male
Birth Place Farmington, West Virginia, United States
Profession American politician and businessman
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Political party Democratic
Father Name John Manchin
Mother Name Mary Gouzd
Sibling Name  7
  • Joseph Manchin (Grandfather)
  • A.J. Manchin (Uncle)
Wife Name Gayle Conelly Manchin (m. 1967)
Children Name
  • Heather Bresch
  • Joseph IV Manchin
  • Brooke Manchin
School Name Farmington High School
College Name West Virginia University
Qualification Degree in business administration
 Physical Status
Joe Manchin BioGraphy Cover Pic
Height 6′ 3″ (1.91 m)
 Dress Size 6 (US)  (approximate)
Weight 80 kg
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Light Brown
Chest Size 45 cm  (approximate)
Waist Size 42 cm (approximate)
Biceps Size 31 cm (approximate)
Shoe Size 8 (US)  (approximate)
Body Type Slim
Sexual Orientation Straight
  Relationship Status
Are you married ? Yes
Is he Gay No
Any Affair No
Ex- Girlfriend Name No
Spouse Name Gayle Conelly Manchin (m. 1967)
 Social Network
Facebook (@JoeManchinWV) Link (23,400 followers)
Twitter (@Sen_JoeManchin) Link (297.6K Followers)
Instagram Link (18.1k followers)
YouTube (SenatorJoeManchin) Link  (1.08K subscribers)
Linkedin Link

Personal Life

Joseph Manchin III married Gail Heather Connelly on 5 August 1967. Gail Heather Connelly has given birth to Joseph Manchin III’s three children. The names of their children are Heather Manchin Bresch, Brooke and Joseph IV. His daughter was the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Netherlands-based pharmaceutical company Mylan.

Interesting Facts

  • This politician’s describes himself as a moderate conservative Democrat.
  • This businessman is often cited as the most conservative Democrat in the Senate.
  • Nick Saban has been a close friend since his childhood. His friend is the football coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide.
  • He has obtained a pilot’s license.
  • Joseph is Catholic.
  • He has received honorary degrees from institutions at Wheeling Jesuit University as well as Davis & Elkins College in 2006 and 2010.

Net Worth

The net worth of this businessman is around $5,192,535


Ranking Member of the Senate Energy Committee

  • In office : January 3, 2019 – February 3, 2021
  • Preceded by : Maria Cantwell
  • Succeeded by  : John Barrasso

Chair of the National Governors Association

  • In office : July 11, 2010 – November 15, 2010
  • Preceded by : Jim Douglas
  • Succeeded by : Christine Gregoire

34th Governor of West Virginia

  • In office :  January 17, 2005 – November 15, 2010
  • Preceded by: Bob Wise
  • Succeeded by: Earl Ray Tomblin

27th Secretary of State of West Virginia

  • In office :  January 15, 2001 – January 17, 2005
  • Governor :  Bob Wise
  • Preceded by : Ken Hechler
  • Succeeded by : Betty Ireland

Member of the West Virginia Senate

  • In office : December 1, 1986 – December 1, 1996
  • Preceded by : Anthony Yanero
  • Succeeded by : Roman Prezioso
  • Constituency :  14th district (1986–1992) & 13th district (1992–1996)

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