Steve Bannon Bio,Age,Height,Family,Education,Kids,Career,Networth

Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon Biography

Stephen Kevin Bannon is an American media executive, political strategist, and former investment banker. He served as the White House’s chief strategist in the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump during the first seven months of Trump’s term.

Steve Bannon Age

Stephen Kevin Bannon was born on 27th November, 1953, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

Steve Bannon Height

He stand at a height of 6 feet tall.

Steve Bannon Family

His mother, Doris, a homemaker, and the father, Martin J. Bannon Jr., who worked as an AT&T telephone lineman and as a middle manager. He grew up in a working-class family which was pro-Kennedy and pro-union Democrat. He is of Irish and German descent. Much of his mother’s side of the family settled in the Baltimore area.

Steve Bannon Education

Bannon graduated from Benedictine College Preparatory, a private, Catholic, military high school in Richmond, Virginia, in 1971, and then attended Virginia Tech, where he served as the president of the student government association. During the summers he worked at a local junk yard.

In 1976 he graduated from Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies with a bachelor’s degree in urban planning. While serving in the navy, he earned a master’s degree in national security studies in 1983 from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. In 1985, Bannon earned a Master of Business Administration degree with honors from Harvard Business School.

Steve Bannon Divorce

Bannon has been married and divorced three times. He has three adult daughters. His first marriage was to Cathleen Suzanne Houff. Bannon and Houff had a daughter, Maureen, in 1988 and subsequently divorced.

Bannon’s second marriage was to Mary Louise Piccard, a former investment banker, in April 1995. Their twin daughters were born three days after the wedding. Piccard filed for dissolution of their marriage in 1997.

Bannon’s third marriage was to Diane Clohesy; they married in 2006 and divorced in 2009.

Steve Bannon Children

He has three adult daughters.

Steve Bannon Career

Bannon was an officer in the United States Navy for seven years in the late 1970s and early 1980s; he served on the destroyer USS Paul F. Foster as a surface warfare officer in the Pacific Fleet, and afterwards as a special assistant to the chief of naval operations at the Pentagon. Bannon’s job at the Pentagon was, among other things, handling messages between senior officers and writing reports about the state of the Navy fleet worldwide. While at the Pentagon, Bannon attended Georgetown University at night and obtained his master’s degree in national security studies.

After his military service, Bannon worked at Goldman Sachs as an investment banker in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department. In 1987, he relocated from New York to Los Angeles, to assist Goldman in expanding their presence in the entertainment industry. He stayed at this position with Goldman in Los Angeles for two years, and left with the title of vice president.

In 1993, while still managing Bannon & Co., Bannon became acting director of the earth science research project Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Arizona. Under Bannon, the closed-system experiment project shifted emphasis from researching human space exploration and colonization toward the scientific study of earth’s environment, pollution, and climate change. He left the project in 1995.

In the 1990s, Bannon ventured into entertainment and media, and became an executive producer in the Hollywood film and media industry. Bannon produced 18 films, from Sean Penn’s drama The Indian Runner (1991) to Julie Taymor’s film Titus (1999). Bannon became a partner with entertainment industry executive Jeff Kwatinetz at film and television management company The Firm, Inc., 2002–2003.

Bannon was executive chair and co-founder of the Government Accountability Institute, a tax-exempt 501(c) organization where he helped orchestrate the publication of Breitbart News senior Editor-at-large eter Schweizer’s book Clinton Cash, from its founding in 2012 until his departure in August 2016.

Bannon served as vice president of the board of Cambridge Analytica, a data-analytics firm owned largely by the Mercer family, who also co-owns Breitbart News; the firm allegedly used illegal tactics to target American voters in the 2016 election. According to former Analytica employee Christopher Wylie, Bannon oversaw the collection of Facebook data which was used to target American voters.

In 2017, Bannon founded The Movement, a populist organization which frequently promotes right wing populist groups in Europe which are against the EU government and political system in Europe. The group is also known for its opposition to George Soros’s Open Society Foundations, Bannon has referred to Soros as “evil but brilliant”. The organization employees 10 full time staff members. Mischaël Modrikamen, the leader of the Belgian People’s Party, serves as executive director. The organization has received praise from figures like Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Italian Eurosceptic party M5S leader Luigi Di Maio.

On August 17, 2016, with 88 days until the 2016 presidential election, Bannon was appointed chief executive of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Bannon left Breitbart, as well as the Government Accountability Institute and Cambridge Analytica, to take the job. Shortly after he assumed the chief executive role, the chairman of the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort, was dismissed.

Steve Bannon Networth

Bannon estimated networth is USD 20 million.