Michael Richard Pence born June 7, 1959, is an American politician, broadcaster, and lawyer who served as the 48th vice president of the United States from 2017 to 2021 under President Donald Trump.
A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as the 50th governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017.
Pence was also a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.
Pence was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, and is the younger brother of U.S. Representative Greg Pence.
He graduated from Hanover College and earned a law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law before entering private practice.
After losing two bids for a congressional seat in 1988 and 1990, he became a conservative radio and television talk show host from 1994 to 1999.
He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000 and represented the 2nd district of Indiana from 2001 to 2003 and the 6th district of Indiana from 2003 to 2013.
Mike Pence Wife: Who is Karen Pence?
Karen Sue Pence born January 1, 1957, is an American schoolteacher, and painter, and was the second lady of the United States from 2017 to 2021.
She is married to the 48th vice president of the United States, Mike Pence. She was the first lady of Indiana from 2013 to 2017.
Pence was born as Karen Sue Batten at McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas on January 1, 1957, the daughter of Lillian 1931–2004 and John M. Batten 1931/1932–1988, a United Airlines official.
Her parents divorced when she was very young, and her mother married Bernard Barcio in 1967.
She grew up in the Broad Ripple Village neighborhood of Indianapolis, where she graduated as valedictorian from Bishop Chatard High School.