Who is Charlie Kirk?
Charlie Kirk is a popular American radio talk show host, author, and conservative activist. He is the founder of Turning Point USA with Bill Montgomery in 2012 and serves as its executive director since.
Additionally, Kirk serves as the CEO of Turning Point Action, Students for Trump, and Turning Point Faith, president of Turning Point Endowment, and a member of the Council for National Policy.
Charlie Kirk Career
Kirk was a supporter of Trump during his 2016 presidential campaigns. Forbes listed Kirk on its 30 under 30 lists in Law & Policy in 2018.
He has been the chief fundraiser, CEO, and public face of Turning Point. It was announced in July 2019 that Kirk was to unveil Turning Point Action, a 501(c)(4) entity allowed to target Democrats. Kirk is a member of the Council for National Policy (CNP).
Kirk began hosting a show on Salem Media’s “The Answer” radio channel in October 2020. He called Simone Biles a selfish sociopath in July 2021 for her decision not to compete in events after mental health complications. He promotes the Cultural Marxism conspiracy theory.
Kirk defended the Trump administration during the coronavirus pandemic. He falsely claimed that it “took President Barack Obama ‘millions infected and over 1,000 deaths'” to declare a public health emergency during the H1N1 swine flu pandemic. Kirk served on Trump’s 1776 Commission, a response to the 1619 Project.
Kirk is a supporter of the extraction and use of fossil fuels. He claims that humans are not significant in global climate change. Again he is against the death penalty.
Kirk participated in a Fox News event in October 2016 together with Eric Trump and Lara Trump. Kirk became chairman of Students for Trump in July 2019. This was acquired by Turning Point Action. TPUSA launched a campaign to recruit a million students for the 2020 Trump reelection campaign.
Kirk was among those who spread false information and conspiracy theories on Social Media about COVID-19. Rudy Giuliani supported his false claims on Twitter and they were both suspended by Twitter. Kirk supported conspiracy theories about fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
He led the Stop the Steal protest on 5th November 2020 at the Maricopa Tabulation Center in Phoenix. Jerry Falwell and Kirk co-founded the”Falkirk Center for Faith and Liberty,” a right-wing think-tank funded, owned, and housed by Liberty University in November 2019. Additionally, he is the founder of Turning Point Faith founded in 2021. The organization aims at recruiting church leaders in political and local issues.
How Old Is Charlie Kirk?
Kirk was born on 14th October 1993. He is 28 years of age as of 2021. Kirk shares his birthday with celebrities such as Ben Whishaw, Jay Pharoah, John W. Dean III, Jon Seda, Justin Hayward, George Floyd, among others.
Charlie Kirk Family
Who Are Charlie Kirk’s Parents?
Kirk is the son of Robert W. Kirk. He grew up in Prospect Heights, Illinois. His father is an architect while his mother works as a mental health counselor.
Does Charlie Kirk Have Siblings?
Kirk’s secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding Kirk’s siblings, we shall update it here as soon as possible.
Charlie Kirk Education
Kirk schooled at Wheeling High School. Kirk stated that he had enrolled at The King’s College taking part-time online classes in 2015 and he was taking classes at Harper College. However, he dropped out of college to pursue conservative activism.
Charlie Kirk’s Interests and Hobbies
Kirk’s interests are in politics. He was a volunteer in the 2010 successful U.S. Senate campaign of Illinois Republican Mark Kirk. This time he was in high school. He is also interested in activism.
Charlie Kirk Wife
Kirk tied knot with the love of his life Erika Frantzve in May 2021. Erika is a businesswoman and a podcaster. She won Miss Arizona in 2012.
Does Charlie Kirk Have Children?
Kirk is not yet a father to any child. He is young in his marriage and is expected to be a father in years to come.
How Tall is Charlie Kirk?
Adding to his well-built body, Kirk stands at a height of 1.70 meters.
Charlie Kirk’s Net Worth
Kirk has managed to accrue a net worth of $2 Million at an early age.
Brent Hamachek co-authored with Kirk Time for a Turning Point: Setting a Course Toward Free Markets and Limited Government for Future Generations. In 2018, Kirk wrote Campus Battlefield: How Conservatives Can WIN the Battle on Campus and Why It Matters.
He is the author of The MAGA Doctrine: The Only Ideas That Will Win the Future published in 2020. He has a show which has a Rumble channel.