Public officials will always at one time or the other get entangled in fierce controversies. U.S government official and former political aide, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh is one of those who have indirectly had a fair share of such experience. This was after her husband, American Judge Brett Kavanaugh landed into a defaming allegation.
Brett Kavanaugh came to heightened public attention following his nomination as the U.S Supreme Court Justice. Controversy greeted Kavanaugh’s nomination after one Christine Blasey Ford accused him of sexually assaulting her when they were both teenagers aged 15 and 17 respectively. However, the embattled judge denied the allegations and succeeded in scaling through the confirmation process. After the much-heated controversy, he was finally appointed a Supreme Court Justice on October 9, 2018.
Meanwhile, just like Candy Carson and numerous other supportive wives, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh stood by her husband all through the trying times, defending his innocence at every point of the way; a move that earned her a fair share of the attacks as well as brought her name to the headlines, with readers wanting to know more about her.
So how much do you know Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, Brett Kavanaugh’s wife? We bring you her biography and lots more in the paragraphs below.
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh Bio, Age
Ashley Estes was born on November 4, 1974, in Abilene, Texas, United States. Information on her childhood and early education are not available at the moment. She, however, finished from the Abilene Cooper High School in 1993. Throughout her stay at Abilene Cooper High, Ashley was a member of the Student Council as well as the school’s golf team.
The same year she graduated from high school, Ashley Estes enrolled at the University of Texas, Austin where she studied for a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. She graduated in 1997.
A year ahead of her graduation from the university, Ashley Estes became an assistant to George W. Bush who was then the governor of Texas. She served in the position until 2000 when Bush campaigned for the presidency. She also worked on his campaign program. On winning the presidential election, W. Bush appointed Ashley Estes his Personal Secretary, a position she occupied throughout his first presidential tenure of four years (2001-2004).
Following this, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh became the Director of Special Projects of the George W. Bush Presidential Foundation in 2005, serving in the position until 2009. She subsequently served as the Media Relations Coordinator at the George W. Bush Presidential Center from 2009 to 2010.
In 2016, Ashley Kavanaugh took up the post of Town Manager of Chevy Chase Section Five, an incorporated village in the Montgomery County, Maryland. She serves in the position till present.
Marital Life with Brett Kavanaugh
Ashley Estes and Brett Kavanaugh met at the White House while both were working there as Personal Secretary to the President and White House Counsel respectively. They started off a relationship in 2001, and went on their first date on September 10, 2001, a day before the unforgettable U.S trade center terrorist attack.
The pair subsequently married in 2004. The wedding came off in Georgetown, Washington D.C. with high profile U.S officials including the then-President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush in attendance.
Ashley and Brett have two daughters – Margaret and Elizabeth who were born in 2005 and 2008 respectively. The family of four lives in Chevy Chase Section Five from where Ashley easily attends to her current job as the town’s manager.
Meanwhile, her husband is currently an Associate Justice of the U.S Supreme Court – one of the nine justices of the prestigious institution. He was nominated for the position by the incumbent U.S president, Donald J. Trump in July 2018. Prior to this, Kavanaugh was a circuit judge at the District of Columbia Court of Appeals. He occupied the position from 2006 to 2018.
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh is a reserved lady and scarcely shares her personal information on the media. Apart from the fact that she was born to Nancy and John Estes, no other information is available on Ashley Estes’s parents. At the moment, their origins, where they live, what they do for a living, and so on are not of public knowledge.