Michael L. Parson (born September 17, 1955) is a well known American politician and former law enforcement officer who is the 57th Governor of Missouri, having taken office on June 1, 2018, after the resignation of Eric Greitens. Parson previously had been the 47th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri. Before that, he served as a Republican member of the Missouri House of Representatives from the 133rd district and as a member of the Missouri Senate representing the 28th district. Parson was the Majority Caucus Whip in the Senate during the 96th General Assembly.
Mike Parson Age, Height & Weight
- As of 2020, Mike Parson age is 64 years old.
- He stands on a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
- He weighs around 70 Kg.
- His eye color is dark brown and has blonde hair.
- He wears a shoe size of 9 UK.
Mike Parson Quick Facts
|Real Name||Michael L. Parson|
|Nick Name||Mike Parson|
|Born||September 17, 1955|
|Age||64 years old (As of 2020)|
|Known For||57th Governor of Missouri|
|Birthplace||Wheatland, Missouri, U.S.|
|Height/ Tall||In feet - 5'7"|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Spouse/ Wife||Teresa Parson|
|Education||1. Wheatland High School
2. University of Maryland and the
University of Hawaii
|Net Worth||Approx $86,000 USD (As of 2020)|
|Social Media Links||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Mike Parson Wife
- As of 2020, Mike Parson is married with his wife, Teresa.
- In 1985 he married his wife, Teresa.
- They have two children and lived in Bolivar, Missouri.
- Parson endorsed Mitt Romney during the 2012 presidential election and Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election.
Mike Parson Early Life & Education
- Parson was born on September 17, 1955, in Wheatland, Missouri, and raised on a farm in Hickory County.
- He graduated from Wheatland High School in 1973.
- In 1975 Parson spent six years in the U.S. Army, serving two tours in the Military Police working up to sergeant.
- He attended night classes at the University of Maryland and the University of Hawaii.
- Following his military service, in 1981 Parson returned to Hickory County to serve as a deputy.
- In 1983 he transferred to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to become its first criminal investigator.
- He purchased his first gasoline station, “Mike’s,” in 1984. The following year he started a cow and calf operation, becoming a third-generation farmer.
- Parson served 12 years as Polk County sheriff before being elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2004.
Mike Parson Career
- In 2004, Parson was first elected to the 133rd District in the Missouri House of Representatives.
- He was subsequently re-elected in 2006 and 2008. In 2007 Parson co-sponsored a bill to expand Castle doctrine rights.
- He signed the Americans for Tax Reform pledge not to raise any taxes, in 2010.
- He won re-election in 2014, running unopposed in both the primary and general election.
- On May 24, 2019, Governor Parson signed bill HB 126, known as the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act.
- Parson had announced two cases of the novel coronavirus in Missouri, one in St. Louis, and one in Springfield, on March 13, 2020.
Net Worth of Mike Parson
- As of 2020, Mike Parson earns a salary of $86,000.
- He earns other income from his businesses and other organizations for he has a luxurious home in Wheatland, Missouri, and luxurious cars.
- He has an estimated net worth of $ 3 million.
Facts about Mike Parson
- In 1983 he transferred to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office to become its first criminal investigator. He purchased his first gasoline station, “Mike’s,” in 1984.
- The following year he started a cow and calf operation, becoming a third-generation farmer.
- He served 12 years as Polk County sheriff before being elected to the Missouri House of Representatives in 2004.
- Governor Parson signed bill HB 126, known as the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act, criminalizing abortions in the state of Missouri after eight weeks of pregnancy.
- Under the law, any person who performs an abortion after eight weeks could be charged with a Class B felony punishable by 5 to 15 years in prison.