Stephen F. Sisolak (born December 26, 1953) is an American businessman and politician serving as the 30th and current Governor of Nevada since 2019. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously chaired the Clark County Commission from 2013 to 2019.
Steve Sisolak Age, Height & Weight
- As of 2020, Steve Sisolak age is 66 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 brown hair.
- He wears a shoe size of 9 UK.
Steve Sisolak Quick Facts
|Real Name||Stephen F. Sisolak|
|Nick Name||Steve Sisolak|
|Born||December 26, 1953|
|Age||66 years old (As of 2020)|
|Known For||30th and current Governor of Nevada|
|Birthplace||Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.|
|Residence||1. Governor's Mansion (public)
2. Spring Valley, Nevada, U.S. (private)
|Height/ Tall||In feet - 5'7"|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Parents||Father: Edward F. Sisolak
|Spouse/ Wife||1. Dallas Garland
(m. 1987; div. 2000)
2. Kathy Ong (m. 2018)
|Children||(2) with Garland|
|Education||1. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (BS)
2. University of Nevada, Las Vegas (MBA)
|Net Worth||Approx $1 Million – $5 Million (As of 2020)|
|Social Media Links||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
Steve Sisolak Wife
- As of 2020, Steve Sisolak is married with Kathy Ong, since 2018.
- As per his previous dating history, Sisolak married in the late 1980s and blessed with two daughters with his wife, Lori “Dallas” Garland.
- Later, Sisolak and Garland divorced.
- Sisolak dated Kathleen Boutin Vermillion, who at the time of her relationship with Sisolak was a Henderson city councilwoman.
- Shortly after winning the 2018 Nevada gubernatorial election, Sisolak announced his engagement to Kathy Ong, an Ely, Nevada native and girlfriend of five years.
- On December 28, 2018, Sisolak announced his marriage to Ong.
Steve Sisolak Career
- As per his career, he is a successful entrepreneur, and was a partner in the American Distributing Company, a venture that sells coffee cups, pens, and other promotional items to businesses, as well as holding a partnership in a second company, Associated Industries.
- He began his involvement in elected office by winning a seat on the Nevada Board of Regents in the 1998, where he served for 10 years.
- Sisolak first won election as a member of the Nevada Board of Regents in November 1998.
- He won a close race to replace out-going Republican Commissioner Bruce Woodbury in November 2008.
- He was then elected to the Clark County Commission, with his term beginning in 2009.
He was elected by his peers as Chair of the Clark County Commission in January 2013.
- He won re-election as County Commissioner in November 2012, receiving the endorsement of the Las Vegas Review Journal and Las Vegas Sun.
- He had considered running for Governor of Nevada in 2014, but declined in February 2014.
- He won re-election as County Commissioner in November 2016.
- He won the November 6, 2018, general election for Governor of Nevada, winning 49.4% of the vote to Republican Adam Laxalt’s 45.3%.
- He was long considered a potential candidate for Governor of Nevada in the 2018 election.
- He was endorsed by former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, Representative Dina Titus, the Sierra Club, the Human Rights Campaign, Let America Vote, and the Law Enforcement Coalition of Nevada.
Net Worth of Steve Sisolak
- As of 2020, Net Worth of Steve Sisolak is estimated around $1 Million – $5 Million.
- His primary source of income is his political career.
Steve Sisolak Early Life & Education
- Sisolak was born on December 26, 1953 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
- He is the son of Mary, who worked at a convenience store and Edward F. Sisolak, a project engineer for General Motors.
- He is of Czech descent.
- As per his education, Sisolak earned a B.S. in business from the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in 1974, and an M.B.A. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 1978.
- Both of his daughters attended UNLV.
Facts about Steve Sisolak
- Sisolak, a property owner on Las Vegas Boulevard South, received a total of $23.5 million in 2005 after the airport refused to pay him for height restrictions imposed on a parcel he owned.
- McCarran officials had warned that paying off property owners who lost land value because of the height restrictions could cost more than $1 billion and make air travel to or from Las Vegas more expensive.
- Still, the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that landowners can seek compensation if planes flying below 500 feet hinder their ability to develop high-rise buildings.
- Sisolak maintained that his land, acquired before Clark County imposed height restrictions, has been devalued and that he was entitled to compensation.
- His instagram bio read is, “Governor of Nevada. Proud Dad. Standing up for Nevada families and Nevada priorities.”