- Name: Steve Scalise
- Age: 51 years old
- Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Politician
- Net Worth: Pending
- Status: Alive
Steve Scalise is the current House Majority Whip and member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana’s 1st district. He previously served as a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives and briefly as a member of the Louisiana State Senate. He was also the chairman of the Republican Study Committee, the conservative House caucus. Scalise was born on October 6 1965 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His father, Alfred, was a real estate broker, and his mother was Carol Schilleci. He has two siblings, Glenn and Tara. Scalise attended Archbishop Rummel High School followed by Louisiana State University. He graduated with a BA degree in computer programming.
Scalise is a member of the Republican party. He ran a successful campaign for a seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives in 1995. He held that office from January 1996 until he was succeeded by Cameron Henry in January 2008. During his tenure, he opposed the 2002 Stelly Plan, which was designed to reduce certain state sales taxes while increasing state income taxes. Scalise was elected to the Louisiana Senate from the 9th district in late 2007. He was in office for four months from January 2008 to May 2008. He was replaced by Conrad Appel of Metairie, Louisiana.
Scalise assumed office as a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana’s 1st district on May 3, 2008. He replaced former Congressman Bobby Jindal who was running for governor of Louisiana at the time. Scalise gave President Barack Obama a letter grade of “L” (for liberal) for his first 100 days as president. He supported the “Stop Online Piracy Act” in 2011 and voted against reauthorizing the “Violence Against Women Act” in 2013. Scalise was elected chairman of the Republican Study Committee in 2012. He defeated Peter Roskam and Marlin Stutzman for the House Majority Whip in 2014. He was sworn into office on August 1, 2014. Scalise endorsed fellow Republican Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential election. He was also in favor of Trump’s 2017 executive order to place a temporary travel ban on people entering the U.S. from selected Muslim-majority countries.
Steve Scalise is about 5ft 8in tall and he’s of Italian ancestry. His net worth was estimated at -$671,000 back in 2014. Scalise married ‘Jennifer Letulle’ in September 2005. They have two children, Madison Carol and Harrison Joseph. The family resides in Jefferson, Louisiana.
Scalise was shot in the hip at a Congressional baseball practice on June 14, 2017. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Illinois. He used a rifle to carry out the assault. The shooting took place at the Eugene Simpson Baseball Fields in Alexandria, Virginia. Several shots were fired and at least four people were injured. Hodgkinson was shot and killed by police officers during the shootout.
Steve Scalise Age, Birthday, Wiki
- Birth Name: Stephen Joseph Scalise
- Birthday: October 6, 1965
- How Old : Age: 51 years old
- Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)
- Occupation: Politician
- Net Worth 2017:
- Marriage(s): Jennifer Letulle
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: stevescalise.com