June 24, 2024

Mark Kelly Bio, Wiki, Wife, Height & Net Worth

Mark Kelly is a famous American politician, businessman and retired astronaut, U.S. Navy captain. He has been serving as the junior United States senator from Arizona since 2020.

  • In 2022, Mark Kelly won a second term over Trump-endorsed Blake Masters in Arizona.
  • The former NASA  astronaut  Kelly won the special election in 2020 following the death of Senator John McCain and was first elected to the Senate.

Early Life

Mark Kelly was born on February 21, 1964, in the City of Orange, New Jersey, United States. His parents Richard and Patricia were police officers.

He studied at Mountain High School and graduated in 1982. In 1986, he received a Bachelor’s degree from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in marine engineering. Then he achieved a Master of Science from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School in aeronautical engineering.


Mark Kelly kicked off his career journey as a naval aviator in December 1987. In 1996, he joined the NASA Astronaut Corps and logged over 54 days in space. He announced his retirement from NASA on June 21, 2011.

Two years later he started his political journey in January 2013. In 2020, he won the 2020 United States Senate special election in Arizona and keeps the Senate seat winning the 2022 election.

Personal Life

Mark Kelly married Amelia Victoria Babis on January 7, 1989. The couple called it over and finally got divorced in 2004. They have two daughters named Claudia and Claire Kelly.

On November 10, 2007, he married Gabby Giffords, an American retired politician, gun control advocate, and U.S. Representative.

Quick Info
Full Name Mark Edward Kelly
Nick Name Kelly
Profession (s) Politician
Political Party Democratic
Personal Life
Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday February 21, 1964
Birth Place City of Orange, New Jersey, United States
Nationality American
Physical Stats 
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 73 kg
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color White
Father Richard Kelly
Mother Patricia Kelly
Brother Scott Kelly
Sister Not Known
Affairs & More
Marital Status Married
Wife Gabby Giffords (m. 2007),
Amelia Victoria Babis (m. 1989–2004)
Affairs (Girlfriend) Update soon
Dating History Update Soon
Sexual Orientation (Gay or Lesbian) Straight
Children Claudia Kelly, Claire Kelly
Source of Income & Net Worth
Net worth $20 million
Income Source Politics
Contact Details
Residence Arizona, United States
Website www.kelly.senate.gov

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