Who is Larry Elder’s wife, Alexandra Datig? The conservative talk radio host will be a candidate in California’s upcoming recall election and people want to to know more about his personal life.
Who is Larry Elder and what is his net worth?
Elder is best known for being a conservative talk radio host. He’s also worked as an author, attorney, and documentary filmmaker.
The 69-year-old was born in Los Angeles, California, and is a member of the Republican Party.
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He got his start in radio on Los Angeles station KABC in 1993, where The Larry Elder show began.
The show stayed on air until 2008 and later had a resurgence from 2010 to 2014.
Elder got his law degree from the University of Michigan Law school and practised law for a few years before being discovered by SRN host Dennis Prage, who recommended him to George Green, KABC’s general manager, as a potential host.
He has also published five books, including The Ten Things You Can’t Say In America; Double Standards: The Selective Outrage Of The Left; and Dear Father, Dear Son: Two Lives… Eight Hours.
Elder’s long career in the media has led him to have an estimated net worth of $16 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, via The Sun.
His bid for California governor gathers pace
Elder moved into politics in July this year when he announced a bid to remove Democratic gov. Gavin Newsom from office in California.
A California judge on Wednesday cleared the way for the conservative talk radio host to join the field of candidates.
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Elder won in Sacramento, where he challenged a decision by state election officials to block him from the September recall ballot, reported The Independent.
Elder tweeted: “Victory! My next one will be on Sept 14 at the ballot box.”
He added: “This isn’t just a victory for me, but a victory for the people of California. And not just those who favour the recall and support me but all voters, including many who will come to know me.”
Who is Larry Elder’s wife, Alexandra Datig?
While being open about his political views is part and parcel of his job, Elder has kept his married life under wraps.
However, there is some information available about Larry Elder’s wife, Alexandra Datig. According to reports, after years of friendship, Elder married the Swiss actress and media personality in 2014.
Datig, 51, has been seen on the Tucker Carlson Tonight show and has also appeared in History Channel documentary Marijuana: A Chronic History. She has produced more than 100 episodes of the Larry Elder Show.
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Larry Elder’s wife was born in Luzern, Switzerland, to an American father who came from an affluent Hollywood family. According to her website, Datig’s father fought in the Second World War and was wounded in combat. Her mother was a Swiss-born haute couture fashion model.
Datig moved to the US with her parents in 1986. She began her career in politics in 2001, working alongside California State senator and Los Angeles city councilman Nate Holden.
She has worked as a political commentator for Fox News, ABC, CBS, CNN, NBC and C-SPAN, among others.
According to her Twitter she has a double major in criminal justice and communications, and is editor in chief of Front Page Index, a political blog.
Then-president Donald Trump retweeted five Front Page Index posts in May last year.
Before marrying Elder, Datig wasn’t previously married and has no children.