Joe Walsh is an American politician, conservative talk radio host, and former social worker who made a primary challenge to incumbent for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 election. He has also served a term in the United States House of Representatives representing Illinois’s 8th congressional district.

Born Name

William Joseph Walsh

Nick Name


Sun Sign


Born Place

North Barrington, Lake County, Illinois, United States


Chicago, Illinois, United States



Joe Walsh studied at Barrington High School located in Barrington, Illinois and graduated in the year 1980. After that, he got enrolled at Grinnell College, a private liberal arts college located in Grinnell, Iowa, and graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1985.

He also took acting lessons and attended The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York and Los Angeles. In addition to that, he received a Master of Public Policy degree at the University of Chicago‘s Harris School of Public Policy Studies in 1991.


Politician, Conservative Talk Radio Host, Former Social Worker


  • Father – Charles Melville Walsh (A real estate mortgage banker who had an appraisal business)
  • Mother – Susan (Stanley)
  • Siblings – Joe Walsh has 4 younger and 4 older siblings.
  • Others – Fred J. Walsh (Paternal Grandfather), Catherine M. Gray /Grey (Paternal Grandmother), Arthur Emmons Stanley (Maternal Grandfather), Mary Louise Voss (Maternal Grandmother)




6 ft or 183 cm


72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Joe Walsh has dated –

  1. Laura Walsh (1987-2002) – The duo was married between the years 1987 and 2002 and were blessed with 3 children during the course of their marriage.
  2. Helene Miller (2006-Present) – In 2006, Joe Walsh married a politician and former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, Helene Miller, and they have been together ever since.

Race / Ethnicity


Joe Walsh is of Irish, English, Scottish, and German descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Light Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Lean physique
  • Deep-set eyes
  • Thin lips

Joe Walsh Facts

  1. During his high school years, he was the student body president and was also active in sports.
  2. Joe Walsh previously tried to pursue acting as a career and aspired of becoming a stage, theater, and television artist.
  3. He has often criticized several members of the Democratic Party.
  4. His credits as a social worker include having worked with the Jobs for Youth program in the inner-city Chicago area. The program focused on teaching high school dropouts basic academic and job skills and as a part of the program, Joe Walsh taught American Government and American History at Oakton Community College and the Hebrew Theological College.
  5. He has also appeared on a couple of shows which include Paul Murray Live, The Rob Maness Show, State of the Union with Jake Tapper, Morning , and  360°.
  6. Joe Walsh has also gained a huge number of supporters and enjoys more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, more than 300k followers on Twitter, and more than 20k followers on Instagram.

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Facts of Joe Walsh

  • full nameJoe Walsh
  • Date of Birth December 27, 1961
  • Age 59 years 10 months
  • Horoscope Capricorn
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Topaz
  • Lucky Color Brown
  • Best Match for Marriage Scorpio, Virgo, Taurus
  • weight72 kg
  • height6 ft

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