Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort, the ill-framed presidential campaign manager, was an ex-lawyer, lobbyist, and political adviser. He had been questioned and trialed for the ties he had kept with Ukraine and Russia while working with some political candidates, including Donald Trump. He had served as a political consultant to many Republicans, namely Gerald Ford, George H.W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, and Bob Dole.

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Biography and Early Life

Paul John Manafort Jr. or better known as Paul Manafort, was born on April 1, 1949. He was born in New Britain in Connecticut. His mother was Antoinette Mary Manafort, and his father was Paul John Manafort Sr. He originally belongs from Italy, and his grandparents had migrated to the United States in the early 20th century. His father had served in the United States Army during World War II and was the Mayor of New Britain (1965-1971).

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Paul Manafort in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Paul Manafort’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 1 April 1949. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 167 lbs in Pound and 76 kg in Kilograms.


Manafort did his schooling and graduated from St. Thomas Aquinas High School. It was a Roman Catholic School that was closed down in 1999. After finishing his graduation, he went on to do his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University. Then he further did his Juris Doctor (J.D) from the same university. He finished his bachelor’s degree in 1971 and his J.D. in 1974.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Mr. Manafort married Kathleen Bond Manafort, a lawyer who avoids public attention, on August 12, 1978. They have two daughters named Andrea Manaford Shand and Jessica Bond. We cannot provide you with details about his love life as his wife does not like to share personal stuff in the media.

Is Paul Manafort Gay?

He had been married to Kathleen Bond Manafort since August 12, 1978. Thus it is clear that his sexual orientation is straight.

Professional Career

In the year, 1976 president Gerald Ford was being challenged by Ronald Reagan. But, Manafort made sure he was undefeated. Manafort had worked under Ronald Reagan’s term in the 1980 presidential campaign. In that very same year, he has helped out find that Black, Manafort, and stone are partnering with Roger Stone.

Manafort had lobbied for clients worldwide, including the Philippines, Kenya, and Nigeria regimes. Most of those he served showed a meager amount of respect for human rights. In the year 1995, Manafort, in partnership with Rick Davis, started the firm named “Davis Manafort.” He also continued working for George H.W. Bush as well as Bob Dole’s presidential campaigns.

In 2006, Manafort had signed a 10 million dollar per year contract with Oleg Deripaska. He was a Russian oligarch who had very close relations with Vladimir Putin. Manafort, along with Rick Gates, started an equity fund named Pericles. Deripaska became an investor there.

Manafort also began working for Viktor Yanukovych and his Party of Regions. Manafort had helped him a lot in creating a good image in front of his countrymen. It is said that the tactics he used to do so were a reason behind the worsening of the divide and hatred between the Russian speakers and Ukrainian speakers.

Manafort had registered the firm DMP International in the year 2011. This is the very firm that had earned more than 17 million dollars for their work in Ukraine from 2012 to 2014. Man fort also brought more lobbying firms which included the Podesta Group.

In March 2016, he became the adviser of Donald Trump for the presidential campaign. He, later on, become the manager of the campaign. He quit the campaign on March 19, 2016.

A newspaper article was published by the New York Times, which said that allegedly he made an illegal payment of 12 million dollars to Man fort during his stay in Ukraine. Man fort had declined to take such payments. On March 7, 2019, Manafort was sentenced to 47 months of imprisonment given by Judge Ellis. This way was lighter than the 19-to-24 year imprisonment which other prosecutors for his ill-legal financial activities. He was given additional imprisonment of 43 months on March 13 for the federal conspiracy charge.

In May 2020, he was released from a federal correctional institution in Pennsylvania and would be serving the rest of the term on house arrest due to the coronavirus pandemic.


His career has dealt with many ups and downs, but he has lived through the downs with head high. When George H.W Bush was running for the presidency, he asked Mr. Manafort to be on his side and consult every step of his election campaign. Then again, in the next election, Bob dole sought his advice on presenting himself to the public. Not only that, but he also acted as a campaign manager for Donald Trump when Trump was running to win the presidential election. These were quite an achievement for Paul as he felt important when the former Presidents sought his advice to win their election.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Paul Manafort in 2021

His net worth as of 2021 is $2 million. He earned the enormous amount through illegal activities, which he is not proud of when he thinks about it. He has also earned a huge amount by being an important person in helping the former presidents win their election.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

For the last several years, his financial dealings have been under scrutiny.

He was accused and sentenced for working as unregistered foreign government agencies and for laundering millions.

He advised Prime Minister Edouard Balladur for the French presidential campaign.

President Donald Trump had pardoned him on December 23, 2020. However, his imprisonment has to go on for on. In the beginning, he was blind by the money and did not realize that what he was doing was a severe crime. However, we can assume that he has changed for good and is released from the prison.


Facts of Paul John Manafort Jr.

  • Gender Male
  • full namePaul John Manafort Jr.
  • birthplaceNew Britain, Connecticut
  • Date of Birth April 01, 1949
  • Age 75 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Diamond
  • Lucky Color Red
  • Best Match for Marriage Leo
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionRoman Catholic
  • net worth$2 million
  • professionLobbyist, Political Consultant, Lawyer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 76 Kg, In Pounds – 167 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 175 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolSt. Thomas Aquinas High School

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