Adrienne Elrod is a renowned strategist who served as the Director of Talent and External Affairs during the inauguration of current American President Joe Biden. Before Biden, Elrod worked for Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaigns. She has also worked for many other famous political figures like Mike Ross, David Brock, etc.
Elrod has worked as a strategist for more than twenty years and is one of the best in her field. She has been part of many presidential campaigns and other committees. Her interest in politics came from her parents. Elrod was always interested in politics since she was a small kid, and now she is still following her passion by establishing her own company called Elrod Strategies.
Biography & Wiki Quick Summary
|Popular Name||Adrienne Elrod|
|Real Name||Adrienne Kimbro Elrod|
|Date of birth||June 25, 1976|
|Age||47 years old|
|Place of birth||Siloam Springs, Arkansas, USA|
|Hometown||Siloam Springs, ArkansasSeparated, USA|
|Father||John R. Elrod|
|Mother||Georgia Harris Elrod|
|Occupation||Strategist and Political Personality|
|Net worth||2 Million USD|
|Height||5 ft 6 in (168 cm)|
Adrienne Elrod Net Worth
Elrod is a successful strategist with more than two decades of experience in politics.
During this time, she has worked with big names in the politics like Hillary Clinton, Mike Ross, and even for the present President, Joe Biden.
She is also the president of Elrod Strategies, a strategic company.
The expert strategist has earned a good deal of trust and fortune with all these engagements. By the end of 2021, she had a net worth of 2 million USD.
The 47 years old political personality was born and raised in Siloam Springs in Arkansas.
She is the only child of the powerful attorney couple from Arkansas, John, and Georgia.
Her paternal grandfather was the state senator for thirty years. It made her father connect to politics.
Also, her father met former president Bill Clinton during the Arkansas Boys State program when both were teenagers. They have been friends ever since then.
Besides being a dispute resolution and litigation attorney, her father was always interested in politics because of his friends and family.
Despite having an interest in politics, he never let it affect his work, because of which he is still the best lawyer in the USA from 2010 to this day.
Unlike her father, her mother is an attorney who is more focused on resolving domestic violence, wills, and real estate. She is also the first-ever female attorney in the entire Benton County.
While her father was friends with Bill Clinton, her mother was friends with the wife of Bill, Hillary.
Because of their background and a connection with the Clintons, her parents always had a thing for politics. And they passed this same interest on Elrod.
Elrod became interested in politics from the early age of five. She even tried to participate in the presidential campaign of Bill Clinton but could not because she was underage.
Besides her great interest in politics, Elrod also has a healthy lifestyle. She has a fixed routine where she goes to bed at 10 pm even if there are any events or special occasions.
She has a healthy life where she keeps herself active with yoga and biking. The skilled strategist is also a talented swimmer.
Her mother once took her swimming when she was eight. She was an average swimmer at first but became an expert later. She even competed in her high school swimming team and was one of its star swimmers.
Elrod has a balance between her personal and professional life. Despite having a profession in politics which can be stressful, she has maintained a great personal life with her healthy lifestyle, where she gets enough sleep, eats healthy, and exercises.
Adrienne Elrod Husband and Relationship
Elrod has kept her love life away from the public for years. She never even shared any facts about her relationship status or talked about her partner.
However, while sharing her love for the Arkansas Razorbacks, she accidentally talked about the marital rough patches that one has to go through.
This incident brought limelight to her once married status.
Following it, one of the newspaper columnists even tried getting more information about her married life. But, she dismissed the question stating it was an irrelevant point.
However, if rumors are true, Elrod was once married but has separated from her then-husband in 2011.
The once director of surrogate strategies & operations for president Biden completed her high school at Siloam Springs High school in 1994.
After high school, she joined Texas Christain University. She completed her college study in 1998 with a degree in Journalism.
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Elrod started her career in politics even before graduating from college. While still in college, she did a two-year internship in the White House.
Once she finished college, she continued her work in the White Hosue as an executive assistant.
After working for more than two years, she joined Congressman Mike Ross as his communication director.
While still working for Ross, she also worked as a campaign manager in the re-election campaign of Congressman Nick Lampson. Though Lampson did not win the election, Elrod learned a lot of things from it.
With all these experiences, she started working as a regional press secretary in the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.
Since Elrod and her parents had a close relationship with the Clintons, she started giving her expertise to Hillary Clinton during the presidential campaign. While helping in the campaign, she also served as the deputy chief of staff in the U.S. House of Representatives.
After working for around a year, Elrod got promoted to chief of staff in 2008, which she held till 2013.
She worked as the chief of staff for around five years before becoming the vice president of communication for Correct the Record.
She left her work at the Record to again join Hillary in the presidential campaign.
After years of working for Clinton, Elrod started working for the current president Joe Biden, another democrat.
While working for so many political figures, Elrod also established her own company in 2016, which she named Elrod Strategies.
She is still working actively to provide her strategic help whenever needed through her company.
Like most people involved in politics, Elrod also became part of controversy during her interview.
During her interview with CNN, the host, Poppy Harlow, confronted her about an incident about Bill Clinton. Clinton once gave a similar statement as Donald Trump on the relation of North Korea and nuclear weapons, and Elrod was working as his strategist.
Elrod tried to resolve the matter by dismissing whatever Clinton said as something from the past. She emphasized that it didn’t have any impact in the present. However, the statement made by Trump was problematic as it would create a problem in the ongoing situation.
The host bluntly called Elrod a hypocrite, and the incident caused controversy in the media.