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Kelley Paul

Kelley Paul is a famous American freelance writer and political consultant. Kelley Paul worked as a consultant for The Strategy Group for Media and published a book titled ‘True and Constant Friends.’

Early Life

Kelley Paul was born on September 3, 1963, in Russellville, Kentucky, US. Currently, she is 59 years old and her sun sign is Virgo. However, she is the daughter of  Lillian (Wessell) and Hilton Ray Ashby.

She was born into a military family. She is also called Kelly Paul. Moreover, she belongs to American nationality. Her full name is Kelley Ashby Paul.

She has described her grandmother as one of her greatest life influences. Her grandmother is an Irish immigrant who traveled to the United States as a teenager. However, she spent much of her early life roaming around the country and described herself as an ‘Air Force brat’.

This consultant completed her graduation from Russellville High School. There, she was a member of the cheerleader squad. After she graduated from high school, she attended Rhodes College.

In this college, she focused on the fields of communication and English. And, she is actively engaged in fundraising for veteran’s charities.

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Caption: Kelley Paul’s picture with her mom. Source: Twitter

Kelley Paul – Net Worth 2023

Kelley Paul has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Her main source of income is his career as a writer. Through her different sources of income, she has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.


Paul started freelance writing and focused more on her career as a private citizen. She also served for the political consulting firm The Strategy Group for Media.

Therefore, one of her clients was then-U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz of Texas. Paul also maintains a board position at Helping a Hero, a charity that builds houses for wounded war veterans.

Further, during her husband’s campaign, she also gave political speeches on behalf of her husband, including speaking to Republican women’s groups and participating in commercial advertisements on behalf of his campaign.

In the lead-up to Rand Paul’s decision to run for President of the United States, she started writing a book focused on her long-lasting friendships, as well as her family history named ‘True and Constant Friends.’

Many political consultants have referred to her as Senator Paul’s “secret weapon”.

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Caption: Kelley Paul introduces her husband at his presidential announcement. Source: Wikipedia

Also describes Paul as a “very confident person, very comfortable, and she complements [Rand] well”.

Paul played a key role in the decision regarding whether her husband would seek the office of the Presidency but stated that it was a much easier decision than deciding to run for U.S. Senate in mid-2009.

Similarly, in late September 2015, she filed for her husband to appear on the ballot in the South Carolina primary. In the year 2018, she advocated for the passage of the First Step Act, meeting with senators and conducting public interviews to try to build support for the bill.

Moreover, on August 11, 2021, her husband Rand Paul disclosed that she had purchased a stake in Gilead Sciences, which manufactures an antiviral drug used to treat COVID-19, on February 26, 2020.

Body Measurements

Kelly is 5 feet 6 inches or 1.68 m tall. She weighs around 55 kilos or 121.25 lbs. This personality has a beautiful set of hazel eyes and her hair is of blonde color. Similarly, Paul has a slim and slender body type. But, she has not publicly disclosed the details about her body stats.

Personal Life

Kelley Paul and Rand Paul married on October 20, 1990. Together, the couple has three sons, William, Duncan, and Robert.

Similarly, as of 2015, William and Duncan attended the University of Kentucky, while Robert attended a private school in the Washington, D.C. area. Her husband is an ophthalmologist and U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky.

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Caption: Kelley Paul and Rand Paul’s picture. Source: Twitter

Kelley Paul – Social Media

Her Facebook page has earned over 16K followers. And, her ‘@KelleyAshbyPaul’ Twitter account has gained more than 68.9K followers.