Birthday: November 4, 1974
Age: 45 Years, 45 Year Old Females
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Also Known As: Ashley Jean Estes
Born in: Abilene, Texas
Famous as: Brett Kavanaugh's Wife
Spouse/Ex-: Brett Kavanaugh (m. 2004)
father: John Estes
mother: Nancy Estes
children: Liza Kavanaugh, Margaret Kavanaugh
U.S. State: Texas
education: The University of Texas at Austin (1997), Cooper High School (1993)
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh is an American political aide and public official. She is the wife of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. She became a public figure due to her close ties with the Bush family. She was the personal assistant to former US president George W Bush, while he was the governor of Texas. Ashley was active in the presidential campaigns conducted by Bush. When Bush became the country’s president, Ashley was appointed as his personal secretary. She held this post for almost 4 years. While working at the ‘White House,’ she met Brett Kavanaugh, who worked there as an associate counsel. Their marriage was attended by several public figures, including Bush, the erstwhile president of the US. Following their marriage, Ashley continued to work at the ‘White House,’ as the director of special projects of the ‘George W Bush Presidential Foundation.’ Later, she acted as the media relations coordinator of the ‘George W Bush Presidential Center.’ She was in the news recently, after Brett Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault. She stood strongly by her husband and spoke in his favor. Currently, Ashley serves as the town manger of the village of Chevy Chase Section Five, Maryland.
Childhood & Early Life
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh was born Ashley Jean Estes, on November 4, 1974, in Abilene, Texas. Not much is known about her parents or siblings. Ashley graduated from the ‘Abilene Cooper High School’ in 1993. While in school, she actively participated in co-curricular activities. She was a member of the ‘Student Council’ for 2 years. She also played golf for 3 years.
In 1993, following her graduation, Ashley joined ‘The University of Texas at Austin.’ In 1997, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
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In 1996, Ashley started her career as a personal assistant to George W Bush. Back then, Bush was serving his tenure as the governor of Texas. She worked in this position till 1999. In 2000, she provided her services during the presidential campaigns of George W Bush.
In 2001, George W Bush was elected as the president of the US. Ashley was appointed as the personal secretary to the president. She managed the correspondence of the president and was a prominent figure at the ‘White House.’ Ashley served in this position till 2005.
In 2005, Ashley was appointed as the director of special projects at the ‘George W Bush Presidential Foundation.’ She held the post till 2009. In 2009, she was appointed as the media relations coordinator at the ‘George W Bush Presidential Center.’ She held the post till 2010. As Ashley worked for the ‘White House’ for most of her career, the exact scope of her work is not available to the public.
In 2016, Ashley was appointed as the town manager of the village of Chevy Chase Section Five, Maryland. She still holds the position. It is a non-partisan position, appointed by the ‘Town Council.’ Section Five of the village of Chevy Chase is a small community that consists of 227 houses. Ashley performs her duties mostly from home. She is responsible for organizing small events such as the ‘Fourth of July’ celebrations in the locality.
Family & Personal Life
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh is married to US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. They met while working at the ‘White House,’ where Ashley was the personal secretary to the US president and Brett Kavanaugh was an associate counsel and the staff secretary. They got married in 2004. The marriage was featured in the ‘Weddings of the Rich and Famous’ column of the magazine ‘Washingtonian.’ The erstwhile US president, George W Bush, was one of the guests present at the occasion. Ashley and Brett Kavanaugh have two daughters: Margaret and Liza.
Ashley Estes Kavanaugh likes to keep her life away from the limelight. Recently, she was in the news for the alleged sexual scandals of Brett Kavanaugh. Ashley stood by her husband and spoke in his favor. After the allegations surfaced, she stayed away from the public for a while. Later, she appeared in an interview on the ‘Fox’ network, along with Brett Kavanaugh. Ashley stated that she believed in her husband’s innocence. Following this incident, she has received threatening mails.