Who is Michael Madigan? Wife, Daughter, Net Worth/Pension and More.

Who is Michael Madigan? Wife, Daughter, Net Worth and More.

Find out all the detail about Michael Madigan, his age, wife, daughter, obituary, net worth, and more details.

Michael Madigan is an American politician who is the former speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. His full name is Michael Joseph Madigan.

Moreover, he is the longest-serving leader of any state or federal legislative body in the history of the United States, having held the position for all except for two years from 1983 to 2021. Madigan earned a “the Velvet Hammer” nickname. Besides, he was also known as the real Governor of Illinois.

Read more to find more details about his age, wife, daughter, obituary, net worth, and more details.

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Who is Michael Madigan?

Learning more about Michael Madigan, he is an American politician who was born on April 19, 1942, in the United States. How old is Michael Madigan? He is 79 years old as of now. According to Michael Madigan’s Wikipedia, the celebrity has added further information that we can see in his bio.

Michael Madigan (Image Source: Center of Illinois Politics)

Moreover, his birthplace is Chicago, Illinois, US. He holds an American nationality, his religion is not known and he belongs to white ethnicity/race. His parents’ name are Michael K. Madigan Sr., and Mary Rita Madigan.

Michael Madigan completed his studies and graduated from Saint Adrian’s Elementary School. St Ignatius College Prep on the west side of Chicago, and the University of Notre Dame.

However, he is a politician by his profession. Michael has been sincere as a political figure since entry in 1980. He was the Speaker of Illinois House since (1997 – 2021) and Illinois State Representative since (1993–2021).

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He stands at a height of 1.81 m and his body weight is 89 Kg. His eye color is brown and his hair color is brown.

Michael Madigan Wife, Daughter

Michael Madigan is married to Shirley Madigan in 1976 and are still together living happily. Shirley was divorced from her first husband. Who is Shirley? She is the head of the Illinois Arts Council in Chicago.

Michael Madigan & his daughter Lisa (Image Source: WBEZ)

Moreover, she also has a daughter, Lisa Madigan. Michael Madigan also accepted Lisa as her daughter. Their daughter Lisa Madigan also served as Attorney General of Illinois from 2003 to 2019.

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They share four children, named Lisa Madigan, Nicole Madigan, Andrew Madigan, and Tiffany Madigan.

Michael Madigan Net Worth, Pension

As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. He made his earnings from his career as an American politician and served the nation for many years.

Former Speaker of The Illinois (Image Source: WGN-TV)

Michael earns a basic salary of $67,000 per year. Additionally, being the Illinois House Speaker, he earns an average of about $90,000. Moreover, he also makes his income from a law firm that he owns. This firm is well known for commercial property tax appeals investigations which were found by him and his friend in the 1980s.

However, he has the longest-serving history as a state House speaker in US history. The politician also has been in the books of making rules of Illinois and has helped the democrats to be longest-serving in his position.

Moreover, he is also a writer and also has won the award for his book “Double Dare” in the Colorado Book Award for Thriller/Suspense.

Madigan contributed $351,013 to his pension, during the 50 years of his career. He is known to collect more than $2.9 billion in lifetime pension benefits, assuming he collects his pension for 17 years. However, he is assumed to retire with a pension worth $2.9 million.

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