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Michael Haley is a commissioned officer in the South Carolina Army National Guard who served as the First Gentleman of South Carolina from 2011 to 2017. He was the first man to hold the position. His wife is former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. and former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley.
Biography & Career
William Michael Haley was born in Ohio, United States. He is the son of American parents and his sister is Rhonda Lee Nelson. Haley entered a foster home at the age of three and was adopted by Bill and Carole Haley at the age of 4.
His parents, Carole and Bill, have lived since retiring from jobs in Cleveland, Ohio when Michael was in the ninth grade. Before retiring to Hilton Head, Bill Haley was director of a steel manufacturing plant and Carole Haley taught school.
Haley graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in business administration. Haley is a graduate of Hilton Head Preparatory School.
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Haley is an officer with the South Carolina Army National Guard and specializes in Security Cooperation. In January 2012, Haley shipped out for a year-long tour of duty in Afghanistan as a captain in the South Carolina Army National Guard.
The unit served in Helmand Province as an Agribusiness Development Team helping Afghan farmers improve farming techniques and develop cash crops to replace opium poppies. Haley served as a liaison between the military and civilian authorities.
He is thought to have been the first spouse of a governor to serve on active duty in a war zone. Marines serving with Haley in Helmand Province nicknamed him FGOSC (First Gentleman of South Carolina), referencing First Lady of the United States.
Michael Haley is the first person to become First Gentleman of South Carolina, and because there have only been 15 First Gentlemen in U.S. history, including the five men in that role as of 2015, there was speculation about what his role would be.
Haley chaired the foundation that oversees the preservation and management of the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion in Columbia. He is listed as president of Stand for America, a policy and media organization that Nikki Haley started after leaving her position as UN ambassador. Internal Revenue Service paperwork from 2019 indicates that Michael Haley worked 40 hours per week at the New York-based organization and received no compensation.
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He worked at Exotica International, an upscale men’s and women’s cloth ing store owned by his mother-in-law. Following he worked for 8 years as a federal technician in various positions in human resources with the South Carolina Army National Guard. He currently spends his time as an investor/partner in several companies and participates on several boards and advisory boards.
His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential commissioned officers in the United States. Michael Haley stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.
Michael Haley is married to Nikki Haley, they had their wedding in 1996. The couple first met in 1989 as undergraduates at Clemson University. Michael and his wife Nikki Haley had two marriage ceremonies, a Sikh ceremony, and a ceremony at St. Andrew’s by the Sea, the Methodist church in Hilton Head. Michael and his wife has two children Rena and Nalin.
Michael Haley net worth
How much is Michael Haley worth? Michael Haley net worth is estimated at around $2 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a commissioned officer. Michael Haley’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually.
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