Kash Patel is a well-known American attorney and former government official who served as chief of staff to the Acting United States Secretary of Defense under President Donald Trump.
Kash Patel was born Kashyap Pramod Patel on February 25, 1980, in Garden City, New York, to ethnically Gujarati parents. His biological parents had immigrated to the United States from East Africa, via Canada, in 1970.
Talking about his educational background, Kash Patel graduated from the University of Richmond in 2002. He went ahead and earned a Juris Doctor from Pace University School of Law in 2005. Additionally, he received a certificate in international law from University College London.
Following his graduation from law school, Kash Patel worked as a public defender in Florida for eight years. He served in the Miami-Dade County public defender’s office before moving on as a federal public defender.
Kash Patel served as a legal liaison to the Joint Special Operations Command after he was also hired in 2014, as a trial attorney in the United States Department of Justice National Security Division. He was appointed senior counsel on counterterrorism at the House Select Committee on Intelligence in 2017.
Kash Patel has served as Principal Deputy to the Acting Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) under the Trump administration. He is a Republican. He is currently residing in the District of Columbia.
Kash Patel is also an author. Brave Books published a children’s picture book, The Plot Against the King, written by Patel and illustrated by Laura Vincent in mid-May of 2022.
Who is Kash Patel Married To?
It is unclear to the public if Kash Patel is married or not. His love life has not been revealed to the public as of now and it is not known if he is in any romantic relationship or not. There is also no mention of whether Kash Patel was previously married or not.