Who is Senator John Thune’s Wife, Kimberley?


Meet Kimberley Thune, the Supportive Partner of South Dakota Senator John Thune

Senator John Thune has been representing South Dakota since 2004, and by his side throughout his political journey is his wife, Kimberley Thune.

A South Dakota Native with Political Connections

Kimberley Weems-Thune, hailing from Doland, South Dakota, met John Thune while both were students at Biola University in California. They tied the knot in 1984 after a mutual friend introduced them during their college years.

Shared Faith and Political Involvement

Kimberley, who has a background in politics, was active with the Republican Congressional Club and the National Prayer Breakfast in the late 90s. She also delivered a keynote address at the American Heart Association in 2012 and worked in business development at Sanford Health Plan from 2006 to 2011.

Senator John Thune and Family

Senator Thune, a Republican serving his fourth term, is married to Kimberley and they have two daughters, Brittany and Larissa, who are both making their mark in the professional world. The couple is also proud grandparents to five grandchildren.

Senator Thune's Financial Profile

As a US senator and the Senate minority whip, Senator Thune's salary is higher than most of his colleagues, who earn $174,000 annually. In 2018, his net worth was reported to be around $300,000 by Open Secrets.

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