Randal Howard Paul is an American physician and politician serving as the junior United States senator from Kentucky since 2011.
Rand Paul is the son of former three-time presidential candidate and twelve-term U.S. representative of Texas Ron Paul.
Rand Paul was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Baylor University and is a graduate of the Duke University School of Medicine.
Rand Paul began practicing ophthalmology in 1993 in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
However, in 2003, Rand Paul withdrew from the American Board of Ophthalmology and declared himself self-certified by his National Board of Ophthalmology.
Rand Paul continued working and established his own clinic in December 2007.
How did Rand Paul meet his wife?
Rand Paul is married to Kelley Paul (née Ashby), a freelance writer.
Following her graduation from high school, Kelley attended Rhodes College, where she focused on the fields of communication and English.
In 1988, Kelley Paul met Rand Paul at a backyard oyster roast in Atlanta.
At first Kelley thought that Rand Paul was a teenager, and was unaware that he was actually a 26-year-old doctor.