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.
In 2010, Rand Paul entered politics by running for a seat in the United States Senate. A Republican, Paul has described himself as a constitutional conservative and a supporter of the Tea Party movement. Rand Paul won the 2010 election and won reelection in 2016.
Meet Duncan Paul, William Paul, And Robert Paul
Rand Paul is married to Kelley Paul (née Ashby), a freelance writer.
They were married on October 20, 1990, and have three sons, William Paul (born 1992), Duncan Paul, and Robert Paul.
William Paul and Duncan Paul attended the University of Kentucky, while Robert Paul attended a private school in the Washington, D.C. area.