Bradley James “Brad” Parscale is a digital consultant and political adviser. A Republican, he supports Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States.
Parscale is 6’8″. Here are 13 more things about him:
- He was born in Topeka, Kansas, USA on January 3, 1976 to Dwight Parscale and Rita Parscale. After serving as an assistant attorney general in Kansas, Dwight ran unsuccessfully for congress in 1974 and for state attorney general in 1990 both as a Democrat.
- He was 18 years old when he graduated from Shawnee Heights High School in Tecumseh, Kansas in 1994. He was a varsity basketball player.
- In 1995, he attended the University of Texas at San Antonio in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He lost his athletic scholarship there due to a knee injury.
- In 1996, he moved from the University of Texas at San Antonio to Trinity University in San Antonio. He graduated in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in finance, international business and economics.
- In July 1999, his first child, a daughter, was born. His daughter’s mother, born in 1977, was a tanning salon employee in San Antonio. They got married in March 2003 but in August 2004, he filed for divorce, which was finalized in October 2007.
- In September 2005, he started Parscale Media, which operated until February 2018.
- In July 2011, he and graphic and web designer Jill Giles formed Giles-Parscale, which was hired in April 2012 to build a website for Trump International Realty. He was the Giles-Parscale president from September 2011 to August 2017.
- He married Candice Blount Parscale in 2012.
- In 2015, he and Giles-Parscale were hired to create a website for Trump’s exploratory campaign. It was updated into a full-fledged presidential campaign website in the same year.
- In May 2016, he became the digital and media adviser to Trump’s presidential campaign.
- In January 2017, he and Nick Ayers launched an organization called America First Policies, which promotes Trump’s agenda and White House initiatives.
- On February 27, 2018, he started as Trump’s 2020 presidential campaign manager. Bill Stepien replaced him on July 15, 2020. On March 2, 2018, he founded Red State Data and Digital.
- He and Candice own three residences in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA. On September 27, 2020, she called Fort Lauderdale police to report that he was threatening to harm himself while he holding a gun. He was taken to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale under the Baker Act, which allows people considered a threat to themselves or others to be detained for 72 hours for psychiatric evaluation, the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.