David Madison Cawthorn, popularly known as Madison Cawthorn is an American politician. He is a member of the Republican Party. He won the Republican primary election for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district in June 2020. If elected, Cawthorn would go on to become the youngest Republican as well as one of the youngest members ever elected to the House of Representatives.
Earlier in 2014, he suffered a serious car accident, that kept him partially paralyzed. He has been in a wheelchair since then.
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What is Madison Cawthorn Famous For?
- Defeated Lynda Bennett in the June 2020 Republican primary for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district.
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Where is Madison Cawthorn From?
Madison Cawthorn was born on 1 August 1995. His birth name is David Madison Cawthorn. His birth place is in Asheville, North Carolina in the United States. He was born to a father, Roger Cawthorn, and a mother, Priscilla Cawthorn. His religion is Christian. He describes himself as a Christian and a constitutional conservative. He has an older brother named Zachary. His zodiac sign is Leo.
Regarding his educational background, he was homeschooled in Hendersonville, North Carolina. He was nominated by U.S. Representative Mark Meadows to the United States Naval Academy in 2014. His application was rejected. Some sources reported that he later received a Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarship from the United States Marine Corps to North Carolina State University. But, he questioned that assertion in a 2017 deposition.
He later attended Patrick Henry College, where he studied political science. However, he dropped out after his first semester after he earned mostly D’s primarily. He stated that his injuries sustained due to the 2014 accident hindered his ability to learn.
2014 Car Accident
Cawthorn suffered a severe injury in 2014 when he encountered a car accident. He was a passenger in an SUV on Interstate 4 near Daytona Beach, his friend at the wheel fell asleep and the car crashed into a concrete barrier. The crash severely injury Cawthorn, left him partially paralyzed. He now uses a wheelchair. He accrued $3 million in medical debt during his recovery. His friend’s insurance company offered him $3 million to cover his medical treatment. Cawthorn sued the company for $30 million, which the judge later ruled in the insurer’s favor. Following the accident, he was employed as a staff assistant in U.S. Rep Meadow’s district office.
Madison Cawthorn Career
- Following his accident, Cawthorn worked as a staff assistant in Meadow’s district.
- He tried to continue his education by joining Patrick Henry College but dropped out after his first semester.
- He is now the chief executive officer of SPQR Holdings, LLC. It is a real estate investment firm in Hendersonville, created in 2019.
- He is the company’s sole employee.
Madison Cawthorn Politics
- Madison Cawthorn ran for the Republican primary for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district.
- He defeated Lynda Bennett in the Republican primary election in June 2020. Bennett was endorsed by President Donald Trump. Cawthorn was endorsed by the vice-chairman of the House Republican Conference, Mark Walker.
- He spoke on the third day of the 2020 Republican National Convention.
- If elected to the house, Cawthorn will become the youngest Republican.
- He will also become one of the youngest members ever elected to the House of Representatives.
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Madison Cawthorn Wife
Madison Cawthorn is not married but engaged. He is engaged to Cristina Bayardelle. She is a college student and a competitive CrossFit athlete. The couple got engaged in December 2019. Other details about their personal life will be updated here.
Madison Cawthorn Height
Madison Cawthorn stands at a height of 5 feet and 7 inches tall. He has a body weight of 75 kg. He has an athletic body build. His sexual orientation is straight.
Madison Cawthorn Net Worth
Madison Cawthorn is an American politician who could be the youngest ever elected to the House of Representatives. He had already defeated Lynda Bennett in the Republican primary. Besides his political career, he is a real estate investor. He founded a real estate investment company, SPQR Holdings, LLC in 2019. He is the sole employee of the company and has reported no income yet. His net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.