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Bristol Palin

Bristol Palin is known as an American TV personality. She is most famous for being the daughter of the former governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin.

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Background and Age

Bristol Sheeran Marie Palin was born on October 18, 1990, in Wasilla, Alaska. Bristol is the oldest little girl, and second of four children of Todd and Sarah Palin. Bristol's father Todd worked for BP as an oil field production operator before becoming a champion snowmobile racer. As a kid, Bristol was described by her mother as an old soul, developed past her years. She had a grown-up character and solid nurturing senses from a youthful age.

For the initial 16 years of her life, up to 2006, Bristol carried on a genuinely normal Alaskan adolescence. She was a persevering and hardworking student who was depicted by her companions as fun and free-lively. In 2006, when her mom was chosen as the legislative leader of Alaska and started parting her time among Wasilla and Juneau, the state capital, the family needed to acclimate to life in the public eye spotlight. Bristol went to three different high schools, Juneau-Douglas High School in the capital, West Anchorage High School in Alaska's biggest city and Wasilla High School in the place where she grew up.

Career and Net Worth

Life changed dramatically for Bristol and her family in 2008. In August of that year, Republican candidate John McCain chose Sarah as his vice presidential running mate. After her mom and McCain bowed out of the race, Palin did not so much give up the spotlight that was centered around her during her mom's 2008 crusade. She appeared as herself on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and participated in the fall 2010 season of the big name dance rivalry show, Dancing with the Stars. She was partnered with professional dancer Mark Ballas, and the dancing pair completed third in that season.

In 2010, Palin additionally appeared on Sarah Palin's Alaska, her mom's show on TLC. After a year, she distributed a diary, Not Afraid of Life: My Journey So Far and, in 2012, featured in her own unscripted reality TV drama, Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp on Lifetime, which reported on her life as a single parent in Alaska.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

In March 2015, Bristol declared her commitment engagement to Dakota Meyer, a former Marine and Medal of Honor beneficiary. The couple wanted to wed in May of that year, however her mom reported that the wedding was canceled. The sentiment reignited and the couple got married in May 2016.

In September 2019, it was announced that Bristol's father Todd was seeking a divorce from her mother, Sarah. Bristol's parents had been married for over 31 years.


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Last Modified: Sep 14 2020
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