Ed Rollins Biography, Age, Wife, Republican, Height, and Net Worth

Ed Rollins Biography

Edward Rollins (born March 19, 1943) best known as Ed Rollins is a Republican campaign consultant and advisor who has worked on several high-profile political campaigns in the United States. Rollins was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into an Irish Catholic blue-collar household.

At the time, his father was stationed with the U.S. Army in the Aleutian Islands. After the war, his parents returned with him to Vallejo, California, where his father worked as an electrician at the city’s Mare Island Navy Yard, primarily building submarines.

Rollins grew up in the Federal Terrace housing project, attending St. Vincent Ferrer Grammar and High School. For a year, at age 14, he attended St. Joseph’s, a junior seminary in Mountain View, before returning to Vallejo.

He competed as a boxer from ages 13 to 23, winning several West Coast amateur titles. Rollins recalls his record as 164 victories and just 2 defeats.

Ed Rollins
Ed Rollins

Graduating from high school in 1961, he tried to enlist in the Marines but failed the physical. Shortly thereafter, Rollins spent most of a year in the hospital dealing with his back problems.

Once healthy, in 1962, he began undergraduate studies at Vallejo Junior College, eventually earned his associate degree, and transferred to San Jose State University in 1965.

Unable to pass the physical exam required for a sports scholarship because of his continuing back problems, after one semester Rollins transferred to California State University, Chico, where he was hired as a boxing coach. There he earned his BA in Political Science with a second major in Physical Education in 1968.

Ed Rollins Age

He was born on March 19, 1943.

Ed Rollins Wife

Rollins has been married three times; his first two marriages ended in divorce. He wed his third wife, Shari Lois Scharfer, a former CBS television executive, in 2003.

He has an adopted daughter, Lily, from his second marriage to Sherrie Rollins Westin. Rollins lives in New York, where he has served as a political commentator for CNN and (currently) Fox News and Fox Business, appearing frequently on Lou Dobbs Tonight.

Ed Rollins Height

He is approximately 5’10” tall.

Ed Rollins Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $4 million.