Elaine Chao Wiki, Bio, Net Worth, Affairs

Elaine Chao

Elaine Chao born on March 26, 1953 is an American politician and businesswoman. She is the member of the Republican Party where she served as Secretary of Transportation in the Trump administration (2017 – 2021) and as Secretary of Labor in the Bush administration (2001 – 2009).


Elaine Chao Family/Parents

Born in Taipei, Taiwan, her father’s name is James S.C. Chao who is an entrepreneur and philanthropist and her mother’s name is Ruth Mulan Chu Chao who is a historian. She has 5 sisters.

Elaine Chao Affairs/Boyfriend/Spouse/Husband

She is married to Mitch McConnell.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Name: Elaine Lan Chao
  • Nickname: Elaine
  • Birthday: March 26, 1953
  • Age: 67 years old
  • Gender: Female
  • Birthplace: Taipei, Taiwan
  • Current Residence: United States
  • Education:  Syosset High School, Mount Holyoke College, Dartmouth College, Harvard Business School
  • Profession: Businesswoman, Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: Asian (her parents are Taiwanese)
  • Religion:  Coming Soon
  • Hair Color: Dark Brown
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Zodiac: Aries
  • Boyfriend: She is married to Mitch McConnell
  • Net Worth: 30 Million USD


  • Height: Coming Soon
  • Weight: Coming Soon

Trivia and Facts, you may not know about Elaine Chao

  • At the age of 8, she immigrated to the United States from in Taipei, Taiwan.
  • She has served as the vice president for syndications at Bank of America Capital Markets Group in San Francisco.
  • Elaine was an International Banker at Citicorp in New York for 4 years (1979 – 1983).
  • Elaine has served on many boards of directors and worked for The Heritage Foundation and the Hudson Institute.
  • She was the first Asian-American woman as well as the first Taiwanese American in U.S. history to be appointed to a President’s Cabinet.
  • During her time as the Transportation Secretary in the Trump administration, the inspector of Transportation Department general found many instances where her office helped to promote her family’s shipping business.
  • For more information about Elaine, contact her on Twitter and Facebook.

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