Mike Huckabee – Republican Presidential Debate Candidate 2015

Mike Huckabee

Mike Huckabee is one of the primary candidates in the first 2015 Republican Presidential debate. He's an author and a politician who served as the Governor of Arkansas. He also used to host his own talk show titled "Huckabee". This is Huckabee's second run for presidency and he announced his running on May 5, 2015. Huckabee is married to his wife Janet McCain and the two have three children - John Mark, David, and Sarah. Huckabee was Janet's high school sweetheart and they married a year after she graduated from high school. After just two years of marriage, Janet was diagnosed with spinal cancer, but she overcame the disease. Mike Huckabee and his wife's net worth is estimated at $5 million. The couple was recently in the media for offering their support to the Duggar family during the molestation scandal involving Josh Duggar. When Huckabee isn't campaigning, he plays the electric bass guitar in his classic-rock cover band, Capitol Offense. At one point, Huckabee weight about 300 pounds and was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. He was given no more than 10 years to live by doctors and decided to change his life by losing weight. He refers to himself as a "recovering foodaholic". He also says that he has never smoked or drank alcohol. For more information on Huckabee and the other candidates, click here. (Getty)

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