Makenze Evans: Daniel Cameron Is Not Married to Mitch McConnell’s Granddaughter

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Facebook/Makenze Cameron Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron pictured with his wife, Makenze Cameron.

Makenze Evans is Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron‘s wife.

In September 2020, online rumors surfaced that Cameron, 34, was married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s granddaughter. Elizabeth Kuhn, the communications director for Cameron’s office, confirmed to Heavy that the rumor is “untrue.”


McConnell Has 3 Daughters From His First Marriage to Sherill Redmon

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McConnell has three daughters: Porter, Claire and Eleanor, according to CNN. Evans’ mother is not named Porter, Claire or Eleanor, according to public records. All of McConnell’s children were born during the Kentucky senator’s first marriage to Sherrill Redmon, which lasted from 1968 to 1980. McConnell married his current wife, Elaine Chao, in February 1993. Chao has spoken publicly about her regrets at not having children of her own.


Evans & Cameron Were Married in a ‘Small Ceremony’ in July 2020

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Cameron married Evans, 27, in a ceremony in Louisville, Kentucky, on July 31, according to the Louisville Courier Journal. An online wedding gift registry shows a wedding date of September 19, 2020. The Courier Journal reported that McConnell was in attendance at the wedding, and it referred to Cameron McConnell’s “protege.” The wedding was a “small, private outdoor ceremony in Louisville,” according to the report.


Cameron Was Previously Married to a Woman Named Elizabeth Between 2015 & 2017

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GettyKentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the Republican National Convention on August 25, 2020, in Washington, D.C.

The marriage is Cameron’s second, according to the Courier Journal. Between 2015 and 2017, Cameron was married, according to the Daily Mail. During that time, Cameron served as McConnell’s legal counsel in Washington D.C. In 2017, Cameron, a native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, returned to his home state to work for a private law firm.

Kentucky attorney general announces grand jury's charges in Breonna Taylor caseKentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced that a grand jury has indicted one former police officer, Brett Hankison, with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection with the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment in Louisville last spring, but none of the three officers was charged with her death. Watch a portion of his news conference.2020-09-23T18:32:26Z

Cameron became internationally famous in September 2020 after a grand jury failed to recommend charges for the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor, 26, dead in March 2020. One of the three officers, Brett Hankison, is facing three counts of wanton endangerment after bullets fired traveled into one of Taylor’s neighbor’s apartments. Cameron and Evans came under criticism for hosting an engagement party in June 2020 amid nationwide protests following the deaths of Taylor and of George Floyd.


Evans Is a 5th Grade Teacher & Graduate of Western Kentucky University

Kentucky Attorney General: Breonna Taylor’s Death Will Receive Fair Investigation | NBC News NOWDuring a press conference, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron reassured the public that there will be a fair investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor. Cameron said, “We understand the urgency, we understand the public outcry and we understand the need for the truth and the desire for justice.” Cameron did not provide a timeline…2020-06-18T20:38:13Z

In a letter to the Oldham Era newspaper in Oldham County, Kentucky, in June 2020, Evans identified herself as a 5th-grade teacher in the area. Evans wrote about adjusting to life teaching remotely and teaching students about how to be responsible with technology. Evans also said that she completed Google Certified Education training, which was paid for by the school district.

At the time of writing, Evans has deleted all of her tweets. Evans’ Instagram profile has been set to private. The only information visible from the page is a biblical quote from Lamentations 3:21-23, “The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases.”

Evans graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2015. During her time at the school, Evans was a member of the Phi Mu Sorority.

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