Herman Cain is known as an American politician, businessman, and writer. He is most famous for being a Republican Presidential candidate in 2012.

Background and Age

Herman Cain was born on December 13, 1945 in Memphis, TN. Cain graduated with a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Morehouse College in 1967. He then got a master's degree in computer science from Purdue University in 1971.

Career and Net Worth

In 1977, Herman Cain joined the Pillsbury Company in Minneapolis. Inside five years he had ascended to the role of Vice-President of Corporate Systems and Services, making him, at 32, the most youthful VP throughout the entire existence of the partnership. In 1982, he moved to the Burger King in Pillsbury, where he increased notoriety for pivoting struggling organizations. After four years, Cain drove a gathering of financial specialists in buying the wavering Godfather's Pizza from Pillsbury. As opposed to putting more cash in showcasing as conventional plans of action exhorted, he concentrated on improving assistance to visiting customers. His methodology worked and Godfather's turned into a triumph. Cain ventured down as Godfather's CEO in 1996.

Cain became President of the National Restaurant Association in 1994, where he served for a year. The NRA is the food administration industry's driving exchange association. Subsequent to filling in as representative director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City from 1992 to 1994, he was chosen seat and served in that role from 1995 to 1996.

He got involved in governmental issues in 1994, when he went around the nation campaigning against President Bill Clinton's health plan, claiming that it would hurt independent companies. Cain entered the political field in 2000 when he propelled an ineffective presidential bid. In 2004 he ran for U.S. Senate in Georgia, however missed out to Congressman Johnny Isakson in the Republican election. In 2000 he launched The Herman Cain Show, a traditionalist television show in Atlanta that was broadcasted for eleven years until 2011.

Marriage, Wife, and Kids

Herman Cain is married to Gloria Etchison Cain. The couple has two children, Melanie and Vincent. The family lives in suburbia of Atlanta, Georgia.


In 2006, Cain was determined to have Stage IV cancer growth in his colon and his liver. Cain experienced a medical procedure and chemotherapy following the diagnosis and has since revealed that he is without cancer.

In July 2020, Herman  Cain was hospitalized with COVID-19. Herman Cain started to get treatment for coronavirus at an Atlanta clinic. He didn't require a respirator, and he was wakeful and alert.

Last Modified: Jul 7, 2020

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