Where is Rita Jenrette now?

Jenrette, now 61, is remarried to an Italian aristocrat and known as the Principessa Rita Boncompagni Ludovisi.

Who was Rita Jenrette married to?

John Jenrette

Rita Jenrette
Born Rita Carpenter November 25, 1949 San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model, television reporter, real estate broker
Known for Activism on behalf of architectural preservation.
Spouse(s) John Jenrette ​ ​ ( m. 1976; div. 1981)​ Nicolò Boncompagni Ludovisi ​ ​ ( m. 2009; died 2018)​

Who was Princess Rita?

Princess Rita grew up as Rita Carpenter on a ranch in Texas. An interest in politics took her to Washington in her early 20s, and right off the bat she fell in love with her soon-to-be-husband, whom she met on her first day there. John Jenrette was a Democratic Congressman from South Carolina — but not for long.

Who is Rita Jenrette?

Rita Jenrette, born Rita Carpenter, November 25, 1949 in San Antonio, Texas is an American celebrity, actress, television journalist, and real estate executive.

When did Nancy Jenrette marry John Jenrette?

In 1978, Jenrette was picked by the Washington Post Sunday magazine as one of four dynamic young women of Washington, D.C. On September 10, 1976, she married freshman Democratic whip John Jenrette of South Carolina, 18 months after meeting him on Capitol Hill.

What happened to Karen Jenrette of Capitol Steps?

The comedy group Capitol Steps takes its name from this escapade. Jenrette again appeared in Playboy in the May 1984 issue on the cover and in a pictorial. She separated from her husband in January 1981 and they were divorced shortly thereafter.

What did Mary Jenrette do?

In 1974, Jenrette was a visiting lecturer at the Taft Political Institute at Trinity University. In 1975, she was Opposition Research Director of the Republican National Committee, under the chairmanship of Mary Louise Smith .