It’s never easy to re-enter the dating pool after years away — probably especially so if you’re one of the most famous men in the world. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former VP has a serious girlfriend, we’ve learned.
Her name is Elizabeth Keadle — better known as Liz — a well-heeled Democratic donor from Southern California in her 50s with a background in science and a devotion to environmental causes.
On their January trip to the uninhabited continent, she and Mr Gore were accompanied by an diverse group of people, including Virgin billionaire Richard Branson, singer Jason Mraz, and actor Tommy Lee Jones.
Tipper herself rose to fame in the 1980s for her crusade against sexually-explicit and crude language in pop music.
He served as Vice President during the Clinton administration from 1993 to 2001. Gore is the founder and current chair of the Alliance for Climate Protection, the co-founder and chair of Generation Investment Management and the now-defunct Current TV network, a member of the Board of Directors of Apple Inc., and a senior adviser to Google.
In the 2000 presidential election, in what was one of the closest presidential races in history, Gore won the popular vote but lost in the Electoral College to Republican George W. A controversial election dispute over a vote recount in Florida was settled by the U. Gore has received a number of awards including the Nobel Peace Prize (joint award with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, 2007), a Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album (2009) for his book An Inconvenient Truth, a Primetime Emmy Award for Current TV (2007), and a Webby Award (2005).
It’s been nearly two years since Al and Tipper Gore shocked the public with news of their separation, which came after 40-years of marriage.
The couple was quoted having said at the time of their split: Sources indicate the couple merely grew apart after Gore’s bitter and surely disappointing loss in the 2000 presidential election.
Keadle and her ex-husband, biotech entrepreneur Lyle Turner, were both generous donors to Democrats; in the early part of the past decade, she gave at least 0K to a DNC building fund; in 2002, she was named to a committee that helped select the site of the ’04 Democratic National Convention.
C., the second of two children of Albert Gore Sr., a U. During his sophomore year, he reportedly spent much of his time watching television, shooting pool, and occasionally smoking marijuana.
Gore attended college during the era of anti-Vietnam War protests.
The former couple met in high school, and married in 1970 at the Washington National Cathedral.
Al Gore, though not divorced from wife Tipper, confirmed he is indeed dating environmental activist Elizabeth Keadle.