Thomas Ravenel won the hearts of reality television fans when he starred in Bravo’s hit docudrama “Southern Charm.” Not only did Ravenel walk away with a legion of fans but also instant recognition that has catapulted him into a run for the United States Senate.
Ravenel, 52, found love with Kathryn Dennis, 22, while staring in the reality show. On August 1, Dennis posted a photo of a woman wearing a beautiful wedding gown and commented that the gown was perfection. Does this mean that Kathryn Dennis is looking for a wedding dress? Might fans of “Southern Charm” be treated to a lavish society wedding uniting Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis during season two of the popular show?
Thomas Ravenel and Kathryn Dennis, who appeared to go their separate ways at the end of the first season of “Southern Charm” welcomed daughter Kensington Calhoun Ravenel in May. The couple has made no formal announcement regarding an engagement or wedding plans. Ravenel recently agreed to return for a second season of “Southern Charm.”
While he might be preparing for a walk down the aisle, Thomas Ravenel is definitely preparing to debate his opponents for the United States Senate. Ravenel challenged Libertarian candidate Victor Kocher to a series of 11 debates. Thomas Ravenel and Victor Kocher face incumbent Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham as well as Democratic challenger Brad Hutto in the Nov. 4 election.
The former South Carolina State Treasurer is the son of former United States congressman Arthur Ravenel. Thomas was convicted of cocaine possession and served 10 months in federal prison. At the time of the indictment Ravenel was serving as the volunteer South Carolina state chair for Rudolph Giuliani’s presidential campaign. He immediately resigned his post upon being indicted and was replaced by Barry Winn.
Ravenel also resigned as South Carolina State Treasurer and completed a rehab program in addition to his prison sentence. On July 4 Ravenel presented the 10,000 signatures he needed to put his name on the ballot to run for the United States Senate.