Kyle Rittenhouse hails from Antioch, Illinois in the US. At 18 years old as of 2022 he currently resides there.
He is best known for shooting and killing two individuals during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin in February 2020; all charges against him were eventually dropped in August of that year.
Kyle Rittenhouse was born January 3rd 2003 in Antioch Illinois USA under the sign of Pisces. At 19 years old he is considered an adult.
Rittenhouse shot and killed two men and wounded another during a night of protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin on August 25, 2020 – months after George Floyd was murdered in Minneapolis sparking protests against police brutality. This shooting was caught on video.
On Friday, November 19th 2021, Rittenhouse was found innocent of all charges after claiming self-defense against Joseph Rosenbaum’s attack on him. Prosecutors claimed Rittenhouse was looking for trouble while defence attorney Mark Richards maintained that Rittenhouse felt in danger after Joseph Rosenbaum ran at him.
Kyle Rittenhouse Net Worth was also charged with unlawfully possessing a rifle as a minor, but this charge was dismissed when Judge Bruce Schroeder decided to set aside firearms law due to guns with barrels shorter than 16 inches not falling within its jurisdiction. Furthermore, his legal team convinced Schroeder of an exception allowing Rittenhouse to possess and carry his weapon legally.
Kyle Rittenhouse, an American teenager currently in police custody for involvement in an allegedly fatal shooting, has become an online sensation due to his suspected first-degree intentional homicide charges.
At 17 years old, he killed two and injured another during a violent protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin during Black Lives Matter demonstrations and riots which had broken out across the city.
At his trial, Rittenhouse testified that he shot the men in self-defense and ultimately the jury acquitted him of murder charges.
Media reports state that Rittenhouse stands at 5 feet 8 inches (1.7 meters), weighs 68 kg or 150 lbs, has green eyes and brown hair, and enjoys playing golf.
He is the son of Wendy and Michael Rittenhouse and has two sisters; Faith (older sister) and McKenzie (younger sister).
Kyle Rittenhouse, born and residing in Antioch Illinois.
He stands 5 feet 8 inches and weighs 150 pounds, as well as maintaining an effective diet to achieve his ideal physique.
On April 20, 2020, Rittenhouse traveled from his home in Illinois to Kenosha, Wisconsin with an AR-15 to protect businesses during civil unrest which had been caused by a police shooting three days earlier.
Rittenhouse struck two men dead and injured a third during this protest, in addition to inflicting injury upon another individual.
Prosecuters argued that Rittenhouse was acting in his capacity as a vigilante, and should be charged with murder; however, a jury found him innocent of all counts against him.
Donations in support of Rittenhouse have increased substantially since his appearance on Tucker Carlson’s show last month pleading for support to cover his legal defense costs. Rittenhouse plans on taking legal action against media outlets that covered his trial unfairly; similar lawsuits were settled between Nicholas Sandmann and NBC News over its coverage of an interaction between himself and Native American activist Nathan Phillips during a March for Life rally earlier in January 2019.
Rittenhouse previously announced his intentions of enrolling at Texas A&M; however, according to a spokeswoman with the school he will no longer attend in September.
Last year, an 18-year-old who was cleared of charges related to a triple shooting that claimed two lives during racial justice protests in Wisconsin announced his intention to attend A&M University during “The Charlie Kirk Show” by wearing a baseball cap with its logo as high school athletes often do when announcing their choice for college attendance.
Kyle Rittenhouse is currently enrolled as an online non-degree-seeking student, which allows for him to take classes for transfer credit, personal development or prerequisites to desired programs, according to University spokesperson Jay Thorne in an email to The Star. According to Thorne, Kyle is not attending Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation either.