He has a son, Andrew Madison Rove, born in 1989, to his second wife.
Karl married Darby Hickson, in January 1986.
In July 1976, he married Houston socialite Valerie Wainright, they divorced in January 1980.
Karl attended the University of Texas at Austin, in the late seventies.
From1973 to 1975, he attended George Mason University.
He majored in political science while attending the University of Utah.
He was raised in Colorado and Nevada.
He is an American political consultant.