Celebrities Who Entered Politics
Sean Duffy is the first MTV reality star to become a successful politician. Having appeared on The Real World: Boston and Real World/Road Rules Challenge: Battle of the Seasons, the Republican went on to serve four terms as district attorney (2002-2010) in Ashland County, Wisc., before being elected to Congress in 2011. His wife is Rachel Campos-Duffy, of Real World: San Francisco fame. Shortly after taking office, he made a controversial remark that he was having trouble getting by on his Congressional salary of $174,000 a year.