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Taya Kyle is an American military veteran's family activist cum author

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BirthdaySeptember 4, 1974
NationalityAmerican
FamousActivists, Writers, Non-Fiction Writers, Author
City/StateOregon
SpousesChris Kyle
SiblingsAshley Brittell
Known asTaya Renae Studebaker, Taya Renae Kyle
Birth PlacePortland, Oregon
GenderFemale
FatherKent Studebaker
MotherKim Studebaker
Sun SignVirgo
Born inPortland, Oregon
Famous asActivist, Author
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Who is Taya Kyle?

Taya Kyle is an American military veteran's family activist cum author popular for her autobiography titled ‘American Wife: A Memoir of Love, Service, Faith, and Renewal’. She is the widow of former US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle who is remembered for being the deadliest sniper in the history of US military with more than 150 confirmed kills. Her autobiography describes her life after her husband’s untimely death and the struggle to return to normalcy. She also talks about her husband’s hectic career in the book. A year prior to his death, Chris Kyle had written his own memoir titled ‘American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History’, after being honorably discharged by the US military. Clint Eastwood made a film ‘American Sniper’ based on that book in which Taya Kyle was portrayed by actress Sienna Miller.

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Chidhood & Early Life

Taya Kyle was born as Taya Renae Studebaker in Portland, Oregon, on September 4, 1974. Her father Kent Studebaker is the mayor of Lake Oswego, Oregon, and her mother Kim Studebaker is a homemaker. Taya has a sister named Ashley Brittell.

Taya met the former US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 1999. After dating for almost three years, they got married in 2002. The couple had two children together.

Events leading to Chris Kyle�

Chris Kyle was a United States Navy SEAL veteran and sniper, remembered as the deadliest sniper in the history of the US military, with a confirmed kill of over 150. After his honorable discharge from the US Navy, Chris wrote his memoir ‘American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History’ which became one of the bestselling books in the country. He also served as the president of a tactical training company for the U.S. military and law enforcement communities, named ‘Craft International’.

Later he joined the nonprofit organization FITCO Cares Foundation, which provided veterans with disabilities, Gold Star families, or those suffering from PTSD with free in-home fitness equipment, individualized programs, and personal training. During his time with the organization, he met a veteran Eddie Ray Routh who was struggling with many mental disorders. Chris used to take him to the Rough Creek Ranch-Lodge-Resort shooting range in Erath County, Texas with his friend Chad Littlefield in order to encourage him to get back to social life. On one such trip on February 2, 2013, Eddie shot both Chris and Chad and killed them. He was arrested shortly after. Eddie Routh was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole.

Life after Chris�

After the death of her husband, Taya attended several meetings and programs for the families of the veterans, giving motivational speeches. She helped families recover from the losses they suffered during the war and joined many activities related to the cause. She founded the ‘Chris Kyle Frog Foundation’ in 2014 which serves the families of the veterans who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

She wrote her autobiography, ‘American Wife: A Memoir of Love, Service, Faith, and Renewal’ with the help of military and war author Jim DeFelice and it was published by the Harper Collins publishing company on May 5, 2015. In the book, she described her experiences during the time Chris was away from home on duty and how she dealt with the untimely death of her husband.

Apart from her involvement with the families of veterans, she has appeared on television to promote various programs that have been working towards the development of veterans and their families. She also appeared as one of the judges in the Miss America pageant in 2015.

She is a Republican and endorsed Rick Perry in the 2016 presidential election and later Ted Cruz when Perry withdrew from the election. She has also voiced her opinion about the gun control laws in the country and how badly stricter laws are needed to prevent unwanted incidents.

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Taya Kyle biography timelines

  • // 4th Sep 1974
    Taya Kyle was born as Taya Renae Studebaker in Portland, Oregon, on September 4, 1974. Her father Kent Studebaker is the mayor of Lake Oswego, Oregon, and her mother Kim Studebaker is a homemaker. Taya has a sister named Ashley Brittell.
  • // 1999 To 2002
    Taya met the former US Navy SEAL Chris Kyle in 1999. After dating for almost three years, they got married in 2002. The couple had two children together.
  • // 2nd Feb 2013
    Later he joined the nonprofit organization FITCO Cares Foundation, which provided veterans with disabilities, Gold Star families, or those suffering from PTSD with free in-home fitness equipment, individualized programs, and personal training. During his time with the organization, he met a veteran Eddie Ray Routh who was struggling with many mental disorders. Chris used to take him to the Rough Creek Ranch-Lodge-Resort shooting range in Erath County, Texas with his friend Chad Littlefield in order to encourage him to get back to social life. On one such trip on February 2, 2013, Eddie shot both Chris and Chad and killed them. He was arrested shortly after. Eddie Routh was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole.
  • // 2014
    After the death of her husband, Taya attended several meetings and programs for the families of the veterans, giving motivational speeches. She helped families recover from the losses they suffered during the war and joined many activities related to the cause. She founded the ‘Chris Kyle Frog Foundation’ in 2014 which serves the families of the veterans who have lost their lives in the line of duty.
  • // 2015
    Apart from her involvement with the families of veterans, she has appeared on television to promote various programs that have been working towards the development of veterans and their families. She also appeared as one of the judges in the Miss America pageant in 2015.
  • // 5th May 2015
    She wrote her autobiography, ‘American Wife: A Memoir of Love, Service, Faith, and Renewal’ with the help of military and war author Jim DeFelice and it was published by the Harper Collins publishing company on May 5, 2015. In the book, she described her experiences during the time Chris was away from home on duty and how she dealt with the untimely death of her husband.
  • // 2016
    She is a Republican and endorsed Rick Perry in the 2016 presidential election and later Ted Cruz when Perry withdrew from the election. She has also voiced her opinion about the gun control laws in the country and how badly stricter laws are needed to prevent unwanted incidents.

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  • What is Taya Kyle birthday?

    Taya Kyle was born at 1974-09-04

  • Where is Taya Kyle's birth place?

    Taya Kyle was born in Portland, Oregon

  • What is Taya Kyle nationalities?

    Taya Kyle's nationalities is American

  • Who is Taya Kyle spouses?

    Taya Kyle's spouses is Chris Kyle

  • Who is Taya Kyle siblings?

    Taya Kyle's siblings is Ashley Brittell

  • Who is Taya Kyle's father?

    Taya Kyle's father is Kent Studebaker

  • Who is Taya Kyle's mother?

    Taya Kyle's mother is Kim Studebaker

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    Taya Kyle is Virgo

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