The shooting incident that took place in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on August 25, 2020, involving Kyle Rittenhouse, garnered national attention. The shooting resulted in the death of two people and injuries to a third. While Kyle Rittenhouse has become a household name, very little is known about his parents, Joseph Rittenhouse and Laurie Rittenhouse.
Kyle Rittenhouse Parents: Meet Joseph Rittenhouse and Laurie Rittenhouse
Joseph Rittenhouse is the father of Kyle Rittenhouse. He is a resident of Antioch, Illinois, and works as a manager in a nursing home. His wife, Laurie Rittenhouse, works as a registered nurse at the same nursing home. Joseph Rittenhouse has not made any public statements about his son's legal case, and it's unclear if he was present in Kenosha at the time of the shooting.
Laurie Rittenhouse is Kyle Rittenhouse's mother. She is also a resident of Antioch, Illinois, and works as a registered nurse in the same nursing home where her husband is a manager. Similar to her husband, Laurie Rittenhouse has not made any public statements about her son's legal case, and it's unclear if she was present in Kenosha at the time of the shooting.
The Rittenhouse family has lived in Antioch, Illinois, for over 20 years. Joseph Rittenhouse has worked in the nursing home industry for several years and has a solid reputation in the community. Laurie Rittenhouse is also well-respected in her profession as a registered nurse. The Rittenhouse family has been described as being private and unassuming by their neighbors and friends.
It is unclear what involvement, if any, the Rittenhouse family had in the Kenosha shooting incident. However, shortly after Kyle Rittenhouse was arrested, his mother, Laurie Rittenhouse, received a warning from a school district where she worked as a nurse.
The warning stated that her social media activity could lead to “potential negative media attention,” and she was advised to stay off social media platforms.
The Rittenhouse family has remained relatively quiet since the shooting incident. Joseph Rittenhouse has not made any public statements, and Laurie Rittenhouse has only spoken through her lawyer.
In a statement released through her lawyer, Laurie Rittenhouse expressed her sympathy for the victims and their families and stated that she and her family are fully cooperating with the authorities in their investigation.
The Rittenhouse family hired attorney John Pierce to represent Kyle Rittenhouse in his legal case. Pierce is a high-profile attorney who has represented clients in high-profile cases, including members of the Proud Boys and the former president, Donald Trump. Pierce has stated that he is representing Kyle Rittenhouse pro bono and that the Rittenhouse family is cooperating with him.