Kyle Rittenhouse Sister
The 19 years old Kyle Rittenhouse sisters are Faith Rittenhouse(23 years old) and McKenzie Rittenhouse (18 years old), three of them were all raised by their mother Wendy Rittenhouse.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the Kenosha teenager who was recently found not guilty of homicide and other charges in Wisconsin, came from a fractured family.
Rittenhouse used a Smith & Wesson M&P rifle that an older friend had bought for him in May 2020 at the Rusk County hardware store. Rittenhouse was 17 at the time and couldn’t legally purchase a firearm.
The weapon was evidence at Rittenhouse’s trial and retained as evidence in a separate case against Dominick Black for providing the gun to a minor.
A Kenosha County jury acquitted Rittenhouse, 19, in November of five counts, including homicide. He said he acted in self-defense when he killed two people and wounded a third during a Black lives matter protest in August 2020.
Kyle pleaded not guilty in the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz after a lengthy trial.
Kyle Rittenhouse Family
kyle Rittenhouse’s father is Michael Rittenhouse and his mother’s name is Wendy Rittenhouse. His father was a machine operator, he struggled with alcohol, drugs, and unemployment and he was accused of domestic battery against his wife. while his mother Wendy Rittenhouse is a single mother who has worked as a nurse assistant. Micheal and Wendy Rittenhouse have three children, Fatih, kyle, and McKenzie Rittenhouse.
Kyle Rittenhouse’s Net Worth
Kyle Rittenhouse’s Net worth is currently unknown but according to UsaToday Kyle Rittenhouse will get a share of his $2 million bails and he will get to keep nearly $1 million of the crowd-funded bail that was posted to keep him out of jail during his homicide trial last year. However, fresh new charges against him might prevent him from earning from it.
Kyle Rittenhouse Sister Name
The names of Kyle Rittenhouse sisters are Faith Rittenhouse born in 2000 and McKenzie Rittenhouse also born in 2003.
Faith Rittenhouse sister
Faith Rittenhouse’s other sister is McKenzie Rittenhouse, and their brother is kyle Rittenhouse, they were all raised by their single mother wendy Rittenhouse.
Mr. Black who sold the gun that kyle Rittenhouse used in the shooting was dating McKenzie Rittenhouse, one of Kyle Rittenhouse’s sisters according to the New York Times.
Black was 18 when he purchased the rifle for Rittenhouse at a hardware store in Rusk County in May of that year. At 17, Rittenhouse was too young to legally purchase the weapon.
However, Thomas Binger, an assistant district attorney in Kenosha, said in court that he believed it was appropriate to dismiss the felony charges, given Mr. Black’s willingness to cooperate in the case, and imposed a fine of $2,000 on him.
Kyle Rittenhouse sister Faith
Faith Rittenhouse was Born in August 2000, she is the older sister of Kyle and Mckenzie Rittenhouse. Faith was born in Antioch, Illinois, to a family of German and Irish backgrounds. She is the first child of Michael and Wendy Rittenhouse.
McKenzie Rittenhouse Age
McKenzie Rittenhouse was born in December 2003 now 18 years old. However, McKenzie came up during the trial because a man she was dating at one time admitted he purchased the weapon for Rittenhouse. That man said he didn’t give Rittenhouse the weapon because he was only 17, but the judge eventually dismissed the weapons charge due to state law wording.
Kyle Rittenhouse Sister Age
Faith Rittenhouse was born in 2000 now 22years old and McKenzie Rittenhouse was born in December 2003 now 18 years old.
Kyle Rittenhouse’s mom Wendy has often defended her son in interviews and was a constant presence during her son’s jury trial, breaking down in tears during her son’s testimony.
She was controversially at his side when he was photographed with members of the Proud Boys organization in a Wisconsin bar, but his attorneys say he is not affiliated with that group.
Wendy Rittenhouse said of the people who criticize her son that he is not a monster and that people need to watch the video of the incident. And they need to go step by step through it. He didn’t, he didn’t do anything wrong. She said her son was attacked by a mob. The first guy to the second and the third guy.”
“The last text I sent Kyle was, ‘Where are you at? Are you okay?’ He said, ‘Yes, I am okay. Doing medic.’ That was at like 11:30 and then I fell asleep,” his mother said. “Then I jolted out of my sleep and knew something was wrong. I knew I had to go find him.”
Wendy Rittenhouse has however criticized the police for not doing their job instead of a 17-year-old kid helping out. The police should have been involved with these people that lost their businesses. They should have stepped up,” Wendy said.
Kenosha Unrest Shooting
On August 25, 2020, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old from Antioch, Illinois, fatally shot two men and wounded another in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The shootings occurred during the protests, riots, and civil unrest that followed the non-fatal shooting of a black man, Jacob Blake, by a white police officer. At trial, Rittenhouse used the affirmative defense of self-defense and was acquitted of all charges.
Rittenhouse was armed with a semi-automatic, AR-15-style rifle, and had joined a group of armed men in Kenosha who stated that they were in Kenosha to protect businesses.
Joseph Rosenbaum, a 36-year-old unarmed Kenosha man, chased Rittenhouse into a parking lot and was fatally shot four times at close range. Rittenhouse fled and was pursued by a crowd. Anthony Huber, a 26-year-old-resident of Silver Lake, struck Rittenhouse with his skateboard and was fatally shot once in the chest by Rittenhouse.
Gaige Grosskreutz, a 26-year-old West Allis man armed with a handgun, was shot by Rittenhouse once in the right arm and survived.
Rittenhouse was charged with two counts of homicide, one count of attempted homicide, two counts of reckless endangerment, one count of unlawful possession of a firearm, and one count of curfew violation.
During his trial from November 1 to 19, 2021, his lawyer argued his actions were self-defense. Judge Bruce Schroeder dismissed the unlawful possession charge and the curfew violation charge for being legally unsupported, and a unanimous jury found Rittenhouse not guilty of the remaining charges.
Public sentiment toward the shootings was polarized and media coverage was both polarized and politicized. Some people saw Kyle Rittenhouse as a Hero while others saw him as a criminal that ought to be punished for his offense. However his Acquittal has brought about mixed opinions, some celebrities saw the court ruling as unfair while some think it was the right thing to do.