Kelley Paul was born in Russellville, Kentucky, to military parents. She was a cheerleader in high school and attended Rhodes College. Kelley reportedly met Rand Paul in 1988 at a backyard oyster roast in Atlanta. They married in 1990 and have three sons: William, Duncan, and Robert. She has been very active in her husband’s political career, helping with speeches and commercial advertisements for his campaign. Kelley enjoys writing and recently released a book on long-lasting friendships, True and Constant Friends: Love and Inspiration from Our Grandmothers, Mothers, and Friends.