Ann Romney is no stranger to the national spotlight. Spending 43 years married to a man who has run for president (twice), governor, and Senate will do that.
But now, as the GOP prepares to give her husband its nomination for the presidency of the United States, Ann Romney has more eyes on her than ever before. So as she gets ready to take the stage herself Tuesday night, we look back at Ann Romney through the years.
In this image provided by The Cranbrook Schools, Ann Davies (later Ann Romney) is seen in this 1967 photo during her senior year of high school.((AP Photo))
Ann Romney listens as her husband, Mitt Romney, announces his candidacy for president at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich., on Feb. 13, 2007.((AP Photo/Tony Dejak))
Mitt and Ann Romney speak to delegates at the Republican Party state convention in Columbia, S.C., on May 19, 2007.(AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain)
Ann Romney holds her 8-month-old granddaughter, Soleil, as she greets guests during a ceremony to unveil her husband's official portrait in the Statehouse in Boston on June 30, 2009.(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Mitt Romney, accompanied by his wife, Ann, arrives to announce his 2012 candidacy for president on June 2, 2011, in Stratham, N.H.((AP Photo/Jim Cole))
Ann Romney and Mary Pat Christie, wife of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, are introduced before a news conference in Lebanon, N.H., on Oct. 11, 2011.((AP Photo/Stephan Savoia))
Ann Romney speaks at the Connecticut GOP Prescott Bush Awards dinner in Stamford, Conn., on April 23, 2012.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
Ann Romney, wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, wipes lipstick off his face after kissing him at a campaign rally in Zanesville, Ohio.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Mitt and Ann Romney take a walk on the beach after a campaign stop at Holland State Park in Michigan on June 19, 2012.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Mitt and Ann Romney enjoy some ice cream with their family in Wolfeboro, N.H., on July 2, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Mitt and Ann Romney walk with their grandchildren across Main Street in Wolfeboro, N.H., on July 2, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Mitt and Ann Romney jet ski on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, N.H., on July 2, 2012.(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Mitt and Ann Romney wave during the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London on July 28, 2012.(AP Photo/Toby Melville, Pool)
Ann Romney applauds after Jan Ebeling of United States rides Rafalca in the equestrian competition at the London Olympics on Aug. 7, 2012.(AP Photo/ Dmitry Lovetsky)
Mitt and Ann Romney talk to reporters on his campaign plane before taking off for Boston in Columbus, Ohio, on March 6, 2012.(GERALD HERBERT/AP)
Mitt Romney, his wife Ann, and Warsaw Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz visit the Memorial of the Warsaw Uprising in Poland on July 31, 2012.
(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Mitt and Ann Romney, with his running mate Paul Ryan, wave to the crowd during a rally at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Va., on Aug. 11, 2012.(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Mitt Romney kisses his wife, Ann, with his family onstage at his Florida primary night rally in Tampa on Jan. 31, 2012.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)