He has since written a combination of true crime books and political exposés, as well as one non-fiction account of a year exploring Alaska.
The former Miss Alaska contender always appears to be in great shape, and her exercise routine is likely a big part of the reason why.
She is also one of the most polarizing figures to have entered American politics in the last decade.
The sketch drew in the show's highest overnight rating since 1994, with about 17 million viewers.
Snorting Cocaine Off an Oil Drum: This tale about Palin doing lines off an oil drum outdoors while snowmobiling is amusing, but is it physically possible? In 1983, his take on the notorious Jeffrey MacDonald murder case led him being sued, with MacDonald alleging McGinniss made him believe he was on his side before slamming him in the book.
She was paired with professional dancer Mark Ballas for both seasons and ended up finishing in 3 rd place overall during her first run on the show.
The former political helps to create a memorable photo with a giant-sized American flag hanging in the background.
Fun Fact: Palin maintained a high approval rating throughout most of her tenure serving as the Governor of Alaska.