Gavin Newsom is the incumbent governor of California; he is a successful politician and businessman. He has risen the highest ranks of California politics over the past two decades.
Maybe you know about Gavin Newsom very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2021? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Gavin Newsom’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.
Early Life & Biography
Gavin was born in San Francisco; he belongs to the fourth generation of San Franciscan. His parents were Tessa Thomas and William Alfred Newsom III. He went to Redwood High school and graduated from there in 1985. While in High School, he participated in baseball and basketball. He graduated in 1989 with a bachelor in Political Science from Santa Clara University, he depended on a baseball scholarship and taking student loans.
At the age of 24, Gavin and other investors created a company PlumpJack Associates and later, they started PlumpJack Winery.
The business mogul has been married two times, he divorced from his first wife Kimberly in 2006 and married Jennifer Siebel in 2008. He has four children.
The World Economic Forum selected him as the Young Global Leader in 2005.
In 2007, there were allegations that he had an affair with the wife of his campaign manager Alex Tourk, this impacted his campaign negatively.
They moved to Marin County with his family from San Fransisco.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 10 October 1967, Gavin Newsom is 53 years old as of today’s date 4th May 2021. His height is 1.91M tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Gavin is a businessman who before his political career he ran successful businesses, and this is some of the businesses that he owns; PlumpJack Associates L.P which was started in 1992 with himself and other investors, PlumpJack winery started by the same group, PlumpJack Café which was also opened by the PlumpJack Café Partners L.P in 1993 and many others PlumpJack companies.
Gavin’s Political experience was when he volunteered in 1995 to run a successful campaign for Will brown. Later he was appointed with Brown to fill a vacant position in the Traffic and Parking Department, where he was later appointed as a commission.
In the year 2003 Gavin became the mayor of San Francisco, He garnered 41.9% of the total votes and emerged the first among nine contestants in that election.
Newsom was elected for a second term in the Mayor position in 2007; he won this election with 72% of the votes cast despite earlier attempts that threatened his winning chances by the San Francisco Progressive Community that had sought, other strong candidates, to run against him.
In 2009 April, he announced his interest to run for the California gubernatorial sit during the 2010 elections; he received an endorsement from Bill Clinton supporting his bid, he was forced to drop out of the race because of low polls throughout the campaign.
Gavin then filed paperwork to express the interest in being lieutenant governor of California in Feb 2010, he won the election in November 2010 and was re-elected for the second term in November 2014 for the same position.
In 2018, he was elected to be the California Governor; he won with a landslide against his opponents. He is still the governor of California to date.
Awards & Achievements
Gavin has a lot of achievements in both his political and business career; this are some of the achievements that have highlighted Gavin’s career.
- He is the 40th governor of California from January 2019 up to date.
- He was the 49th lieutenant Governor of California and ran for two terms within Jan 2011-Jan 2019
- He was the 42nd Mayor of San Francisco, where he served for two terms within Jan 2004-Jan 2011.
- He was among the San Francisco Board of a supervisor within Jan 1997-Jan 2002.
Net Worth & Salary of Gavin Newsom in 2021
As of May 2021, Gavin Newsom is estimated to have a net worth of $22 million. The politician and business mogul are very successful; he has immersed his wealth from his businesses and political career.
His yearly income was more than $429 000 between 1996 and 2001, and in 2002 Gavin holdings in his business were estimated to be more than$6.9million.
In 2007 he earned an interest of $141,000 and $251,000 from his business. Other earnings that cannot be clearly estimated are from the salary he receives as a politician, which contributes to his net worth greatly.
Gavin Newsom is one of the greatest businessmen and politicians of all time. His hard work in businesses and the spirit of reinvestment is something worth noting; this is because this has made him a multi-millionaire. He is also a tactical politician and has raised ranks from being just a Mayor to a Governor, impressive, right?