Quick Facts of Gavin Christopher Newsom
- Full NameGavin Christopher Newsom
- Net Worth$2.2 Billion
- Date of Birth1967 /10 /10
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceSan Francisco, California
- ProfessionPolitician, Businessman
- Active Year1991-present
- Eye colourBrown
- Hair colourBrown
- SpouseKimberly Guilfoyle (m. 2001; div. 2006) Jennifer Siebel (m. 2008)
- Height6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
- Body MeasurementMuscular
- EducationFrench American bilingual school, Notre Dame des Victoires, Redwood High School (1985), Santa Clara University (1989) - B.S. in political science
- Online PresenceInstagram (118k followers), Twitter (1.4M Followers), Facebook (1,094,893 followers), YouTube (1,175 subscribers)
- Children4 - Montana Tessa (b. 2009), Hunter (b. 2011), Brooklynn (b. 2013), Dutch (b. 2016)
Gavin Newson is an American politician and businessman, who is widely recognized as the 40th and current governor of California. Before his political career, he served as the 49th lieutenant governor of California (2011–2019) and became the 42nd mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011. Recently, Newson was sworn in as Governor of California in 2019.
Newson is married twice. As of now, he lives a blissful life with his second wife. So, does he have any children from his marriage?
Who Is Gavin Christopher Newsom? Bio & Wiki
Gavin was born as Gavin Christopher Newson on 10th October 1967, in San Francisco, California, United States. Moreover, his nationality is American and belongs to Irish-Scottish ethnicity. Newsom’s father, William Alfred Newsom III is a state appeals court justice and attorney for Getty Oil and his mother, Tessa Thomas, a homemaker.
Gavin moved to Marin County with his mother and sister after the divorce of his parents when he was only two years old. While there, Newsom revealed that he did not have an easy childhood and attended kindergarten and first grade at the French American bilingual school in San Francisco.
Later, Newsom enrolled at Notre Dame des Victoires where he studied from third to fifth grade. In 1985, he graduated from Redwood High Schooll with scholarship in basketball and baseball. Furthermore, Newsom went to study at Santa Clara University on a partial baseball scholarship, and finished his studies in 1989, holding a B.S. in political science.
Gavin Newsom’s Career
Gavin Newsom started his career with a loan to establish a company, PlumpJack Wine Shop in 1991. Furthermore, the business eventually grew to a multi-million dollar empire with over 700 employees, including restaurants, theaters, a wine label, and a hotel/ski resort.
Newsom served on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors from 1996 to 2004, where he earned an honor for his “Care Not Cash” initiative, reformed the city’s homeless policy by slashing cash benefits to the homeless.
On 4th November 2003, Gavin became the 42nd mayor of San Francisco and the youngest mayor of that city in over a century. Later, he made national headlines when he allowed same-sex couples to obtain marriage licenses on February 2004.
Recently, Newsom finished in the top two of the nonpartisan blanket primary defeating Republican, John H. Cox by a landslide in the gubernatorial election on November 2018. He is a member of Democratic Party along with Kamala Harris and Rahm Emanuel.
How Much Is Gavin’s Net Worth?
Gavin Newsom is a multimillionaire businessman with a net worth of $2.2 Billion as of 2019. Having a lucrative wealth, he also makes an impressive income from his other works which include endorsements deals, investments, etc. Also, his wife Kimberly Guilfoyle‘s net worth is around $5 Million.
When Newsom concentrated its campaign for the governor on his progressive policies, he also showed his achievement as an entrepreneur and job creator, quoting his business, PlumpJack as 23 companies and 800 staff.
Newsom’s 1996 economic disclosures lodged with the California Fair Political Practices Commission showed at that moment when he had assets of more than $950,000, including investments and associated holdings. Furthermore, his Airelle Wines Inc. and an associated company, Villa Encinal Partnership had a fair market value of $10,000 to $100,000.
Everything you need to know about Gavin Newsom
Over $6 Million in investment and assets were covered by a 2017 disclosure, with an added $10 Million in weaving and other companies held by those bodies. The fair market value of Airelle and Encinal was over $1 Million.
Gavin purchased a house in the Kentfield, California at the price of $5.995 Million on 6th February 2019. His house consists of five bedrooms, four full and two half bathrooms, based on 4,014 square feet.
Newsom’s house features an L-shaped combination living and dining room features a minimalist fireplace. Moreover, outside the bedrooms, on the second floor, there is a large sunny terrace, and the back of the house leads to a flat, grassy garden encircled by natural woods with swimming pool, wellness center, and dining room.
How Is Newsom’s Relationship With His Second Wife?
Gavin Newsom started dating his current wife, Jennifer Siebel, an actress in September 2006. Later, they announced their engagement on 29th December 2007. After a year, the couple married on 26th July 2008, in Stevensville, Montana.
Together, Newsom and his wife welcomed four children, Montana Tessa Newsom (born on 18th September 2009) and Hunter Siebel Newsom (12th July 2011). Further, their other kids are Brooklynn (born on 3rd July 2013) and Dutch Newsom (born on 26th February 2016).
Before his marriage with Siebel, Gavin married Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former prosecutor, and commentator. They shared the vows on 8th December 2001, at Saint Ignatius Catholic Church, in San Francisco, California. Moreover, they featured in the September 2004 issue of Harper’s Bazaar, a fashion magazine.
Unfortunately, the things didn’t work out in between Newsom and his former wife. They filed for divorce citing difficulties due to their careers on opposite coasts in January 2005. After a year, the court announced their divorce on 28th February 2006. The pair don’t have any children from their marriage.
After the divorce, Newsom was involved in a romantic relationship with Ruby Rippey-Tourk. Ruby is the wife of his campaign manager and former deputy chief of staff, Alex Tourk in January 2007.
However, they ended their relationship because of some misunderstandings between them.