Gary Johnson Bio, Net Worth, Height, Facts

Gary Johnson
  • Name: Gary Johnson
  • Age: 63 years old
  • Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Net Worth: US $6 Million
  • Status: Alive

Gary Johnson is an American politician and the 2016 presidential nominee for the Libertarian Party. He’s also a writer, businessman and the founder of Big J Enterprises. Johnson was born to parents Lorraine and Earl on January 1, 1953 in Minot, North Dakota. He attended Sandia High School followed by the University of New Mexico. He graduated in 1975 with a BS degree in political science.

Johnson started out as a businessman prior to his career in politics. He founded the mechanical contracting company, Big J Enterprises, in 1976. Big J quickly grew into one of Mexico’s top construction companies. The company makes millions while providing jobs to hundreds of workers. Big J was sold in 1999.

Johnson defeated Democratic governor Bruce King in 1994 to become New Mexico’s 29th Governor. Held the office from January 1995 to January 2003 after being re-elected for a second term in 1998. During his tenure, Johnson focused on anti-tax policies, anti-crime platforms and school voucher reforms. He also supported the legalization of marijuana. Johnson entered the 2012 presidential race as a member of the Libertarian Party. He defeated former Massachusetts Governor William Weld in 2016 for a second shot at the US presidency on the Libertarian Party ticket. If Johnson makes the 15% threshold he will face off against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump in the presidential debates.

Gary Johnson is 6ft tall and has a net worth of $6 million. His net worth was estimated between $3 million and $10 million by Forbes back in 2011. Johnson was married to ‘Denise Simms’ from 1977 to 2005. They had two children, Seah and Erik. Simms passed away in December 2006 from hypertensive heart disease. Johnson got engaged to real estate agent ‘Kate Prusack’ in 2009. He currently resides in Taos, New Mexico.

Gary Johnson Bio, Net Worth, Facts
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Gary Johnson Age, Birthday, Married

  • Birth Name: Gary Earl Johnson
  • Birthday: January 1, 1953
  • How Old : Age: 63 years old
  • Place of Birth: Minot, North Dakota, United States
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • How Tall : Height: 6ft 0in (183 cm)
  • Occupation: Politician
  • Net Worth : Salary: US $6 Million
  • Marriage(s): Denise “Dee” Simms
  • Death-O-Meter: Alive

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