Gavin Christopher Newsom Bio, Age, Education, Career, Net worth

Gavin Christopher Newsom
Gavin Christopher Newsom

Biography of Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom is an American politician and a businessman who have been serving as the 40th California governor since 2019.

Gavin Newsom age

Newsom was born on 10th October 1967, in San Francisco California in the United States.

Gavin Newsom Family

His parents are William Alfred Newsom III his father and Tessa Thomas (Née Menzies) his mother.

Gavin Newsom Education

Newton attended the Ecole Notre Dame Des Victoires but dropped out in grade five. He then attended Redwood High School. The later joined Santa Clara University.

Gavin Newsom Wife

Newsom married to Kimberly Guilfoyle Francisco prosecutor and legal commentators in 2001 but divorced in 2006. He then got married to Jennifer Siebel in 2008.

Gavin Newsom children

Newsom is a father to Montana Tessa Siebel Newsom Brooklynn Siebel Newsom, Hunter Siebel Newsom and Hunter Siebel Newsom

Gavin Newsom Career background

Gavin’s career began in 1991 as a businessman where he established a company named Plump Jack Associates L.P followed by Plump Jack Winery in 1992. Newsom was able to support a number of Businesses like the PlumpJack Squaw Valley. In 1994 followed by Winery in Napa Valley and Balboa Cafe Bar and Grill the following year among others up to 2002.

After a success in his business Newsom joined politics in 1995 where he campaigned for Willie Brown’s for Mayorship. In 1996 Brown appointed him for the position of Parking and Traffic Commission president. In 1997 he was appointed to the Board of Supervisors in San Francisco and got his fill membership in 1978.

He made a number of achievements including prohibition of visible tobacco hoardings, ensured affordable housing and reformed the San Francisco Municipal Railway. Newsom managed to retain his position in 2000 when was re-elected as the supervisor and again in 2002 representing the second district in third term.


In 2004 Newson vied for the position of San Francisco. Where he addressed the matters on affordable houses and dilapidated riads. He also fought for same sex marriage which was against the state laws but was later annulled. Newson also headed the implementation of the Care not Cash initiative which he financed in his tenure with supporting the UNITED HERE union.

He sold the share of San Francisco ventures of his business and those of PlumpJack was operating in other cities where he kept his other shares. In 2005 he ordered the prohibition of some specific breeds of dogs in California. That same year he earned the title of the Young Global Leader.

In 2007 he was again reelected and, in that term, he focused on matters like education sector, health sector, homeless people and environment. He headed the renovation of the San Francisco General Hospital. In 2009 Newsom was awarded for his efforts to improve the health sector and he received the Leadership for Healthy Community Award. That same year he faced a challenge on his failure to implement the sanctuary city rule where he faced criticism from San Francisco Democratic Party.

California Governorship

In 2010 campaign Newsom was endorsed by Bill Clinton the former President for position California Governorship. Luckily Newsom was elected and started working in 2011 January.

Newsom started hosting the weekly talk show named The Gavin Newsom Show normally aired on Current Tv. He also among the 62 that supported life imprisonment which was to replace capital punishment. In 2013 he released his first book named Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital. He also joined the Centre for Information Technology Research which was in the interest if the Society operating in the interest of the society under California University.

In 2015 after his reelection, he started a campaign fundraising an account that supported his following election in the following term in 2018. Following the November 2018 election Newsom was sworn in in 2019 as the 40th governor of California after winning the election.