Jeb Bush Net Worth
Jeb Bush net worth: Jeb Bush is an American politician who has a net worth of $40 million. Jeb Bush served as the 43rd Governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is the second son of President George H W Bush and the younger brother of former President, George W Bush. Jeb is the first and only Republican Governor to serve two full four-year terms in the State of Florida. He was born John Ellis "Jeb" Bush on February 11, 1953 in Midland, Texas. He grew up in Houston, and attended the University of Texas where he earned a degree in Latin American affairs. In 1980, following his father's successful run for Vice President, Jeb moved to Florida, and in 1986 was named Florida's Secretary of Commerce. He held this position until 1988 when he resigned to help his father run for President. In 1994, Jeb Bush made his first run for office, but narrowly lost by less than 2 points to incumbent, Lawton Chiles. He ran again in 1998, and won with 55% of the vote. During his eight years as Governor, he was credited with initiating improvements in the economy, environment, and health care, as well as reforming the education system. He was also responsible for ending Florida's high-speed rail initiative on his second day in office. Jeb Bush met his wife, Columba Garnica Gallo, in 1971, while he was teaching English in León, Mexico as part of a foreign exchange program. They fell in love and were married on February 23, 1974, in Austin, Texas. They have three children, George Prescott Bush, Noelle Lucila Bush, and John Ellis Bush. The family remains extremely active in civic and charitable activities and continues to be invested in politics. There are always rumors circulating that Jeb Bush will run in the next Republican Primary for the Presidency, but as of right now, no formal announcement has been made.