Newt Gingrich Biography/ Who is Newt Gingrich?
Newt Gingrich is an American Politician/Host/Author working with the Fox News Channel(FNC) team as a host of the “Newt’s World” podcast. Additionally, he is also the chairman of Gingrich 360. This is a full-service American consulting, education, and media, production group.
Newt Gingrich Date of Birth / Birthday/How old is Gingrich?
Gingrich was born on the 17th of June 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 78 years old as of 2021.
Newt Gingrich Measurements/Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Newt Gingrich Partner/ Husband or Wife
Gingrich has been in marriage about three times. At first, he entered into marriage with Jackie Battley whom he stayed with her between the years 1962 and 1981. Later on, he married Marianne Ginther whom he stayed with between the years 1981 and 2000. He is in marriage with his wife, Callista Gingrich. whom he tied knots with in the year 2000.
Newt Gingrich Kids/Children
In his first marriage, where he had married his high school teacher when he was 19 and the teacher at 26, they had two daughters namely, Kathy, the president of Gingrich Communications, and Jackie Sue, an author, conservative columnist, and political commentator. He manages to keep information on whether or not he had any other children in the previous marriages. However, he states that he is a grandfather on his Instagram account.
Newt Gingrich Relatives/ Family
Gingrich was born to his mother, Kathleen “Kit”, and biological father, Newton Searles McPherson. The duo tied knots in the month of September 1942 when Kathleen was about 16 years old whereas Newton was about 19 years old. Unfortunately, their marriage later fell apart within days. Gingrich is of German, Scots-Irish, and English descent.
The year 1946 saw his mother enter into marriage with Robert Gingrich who adopted him. Robert was an Army officer who was serving tours in Korea and Vietnam. Later on in the year 1956, the family moved to Europe where they lived in Orleans, Stuttgart, France, and Germany.
Newt grew up alongside his three younger half-sisters from his mother, namely, Susan Gingrich, Roberta Brown, and Candace. He was raised in Hummelstown(near Harrisburgh) on military bases where his adoptive father was stationed. The family’s religion was Lutheran. Additionally, he also has a half-sister and a half-brother named Randy McPherson, from his biological father’s side. In the year 1960 during his junior year in high school, the family moved to Georgia at Fort Benning.
Newt Gingrich Schooling/Education
Gingrich attended Baker High School located in Columbus, Georgia, where he graduated in the year 1961. Here, he met and later married his math teacher. Later on, he joined Emory University located in Atlanta where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. With passion, he joined Tulane University where he obtained a Master of Arts Degree in the year 1968 and later on obtained a Ph.D. in European History in the year 1971.
Newt Gingrich Fox News
Gingrich works with the Fox News Channel team where he serves the station as a host of the “Newt’s World” podcast. The Newt’s World is a dynamic new weekly series that offers context to today’s world through entertaining stories and conversations. This podcast is distributed by Westwood One.
Newt Gingrich Profession
Gingrich serves as a host at Fox News. He also serves as a chairman of Gingrich 360 which is a full-service American consulting media production group, and education that connects the past, present, and future in order to inspire audiences. develop opportunities, and solve challenges.
Gingrich is the longest-serving teacher of both the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals and Capstone for rising generals. In addition, he has served as a member of the Defense Policy Board, He happens to be the longest-serving teacher of both the Joint War Fighting course for Major Generals and Capstone for rising generals. Additionally, he is also serving as a member of the Defense Policy Board, the Terrorism Task Force for the Council on Foreign Relations, and also worked as a co-chair of the Task Force on United Nations Reform.
Newt Gingrich Income/How much does Gingrich make?
Gingrich receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Newt Gingrich Net Worth
Through Gingrich’s career as a Politician/Host/Author, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Newt Gingrich Political Affiliations
Gingrich is a former Speaker of the U.S. House of Respentatives and a well-known architect of the “Contract with America.” This contract helped the Republican Party reclaim a majority in the House for the first time in about 40 years. Additionally, he was also a Republican candidate for president of the United States in the year 2012.
Why did Gingrich change his name?
He was born in the year 1943 in Harrisburg, as Newton Leroy McPherson. However, he was later adopted by his step-father and he took the name, Gingrich.
Newt Gingrich Home, House
Gingrich resides in McLean, Virginia, in a house whose descriptions are modest, considering real estate values in the suburb of Washington DC Beltway. He and his third wife, Callista Gingrich, bought their cul-de-sac home in McLean for $995,000 in the year 2000. This was the time when Gingrich had just married Callista. The house’s location is on a quiet street, the Colonial, and it features 4 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms, 3 fireplaces, and over 5,000 square feet of space.
The home does not have a swimming pool. However, on the website of Ann Kenkel(their designer), Gingrich’s bathroom has a marble floor with dark granite and a gold vanity sitting below a chandelier. The walls of the bathroom contain a fair share of mirrors.
Newt Gingrich Books
Asides from his career in television and politics, he is an author having published about 36 books including 16 fiction and nonfiction bestsellers. These include “Understanding Trump and Trump’s America: The Truth About Our Nation’s Great Comeback.
Newt Gingrich Health, Illness, Weight loss / is Newt Gingrich lost weight?
Gingrich is not sick and does not show any sign of illness. He has however lost a lot of weight. His weight reduced from 250 pounds to 30 pounds. This is due to exercises.
Newt Gingrich Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Gingrich is active on his social media accounts. He has about 1,000,000 followers on his Facebook Page, about 2,269,580 followers on his Twitter account, and around 253,290 followers on his Instagram account.