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|Birth date:||March 4, 1950|
|Birth place:||Paint Creek, Texas, United States|
|Height:||6 ft (1.85 m)|
|Profession:||Former Governor of Texas|
|Education:||Texas A&M University (1972)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Anita Thigpen Perry (m. 1982)|
|Children:||Sydney Perry, Griffin Perry|
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Rick Perry was born on March 4th 1950. Rick is the 47th and current Governor of Texas and the Republican Presidential primary candidate. Rick’s net worth now stands at $3 Million.
Rick Perry Net Worth $3 Million
Rick Perry’s career in politics started at quite a early age. After Rick completed his graduation, he joined the Air Force. Rick had the rank of captain while he was here. After Rick left The Air Force, he returned home to work as a cotton farmer along with his father. Only at that time Perry thought of working in politics seriously. He was elected as Lieutenant Governor of Texas in 1998 and assumed governorship in December 2000 when the then Governor George W. Bush resigned to become President of the United States.
Rick Perry was elected to full gubernatorial periods in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Rick is the fourth Texas governor to serve three periods. This makes Rick the second longest serving U.S governor. Perry is also the longest serving governor in the history of Texas. In 2008, Perry served as Chairman of the Republican Governors Association. On 13th August 2011, Perry announced in South Carolina that he was running for the Republican nomination for the US President in the 2012 presidential election. Yet later Rick announced he was suspending his campaign and offered support to Mitt Romney. On October 15th 2012, one of Perry’s aides said he could be standing for reelection to his fourth term as governor in 2014.
Perry married his childhood love, Anita Thigpen. The couple has two children, Griffin and Sydney.