Greg Gianforte Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Political Journey, Biography & More

Greg Gianforte

Real NameGreg Richard Gianforte
ProfessionPolitician, Businessman
PartyRepublican Party
Republican Symbol
Business Journey • In 1986, Gianforte co-founded Brightwork Development Inc., a software company. He and his partner sold the company to McAfee Associates for $10 million in 1994.
• In 1997, Gianforte founded RightNow Technologies. In 2011, Company was sold to Oracle Corporation for $1.5 billion.
• Now Gioforte is a board member of FICO (Fair, Isaac and Company) a data analytics company.
Political Journey • In Montana gubernatorial election 2016, Gianforte announced his candidacy for the Republican Party's nomination for governor of Montana on 20 January 2016.
• On 1 March 2017, Republican U.S. Representative Ryan Zinke of Montana's at-large congressional district resigned his seat. On 25 January 2017, Gianforte already announced his will to seek the seat.
• At a convention on 6 March 2017, the Republican Party selected Gianforte as their nominee.
Biggest RivalRob Quist
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Physical Stats & More
Height (Approx.)in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
Weight (Approx.)in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Eye ColourGrey
Hair ColourBald
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 April 1961
Age (as in 2017)56 Years
Birth PlaceSan Diego, California, U.S.
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownSan Diego, California, U.S.
SchoolUpper Merion Area High School
CollegeStevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey
Educational QualificationsMaster of Science
DebutBusiness- Co-founded Brightwork Development Inc. (1986)
Politics- Nomination for governor of Montana (2016)
FamilyFather- Frank Gianforte
Mother- Dale Gianforte
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesReading History, Fishing, Camping
ControversiesOn May 24, 2017, the day before the Election, Greg Gianforte allegedly body-slammed the Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. As per Ben Jacobs, "He took me to the ground, I think he wailed on me once or twice ... He got on me and I think he hit me ... This is the strangest thing that has ever happened to me in reporting on politics.”
Favorite Things
Favorite FoodPancakes, Fruits
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSusan Gianforte (M. 1989)
Greg and Susan Gianforte
ChildrenSons- Richard, David, Adam
Daughter- Rachel
Kids of Greg
Money Factor
Net Worth$100 Million

Greg Gianforte

Some Lesser Known Facts About Greg Gianforte

  • Does Greg Gianforte smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Greg Gianforte drink alcohol? Not Known
  • Greg Gianforte is of Italian descent (his great-grandparents emigrated from Italy in the 1890s, during the height of Anti-Italianism).
  • At his young age, his family moved to the suburbs of Philadelphia.
  • In 2017 Montana’s congressional district special election, American President recorded robocalls to get Montanans to vote for Gianforte & Donald Trump Jr. (Oldest Son of American President Donald Trump) Campaigned for Him.Donald Trump Jr.
  • Gianforte Wants to repeal AHCA (American Health Care Act) & has made conflicting statements about the AHCA.
  • Gianforte, his wife & his 4 children run the Gianforte Family Foundation that backs up organizations that equip others with the means to improve their lives.
  • Gianforte and his family attend Grace Bible Church, a nondenominational church in Bozeman, and Gianforte is known for donating money to several Christian and conservative groups.
  • Gianforte believes in Young Earth creationism, the belief that the Earth is less than 10,000 years old.
  • Gianforte donated $1.5 million to the Glendive Dinosaur and Fossil Museum in Glendive, Montana, a creationist museum which teaches visitors that the Earth is about 6,000-6,400 years old, that dinosaurs likely died out 4,300 years ago during the flood described in the Book of Genesis.