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(American politician)

Relationship Facts of Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum is married to R. Jai Gillum.
Andrew Gillum married on May 24, 2009.
💑 Anniversary in 62 days 💑
He is father of Three (Davis Allen Gillum, Caroline Gillum, and Jackson Gillum).
Andrew Gillum is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Who Is The Wife Of American Politician Andrew Gillum?

American politician, Andrew Gillum is happily married to his wife, R.Jai Gillum, the director of the Florida Dental Association.

The couple first met in college after participating in student government in Florida.

Even after the first meeting, they did not start dating. Later, they again met after which they began seeing each other.

Following that, they took their relationship furthermore with marriage on May 24, 2009.

The beautiful couple shares three children who are named, Davis Allen Gillum, Caroline Gillum, and Jackson Gillum.

Who is Andrew Gillum?

Andrew Gillum aka Andrew Demetric Gillum is an American politician who previously was the 126th mayor of Tallahassee, serving from 2014 to 2018.

Becoming Florida’s Democratic primary for governor, he was also the first African-American gubernatorial nominee in Florida.

Andrew Gillum- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

The American politician, Andrew was born on July 26, 1979, in Miami, Florida, the United States. As of 2023, he is 43 years old and holds American nationality.

Similarly, his ethnicity is Caucasian and as per the astrologers, his birth sign is Leo.

Talking about his parents, he was born to his father, Charles, and his mother, Frances Gillum. His father Charles was a construction worker while his mother was a school bus driver.

Altogether, he has six other siblings and is the fifth child of his parents.

As per his academics, in 1998 he completed his graduation from Gainesville High School. Later, he graduated from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), with a major in political science.

Andrew Gillum- Professional Life, Careers

Being the youngest person for being elected to the commission, he was listed to the Tallahassee City Commission for a one-year term in 2003 at the age of 23.  In 2004, he was elected for a full four-year as he received 72 percent of the vote.

Gillum worked on different community enrichment projects while working as a city commission for eleven years. He also contributed to the opening of the first Tallahassee Teen Center, as well as the Palmer Munroe Center.

He also supported of the city’s development project of Cascades Park which is based in downtown Tallahassee. In 2013, the park was built after which it was used as a storm-water management facility, as well as in the prevention of floods.

As a Mayor

In 2014, he was elected mayor of Tallahassee, and he announced his interest in being a candidate for mayor of Tallahassee in April 2013. He stood against three opponents including, Zach Richardson, Larry Hendricks, and Evin Matthews.

However, Gilum won the candidacy against Richardson and Hendricks on August 26, 2014, collecting more than 19K votes. Then, the write-in candidate Evin Mathews withdrew from the candidacy, on August 27, 2014, after which Andrew Gillum became the mayor.

Being a mayor he went on to contribute to different projects including the Ban the Box campaign, the DOT Fastlane Blog, the Conference on Early Childhood Education (ECE), youth mentoring opportunities, the implementation of Safe Neighborhoods in 2015, and others.

Gubernatorial campaign 2018

In March 2017, he announced his race for governorship and ran as a Democrat. With a surprising and upset victory, he became the winner of the Democratic nomination for governor, against the former congresswoman, Gwen Graham.

Creating the new record, he became the first black candidate for governor in Florida’s history.

Awards and Honors

During his long political career, Andrew Gillum has been awarded several honors and accolades. In 2001, he came the country’s top student leader, and was named to Essence Magazine’s ‘2010 Emerging Leader.’

Along with 124 other FAMU alumni, he was honored as an Outstanding Alumnus, being part of Florida A&M University’s 2012 125th Anniversary Quasquicentennial Celebration.

Net worth, Salary

The governor of Florida, Andrew has not disclosed his net worth. The yearly or monthly salary, he is paid for being the governor of Florida is not known at the moment.

Andrew Gillum- Rumors, Controversy

Being a reputed politician, Andrew was spotted countering to a drug overdose in a Miami Beach hotel room. Along with Andrew, there were two other men as well in the hotel room.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The 43-year-old politician, Andrew stands at an average height and weight as per his age.

Coming on to his physical appearance, he has a dark complexion, along with a pair of black eyes and hair of the same color as well.

His other body measurements are not available at the moment.

Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, he owns an Instagram account under the username, @andrewgillum, that has garnered more than 305k followers.

On the other hand, he joined Twitter on January 2012 and has racked up nearly 542.7k followers.

There is also an official Facebook page under his name, enriched with over 214k followers.

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