Kristi Noem is the first 33rd female governor of South Dakota and is also a member of the House of Representatives from the South Dakota district.
Quick Facts and Information on Kristi Noem
|Full Name/ Real Name||Kristi Lynn Arnold|
|Birthday/ Date of birth||November 30, 1971|
|Hometown||Watertown, South Dakota|
|Current Residence||Governor’s residence, South Dakota|
|Education||South Dakota State University|
|Children||Two Daughters and a Son|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter, Facebook|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Height in feet||6 feet|
|Height in meters||1.82 meters|
Kristi Noem Bio: Family, Heritage, Siblings, Parents
Kristi Noem was born on November 30, 1971, in Watertown, South Dakota. She holds American citizenship and belongs to white ethnicity. Her birth sign is Sagitarrius, and she is 49 years old.
She was born to parents, Ron Arnold and Corrine Arnold. Her father was into farming, while her mother’s profession is yet unknown. Unfortunately, Kristi has already lost her father, as was killed in a farming accident many years before. Following the unfortunate incident of her father’s death, Kristi ended up dropping out of college.
Furthermore, Kristi wasn’t the only child in her family and has siblings too. However, she has not shared any information regarding them.
Kristi Noem’s Education
Noem was a scholar from a younger age. She attended Hamlin High School, where she also won the South Dakota Snow Queen title. As an enthusiast of speaking, she loved public speaking and participated in debates.
Later, she joined Northern State University, where she met her future husband. Afterward, because of the death of her father, she left college to help her family. However, after sometimes, she continued her studies and was and was back again.
Afterward, she took classes at the Watertown campus at Mount Marty College at South Dakota State University and also took online classes.
Kristi Noem’s Career
Noem was involved in politics from the year 2006. That year, she won almost 39% of the vote and won a seat in the South Dakota, House of Representations. Then, in 2008, she was re-elected for the second time as well. She served for years 2007- 2010.
During her years, she was also on the State Affairs Committee and Taxation Committee. Later, in March 2011, Kristi was named 12 regional directors for the National Republican Congressional Committee for the 2012 election.
Afterward, in the 2018 election, she ran for governor of South Dakota and defeated South Dakota attorney general Marty Jackley. For those who do not know, she is the first woman in Dakota to hold this title and position at the office.
Kristi Noem Married Life and Husband
Many of you know Kristi very well, but what about her husband? Well, Kristi is married to the love of her life, her husband Bryon Noem.
Kristi Noem got married, exchanging vows with her spouse, at the young age of 20. Ms. Noem was still in college when she met her husband and tied the knots back in 1992.
Her husband is, Bryon Noem, the first man in South Dakota History. As Kristi is the first woman governor of South Dakota, likewise, her partner earned this title of First Man as well. Bryon is a supporting husband and has been supporting her throughout her journey from college until she became a governor. Talking about how proud he is of his wife, Kristi’s husband in an interview said
I am honored to serve beside Kristi as I am proud of who she is and what she stands for. I think she is an amazing governor.”
Who is Kristi Noem’s Husband, Bryon Noem?
e was an insurance agent at Bryant State Bank and later started his own business. To everyone’s surprise, he bought an insurance part of the bank and starting insurance called Noem Insurance. This insurance offers the best policies to the South Dakota people and is still prevalent today.
Additionally, Bryon is also involved in social works and services. Recently, he had launched an initiative, called ‘ This is South Dakota’. Here, they visited small towns and looked at the conditions, to bring more attention to those towns.
Talking about the initiative, The first man of South Dakota, Bryon Noem, said,
“Small towns, they’re the heartbeat of our state. They always have been and this is our culture, this is who we are and this is South Dakota, “I want not only people inside the state to learn more about their own state, but people outside the state to learn about South Dakota because we believe there are so many hidden gems and hidden treasures in the state. I just want to uncover them.”
Kristi Noem Children: Her Daughters and A Son
The 33rd Governor of South Dakota is a mother of three children. The couple is blessed with two beautiful daughters, Kennedy, Kassidy, and a son, named Booker.
Her daughters are quite old, and her older daughter, Kassidy got married in June 2019. The husband was Kyle. Whereas, her son, Booker is still in college, and on National Son’s day, she had posted a picture with him on Instagram, appreciating him and saying how much she loves him.
Moreover, Kristi’s daughter, Kennedy works for her as a policy analyst, while Kassidy owns an appraisal company. Whereas her son Booker recently graduated from high school.
Kristi Noem Net Worth / Salary 2020
As a governor, Noem’s salary is basically her legal fees. According to sources, Kristi Noem’s current salary is $116k yearly. However, considering the experience that she possesses in her field, Krist’s salary might be more than that too.
In addition to her salary, Kristi also owns her side business, and also runs a family business with her siblings. Therefore, we can assume that she earns very well.
And considering all her ventures, Kristi Noem’s net worth for 2020 is estimated at $2 million. Since the earning won’t stop for Kristi anytime soon, we can expect to see quite a substantial rise in Kristi’s net worth in the following years.
Kristi Noem’s Height
As for her physical features, Kristi Noem is a tall woman and stands 6 feet tall. Converted into meters, Kristi Noem’s height equivalents to 1.82 meters. Kristi’s height is more than that of an average women’s height in the United States.
Additionally, she has long black hair and dark brown eyes.
Kristi Noem’s Social Media
As an active politician, Kristi Noem is into social media platforms and is also active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
On Instagram, she has about 88.8k followers, where she mostly posts personal pictures with her family, and also work pictures. On Twitter, 109.8k people follow her and read her tweets.
Moreover, Noem is also active on Facebook and has 138,692 people who follow her.