Learn about the Married Life of Gretchen Whitmer!

Gretchen Whitmer first marriage became a failure.
Born Name Gretchen Esther Whitmer
Birth Place Lansing, Michigan, USA
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Governor of Michigan
Husband Gary Shrewsbury (First),Marc Mallory (Second)
Net Worth $500,000
Age 48 years old
Sibling 1 siblings
Parents Sharon H. “Sherry” Reisig (Mother) and Richard Whitmer (Father)

Last Updated on February 9, 2020

Gretchen Whitmer is one of the American politicians who is in the spotlight for her diplomatic views. She is one of the 50 State leaders of the United States.

Today in this article, we will share detailed information on Whitmer’ net worth, personal and professional life.

Relationship Status of Gretchen Whitmer

Unsuccessful First Marriage

Gretchen Whitmer’ first marriage became a failure as she got legally separated from her first husband, Gary Shrewsbury. They together gave birth to two daughters, Sherry and Sydney Shrewsbury.

The former lovers divorced due to personal reasons in which custody of their children was passed to Whitmer.

Second Marriage Story

With the failure of her first relationship. Gretchen Whitmer began to fight alone to balance her personal and professional life. Later on, she found someone special, Marc Mallory, who understood her feelings.

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Marc was also a married man who already got three sons, Alex, Manson, and Winston Mallory from his previous wedlock. They took the wedding vows in 2011 and are currently residing in East Lansing, Michigan.

Net Worth of Gretchen Whitmer

Talking about the earnings of the democratic leader, Gretchen Whitmer, according to Business Insider, receives a six-figure salary, which comes around $159,300.

Whitmer gained the post of the Governer in 2018, and with two years of her work in that post, she might accumulate an income of $318,600. But Gretchen was active in politics from the early days. So, her estimated net worth should be around $500,000.

Assets Controlled by Gretchen Whitmer

Governers are the people who fight for the betterment of the country’s citizens. As a result, their basic needs are fulfilled by the taxes paid by the taxpayers.

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Gretchen Whitmer, Governor of Michigan, is living in a beautiful house that covers around 8,700-square-foot, Lansing style house. She resides in the governer’s mansion with her current husband and children.

A Lansing man was Charged with Stealing a Bluetooth speaker from a vehicle parked at the governor’s residence 

On March 14, 2019, the ride of the Gretchen Whitmer’ daughter, Sherry Whitmer, got rob where her Bluetooth speaker was stolen. The thief also broke into 2005 white Cadillac Escalade parked on the property.

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Professional Life

As stated above, Gretchen Whitmer is an American politician who became the 49th Governor of Michigan. She became a member of the Democratic party and worked as the Michigan House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006.

Gretchen also performed her task in the upper house of the Legislature, Michigan Senate, from 2006 to 2015. She, with her hard work in politics, got elected Governor in the 2018 gubernatorial election, defeating Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette.

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Whitmer, with her Governer post, focuses on improving the healthcare and infrastructure of the country. Gretchen’s confident attitude recently provided her opportunity to give the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s 2020 State of the Union Address.

Education History

Gretchen Whitmer, born in 1971, Lasing, Michigan, is the eldest of three children to Sharon H. “Sherry” Resig and Richard Whitmer. Both of her parents were lawyers.

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Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gives a Democratic response to President Trump’s State of the Union.

Now focusing on Whitmer’s educational background, she is a well-educated woman who completed her graduation from Forest Hills Central High School.

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Gretchen passed her BA in communications from Michigan State University in 1993. Further, in 1998, she graduated with Juris Doctor degree (JD) from Detroit College of Law from Michigan State University.

Quick Facts

  • Whitmer’s mother, under Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley, worked as an assistant attorney general.
  • Her father was the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan from 1988 to 2006 and also served as the head of the state’s Department of Commerce under Governor William Milliken.
  • In the 1990s election for the statehouse, she was unsuccessful in grabbing the post of Michigan House of Representatives.
  • She had been sexually assaulted in her past.
  • Whitmer in March 2019 proposed to increase gasoline tax 45 cents per gallon to fund road repairs.
  • Her parents divorced when she was 10 years old.

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