Matt Bevin Biography
Matt Bevin is an American businessman and politician who currently serves as the 62nd and the former Republican Governor of Kentucky since 2015. Apart from being a politician, Matt is a well known successful businessman and army veterans
Matt Bevin Career
After he returned from Japan to his country, Matt Bevin enrolled to serve in the United States Army. where he completed a six-week course called the Junior Maintenance Course in the year 1990 in Kentucky.
Matt Bevin was later placed in Fort Polk in Louisiana in the 25th Field Artillery Regiment. where during that time he also trained for forty hours at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
With positive attitude and manners, he was promoted from a second lieutenant to the rank of a captain, earning himself medals of honor, following which he joined the Army reserve in 2003.
In 2013, Mattew made a political move when he first announced that he would challenge Senate Minority Leader Mc. Connell in the 2014 U.S. Senate Republican primary election.
Matt Bevin received massive support from groups associated with the Tea Party Movement for his bold step. However, his opponent Mc. Connell’s allegations regarding Matt’s inconsistent statements and policies proved difficult for Matt.
In 2015, Bevin registered for the run for governor of Kentucky. With his primary election win over James Comer by a mere 0.03% vote, he took the stage to run the general elections.
On 3rd November 2015, he won the gubernatorial elections over Democrat nominee, Jack Conway with 8.71 percent votes. Both the elections were a close call but Matt came out victorious.
Matt also served in the U.S. Army as a captain for a considerable time and became a philanthropist along the way. He has also served as the Chairman of the Board for the American Red Cross in the Louisville Area.
Matt Bevin has also earned extended monetary support towards education and has assisted with further education scholarship funds especially for those who do not have sufficient social and financial resources.
Matt Bevin Age
Bevin was born on 9 January 1967 in Denver, Colorado, United States. He is 56 years old as of 2023.
Matt Bevin Height
Bevin stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Matt Bevin Family
Matt was born in Denver, Colorado as the second born son to Avery who worked at a wood mill and Louise Bevin who worked part-time in a hospital admissions department. He is the second of six siblings and the family grew up in the rural town of Shelburne, New Hampshire in a small farmhouse heated by wood-fired stoves.
Matt Bevin Married
The American politician met Glenna who was by then a divorced single mother of a 5-year-old daughter, Brittney from an abusive husband. and went on a blind date, fell in loved and later dated for six years before they officially married in 1996.
Matt Bevin Divorce
Glenna filed for divorce in March 2023 from former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin their reason being “irretrievably broken.” The couple had already separated for a year before filing the petition for divorce. They had been married since 1996.
Matt Bevin Children
Matt Bevin has five children with Glenna and one stepdaughter 17 years old Brittney who later died in 2003 after a car accident near there home. In June 2012 Bevins adopted four other children from Ethiopia, to sum up, the total of his children to eight.
Matt created a non-profit organization named after her late daughter Brittney, to fund international and domestic trips for students of high school.
Matt Bevin Salary
Bevin earns an estimated salary of around $50000 to $100000 annually.
Matt Bevin Net Worth
Bevin has an estimated net worth of around $10 million.
Where Is Matt Bevin From
Matt Bevin is from Denver, Colorado, United States.
Matt Bevin Approval Rating
The Republicans are the most popular governors in the country, being his party. The Republicans, who control 33 governorships, are considered large and make up the top and bottom 10
Matt Bevin Kentucky
The American famous businessman is currently serving as the Governor of Kentucky since 2015.