Jim McGreevey Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Jim McGreevey (James Edward McGreevey)

Last Updated: 30 Apr, 2024 | Views: 346

Age: 66

Profession: Politician

Famous For: Former Governor of New Jersey

Higher Education: Georgetown University (JD), Harvard University (MEd), General Theological Seminary (MDiv)

Net Worth: $5 Million Approx.

Jim McGreevey Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
06 Aug, 1957 (66 Years 09 Months 14 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New Jersey

Birth District
Jersey City

Birth Sign


Jim McGreevey Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography)
Jim McGreevey, a popular American politician, presided over New Jersey as governor from 2002 to 2004. Jim was born in Jersey City in 1957. In addition to controversy surrounding his resignation due to an extramarital affair and his coming out as homosexual, McGreevey's legislative career was highlighted by major accomplishments including extending preschool education.

Jim McGreevey Career:

In 1990, He served the 19th Legislative District in the NJ General Assembly.
1993: In New Jersey's Woodbridge Township, when he was elected mayor, he served in that capacity until 2002.
2001: McGreevey successfully ran for Governor of New Jersey, defeating Republican candidate Bret Schundler.
2002-2004: As Governor, McGreevey implemented various policy initiatives, including expanding preschool education and advocating for affordable housing. He also faced budgetary constraints and conflicts with the Republican-controlled state legislature.

Jim McGreevey Controversies:

During a press conference in 2004, Jim McGreevey made a startling declaration. He revealed that he was gay and had engaged in an extramarital affair with a male employee, Golan Cipel. The revelation created significant controversy and received widespread media attention.

Jim McGreevey Resignation:
After an affair and sexual orientation scandal, Jim McGreevey stepped down as governor of New Jersey on August 12, 2004. His resignation became effective on November 15, 2004. 

Jim McGreevey Personal Life:
Following his resignation as Governor, Jim McGreevey embarked on a new chapter of his life. He pursued a Master of Divinity degree and was ordained as an Episcopal priest in 2007. McGreevey has worked with prisoners and supported prisoner reintegration programs through his involvement in some social justice activities.

In terms of his personal life, McGreevey divorced his wife, Dina Matos, in 2008. They have a daughter together. McGreevey has since been in a long-term relationship with Australian financial adviser Mark O'Donnell.

Jim McGreevey's career and personal life have undergone significant transformations since his resignation as Governor of New Jersey. While his tenure as Governor ended in controversy, he has sought to rebuild his life and make positive contributions in different areas, primarily through his involvement in social justice and spiritual endeavors.

Jim McGreevey Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 180 cm
In Meters 1.80 m
In feet & Inches 5'11"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 75 Kg
In Pounds 165 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Jim McGreevey Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Jack McGreevey

Mother's Name
Veronica McGreevey

Kari Schutz, Dina Matos

Not Known

Not Known

Jacqueline McGreevey, Morag McGreevey

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