Who is Matt Bevin?
Matthew Griswold Bevin most commonly known as Matt Bevin is a well-known politician and businessman. He served as the 62nd Governor of Kentucky from 2015 to 2019. He is a Republican.
|Full Name||Matthew Griswold Bevin|
|Nick Name||Matt Bevin|
|Date of Birth||January 9, 1967|
|Age||53 years old|
|Birth Place||Denver, Colorado, U.S.|
|Father Name||Avery Bevin|
|Mother Name||Louise Bevin|
|Education||Washington and Lee University (BA)Central Michigan University|
|Net Worth||$12 Million|
|Social Media||Facebook / Twitter / Instagram|
Matt Bevin Age, Birthday
Matt Bevin was born on January 9, 1967, in Denver, Colorado. He is fifty-three years old as of October 2020. He is soon to be fifty-four on his birthday, 9th of January, next year.
Matt Bevin Height, Weight
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.75 m)
Weight: 75 kg (approx.)
Matt Bevin Family, Early Life
Matt Bevin was born to Avery Bevin and Louise Bevin in Denver, Colorado. He is the second of six children. His father worked at a wood mill and his mother worked in a hospital admissions department. He grew up in the small and rural town of Shelburne, New Hampshire. At the age of six, he used to make money by packaging and selling seeds to neighbors to support his family. He developed his public speaking and leadership skills while serving as a member of the state teen council. He also got involved in the country’s Dairy Club.
Matt Bevin Education
Matt Bevin first attended a small Christian School. Later, he attended Gould Academy, a private high school in tenth grade. He used to perform various summer jobs and on-campus dishwashing jobs to support his school expenses. After graduating from high school, he attended Washington and Lee University on a partial scholarship. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1989 from East Asian Studies in Japan. He joined the USA army as a lieutenant after returning to Turkey.
Matt Bevin Career
Matt Bevin completed a six-week course, the Junior Maintenance Course in 1990 in Kentucky. He was placed in the 25th Field Artillery Regiment in Fort Polk in Louisiana. He was promoted to the rank of captain from a second lieutenant, earning medals of honor. He left his duty in the American Army in 1993.
Then, Matt Bevin began to serve as a finance consultant for SEI Investment Companies in Pennsylvania and Boston. He also became the vice president of Putnam investments. After achieving enough experience in investment and finance, Matt moved to Kentucky in 1999. He started his two investment companies named Integrity Asset Management and Veracity Funds in Kentucky. In 2008, Bevin Brothers Manufacturing Company, American Bell company heavy losses. However, Matt Bevin took complete control and became the President of Bevin Brothers. But, a lightning strike sparked a fire that destroyed his factory and most of his goods were looted. Despite heavy losses, Bevin swore to rebuild the company started by his ancestors. He received a hundred thousand dollars to rebuild his business in 2012 from Senator Richard Blumenthal.
In 2013, Matt Bevin announced that he would challenge Mc. Connell, Senate Minority Leader in the 2014 U.S. Senate primary election. He received huge support from several groups. However, MC. Connell won his seat for the sixth term, defeating Matt Bevin. In 2015 Matt Bevin registered for the governor election of Kentucky. He won the primary election defeating James Comer by 0.03% vote. Matt Bevin won the general election on November 3, 2015, defeating democratic candidate Jack Conway with 8.71 percent votes.
Matt Bevin chose Hal Heiner as Secretary of Education and Workforce Cabinet along with Derrick Ramsey as Secretary of Labor. He joined a group of 25 U.S. governors refusing Syrian refugees on account of terror attacks which took place in Paris.
Matt Bevin Wife, Children
Matt Bevin first met his wife, Glenna on a blind date. Glenna was a divorced single mother. Bevin and Glenna married in 1996. The couples had five additional children. In 2003, their eldest daughter Brittney died in a car accident at the age of seventeen near the family’s home. In memory of their daughter, the couples established a non-profit organization that funds domestic and international mission trips for high school students. Bevin and Glenna later adopted four children between the ages of 2 and 10. Currently, Bevin and his whole family reside in the Governor’s mansion in Kentucky.
Matt Bevin Net Worth
Matt Bevin’s net worth is estimated to be $12 Million as of October 2020. He is a successful politician and businessman so he makes a huge income.
Matt Bevin Awards and Achievements:
- Matt Bevin was awarded the Army Achievement Medal as captain.
- Bevin received an Army Service Ribbon, National Defence Service Medal, Parachutist Badge along with a Commendation Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster.
Matt Bevin Social Media Account
Youtube: Matt Bevin For Kentucky
- Matt Bevin has a partnership at Waycross Partners, an investment company in Louisville, Kentucky.
- Matt Bevin served as the Chairman of the Board for the American RedCross in Louisville.
- Bevin has extended monetary support in educational sectors providing scholarship funds for poor students.