Born on March 4, 1950, Rick Perry is an American politician who is the current United States Secretary of Energy and served as 47th Governor of Texas prior to it. As a member of Republican Party, he started his political career being elected to Texas House of Representative as a Democrat (he was a Democrat before 1989). For more information, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended Texas A&M University.

Family/ Relationships

Rick Perry Ethnicity/Religion

Rick Perry was born in Haskell, Texas to Joseph Ray Perry and Amelia June Holt Perry as a fifth generation Texan. His ancestry is almost English as his ancestry can be traced back to Thirteen Colonies and have lived in Texas since before Texas Revolution.

Rick Perry Affair/Married/Wife

He is married to Mary Anita Thigpen. They have two children. He is a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. For more information, visit his twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: James Richard Perry
  • Nicknames: Rick Perry
  • Birthday: March 4, 1950
  • Age: 69 years old (as of March 2019)
  • Birthplace: Haskell, Texas, US
  • Current Residence: Texas, US
  • Education: Texas A&M University
  • Profession: Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: He has English ancestry
  • Zodiac: Pisces
  • Spouse/Wife: Anita Thigpen (m. 1982)
  • Children: 2

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  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is a Republican.
  • He is the current US Secretary of Energy serving in Cabinet of President Donald Trump.
  • He was elected as Lieutenant Governor of Texas when Governor George W. Bush resigned to become president.
  • He was the longest serving governor in Texas history.
  • His ancestry is almost English as his ancestry traces back to original Thirteen Colonies. His family has been in Texas before Texas Revolution.
  • He started his political career by being elected to the Texas House of Representatives as a Democrat from district 64.
  • He was a Democrat before 1989.

Memorable Quotes:

What I learned growing up on the farm was a way of life that was centered on hard work, and on faith and on thrift. Those values have stuck with me my whole life.