Born on November 13, 1957, Greg Abbott is an American lawyer and a politician who has been serving as the Governor of Texas since January 2015. As a member of the Republican Party, he served as the 50th Attorney General of Texas from 2002 to 2015. To learn more about him, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended University of Texas at Austin and Vanderbilt University.

Family/ Relationships

Greg Abbott Ethnicity/Religion

Born in Wichita Falls, Texas, Greg was born to Doris Lechristia Jacks Abbott and Calvin Roger Abbott. He is of English descent and is Roman Catholic.

Greg Abbott Affair/Married/Wife

He is married to Mexican-American Cecilia Phalen Abbott. They have a child. For more information, visit his twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: Gregory Wayne Abbott
  • Nicknames: Greg Abbott
  • Birthday: November 13, 1957
  • Age: 61 years old (as of May 2019)
  • Birthplace: Wichita Falls, Texas, US
  • Current Residence: Texas, US
  • Education: University of Texas at Austin, Vanderbilt University
  • Profession: Lawyer, Politician
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Zodiac: Scorpio
  • Spouse/Wife: Cecilia Phalen Abbott
  • Children: 1

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  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is a Republican.
  • He has been serving as the 48th Governor of Texas since 2015.
  • He is the first governor of any U.S. state since George Wallace to permanently use a wheelchair.
  • He met wife while attending UT Austin.
  • He was paralyzed below waist when an oak tree fell on him while he was jogging following a storm. He was 26 at the time.
  • He began his judicial career in Houston where he served as a state trial judge in 129th District Court for three years.
  • His wife is the first Latina to be the First Lady of Texas since Texas joined the union.

Memorable Quotes:

America is sick and tired of spending hour upon hour sitting in their automobile trying to get to work, trying to get kids to school, trying to get to a doctor’s appointment.