Born on July 15, 1955, John Cox is an American accountant, businessman, broadcaster, attorney and politician. As a member of the Republican Party, he became a California resident in 2011. He is the Republican candidate in the 2018 gubernatorial election in California against Democrats’ Gavin Newsom. For more information, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended University of Chicago, Illinois and Illinois Institute of Technology.

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John Cox Ethnicity/Religion

Born John Kaplan, he is the son of Priscilla and Albert Kaplan. Her has an older half brother, Michael. His mother was Jewish; however, he now practices Catholicism.

John Cox Married/Wife

He has been married twice. He was first married to Nancy. After his divorce with Nancy, he married Sarah Cox. For more information, visit his twitter.

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Personal Information

  • Full Name: John Herman Cox, (John Kaplan: born)
  • Nicknames: John Cox
  • Birthday: July 15, 1955
  • Age: 63 years old
  • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, US
  • Current Residence: California, US
  • Education: University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Profession: Accountant, businessman, politiian
  • Nationality: American
  • Religion: He now practices Catholicism (raised by Hewish mother)
  • Zodiac: Cancer
  • Spouse/Wife: Sarah Cox (current), Nancy (divorced)
  • Children: 4
  • Net Worth: Estimated in millions of dollars


  • Height: Not Available
  • Weight: Not Available
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  • Dress Size: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He is the only candidate endorsed by Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, and Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.
  • He is a Republican.
  • He has been a republican activist for over 40 years.
  • He has an “A” rating from both the NRA – National Rifle Association of America and Gun Owners of California.
  • Although raised by Jewish mother, he now practices Catholicism. 

Memorable Quotes:

Originally I used a can of compressed air to clean mushrooms that we had harvested. They were sandy and I needed a way to clean them out, so then I was thinking of other ways to use compressed air in the kitchen.