Bruce Golding

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Birthday
5, 1947
Birthplace
Jamaica
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
5, 1947 (age 70)
Birthplace
Jamaica

About

Jamaica Labour Party politician and Jamaica's eighth Prime Minister. Prior to becoming Prime Minister, he served as a Member of Parliament for the Kingston West constituency.

Before Fame

After briefly attending St. George’s College and Jamaica College, he graduated from the University of the West Indies with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics.

Trivia

Following what many believed to be his mishandling of a United States extradition order regarding a Jamaican drug trafficker named Christopher "Dudus" Coke, Golding resigned as Prime Minister in 2011.

Family Life

He and his wife, Lorna Golding, raised two daughters (Sherene and Ann-Merita) and one son (Steven).

Associated With

In a controversial 2008 interview with BBC journalist Stephen Sackur, Golding announced his intention to bar homosexual politicians from serving in the Jamaican government.