Greg Abbott

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Birthday
13, 1957
Birthplace
Texas
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
13, 1957 (age 60)
Birthplace
Texas

About

After serving as an Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court and as Texas' fiftieth Attorney General, this Republican Party politician was elected Governor of Texas. He and his Lieutenant Governor, Dan Patrick, took office in January of 2015.

Before Fame

After earning his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin, he completed his J.D. at Vanderbilt University and worked as an attorney.

Trivia

He was involved in the Van Orden v. Perry U.S. Supreme Court case that established Texas' right to post the Ten Commandments outside the State Capitol.

Family Life

He and his wife, Cecilia Phelan, adopted a daughter named Audrey.

Associated With

He succeeded Rick Perry as Governor of Texas.