Jared Polis

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Birthday
12, 1975
Birthplace
Colorado
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1975 (age 44)
Birthplace
Colorado

About

Democratic Congressman from Colorado who was the first person to win a congressional election as an openly gay man in 2008. He was a leading sponsor of the Student Non-Discrimination Act, which aimed to protect LGBT students against bullying in their schools.

Before Fame

He cofounded an online greeting card website with his parents, which he sold three years later for $780 million.

Trivia

He is the first gay parent in Congressional history and caucuses in the LGBT Equality Caucus.

Family Life

He has a son, Caspian Julius, with his partner Marlon Reis.

Associated With

He introduced the 2011 Race to the Top Act with Senator Joe Lieberman.