Jim Wells

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Birthday
27, 1957
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
27, 1957 (age 61)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

Beginning in the early 1980s, this Democratic Unionist Party politician served in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Then, from 2014 to 2015, he served as Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety.

Before Fame

He began his political career after earning a geography degree from Queen's University Belfast.

Trivia

He has been widely criticized for his public comments denouncing LGBT lifestyles, as well as for his anti-abortion views.

Family Life

He was born in Lurgan, Northern Ireland, and he grew up as a member of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster. He and his wife, Grace, raised three children.

Associated With

He and fellow Northern Irish politician Nigel Dodds are both members of the Democratic Unionist Party.