Trey Gowdy

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Greenville, SC
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
22, 1964 (age 54)
Birthplace
Greenville, SC

About

Republican politician and member of the United States House of Representatives. During the 1990s and early 2000s, he served as a prosecutor in the U.S. District Court in South Carolina.

Before Fame

He graduated from Baylor University in 1986 and went on to earn his law degree from the University of South Carolina. He began his legal career as a clerk in the South Carolina Court of Appeals.

Trivia

He opposed President Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Family Life

A South Carolina native, he was born in Greenville and raised in Spartanburg. His marriage to Terri Dillard produced two children: Abigail and Watson.

Associated With

While serving in the U.S. House of Representatives, he opposed the debt ceiling bill proposed by fellow Republican congressman John Boehner.