Gary Herbert (Governor of Utah) Salary, Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Facts

Gary Herbert (Governor of Utah) Salary, Net Worth, Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Career, Facts
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Gary Richard Herbert (born May 7, 1947) is an American politician serving as the 17th and current Governor of Utah since 2009. A member of the Republican Party, he chaired the National Governors Association during the 2015–2016 cycle.

Gary Herbert Age, Height & Weight

  • As of 2020, Gary Herbert age is 72 years old.
  • He stands on a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
  • He weighs around 70 Kg.
  • His eye color is dark brown and has blonde hair.
  • He wears a shoe size of 9 UK.

Gary Herbert Quick Facts

Real NameGary Richard Peters
Nick NameGary Herbert
BornMay 7, 1947
Age72 years old (As of 2020)
Known For17th and current Governor of Utah
Political partyRepublican
BirthplaceAmerican Fork, Utah, U.S.
ResidenceGovernor's Mansion
Physical Stats
Height/ TallIn feet - 5'8"
Weight70 kg
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlonde
ParentsFather: Paul Richard Peters
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse/ WifeJeanette Snelson
Grand Children16
EducationOrem High School
Net WorthApprox $20 million USD (As of 2020)
Online Contacts
Social Media LinksInstagram, Twitter, Facebook
Gary Herbert with his wife Jeanette Snelson Herbert

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Gary Herbert Wife

  • As of 2020, he is married to Jeanette Snelson Herbert.
  • They have six children and sixteen grandchildren.
  • Mrs. Herbert was born in Preston, Idaho, and moved with her family as a young child to Springville, Utah.
  • She is Honorary Chair of the Governor’s Commission on Literacy.

Gary Herbert Early Life & Education

  • Herbert was born on May 7, 1947 in American Fork, the son of Carol and Paul Richard Peters.
  • His parents divorced when he was a toddler, and his mother soon remarried to Duane Barlow Herbert, who legally adopted him.
  • His biological father also remarried, but Herbert and his paternal half-siblings were raised in different households and had minimal contact with each other.
  • Governor Herbert grew up in Orem, Utah.
  • As per his education, he graduated from Orem High School, served a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Eastern States Mission.
  • Later attended Brigham Young University, but did not graduate.

Gary Herbert Career

  • Herbert served for six years as a member of the Utah Army National Guard, becoming a staff sergeant.
  • Following his time in the National Guard, he set up a real estate firm, Herbert and Associates Realtors.
  • Herbert was president of the Utah Association of Counties and Utah Association of Realtors.
  • Mrs Herbert ran a child care service, The Kids Connection.
  • In November 2003, Herbert began campaigning for the Republican nomination for Governor of Utah.
  • In April 2004, a month before the state convention at which the gubernatorial nominee would be selected, Herbert joined forces with then-rival Jon Huntsman, Jr., becoming the latter’s running mate.
  • The Huntsman-Herbert ticket defeated incumbent governor Olene S. Walker at the convention, before going on to win in the November election.
  • Herbert subsequently became lieutenant governor.

Gary Herbert Salary & Net Worth

  • As of 2020, Gary Herbert salary is $150,000.
  • His primary source of income is his political career.

Facts about Gary Herbert

  • Merit gave separate $25,000 checks to the Herbert campaign on November 2, 2009, and January 21, 2010, and Herbert and Lampropoulos met in October 2009.
  • In December 2009, Merit got $4.4 million in tax credits.
  • Lampropoulos has publicly endorsed Herbert and appears in a television commercial supporting Herbert’s reelection bid.


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