Newt Gingrich Profile
Newt Gingrich is an American author, correspondent, and politician who worked in the United States House of Representatives. He is also the host of a weekly series podcast called “Newt’s World” podcast.
Newt Gingrich Education
Gingrich went to Baker High School in Columbus, Georgia where he attained his high school diploma in 1961. He later on joined Emory University in Atlanta where he attained his Bachelor of Arts degree in history in 1965. After getting his degree, he went to Tulane University where he attained his Masters’s degree in 1968 and PhD in European history in 1971.
Newt Gingrich Career
Gingrich serves as the host of a weekly series podcast called “Newt’s World” podcast. Newt is also the chairman of a full-service American education, consulting, and media production group called ” Gingrich 360.” Gingrich 360 also plays a major role in assisting and inspiring audiences, developing opportunities, and solving challenges. He also used to work as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives of the “Contract with America”. In 2012, Newt ran for presidency under the Republican political party in the USA.
In addition to that, Gingrich is also one of the longest-serving teachers of Capstone for rising generals as well as the Joint War Fighting Course for Major Generals. He also spent some time working as an active member of the Terrorism Task Force for the Council on Foreign Relations and the Defense Policy Board. Moreover, he worked at the Task Force on United Nations Reform where he also co-chaired.
Newt Gingrich Age
Gingrich was born on June 17, 1943, in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. He is therefore 79 years old as of 2022.
Newt Gingrich Height
Gingrich stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Newt Gingrich Family
Gingrich was born and raised by his biological father, Newton Searles McPherson, and mother Kathleen “Kit”. His father, Newton, is of German, English, Irish, and Scottish descent while his mother, Kathleen was born in 1923 and died in 2003. Newton and Kathleen tied the knot in September 1942 but divorced after several days.
After Kathleen divorced Newton Searles McPherson, she got married to Robert Gingrich in 1946 who then adopted Newt. Robert Gingrich used to work as an Army officer who served tours in Vietnam and Korea. Newt, Kathleen, and Robert had to move to Europe in 1956 and lived in France, Orléans, and Stuttgart, Germany. Growing up, Newt was raised alongside his three younger half-siblings called Susan Gingrich, Candace, and Roberta Brown.
Newt Gingrich Wife/ves
Gingrich is married to Callista Bisek since August 2000. Callista Bisek was also one of his many mistresses and the two had a relationship when Newt was still married to Marianne Ginther.
May “Jackie” Battley
Gingrich got married to his first wife, Jacqueline May “Jackie” Battley in 1962 when Jackie was 26 years old and Newt was 19 years old. Jacqueline May “Jackie” Battley was born on February 21, 1936, and died on August 7, 2013. Newt and Jackie met for the first time in high school where Jackie used to teach Newt geometry. During the time of their marriage, Newt and Jackie had two daughters called Jackie Sue who is working as a conservative columnist, author, and political commentator, and Kathy. On the other hand, Kathy is working as the president of Gingrich Communications.
A few years into their marriage, it was reported that Newt had several affairs with other women while still married to Jacqueline May “Jackie” Battley. In 1974, it was publicized that Newt was cheating on Jacqueline with a young volunteer during his congressional campaign. Furthermore, some of his colleagues at work also said that Newt had several romantic relationships behind Jacqueline’s back. In 1980, Newt filed for divorce from Jackie after he started a romantic relationship with Marianne Ginther.
After divorcing his first wife, May “Jackie” Battley, Newt moved to marry Marianne Ginther who he had an affair with. Furthermore, Marianne was helped out in controlling their finances and was never in the limelight. In 1999, Newt filed for divorce from Marianne Ginther several months after she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. This was after Marianne refused Newt’s demands for their marriage to be an open marriage. In 2000, the two ended up divorcing after Newt cheated again on Marianne with his current wife, Callista Bisek. It was also rumored that Newt was cheating on Marianne with different women for a long time before settling with Callista Bisek.
Newt Gingrich Salary
Being one of the top authors, correspondents, and politicians for FOX News Channel Gingrich earns an annual salary ranging from $ 5 million.
Newt Gingrich Net Worth
Gingrich has an estimated net worth of between $20 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an author, correspondent, and politician.
Why did Newt Gingrich change his name?
Gingrich was born, Newton Leroy McPherson in 1943. However, he changed his name to Newt Gingrich after he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Robert Gingrich.
Newt Gingrich House|Home
Gingrich lives in McLean, Virginia in their $995,000 house which they bought in the year 2000. The couple bought the house immediately after Newt divorced his second wife, Marianne. Furthermore, the house has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3 fireplaces, and is over 5,000 square feet.
Newt Gingrich Weight Loss
Gingrich is very much alive and healthy as of April 2023. He has not shared any information regarding him being sick. Rumors of him being sick came out after he significantly lost a lot of weight.
Newt Gingrich Books
- Defeating Big Government Socialism: Saving America’s Future
- March to the Majority: The Real Story of the Republican Revolution
- Beyond Biden: Rebuilding the America We Love
- Trump and the American Future: Solving the Great Problems of Our Time
- Trump vs. China: Facing America’s Greatest Threat
- Shakedown: A Novel: Mayberry and Garrett
- Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War
- Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant, The Final Victory
- To Renew America
- Trump’s America: The Truth about Our Nation’s Great Comeback
- Understanding Trump
- Collusion: A Novel
- Rediscovering God in America
- Pearl Harbor
- Vengeance: A Novel
- Rediscovering God in America: Reflections on the Role of Faith in Our Nation’s History and Future
- To Try Men’s Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom
Newt Gingrich FOX News
Gingrich is working at FOX News where he works alongside other famous FOX News anchors and reporters including;
- John Roberts
- Nicole Saphier
- Jon Scott
- Tom Shillue
- Carley Shimkus
- Marc Siegel
- Kiron Skinner
- Sandra Smith
- Dan Springer
- David Spunt
- Casey Stegall
- Garrett Tenney
- William Bennet
- Griff Jenkins
- Aishah Hasnie