The Bush family has become one of the most revered families in the United States, all thanks to their incredible impact in the areas of politics as well as sports, entertainment, and business. Jeb Bush has since trailed the same path as his father and has been making giant strides in the sphere of American politics.
Born on the 11th day of February 1953, Jeb is the son of former US President George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbara. He is also the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. The Midland, Texas native has had an incredibly successful political career and he has held several national and states political offices. Notably, he was the 43rd Governor of Florida and prior to his tenure as Florida Governor, Jeb served as the Secretary of Commerce of Florida.
While he has built an impressive resume over the years, a lot of attention has been shifted to his family including his wife and children. Here, we bring you all there is to know about the Jeb Bush’s children and family.
Everything You Should Know about Jeb Bush’s Family
Jeb Bush is happily married to Columba Garnica Bush (Nee. Gallo). His wife, Columba is a Mexican-American philanthropist and the former First lady of the US State of Florida. The couple first met each other while Jeb was working as an English teacher during the 1970s. After a few years of successful courtship, they got hitched in 1974 and their wedding took place at Catholic Student Center, the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.
Meet His Children
The former Governor of Florida Jeb Bush and his wife are parents to three amazing children namely George, Noelle, and John Bush. Just like their parents, their three children have equally become successful in their chosen fields of endeavors.
George P. Bush
Jeb and his wife welcomed their first son George Prescott Bush on the 24th day of April 1976. Born in Houston, Texas, George acquired his bachelor’s degree from Rice University, after which he went to University of Texas School of Law where he acquired his Juris Doctorate.
Soon after his graduation in 2003, George practiced corporate and securities law at Akin, Gump, Hauer & Feld LLP; a law firm situated in Dallas, Texas. From there, he went on to serve in the US Army for 10 years starting from 2007 to 2017.
Following in the footsteps of his father, George successfully contested for the position of Land Commissioner of Texas in 2014. Assuming office in 2015, he has been serving as the Texas Land Commissioner to date. He was re-elected for the same position in 2018.
Beyond politics, George P. Bush is happily married to his law school sweetheart, Amanda L. Williams. The pair got hitched in August 2003 and now has two sons.
The only daughter in the family, Noelle Bush is the second child of Jeb and Columba Bush. Also born in Texas, Noelle first came into this world on the 26th day of July 1977. She completed her education at Tallahassee Community College in 1999 and in 2002, she got a degree in leisure and recreation from Florida State University.
Unlike her older brother George, Noelle didn’t trail the same footsteps as her parents. According to online sources, Noelle currently works as the office manager in one of her family’s business outfit – Empower Software Solution. Her duties include research for the market base, office support and management, and answering phone calls.
Interestingly, Noelle has endured a long and trying struggle with drug addiction and has equally had some run-ins with the law. She was arrested and jailed for three days in 2002 after she allegedly forged a prescription for Xanax. Also in October of the same year, she spent 10 days in jail after she was found in possession of crack cocaine. By 2003, she completed her rehabilitation program and has since led a good life to date. She is still single and not yet married.
John Ellis Bush Jr.
Named after his father, John Ellis Bush Jr. is the last son of Jeb and Columba Bush. Born on the 13th day of December 1983, his birth took place in Miami, Florida in the United States. He attended Bolles school and also got his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin.
John has established himself as a businessman and has been involved in his family business for a long while. He currently manages his father’s Miami-based firm – Jeb Bush & Associates. The company is focused on health-care, technology, real estate, and energy. Also, a lover of politics, he has been one of his father’s strongest supporters.
More so, John Ellis Bush Jr. is married to Sandra Mary Algudady. The couple has two lovely daughters – Georgia H. W. Bush (b. 2011) and Vivian A. C. Bush (b. 2014).