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|Date of birth:||January 1, 1953|
|Birth Country:||United States of America|
|Net worth:||$7 million|
Gary Earl Johnson (born January one, 1953) is associate Yankee businessperson, author, politician, and the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the U.S. in the 2016 election. He served as the twenty-ninth Governor of a North American nation, Mexico from 1995 to 2003 as a member of the political party. He was conjointly the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the U.S. in the 2012 election.
Early Life and Career
Johnson was born in North Dakota. In 1971, Johnson graduated from Sandia high school in New Mexico. He attended the University of Recent North American Nation from 1971 to 1975 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in social science. Whereas at UNM, he joined the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He met his future woman, Denise “Dee” Simms at UNM.
While in school, Johnson earned cash as a door-to-door repairman. His success in this business inspired him to start out his own business, massive J Enterprises, in 1976. When he started the business that targeted mechanical contracting Johnson was its sole worker. His firm’s major break came once he received an oversized contract from Intel’s enlargement in city Rancho that accumulated massive J’s revenue to $38 million.
To address the expansion of the corporate, Johnson registered in a time management course at midnight faculty, which he credits with creating him heavily goal drove. Finally, he grew Big J into a multimillion-dollar corporation with more than 1000 staff. By the time he sold-out the corporate in 1999, it was one of New Mexico’s leading construction corporations.
Republican presidential candidacy
On April twenty-one, 2011 Johnson proclaimed via Twitter, “I am running for president.” He made the same announcement during delivering a speech at the New Hampshire State House in Concord, New Hampshire. He was the first of an eventually giant field to announce his campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination. Johnson once more selected Ron Nielson of NSON Opinion Strategy a director for each of his New Mexico gubernatorial campaigns, as his presidential campaign manager and senior adviser. The campaign was headquartered in Salt Lake town, Utah where Nielson’s offices are situated. Johnson’s social science adviser was Harvard social science academician Jeffrey Miron. Initially, Johnson hoped Ron Paul wouldn’t run for president such that Johnson could provoke Paul’s network of libertarian-minded voters, and he even traveled to Houston to inform Paul of his call to run personally, however, Paul proclaimed his campaigning on May 13, 2011.
Johnson was married to Dee Johnson. As the first woman of the new North American nation, she engaged in campaigns against smoking and carcinoma and oversaw the enlargement of the Governor’s Mansion. He initiated a separation in May 2005, and 4 months later he proclaimed that they’d divorce. At the age of fifty-four, Dee Johnson died unexpectedly on December twenty-two, 2006, her reason for death later attributed to hypertensive cardiopathy. The couple had 2 youngsters, now an adult.
Johnson became engaged to the capital of New Mexico property agent Kate Prusack in 2009, a year after meeting her at a motorcycle race in the capital of New Mexico. Prusack has explicit that the cause they have not yet married is because “my fiancé’s continuously on the road.”Johnson lives in Taos, New Mexico, in a home that he designed himself. He’s a fervent triathlete who bikes extensively. During his term in the workplace, he competed in many triathlons, marathons, and bike races. He competed thrice (1993, 1997, 1999) as a celeb guest at the man World Championship in Hawaii, registering his best time for the 2.4-mile (3.9 km) swim, 112-mile (180 km) bike ride, and 26.2-mile (42.2 km) marathon run in 1999 with ten hours, 39 minutes, and sixteen seconds. He once ran one hundred miles (160 km) in thirty consecutive hours in the chain of mountains. On May 30, 2003, he reached the summit of Mount Everest “despite toes blackened with cryopathy.” He has climbed all seven of the Seven Summits.
On October 12, 2005, Johnson was concerned in a fatal paragliding accident as his wing caught in a tree and he fell just about fifty feet to the bottom. Johnson suffered multiple bone fractures, together with a burst fracture to his twelfth dorsal vertebra, a broken rib, and a broken knee; this accident left him 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) shorter. He used healthful marijuana for pain management from 2005 to 2008.