Quick Info about Justin Amash
- Full NameJustin Amash
- First NameJustin
- Last NameAmash
- Born NameJustin Amash
- Birth date18/04/1980
- Birth PlaceGrand Rapids, Michigan
- Zodiac SignAries
- ProfessionPolitician, Lawyer
- WifeKara Day/Amash
- Net Worth$116 million
- SiblingJeff Amash
- Parentsttallah Amash and Mimi Amash
Justin Amash is a popular American lawyer as well as a politician. Currently, he has been serving as one of the members of the US House of Representatives from Michigan’s 3rd district. Previously, Amash worked as one of the members of the Michigan House of Representatives from the 72nd district.
Justin Amash was born on April 18, 1980, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. He is the son of Attallah Amash and Mimi Amash. He spent most of his childhood days in Kentwood, Michigan with his brother- Jeff Amash. Justin Amash completed his school studies from Kelloggsville Christian School. Later, he completed his high school studies from Grand Rapid Christian High School in 1998. Similarly, in 2002, he completed his BA degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. Also, in 2005, he completed his JD degree from the University of Michigan Law School.
After successfully completing his law graduation, Justin Amash started working as an attorney in the Grand Rapid Law firm. Then, he worked for his father’s company named “Michigan Industrial Tools Inc.” as their consultant.
On January 14, 2009, he was elected as one of the members of the Michigan House of Representatives from the 72nd district. He serviced there until January 12, 2011. But he left this position after 9 days when he was appointed the new member of the US House of Representatives from Michigan’s 3rd district. He has still been serving there and it has already been more than 9 years now. Amash is considered as the first-ever Republican to call for the impeachment of the current president, Donald Trump. He was also one of the politicians who went against Donald Trump’s decision to ban citizens from seven different Muslim countries from entering the USA. He has remained a strong critic of Trump since he stood as one of the candidates in the 2016 Presidential Election.
Justin Amash married his love since high school period, Kara Day/Amash. They studied together until graduated. Later, Kara completed her graduation from Calvin College, and then, the couple married. The couple shares a son- Alexander Amash, and two daughters- Anwen Amash and Evelyn Amash. Also, the family has two pet dogs.
The estimated net worth of Justin Amash is approximately $116 million as of 2020. His current salary is approximately $174,000 annually. He earns most of his income from his political position. The couple owns two homes located in two different places of Michigan – Cascade Township and Grand Rapids.
- Justin Amash used to serve the Republican Political Party until the year 2019 but now, he remains as an Independent.
- He has remained a strong opposer of Abortion and also the funding for abortion.
- He is also a strong critic of the US Environmental Agency (EPA).
- On May 4, 2017, he supported the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
- Justin Amash wants to decrease the funding for US Military saying that it is a significant waste.