John Gibbs is an American far-right politician and political commentator who is known for making false, inflammatory, and conspiratorial remarks on his Twitter feed. He was born on November 25, 1981, in Lansing, Michigan, United States, and is currently 41 years old. Gibbs is a software engineer by profession and has worked for companies like Symantec, Palm, and Apple. He also served as a missionary in Japan before entering politics. During the Donald Trump administration, he held several roles in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and was acting Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Community Planning and Development. In the 2022 elections, he was the Republican nominee for Michigan’s 3rd congressional district but lost to the Democratic nominee Hillary Scholten. He is currently serving as the County Administrator for the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners.
John Gibbs was raised in Lansing, Michigan. He attended Stanford University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science. After studying abroad in Japan, he served as a missionary for the evangelical Christian ministry WorldVenture for nearly seven years. Gibbs is fluent in Japanese. He later converted to Catholicism and attends the Traditional Latin Mass.
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Stanford University, John Gibbs worked as a software engineer for several companies, including Symantec, Palm, and Apple. He then joined the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a political appointee and advisor to Secretary Ben Carson. During his time at HUD, Gibbs did not have housing experience before his appointment and served as the director of the Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative. However, the Trump administration had already shuttered the Obama-era initiative by the time Gibbs was appointed, so he never directed the program.
In August 2017, Gibbs became a senior adviser in HUD’s Office of the assistant secretary for community planning and development, and then became acting assistant secretary in March 2020, replacing then-Principal Assistant Deputy Secretary David Woll as head of the agency. During his tenure, Gibbs was a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump and frequently wrote in support of his policies on the right-wing website, The Federalist. He also endorsed the notion that incoming federal employees should be “loyal” to Trump.
In July 2020, Trump nominated Gibbs to be director of the United States Office of Personnel Management, which oversees the federal workforce of about 2.1 million employees and acts as the executive branch’s human resources function. However, Gibbs was never confirmed by the Senate due to concerns about his fitness to hold office, and his nomination lapsed in January 2021 at the end of the 116th Congress.
After leaving the Trump administration, Gibbs became a political commentator and ran for Congress as the Republican nominee for Michigan’s 3rd congressional district in the 2022 elections. He ran as a far-right candidate and was endorsed by Trump. However, he lost the general election to the Democratic nominee Hillary Scholten.
John Gibbs Net Worth
John Gibbs has a net worth of around $1 million. He earned most of his wealth from his career as a software engineer and as a political commentator. Gibbs has not disclosed any information about his cars or house. The following table shows John Gibbs’ yearly net worth and source of income from the beginning of his career until the current year.
|Year||Net Worth||Source of Income|
|2020||$1,000,000||Acting Assistant Secretary at HUD|
John Gibbs’ personal life and lifestyle. He is a married man, but details about his wife are not publicly available. Gibbs is known for his far-right political views and his tendency to promote false conspiracy theories on social media. He has been criticized by both Democrats and Republicans for his inflammatory and controversial remarks.
Gibbs is a devout Catholic and attends the Traditional Latin Mass. He has not disclosed any information about his hobbies or interests outside of politics. Despite his controversial views and behavior, Gibbs remains active in politics and continues to make public statements on social media and in interviews.
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