The Bush family has become one of the most revered families in the United States, all thanks to its incredible influence in politics as well as sports, entertainment, and business. Jeb Bush has since followed the same path as his father and has made great strides in American politics.
Jeb was born on February 11, 1953, the son of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara. He is also the younger brother of former President George W. Bush. A native of Midland Texas, Jeb has had an incredibly successful political career and has held several national and state political offices. In particular, he was the 43rd Governor of Florida, and before his term as Governor of Florida, Jeb was Florida’s Secretary of Commerce.
Although he has built up an impressive resume over the years, much attention has shifted to his family, including his wife and children. Here we bring you everything you need to know about Jeb Bush’s children and family.
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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 State of Florida. The couple first met when Jeb worked as an English teacher in the 1970s. After several years of successful advertising, they met in 1974, and their wedding took place at the Catholic Student Center of the University of Texas in Austin, Texas.
Meet His Children
Former governor of Florida Jeb Bush and his wife are parents of three amazing children, George, Noelle and John Bush. Just like their parents, their three children have become successful in their chosen fields.
George P. Bush
Jeb and his wife welcomed their first son George Prescott Bush on April 24, 1976. George was born in Houston, Texas and earned his bachelor’s degree from Rice University. He then went to the University of Texas School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate.
Soon after graduating in 2003, George practiced corporate and securities law with the law firm of Akin, Gump, Hauer & Feld LLP in Dallas, Texas. From there he served in the US Army for 10 years from 2007 to 2017.
Following in his father’s footsteps, George successfully ran for the position of Land Commissioner of Texas in 2014 and has served as Texas Land Commissioner since taking office in 2015. He was re-elected for the same office in 2018.
Apart from politics, George P. Bush is happily married to his girlfriend, Amanda L. Williams, who is a law school student. The couple married in August 2003 and now have two sons.
The only daughter of the family, Noelle Bush, is the second child of Jeb and Columba Bush. Noelle was also born in Texas and was born on July 26, 1977. She graduated from Tallahassee Community College in 1999 and earned a degree in Recreation and Recreation from Florida State University in 2002.
Unlike her older brother George, Noelle did not follow in the same footsteps as her parents. According to online sources, Noelle currently works as an office manager in one of her family’s companies – Empower Software Solution. Her responsibilities include research for the market base, supporting and managing the office, and answering phone calls.
Interestingly, Noelle has had a long and difficult struggle with drug addiction and has also had some run-ins with the law. She was arrested in 2002 and sent to jail for three days after allegedly forging a prescription for Xanax. Also in October of the same year, she spent 10 days in jail after being found in possession of crack cocaine. She completed her rehabilitation program by 2003 and has led a good life since then. She is still single and not yet married.
John Ellis Bush Jr.
John Ellis Bush Jr. is the last son of Jeb and Columba Bush. He is named after his father. He was born on December 13, 1983, in Miami, Florida, in the United States. He attended Bolles School and also received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas, Austin.
John has established himself as a businessman and has been in the family business for many years. He currently manages his father’s Miami-based firm – Jeb Bush & Associates. The company focuses on the healthcare, technology, real estate, and energy sectors. He is also a lover of politics and one of his father’s biggest 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).