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Is Gavin Newsom Gay?

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Originally posted on August 1, 2019 @ 2:50 pm

Gavin Christopher Newsom is the current and 40th Governor of California. He was born on 10th October 1967 in San Francisco, California U.S. His parents are Tessa Thomas-Meszies and William Alfred Newsom III.

The governor studied in Redwood High School before graduating from Santa Clara University in 1989 with a B.S. in Political Science. Find out if Gavin Christopher Newsom is gay in this article, and what his net worth is.


Gavin previously served as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of California (2011 -2019), 42nd Mayor of San Francisco (2004 -2011). Presently, he is the Governor of California.

The politician was sworn in on the 7th of January, 2019. Gavin Christopher Newsom is a member of the Democratic Party.

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Governor of California, Gavin Newsom

Gavin Christopher Newsom Net worth ($ 10 million)

Governors tend to earn hefty wages. Reports suggest that their salary ranges from $ 100K to $150K. As such, Gavin Christopher Newsom has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Image of Governor of California, Gavin Newsom net worth is $10 million
Governor of California, Gavin Newsom net worth is $10 million

Is Gavin Newsom Gay?

The governor of California is not gay. Gavin Christopher Newsom has had a series of relationships with the opposite sex. He has never been in a gay relationship. The Governor’s link to the gay community came after a directive he issued while he was the Mayor in San Francisco. Gavin Christopher Newsom directed the city-county clerk to grant same-sex couples marriage certificates.

New Hope.

Four thousand same-sex couples wed the following weekend in San Francisco City. Gavin  Christopher Newson became an instant hero for the gay and lesbian community for his daring move. This was a violation of the then laws, and so the supreme court went ahead and annulled the marriages.


During the 2008 elections,  Gavin Christopher Newsom was vocal and prominent in regards to the rights of same-sex couples. After the passage of the amendment, the gay community was in praise of him.

Gavin Newsom current spouse.

The Governor, Gavin Newsom is currently married to Jennifer Lynn Siebel. Siebel was born on 19th June 1974 to Judy Siebel and Kenneth F. Ross. Marin County, California is her hometown.

She graduated from Stanford University with a Master of Business Administration in 2001. Jennifer is a filmmaker by profession, but currently holds the position of First Lady of San Francisco.

Image of Gavin Newsom with his wife Jennifer Lynn Siebel
Gavin Newsom with his wife Jennifer Lynn Siebel

Start of the Relationship.

Jennifer and Gavin met on a blind date. This set up by a friend at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. This was back in October 2006. They wed in July at Stevensville Montana the very same year.

In September they welcomed the birth of their first daughter Montana Tessa Siebel Newsom. On 12th June 2011, they celebrated the birth of their first son Hunter Siebel Newson.

Image of Jennifer Lynn Siebel with her kids
Jennifer Lynn Siebel with her kids

Big move.

Gavin Christopher Newsom moved his family from Francisco to Ross, while here their second daughter Brooklynn Newsom was born on 3rd July 2013. On 26th February 2016, their fourth child Dutch Newsom was born.

Gavin Newsom Past Relationships.

In December 2001 Gavin Newsom married Kimberly Guilfoyle.  She is a prominent personality of Fox News Channel. Their wedding venue was Saint Ignatius Church. In January the couple jointly filed for divorce. 28th February 2006 marked their divorce date.

Image of Gavin Newsom with his ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle
Gavin Newsom with his ex-wife Kimberly Guilfoyle


In mid-2005 Gavin had an affair with Ruby Rippey-Tourk, a wife of his campaign manager Alex Tourk. This adulterous affair was a betrayal to a close friend that brought down the marriage.

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