Eric Greitens Biography

Published On Jan 17, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1974 , April-10
Birth Nation: United States
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Robert joined Parkway North High School, and he attended Duke University where he studied ethics, philosophy, and public policy. Before his graduation, he was chosen as a Rhodes and Truman Scholar. He also joined Lady Margaret Hall, a constituent college of the University of Oxford, where he completed MPhil in development studies in 1998 and a D.Phil., in politics in 2000.

After earning a doctorate from the University of Oxford as a Rhodes scholar, Robert later became a U.S. Navy SEAL officer, where he worked for four tours all over the world and became the lieutenant commander. He also commanded an Al-Qaeda targeting cell and was awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart, among other decorations. 

As a military member, Robert worked as a White House Fellow and founded The Mission Continues, which was a non-profit organization. Later, he was listed in the 100 most influential people in the world by the Time Maganize.

While Robert was a Democrat, who announced his candidacy for governor as a Republican. His election campaign, which portrayed him as a conservative outsider, drew comparisons to the presidential campaign of Donald Trump. He stood against and defeated state Attorney General Chris Koster in the general election held on November 8, 2016.

President George W. Bush awarded Robert the President's Volunteer Service Award for his outstanding work outside Air Force One at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, Missouri.

Robert is an American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. He was first married to his wife and divorced in 2003. Later he started dating his girlfriend Sheena Elise Chestnut. The couple dated each other for a long time and tied their knot on August 7, 2011, in Spokane, Washington. The couple blessed with two sons Joshua and Jacob. Currently, he lives a happy married life with his spouse and children.

Robert is a well-known politician, who earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. He also served as the 56th Governor of Missouri and earns a $133,821 amount of salary. According to some source, his net worth is estimated to be $12 million.  

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Born in United States

April 10 , 1974

Eric Robert was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the United States to father, Rob Greitens, and mother, Becky. Currently, he is 44-year-old and his birth sign is Aries.

Awarded with honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree

May 20 , 2012

Robert was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Tufts University when he gave the commencement speech at the school's 156th commencement and received wide congratulations from family and friends.

Signed a biill into law making Missouri

February 6 , 2017

Robert signed a bill into law making Missouri the 28th right-to-work state, in response, unions, who opposed the law, filed a referendum to overturn the law for 2018.

 

Signed a biill into law making Missouri

February 6 , 2017

Robert signed a bill into law making Missouri the 28th right-to-work state, in response, unions, who opposed the law, filed a referendum to overturn the law for 2018.

 

Married Sheena Elise Chestnut

August 7 , 2011

Robert married his long-term girlfriend, Sheena Elise Chestnut in Spokane, Washington, after dating her for sometimes. The couple blessed with two sons Joshua and Jacob.

Total Net worth

2018

As a politician, Robert earns a huge amount of money from his professional career. As of 2018, his monthly salary is $133,821 and net worth is estimated to be $12 million.