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Overview (3)

Born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth NameNewton Leroy McPherson
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Newt Gingrich was born on June 17, 1943 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Newton Leroy McPherson. He is a producer and actor, known for 13th (2016), The O'Reilly Factor (1996) and The First American (2016). He has been married to Callista Gingrich since August 18, 2000. He was previously married to Marianne Ginther and Jackie Battley.

Spouse (3)

Callista Gingrich (18 August 2000 - present)
Marianne Ginther (8 August 1981 - 6 April 2000) (divorced) (2 children)
Jackie Battley (19 June 1962 - 1981) (divorced)

Trivia (29)

Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1999).
Republican U.S. Representative from Georgia (1979-1999).
Fox News contributor.
Half-brother of Candace Gingrich.
Taught history at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton, Georgia from 1970 to 1978. Also taught a class, Renewing American Civilization, at Kennesaw State University in 1993.
Stepson of Robert Gingrich, who adopted him.
Founder and general chairman of think tank, "American Solutions". Went bankrupt in 2012.
Architect of "Contract with America".
2012 GOP presidential candidate.
Suspended presidential campaign [May 2, 2012].
Release of his book, "Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War" by Newt with William R. Forstchen and Albert S. Hanser. [2003]
Release of his book, "To Try Men's Souls: A Novel of George Washington and the Fight for American Freedom" by Newt with William R. Forstchen. [October 2009]
Release of his book, "Rediscovering God in America: Reflections on the Role of Faith in Our Nation's History and Future". [2006]
Release of his book, "Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less: A Handbook for Slashing Gas Prices and Solving Our Energy Crisis" by Newt with Vince Haley. [2008]
Release of his book, "Lessons Learned the Hard Way: A Personal Report". [1998]
Release of his book, "Winning the Future: A 21st Century Contract With America". [2005]
Release of his book, "Days of Infamy" by Newt with William R. Forstchen and Albert S. Hanser. [2008]
Release of his book, "5 Principles for a Successful Life: From Our Family to Yours" by Newt Gingrich and Jackie Gingrich Cushman. [2009]
Release of his book, "Real Change: From the World That Fails to the World That Works" by Newt with Vince Haley and Rick Tyler. [2008]
Release of his book, "A Contract With the Earth". [2007]
Release of his book, "Pearl Harbor: A Novel of December 8th" by Newt with William R. Forstchen. [2007]
Release of his book, "Window of Opportunity: A Blueprint for the Future" by Newt with David Drake and Marianne Gingrich. [1984]
Release of his DVD, "Ronald Reagan: Rendezous with Destiny". [2009]
Release of his book, "To Renew America". [1995]
Release of his book, "To Save America: Stopping Obama's Secular-Socialist Machine". [May 2010]
Favorite film is Casablanca (1942).
He is of mostly German ancestry, with more distant Irish and Scottish roots.
Grandfather of Maggie Cushman and Robert Cushman.

Personal Quotes (2)

There's no question, at times of my life, particularly driven by how passionately I felt about this country, I worked far too hard and things happened in my life that were not appropriate.
I am a grandiose thinker.

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