Andrew Gillum

Andrew Gillum is known as a former American politician. He worked as the 126th mayor of Tallahassee. Being elected at the early age of 23, he also served as the Tallahassee city’s city commissioner. John Dalley succeeded him. People often considered him as a ‘Progressive Democrat”.

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Biography and Early Life

Andrew was born on 26 July 1979. He was born in Miami, and his upbringing was in Gainesville, Florida. He is the fifth child of Charles Gillum and Frances Gillum. His father worked as a construction worker, and his mother was a school bus driver. Andrew has six siblings. From his childhood, he has indeed understood the meaning of dignity of labor and blacks’ freedom. He always had respect and a kind attitude for everyone.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Andrew Gillum in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Andrew Gillum’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 26 July 1979. Though, he is 6′ 1″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 185 lbs in Pound and 84 kg in Kilograms.


Andrew went to Gainesville High School, and he completed his graduation in 1998. Then, he went to the University of FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University). He had an interest in political science, and he majored in it. From 2001 to 2002, he was the President of the Student Government Association of FAMU. He was the first student member there.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Andrew fell in love with another FAMU graduate whose name was Rashada Jai Howard, and fortunately, they turned into life partners. He tied the knot with Rashada Jai Howard on 24th May 2009. This couple is blessed with three children whose names are Davis Gillum, Jackson Gillum  and Caroline Gillum. He revealed in an interview that his sexual orientation is bisexual.

Is Andrew Gillum Gay?

Back in an interview that telecasted on ABC in September 2020, he revealed that he is bisexual. The interview was with Tamron Hall.

Professional Career

At this age, he was first elected as the city commissioner of Tallahassee city. With this, he stepped into the world of politics. He was the youngest member there. In 2004, he was elected to fill a four-year term. People have supported him mostly, and they re-elected him in 2008 and again in 2012.

He also served as a chairperson for one year in the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency. In 2005, the Long Range Community Based Target Issue Committee appointed him as their lead commissioner. He spent his eleven years as the city’s commissioner, and he was very successful in laying developmental programs and policies.

He responded to the needs of everyone, starting with the seventh-grade students to casual workers. He also took proper steps to implement those policies. He opened a Teen Centre, which was a successful project. He also looked after the development of all the public places in the park.

In 2014, he became the mayor and got more than 76% of the votes. The sworn-in ceremony took place on 21st November 2014.


For his notable work in the betterment of people, he has been given many honors and appreciation. In FAMU, he was considered the country’s top student in 2001. He was also given the title of Emerging Leader by IMPACT in 2007. The Essence Magazine gave him the title of the 2010 Emerging Leader. He was also recognized as an Outstanding Alumnus by FAMU alumni in 2012. The Washington Post even mentioned him in one of their political blogs called The Fix.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Andrew Gillum in 2021

The net worth of Andrew Gillum was last estimated as of 2021 and was found to be $500 thousand. He earned this significant sum of income by being a successful politician who caters to the people’s needs.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Gillum is very active on different social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. He has over 330k followers on Instagram.
  • He often highlights politics and black discrimination and does live sessions with other personalities about these problems.
  • He is a family man who also posts his lovely family pictures. He has always been an inspiration to the citizens.
  • It is not known to many, but Andrew called for Donald Trump’s impeachment in April 2020.
  • Though he is married to his high school; sweat heart, he revealed in an interview that he is bisexual, I.e, he is sexually attractive to men as well.

In his long career as a politician, Andrew Gillum has undoubtedly managed to reach some great heights. He has always thought of his people and has put all his hard work towards their betterment from the beginning. He has provided various services like free internet services, better public facility services, better transportation, and all the fields in which he could benefit the ordinary people.


Facts of Andrew Demese Gillum

  • Gender Male
  • full nameAndrew Demese Gillum
  • birthplaceMiami, Florida, USA
  • Date of Birth July 26, 1979
  • Age 44 years 11 months
  • Horoscope Leo
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Ruby
  • Lucky Color Gold
  • Best Match for Marriage Sagittarius, Gemini, Aries
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristian
  • net worth$500 Thousand
  • professionPolitician
  • weightIn Kilograms –84 Kg, In Pounds – 185 lbs
  • heightIn Centimeters –  183 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 1″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorBlack
  • high schoolGainesville High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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