Is Jared Polis married? Yes, he is. His husband/ wife’s name is Marlon Reis (born on December 10, 1969) who is a freelance writer and animal welfare advocate. Polis is openly gay and is having a happy same-sex marriage with Reis. Polis is also noted for being the first gay parent in Congress. The pair is blessed with two kids including a daughter named Cora Barucha Polis Reis and a son named Caspian Julius Polis Reis. Scroll down to explore more interesting personal facts and biography of Polis:
Who is Jared Polis?
Born as Jared Polis Schutz, he landed the planet on May 12, 1975, which makes his age be 45 years old as of 2020. By profession, he is an American politician, philanthropist as well as a renowned entrepreneur. He has been contributing as the 43rd governor of Colorado since 2019. From 2001 to 2007, he worked for the Colorado State Board of Education and also served the United States Representative for Colorado’s 2nd congressional district for ten years. He is a member of the Democratic Party and got elected as governor of Colorado.
Early Life and Education
Jared was born in 1975 and his place of birth is at Boulder Community Hospital in Boulder, Colorado, the United States of America. Talking about his family background, he was born to the parents named Stephen Schutz (father) and Susan Polis Schutz (mother). His parents are known for being the founder of Blue Mountain Arts which is a greeting card and book publisher.
Regarding his education and academic achievements, he attended a local high school in San Diego, California and completed his graduation from La Jolla Country Day School. For his higher education, he went to Princeton University for higher education and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in politics. He legally changed his surname to his mother’s surname in 2000.
Career and Professional Life
While being in his college days, Polis co-founded American Information Systems (AIS), Inc. The company was sold in 1998 which used to offer internet access. Later, he made a giant success after co-founding bluemountain.com in 1996 which is a free electronic greeting card website. It was sold in 1999 to Excite@Home for 350 million USD in stock and 430 million USD in stock.
After that, he founded an online florist named ProFlowers in February 1998 in La Jolla, California. The company was later renamed to Provide Commerce, Inc. and later went public in late 2003. The company was later acquired by Liberty Media Corporation. He also co-founded TechStars in 2006. He was named as one of the richest members of Congress with an estimated net worth of 300 million USD.
Jared Polis is married to Marlon Reis. They are having same-sex marriage and together have formed a strong relationship. They have two children together including a son named Caspian Julius Polis Reis and a daughter named Cora Barucha Polis Reis.
American entrepreneur Jared Polis is said to be standing at a tall height above 5 feet and 8 inches. However, there is no verified source that justifies the body measurement facts of the Polis. It is supposed that Polis follows a healthy lifestyle by remaining under a maintained diet plan and following regular workout activities.
Salary and Net worth
The governor of Colorado, Jared Polis has an estimated net worth of 400 million USD. He has earned a huge amount of financial returns through his decades of entrepreneurship roles. He has got involved in philanthropic activities for a long time and was named Outstanding Philanthropist for the 2006 National Philanthropy Day. He is also the receiver of the Boulder Daily Camera’s 2007 Pacesetter Award in Education, the Martin Luther King Jr. Colorado Humanitarian Award, the Kauffman Foundation Community Award and the Anti-Defamation League’s inaugural Boulder Community Builder Award.
Wiki and Facts
The biography of Jared Polis is prepared by various wiki sites including IMDb and Wikipedia. Join him on Instagram @govofco where he has amassed more than 12k followers. He is also active on Twitter @jaredpolis where he has garnered over 80k followers.