Greg Gianforte, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Greg Gianforte

American politician and businessman

Date of Birth: 17-Apr-1961

Place of Birth: San Diego, California, United States

Profession: businessperson, engineer, politician, business executive

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Greg Gianforte

  • Gregory Richard Gianforte (born April 17, 1961) is an American businessman, engineer, author, and politician serving as the U.S.
  • Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district.
  • Gianforte and his wife founded RightNow Technologies, a customer relationship management software company which went public in 2004, before being acquired by Oracle in 2011.
  • Gianforte is one of the few tech executives to be elected to political office in the United States.
  • Since Rep.
  • Darrell Issa left office in 2019, Gianforte is currently the wealthiest member of Congress.
  • He is not running for re-election to the U.S.
  • House in 2020 and is instead a candidate in the 2020 Montana gubernatorial election. In 2016, Gianforte ran for Governor of Montana as the Republican candidate, losing to Democratic incumbent Governor Steve Bullock.
  • In May 2017, Gianforte defeated his Democratic opponent Rob Quist in a special election for Montana's at-large congressional seat to fill a vacancy created by the presidential cabinet secretary appointment of Ryan Zinke.
  • Gianforte prevailed in his 2018 bid for re-election after fending off a challenge from Democratic nominee Kathleen Williams. Gianforte was convicted of assault in state court in June 2017 stemming from his election-eve attack on The Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs in May 2017.
  • He was fined and sentenced to community service and anger management therapy.
  • As a stipulation of his settlement with Jacobs, Gianforte donated $50,000 to the Committee to Protect Journalists, which said it would use the funds to support the U.S.
  • Press Freedom Tracker.

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