Gina Raimondo

Gina Marie Raimondo (born May 17, 1971) is an American politician and venture capitalist who has been the 75th Governor of Rhode Island since 2015. She is the first woman to serve as Governor of Rhode Island, and she is a member of the Democratic Party. Prior to her election, she served as Rhode Island’s General Treasurer from 2011 to 2015, the second woman to hold the position. In the 2014 election, she was chosen as the Democratic candidate for governor of Rhode Island.

Gina Raimondo won the election with 41 percent of the vote on November 4, 2014, in a three-way race against the Mayor of Cranston, Republican Allan Fung, and businessman Robert Healey.

What is the Net Worth of Gina Raimondo?

  • Gina Raimondo’s net worth is estimated to be around $300 million USD .
  • Her political career is her primary source of income.
  • Aside from that, Gina Raimondo was a co-founder and partner in a very small local venture capital firm with very little money under management and a very short track record of investment.
  • Gina was successful in persuading the $8 billion state pension fund to invest $5 million in the Point Judith Venture Fund II, a brand new fund offered by her fledgling, unproven firm.
  • Her firm had only managed $15 million since 2001 at the time it made its pitch to the pension.
  • Even better for Gina, prior to entering politics, she was “gifted” an undisclosed ownership interest in the same fund that the pension paid millions to invest in.
  • She paid nothing for her shares, but the state pension did.

Age and Body Stats

  • Gina Raimondo will be 50 years old in 2022.
  • She has a height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
  • She weighs approximately 55 kg (121 lbs).
  • Her exact body measurements are unknown.
  • Her eyes are dark brown, and she has brown hair.
  • She wears a UK size 6 shoe.

Gina Raimondo’s Husband

  • Gina Raimondo is married to Andrew Kind Moffit as of 2020.
  • Raimondo married Andrew Kind Moffit on November 1, 2001, in Providence, Rhode Island.
  • Cecilia and Thompson Moffit are the couple’s two children.
  • The couple also has two children.
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Caption: Gina Raimondo with her husband Andrew (source: Facebook)

Early Life and Education

  • Gina Marie Raimondo was born in Smithfield, Rhode Island on May 17, 1971.
  • She is of Italian ancestry.
  • She is the youngest of three children born to Josephine (Piro) and Joseph Raimondo.
  • Her father worked for a watch manufacturer.
  • Raimondo received her education at LaSalle Academy in Providence, where she was valedictorian and one of the first girls allowed to attend the Catholic school.
  • She graduated from Harvard College in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts degree magna cum laude in Economics, where she worked on the staff of The Harvard Crimson.
  • Later, as a Rhodes Scholar, she attended New College, Oxford, where she earned a Master of Arts degree in Sociology and a Doctor of Philosophy in 2002.
  • While a postgraduate student at New College, Oxford, she wrote her doctoral thesis on single motherhood, which was supervised by Stephen Nickell and Anne H. Gauthier.
  • Raimondo earned her Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School in 1998.

Gina Raimondo’s Political Background

  • She worked as a law clerk for federal Judge Kimba Wood of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in her early career.
  • Raimondo later served as Senior Vice President for Fund Development at Village Ventures’ Manhattan offices, a venture capital firm based in Williamstown, Massachusetts and backed by Bain Capital and Highland Capital Groups.
  • Raimondo returned to Rhode Island in 2000 to co-found Point Judith Capital, the state’s first venture capital firm. Point Judith later relocated its headquarters to Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Raimondo worked as a general partner at Point Judith, where he was in charge of health care investments.
  • She still has some executive responsibilities at the firm.
  • She is only the second woman in that position since 1940, following Republican Nancy J. Mayer of Bristol.

Awards & Recognition

  • Raimondo is a Council on Foreign Relations member and an Aspen Institute Rodel fellow.
  • Bryant University bestowed an honorary degree on her in 2012.
  • She has received recognition from the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce and the Northern Rhode Island YWCA. In 2014, Raimondo was named a Yale Alumni Fellow.
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Caption: Gina Raimondo (source: Twitter)

Gina Raimondo’s Facts

  • Her grandfather learned English in the Providence Public Library after arriving from Italy at the age of 14 and later lived with Gina’s family.
  • Gina took a RIPTA bus to LaSalle Academy in Providence as a teenager, where she graduated as valedictorian of her class.
  • She addressed the state’s $7 billion unfunded pension liability by shepherding the Rhode Island Retirement Security Act of 2011.
  • Her agenda aims to jump-start the state’s economy and create jobs.
  • She understands that Rhode Island requires a government that invests in areas that create opportunity for all Rhode Islanders and help to rebuild the middle class.
  • “Governor dedicated to moving Rhode Island forward,” her Instagram bio reads. Smithfield native and proud mother of two children.”
  • She recently adopted a dog named ‘Sparky.’

Quick facts of Gina Raimondo

Real Name Gina Marie Raimondo
Nick Name Gina
Born May 17, 1971
Age 48 years old (As of 2020)
Profession Politician
Known For 75th Governor of Rhode Island
Political party Democratic
Birthplace Smithfield, Rhode Island, U.S.
Residence Governor’s Residence
Nationality American
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christianity
Gender Female
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Pisces
Physical Stats
Height/ Tall In feet – 5’6″
Weight 55 kg
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Brown
Parents Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Personal Life
Marital Status Married
Spouse/ Husband Andrew Moffit (m. 2001)
Children (2)
Education 1. LaSalle Academy
2. Harvard University (AB)
3. New College, Oxford (MA, DPhil)
4. Yale University (JD)
Net Worth Approx $300 million USD (As of 2020)
Salary $113,961
Online Contacts
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