Trey Gowdy's estimated net worth is between $500,000 and $1,000,000.
Trey Gowdy's net worth stats
|Net worth:||$500,000 to $1,00,000|
|Source of wealth:||Politics, law, book sales, Fox News|
|Date of birth:||August 22, 1964|
|Place of birth:||Greenville, South Carolina|
Trey Gowdy was born in Greenville, South Carolina, on August 22, 1964. He was raised in Spartanburg by his mother, Novalene, and father, Harold.
Gowdy attended Spartanburg High School and graduated in 1982. He went to Baylor University and graduated with a B.A. in history in 1986. Pursuing his interest in law, Gowdy went to the University of South Carolina School of Law and graduated in 1989 with a Juris Doctor.
Trey married his wife, Terri, in 1989. Terri — a former Miss Spartanburg who came second in the Miss South Carolina competition — is a school teacher in Spartanburg. They have two children together: Watson and Abigail.
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How did Trey Gowdy build his net worth?
Trey Gowdy's net worth has come primarily from his various political positions, as a political commentator on Fox News, and from sales of his best-selling books.
Gowdy was the U.S. representative for South Carolina’s 4th congressional district from 2011 to 2019 for the Republican Party. He is also a former federal prosecutor. Gowdy's political career ended in 2018 when he decided not to run for re-election.
Since 2018, Gowdy has been a Fox News contributor, making regular appearances initially as a commentator. In 2021, Gowdy joined Tucker Carlson, Jesse Watters, and Sean Hannity when his show, "Sunday Night in America with Trey Gowdy," aired on Fox News. His earnings from Fox News are estimated to be around $80,000 annually.
In 2019, Gowdy announced that he was joining Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, the largest law firm in South Carolina by employed lawyers, where he is pursuing his legal career.
He is also the New York Times best-selling author of "Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country" and "The Friendship Challenge: A Six-Week Guide to True Reconciliation--One Friendship at a Time," both of which he wrote with fellow Carolinian and Republican Tim Scott.
How has Trey Gowdy spent his wealth?
Trey Gowdy appears to live very modestly, saying, "I live in the same house I lived in before I even ran for solicitor. And I will be there until my wife tells me that that I need to leave. So far that has not happened.”
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How rich is Trey Gowdy?
Trey Gowdy has a net worth estimated to be between $500,000 and $750,000.
Is Trey Gowdy a millionaire?
No, Trey Gowdy is not yet a millionaire.