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Jim Gray (Politician) Bio, Divorce, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Age, Gay

Jim Gray

Jim Gray (Politician): Biography in Details

Who is Jim Gray?

Jim Gray is an American politician. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

He is the current mayor of Lexington, Kentucky. Jim previously served as the city’s vice-mayor from 2006 to 2010.

He was first elected as a mayor in November 2010. He was re-elected to another four-year term on November 4, 2014.

Jim Gray also previously served as the Chairman and CEO of Gray Construction, an engineering, design, and Construction Company headquartered in Lexington.

Jim Gray: Birth, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Talking about his early life, he was born on August 18, 1953, in Glasgow, Kentucky, USA.

His birth name is James P. Gray II. He is the second of four children of James Norris Gray (mother) and Lois Howard (father).

His father died in 1972. He spent his childhood in Glasgow, Kentucky.

His nationality is American but his ethnicity is Caucasian.

Education

Jim Gray completed his college education at Emory University in Atlanta.

After that, he attended Vanderbilt University, commuting between Glasgow and Nashville while earning a degree in history.

He also attended Western Kentucky University.

Jim Gray: Professional Life, Career

After university graduation, Jim Gray joined the family construction business full-time in 1975.

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Jim Gray spent his 20 years of career in the construction industry. He then accepted an offer to become a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in 1996.

Gary began his political career in 1972. He became the second-youngest person ever elected as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention at the age of 19.

In 2002, he first ran for Lexington Mayor but lost the election. In 2006, he became the Vice Mayor of Lexington.

He served as the Vice Mayor of Lexington from 2007 to 2010.

In 2010, Gray became the mayor of Lexington, Kentucky for the first time. In 2014, he was re-elected to the post by a wide vote margin.

Jim Gray ran for the United States Senate in 2016 but lost to former presidential candidate Rand Paul.

Besides politics, Jim is a successful businessman. In 2004, he became the president and CEO of Gray Inc. and the Gray Companies.

He served as the president of the company until 2009.

Jim Gray took an advisory role as Chair of the Board of Directors after being elected as the mayor.

Net Worth and Salary

As of 2023, this mayor’s net worth is estimated at around $2 million.

Moreover, his salary as mayor is around $57k per year.

Jim Gray’s Rumors, Controversy

Currently, there are no rumors of him being in any affairs.

Also, there are no rumors regarding his professional life.

Throughout his successful career, he never became a part of any controversial issue.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Jim Gray’s height, weight, and other body measurements are unavailable.

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He has light brown hair color and he has brown eyes.

Social Media Profile

Jim Gray is active in social media. He has over 23.3k followers on Twitter.

He has more than 16.5k followers on his Instagram.

Gary is not active on Facebook.

Jim Gray (Politician)’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 August Sunday
2025 August Monday
2026 August Tuesday
2027 August Wednesday
2028 August Friday

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