Terri Gowdy is the lovely wife of TV personality and former South Carolina congressman, Trey Gowdy.
Terri’s husband a former Republican Congressman joined Fox News Channel as a contributor in 2018.
Gowdy, born Harold Watson “Trey” Gowdy III on August 22, 1964; attended Spartanburg High School and received his bachelor’s degree in history from Baylor University in 1986. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989.
He clerked for state and federal judges before becoming a federal prosecutor in 1994. Trey Gowdy was a federal prosecutor for six years.
Gowdy who represented South Carolina starting in 2010, announced in 2018 he would not seek re-election after four terms in Congress. He served as Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and was a member of the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees.
During his time in Congress, Rep. Gowdy, played a significant role in the congressional investigation of then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the terrorist attacks in Benghazi.
He simultaneously continues to practice law as a member of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP while lending expertise to Fox News.
He’s been happily married to Terri Gowdy for the past three decades.
Mrs. Gowdy was born Terri Dillard on September 11, 1969 –known as a former beauty pageant contestant. Terri was crowned Miss Spartanburg and was also the 2nd runner up for Miss South Carolina.
She and Trey became husband and wife in 1989 and have since welcomed two children, son Watson and a daughter, Abigail.
After her marriage, Terri Gowdy change the tiara for a classroom. She has worked as a first grade teacher in the Spartanburg school district for many years. She is currently employed at Anderson Mill Elementary.
The couple’s daughter Abigail Anderson Gowdy, studied Criminology & Criminal Justice at University of South Carolina.
The Gowdy family also includes three dogs: “Judge”, “Jury”and “Bailiff.”