What don’t you know about Trey and Terri?
This is Terri Dillard Gowdy. She is the wife of TV personality and former South Carolina congressman, Trey Gowdy.
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Who is Trey Gowdy?
Gowdy, born Harold Watson “Trey” Gowdy III on August 22, 1964; is an American lawyer, a former prosecutor and worked in the US House of Representatives as the South Carolina representative from 2011 until 2019. From 2018 until today, he has been a regular political contributor on FOX News. Former Congressman Gowdy attended Spartanburg High School and received his bachelor’s degree at Baylor University in 1986. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989.
Who is Trey Gowdy Married to?
Trey Gowdy married Terri Dillard in 1989, six years after having their first child Watson.
He clerked for state and federal judges before becoming a federal prosecutor in 1994. Trey was a very successful federal prosecutor. He would go on to prosecute J.Mark Allen, who was one of Americas most wanted men. this earned him the Postal Inspectors Award. Gowdy would continue to be a successful federal prosecutor for many years until 2001, when he was elected to the South Carolina District Attorneys office. Gowdy held this position until 2010.
After leaving his attorney post, he would go on to be elected as South Carolinas representative in the House of Congress, gaining nearly 40% of the vote. Gowdy would retain his seat in 2012, 2014 and 2016 congressional elections but announced in 2018 he would not seek re-election. He served as Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and was also a member of the House Intelligence and Judiciary Committees.
Trey Gowdy Benghazi
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.
In October 2015, Gowdy was the point man who grilled Hillary Clinton during 11 hours of questioning before the House Select Committee on Benghazi over the terrorist attack that killed four Americans in 2012, when the then-presidential candidate was secretary of state. Gowdy, a former federal prosecutor, chaired that committee and the House Oversight Committee at the time.
“The closed-door hearings are constructive, you get an hour to ask questions as opposed to five minutes.” Gowdy stated, when asked about the hearings.
After retiring from politics in 2019, he continues to practice law as a member of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP while lending political expertise to FOX News on occasion.
Is Trey Gowdy Related to Curt Gowdy?
Often, some people believe that Trey is related in some way to legendary sports commentator Curt Gowdy. However, just because they have the same second name does not mean that they are related, and we can confirm that they are not related to one another.
Trey Gowdy’s Book
In 2020, former Congressman Gowdy released his New York Times bestseller “Doesn’t Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Communicate, Connect and Persuade”. In it, Gowdy details how to effectively communicate with those around you in a variety of scenarios. The book has received excellent reviews.
“A must-read for people who want to learn how best to succeed.”—Dana Perino, Fox News host and bestselling author of And the Good News Is . . .
What is Trey Gowdy’s Net Worth?
There has been much debate over Trey Gowdy’s actual net worth. During his time in Congress, he was said to be earning $174,000 per year. However, due to paying off a mortgage and various student loans, his current net worth is believed to be about $500,000.
Let’s Get to Know More About Terri Dillard Gowdy
Born on September 11th 1969, to devout Christian parents named Frank and Pat, Terri had dreams of participating in beauty pageants as a young woman. Terri would become ‘Miss Spartanburg’ and finish as runner up in the ‘Miss South Carolina’ pageant. Although it seemed like Terri would have a successful career in pageantry, she decided to take her career more seriously and get into teaching. Trey and Terri Gowdy married in 1989, and since then, she has worked as a first-grade teacher. She currently works in Anderson Mill Elementary School.
Terri has been openly supportive of her husband Trey and enjoys working her regular job and keeping her distance from the media so that Trey can work on his projects. Her career in teaching also gave Terri time to look after their children Watson and Abigail, while Trey enjoyed his successful legal and political career.
Terri Gowdy Facebook
Terri has never been active on social media. It isn’t easy to find any personal pictures of Terri and her family online because she has always valued her privacy. The few pictures available of Terri and her family are, in fact, from other sources and not directly from her.
Terri Gowdy Net Worth
Unfortunately, due to the fact that Terri is a very private person and does not like to disclose sensitive information regarding herself and her family, we do not know what Terri’s net worth is. However, with her long standing role as a teacher and her willingness to help at her local church, we can definitely assume that she is as morally and spiritually rich as she is wealthy.
What do we know about Terri and Trey Gowdy’s Family?
In 1983, Terri gave birth to Watson, the first of two children she would have with Trey. In 1998, the Gowdy’s would welcome their daughter Abigail into the world. Both of Terri and Trey Gowdy’s children seem to be willing to follow in their successful father’s footsteps. With Watson having attended Washington School of Law and Abigail planning on attending law school after studying Criminology & Criminal Justice at the University of South Carolina, both are destined for a successful career in law.
Terri has often spoken of her children’s success and attributes it to her husbands’ deep-rooted Christina faith. Terri states that Trey taught them not to make decisions too quickly and always think of their actions’ consequences.
The Gowdy family also includes three dogs, the aptly named “Judge”, “Jury”, and “Bailiff.”