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|Governor-elect of Montana|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Montana's at-large district
|Assumed office |
June 21, 2017
|Preceded by||Ryan Zinke|
|Succeeded by||Matt Rosendale (elect)|
Gregory Richard Gianforte
April 17, 1961
San Diego, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Susan Gianforte (m. 1988–present)|
|Education||Stevens Institute of|
Technology (BEng, MS)
|Net worth||US$315 million (2017)|
Gregory Richard Gianforte (born April 17, 1961) is an American businessman, engineer, politician, and author. He is the Governor-elect of Montana. He is the U.S. Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district.
On June 12, 2017, Gianforte pleaded guilty in court on a charge of misdemeanor assault stemming from his May 24 attack on The Guardian political reporter Ben Jacobs. He was sentenced to 40 hours of community service, 20 hours of anger management, a 180-day deferred sentence, and a $300 fine along with an $85 court fee.
As of 2018, he was among the richest members of Congress.
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