Jim Himes is an American businessman and political personality, currently serves as the U.S. representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district since 2009. He is a member of the House Intelligence Committee who is a key figure in the Donald Trump impeachment hearings. He is one of the more vocal democrats during the first impeachment hearing.
Further, he gained media attention after he rebuked Republican arguments in his opening statement. Before he had worked as a banker at Goldman Sachs in Latin America and New York. Let us scroll over to know more information on his personal and professional life.
Caption: The Democratic U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district, Jim Himes.
Jim Himes: Bio, Family, Education
Connecticut’s 4th congressional district, Himes was born on 5 July 1966 in Lima, Peru. He is the son of James R. Himes who worked as the director of the UNICEF Innocenti Center. Whereas his mother Judith A. Himes worked as the director of board activities for the New Jersey Board of Higher Education in Trenton. His parents divorced when he was a kid after that he moved to Pennington, New Jersey with his mother and two sisters.
Regarding his education, he completed his basic education from the Hopewell Valley Central High School. He later attended Harvard University as an undergraduate graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1988. During that time, he became the captain of the Lightweight crew. After that, he studied for a degree in Latin American studies as a Rhodes scholar at St Edmund Hall, Oxford, and graduated with a Master of Philosophy in 1990. On 5 March 2012, he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from the University of Bridgeport.
Jim Himes: Career & Life Achievements
At the beginning of his career, he worked as a banker at Goldman Sachs in Latin America as well as in New York. Then he left to work at the non-profit Enterprise Foundation in 2003 and later joined its metropolitan New York operations. Because of his hard work and dedication, he named the vice president of Enterprise. In 2002, he appointed as a Commissioner of the Greenwich Housing Authority and served as a chairman of the board for two years.
He also served at Aspira of Connecticut in Bridgeport as its board member. Jim had served as a board member of the Fairfield County Community Foundation and as an advisory board member of Family Assets, LLP of Bridgeport. Further, he was then elected member of the Greenwich Board of Estimate and Taxation. He served as the Chairman of the Greenwich Democratic Town Committee. In 2010, he won the re-election against Republican challenger State Senator Dan Debicella. Currently, he served as the U.S. Representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district since 2009.
Jim Himes: Personal Life & Wife
Coming over to his personal life, he is a married man and father of two children. He has married Mary Linley Scott daughter of Janet and Michael Scott. Their wedding took place at Cathedral Church of St. James in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Their wedding performed by an Anglican associate priest Rev. M. Jane Watanabe.
Looking briefly at his wife, Mary is an alma mater of McGill University and graduated from the Parsons School of Design. She worked as an assistant designer at a retail design firm ‘Dorf Associates’ in New York. The couple together had welcomed two daughters: Emma and Linley. His elder daughter attends the University of Pennsylvania. Together with his family, he resides in the Cos Cob section of Greenwich, moreover, he is a Member of Session of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich.
Caption: Jim Himes with his family
Source: Connecticut Post
Jim Himes: Net Worth & Social Media Profile
Talking about his earning, he must have been making a huge amount from his assets and works. His net worth has an estimation of around $6 million from investing and his post as an official representative.
He is highly active with personal and verified accounts on different social media platforms. On Facebook, he goes by the account @RepJimHimes with more than 34.9k followers. He has the handle @jahimes with 110.7k followers on Twitter. On Instagram, he has an account @repjimhimes with more than 7.3k followers.
Jim Himes: Body Measurements
The political personality has a slim and healthy body that stands to a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 78 kg. Other than this, no information on his body measurements of waist, chest, and biceps. He has black eyes as well as hair color.