Who is Terri Gowdy? All you need to know about Trey Gowdy's wife

Who is Terri Gowdy? All you need to know about Trey Gowdy's wife

Terri Gowdy has been married to the former federal prosecutor and US congressman. He was the Representative of South Carolina's 4th congressional district from 2011 to 2019. Trey Gowdy's wife had a promising career in modelling but changed direction and is now teaching.

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Terri Gowdy
Terri Gowdy's spouse is not as affluent as many members of congress. However, the entire family has always been under tight security and leads a low-key lifestyle. Photo: @Andersonmillelementary
Source: Facebook

Terri participated in many beauty pageants growing up. She was Miss South Carolina's second runner's position before winning the Miss Spartanburg title. Eventually, she changed paths and her husband announced his political retirement in January 2018.

Terri Gowdy's profile summary

  • Full name: Terri Dillard Gowdy
  • Famous as: Trey Gowdy's wife
  • Place of birth: Greenville, South Carolina, USA
  • Residence: Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
  • Date of birth: 11th September 1964
  • Zodiac sign: Virgo
  • Age: 57 years in 2021
  • Profession: Teaching assistant
  • Workplace: Anderson Mill Elementary School
  • Location: Spartanburg County
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Parents: Pat and Frank Dillard
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Marital status: Married
  • Spouse: Trey Gowdy
  • Children: 2
  • Height: 5 feet 5 inches (1.65 m)
  • Weight: 55 kg (121 lbs)
  • Hair colour: Blonde
  • Eye colour: Dark brown
  • Religion: Christian

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Terri Gowdy's biography

Terri Gowdy's age in 2021 is 57 years since she was born on 11th September 1964 in Greenville, South Carolina, USA. Pat (mother) and Frank Dillard (father) raised her in a Christian home.

Terri Gowdy
Her husband spent most of his working years in the public service, which is not as lucrative as politics. Photo: @DontBooo_Vote
Source: Twitter

Frank Dillard is an army veteran. He also worked for Spartanburg County as a councilman and was a long term member of the First Baptist Church of Spartanburg.

Terri Gowdy's hair is blonde, while her eyes are dark brown. Also, she is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs around 55kg (121lbs). A combination of these features made her one of the most outstanding models of her generation.

Terri Gowdy's education

Dillard's daughter has spent most of her life in Spartanburg, South Carolina. However, she has not publicly revealed any information about where she went to school. Meanwhile, her husband graduated from Spartanburg High School in 1982 and Baylor University in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in history.

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Terri Gowdy
Most of her spouse's earrings are from the public sector. He entered politics with a commitment to conservative principles that guided him while in the public service. Photo: @362804017185166
Source: Facebook

He also earned a Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1989. What is Terri Gowdy's career? The former congressman's wife is a first-grade teacher in Anderson Mill Elementary School. It is part of Spartanburg County School District in Northwest Austin, Texas, USA.

Terri Gowdy's family

The retired congressman's wife is three years older than her husband, who was born in 1961. As an animals' lover, she allows her family to keep three dog pets, Bailiff, Judge, and Jury.

Trey and Terri Gowdy's children are Watson (son) and Abigail (daughter). Watson was born in 1983 and studied at Clemson University, then Washington School of law.

His sister was born in 1988 and planned to study law upon graduating from South Carolina University. The family would often receive threats since their father was a prosecutor before becoming a politician later.

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Terri Gowdy
Their children are law graduates and want to walk in their father's footsteps. Photo: @Mark Wilson
Source: Getty Images

Terri Gowdy's religion and her career as a certified teacher have helped her build her family. The couple met at a church youth camp and got married in 1989. Also, her spouse helps her instil Christian values in their children.

What is her worth in 2021? Terri Gowdy's net worth is unknown to the public, while her husband's worth is around $500,000. His annual salary as a congressman was $174,000. The renowned American politician and lawyer left politics to return to the justice system and spend more time with his family.

Trey Gowdy's wife does not have social media accounts. Therefore, only a few photos of her are available online. Also, most of them are the photos she took with her family, but Terri Gowdy did not upload them online.

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