Jared Schutz Polis is a politician in America. He is also an entrepreneur and philanthropist who works as the 43rd governor of Colorado after January of 2019. He was born on the 12th of May, 1975, in Boulder, Colorado. Jared is a member of the Democratic Party and worked on the Colorado State Board of Education from 2001 to 2007. Furthermore, he was the United States Representative for Colorado’s 2nd congressional district from years 2009 to 2019.

Furthermore, Polis is the first one who was open to being gay and the second openly LGBT person to be voted governor in the United States. Also, he is the first Jewish person elected as governor of Colorado.

Quick Info
Full NameJared Schutz Polis
Birth Date12th of May, 1975
Birth PlaceBoulder, Colorado
FatherStephen Schutz
MotherSusan Polis Schutz
EducationPrinceton University
SpouseMarlon Reis

Jared Polis

Early Life

Polis was born to Stephen Schutz and Susan Polis Schutz. His parents are the creators of greeting cards, and also they published a book Blue Mountain Arts. He was living in San Diego, California, while he was in his high school years. After, he graduated from La Jolla Country Day School in three years with multiple honors. Furthermore, he received a Bachelor of Arts in politics from Princeton University. He legally changed his surname to his mother’s in 2000 to raise awareness for a fund-raiser.

Jared Polis


Polis was the co-founder of American Information Systems (AIS), Inc. AIS was an internet access laborer that Polis sold in 1998. He was the co-founder of a free electronic greeting card website, bluemountain.com, in 1996. The site was depleted to Excite@Home in 1999 for a total of $430 million in stock as well as $350 million in cash.

Polis was among the wealthiest representatives of Congress during his reign, with a net worth estimated at over $300 million. Polis won a hugely argued Democratic primary voted in 2008 for Colorado’s 2nd congressional district. Later, he won the general election on the 4th of November, with 62% of the vote. Then, he succeeded Mark Udall, who elected to the United States Senate that year. Polis reelected with 57% of the vote in 2010.

Jared Polis

Polis rushed acknowledged in the Democratic primary. He then went to win the prelection to Congress with 55% of the vote in 2012. He won the fourth balloting to Congress, with 57% of the vote in 2014. Constitution reelected him again, with 56.9% of the vote in 2016.

Personal Life of Jared Polis

Furthermore, Polis is one of the few people to be openly gay when first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Moreover, he is the first gay parent in Congress. Polis has a son and daughter with his partner, Marlon Reis.

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