Jason Chaffetz is a retired American politician who served as the Representative for Utah’s 3rd congressional district from 2009 to 2017.
Wiki, Bio, Family, Siblings, Childhood & Education
Chaffetz is from California, where he was born, although he grew up in Arizona and Colorado with his younger brother Alex. He is the son of scientist Margaret Wood and the late John A. Chaffetz.
Chaffetz graduated from Park High School before enrolling at Brigham Young University. He played football in university and set a broken record in 2011. In 1989, he earned a B.A. in communication. He began his career with Nu Skin International Company as a public relations officer.
Jason Chaffetz’s Age, Height, Weight, and Body Dimensions
Jason Chaffetz, born on March 26, 1967, will be 55 years old on July 29, 2022. His height is 1.75m, and he weighs 78 kg.
Jason Chaffetz’s Profession & Career
Chaffetz began his political career in 2004 as the campaign manager for Utah gubernatorial candidate Jon Huntsman, who won the race in 2005. Chaffetz was named chief of staff by the governor. He then served as a trustee at Utah Valley State College and as the National Guard adjutant general review board chairman.
Chaffetz opted to run for the U.S. House of Representatives for Utah District 3 in 2007, despite having few resources compared to his challengers. Despite receiving endorsements from George W. Bush and senators Bob Bennett and Orrin Hatch, he won the Republican nomination. In the 2008 general election, Chaffetz opposed Democratic challenger Bennion Spencer and won 66 percent of the vote. He was re-elected in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016, giving him five elections.
In 2017, he was elected chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. On April 19, 2017, he resigned and said he would not run for re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He announced his retirement that year, necessitating a special election to replace him. Chaffetz is now a Fox News contributor, a role he has held since 2017.
Achievements and Awards
There are no accolades for Jason Chaffetz, although being elected five times as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Utah’s 3rd congressional district is an accomplishment in and of itself.
Jason Chaffetz’s Wife, Marriage & Relationship
Chaffetz is a husband and father. During his university years at Brigham Young University, he met his future wife during a wedding in 1989. He married in 1991 and has three children with her.
Jason Chaffetz’s Salary and Net Worth
Jason Chaffetz’s net worth is predicted to be $1 million as of July 2022. He has been on the government payroll for nearly 8 years, earning $174,000 yearly and receiving a monthly home allowance of $2500. Chaffetz refuses to reveal his salary at Fox News, but based on his statement that he doesn’t require a home allowance, we assume it’s higher than what he used to get. Other sources of Jason Chaffetz’s net wealth include his position as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.
|Celebrated Name||Jason Chaffetz|
|Real Name||Jason E. Chaffetz|
|Age||55 years old|
|Birth Date||March 26, 1967|
|Birth Place||Los Gatos, California, U.S.|
|Children||Yes (Ellis Chaffetz, Max Chaffetz and Kate Chaffetz)|
|Profession||Politician, media personality|
|Net Worth||$1 million|