David Alfred Perdue Jr. is an American conservative politician and a former United States senator from Georgia who served between 2015 and 2021. He is also an established business executive and has previously worked with major firms like Reebok and Dollar General. Perdue is a candidate for the 2022 Georgia Governor elections.
What is David Perdue’s net worth?
David Perdue has an estimated net worth of around $16 million. He was among the wealthiest politicians to compete in the 2020 runoff elections.
According to Roll Call, David Perdue had a net worth of $15.8 million in February 2018. He was also one of the richest members of the US Senate as of 2018.
David acquired his wealth during his career as the CEO of several notable firms including Reebok and Dollar General, and through his salary as a US Senator.
He currently resides with his family in a lavish 9000sq ft home in Sea Island, Georgia. The mansion consists of six bedrooms and is worth around $4 million, according to real estate site, Zillow. lives in a 9,000 sq ft, six-bed mansion worth more than $4m, according to Zillow, a real estate site.
Perdue also owned a house in Washington DC valued at $1.8 million which he reportedly sold off in 2019 to a board member of a financial industry group that lobbied the Senate in 2018. According to sources, Perdue sold it off-market at less than what it was valued at.
David Perdue’s wife, kids, parents, age, etc.
Perdue was born on December 10, 1949, and is 72 years of age. He was born in Macon, Georgia, to Gervasie Perdue and David Perdue Sr. He married Bonnie Dunn in August 1972 and has 3 children, a daughter who died in infancy, and two sons, Blake Perdue and David A. Perdue III. Perdue currently resides in Sea Island, Georgia, with his family.
Perdue struggles against Brian Kemp in 2022 Governor elections
David Perdue, one of the earliest and most vocal advocates for Trump, now gets endorsed by the former president in the 2022 Georgia Governor elections.
The former U.S Senator kicked off his campaign last week, in an attempt to unseat Brian Kemp.
Kemp found himself in Trump’s bad books in 2020 after he refused to support Trump’s baseless claims of President Biden’s “fraudulent” victory.
David Perdue seems to be struggling, seeing that he has so far only managed to raise a fraction of the support that Kemp’s campaign has raised.
“We should pray for Barack Obama”
David Perdue has found himself in the controversial spotlight several times during his career as a US Senator. In June 2016, he took a dig at the then President, Barack Obama saying,
“We should pray for Barack Obama. But I think we need to be very specific about how we pray. We should pray like Psalms 109:8 says. It says, ‘Let his days be few, and let another have his office'”, at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference.
When questioned by a student about voter suppression while on a visit to Georgia Tech in October 2018, Perdue snatched away the student’s phone, which was recording the exchange. The student filed a civil suit, alleging unlawful battery.