Eric Greitens is an American Politician and a member of Republican Party. He is also the 56th and current Governor of Missouri. As of 2018, Eric Greitens net worth is estimated to be around $2 million.
Eric was born on April 10, 1974 in St. Louis, Missouri to Becky and Rob Geritens. He attended Parkway North High School and then pursued his higher education at Duke University, where he studied ethics, philosophy and public policy. Before graduating from the University, he was selected as a Rhodes and Truman School. He also went to Lady Margaret Hall while he also taught public service at the Truman School of Public Affairs.
In 2001, he graduated from the United States Navy’s Officer Candidate School and was assigned in the United States Navy Reserve the same year. He rose to rank of lieutenant commander and was deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, Horn of Africa and Southeast Asia. During his time at military, he won awards like Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal, the Combat Action Ribbon and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
Eric was then appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as a White House Fellow. He worked there in the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Eric who was former Democrat changed his political party to Republican in 2015. In 2015, he announced his candidacy for Governor of Missouri. He won the Republican Primary defeating John Brunner, Peter Kinder and Catherine Hanaway. In the general election, he then won final battle defeating democrat Chris Koster.
He is currently the Governor of Missouri and is the second-youngest Governor in the United States. In 2014, Fortune ranked Greitens as one of the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders while TIME Magazine named Greitens as 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013.
Regarding his personal life, his first marriage ended in divorce in 2003. In 2003, he then married Sheena Elise Chestnut in Washington. Together they have two sons named Joshua and Jacob Greitens. He has also been the subject of sexual allegation. On April 11, 2018, the Missouri House of Representatives released a report detailing allegations made against Greitens by the hair stylist he had been having an affair with. She accused him of unwanted kissing, sexual touching, violently slapping, spanking her and coercing her to perform oral sex on him.