On June 15, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush told the world what it already suspected: he’s running for president. The Republican candidate is not new to politics, but that hasn’t stopped Americans from asking questions about him. Google’s media team provided msnbc with the top 10 questions about Jeb Bush that people searched after he announced his presidential bid. Here they are, along with answers:
1. How old is Jeb Bush?
Bush is 62 years old. He was born on February 11, 1953 in Midland, Texas.
2. What is Jeb Bush’s full name?
Bush’s full name is John Ellis Bush.
3. Who is Jeb Bush?
Bush is a politician who most recently served as the governor of Florida. He held that post from 1999 to 2007. He is a currently seeking the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.
4. Is Jeb Bush related to George Bush?
Bush is former President George H.W. Bush’s son. He is former President George W. Bush’s brother. He is also George Prescott Bush’s father.
5. How tall is Jeb Bush?
Jeb Bush is 6’ 3” tall, or, if you’re using Lincoln Chafee’s preferred metric system, 1.91 meters tall.
6. How is Jeb Bush related to George Bush?
See the answer above!
7. What does Jeb stand for?
Jeb is an acronym for John Ellis Bush.
8. Who is Jeb married to?
Bush is married to Columba Bush, who grew up in León, Mexico and met Jeb Bush when he was on a high school trip to the city in 1971. Following their introduction, she moved to the United States to work in a factory that produced airplane parts. They married in 1974. If Jeb Bush is elected, Columba Bush would be the first Latina first lady.
9. Where did Jeb Bush go to college?
Bush attended the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a B.A. in Latin American studies. He graduated in 1974, ahead of schedule, Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude.
10. What religion is Jeb Bush?
Twenty years ago, Bush converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism. He and Columba Bush raised their three children as Catholics.