Eric Joseph Holcomb is an American politician serving as the 51st and current governor of Indiana since 2017. A member of the Republican Party, he served as the 51st lieutenant governor of Indiana from 2016 to 2017 under Governor Mike Pence. He left the governorship in 2017 to become the vice president of the United States.
Holcomb was nominated to fill the remainder of Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellspermann’s term after she resigned on March 2, 2016, to become Ivy Tech Community College president. He won the 2016 election for governor of Indiana over Democratic nominee John R. Gregg. Holcomb was reelected in 2020 over Democratic nominee Woody Myers and Libertarian nominee Donald Rainwater.
Holcomb was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Pike High School in Indianapolis and 1990 from Hanover College in Hanover, Indiana. At Hanover, he joined the fraternity Phi Gamma Delta and served as chapter president. Holcomb served in the United States Navy for six years as an intelligence officer, stationed in Jacksonville, Florida, and Lisbon, Portugal. He received an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree from Trine University on October 5, 2018, and an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Anderson University on May 11, 2019.
Holcomb’s wife, Janet, runs a family business in Madison County, Indiana. They have no children and own a miniature schnauzer, Henry Holcomb, known as the “First Dog of Indiana”.
He was born on May 2, 1968, in Indianapolis, Indiana. So as of 2021, he is 52 years old.
About his social presence, he is active on Twitter: @GovHolcomb, where he has over 66.2k followers and 7729 tweets.
Holcomb’s Salary & Net Worth
The estimated Net Worth of Eric S Holcomb is at least $31.6 Thousand as of 19 August 2021.