Columba Bush who is a Mexican-born American philanthropist was born on 17th August of the year 1953. She had served as the First Lady of the Florida from 1999 till 2007. She is the native of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico. CShe was born as Columba Garnica Gallo to her parents Jose Maria Garnica Rodriguez and Josefina Gallo Esquivel. Her father abandoned the family when Columba was 3 years old. She went to study at the Instituto Antonia Mayllen which is a pricate Catholic School in historic center of Leon. She also has two siblings, a brother named Francisco Jose Garnica and a sister named Lucila del Carmen Schmitz.

Bush has been active in promoting the arts. She worked with the Arts for a Complete Education/florida alliance for arts education to develop Arts for Life in 1999. It was a program devoted to increase the importance of the art in education system. In addition to that, she has also been active in the programs for warning the young people of dangers of the drug abuse.

To talk about her personal life biography, she is a married woman. She is married to her husband Jeb Bush who is a former Florida Governor. The couple met with each other in 1970. Later, they got married on 23rd February of the year 1974 in Austin, Texas at chapel in Catholic student center on campus of University of Texas. They are also the proud parents of three children named as George P. Bush, Noelle Bush and John Ellis Bush Jr.

Apart from that, Bush has already at the age of 61 and she stands at the average height of five feet. She became the naturalized US citizen in 1979. In 1988, she appeared in Spanish language campaign commercial for Bush’s father in law but generally tends to be involved in the politics. She is also the active user of Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 


  • American
  • 1953-08-17
  • Philanthropist
  • Yes
  • $22 Million Dollars
  • George P. Bush, Noelle Bush, John Ellis Bush, Jr.
  • White
  • Jeb Bush
  • Roman Catholicism
  • León, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • /wiki/Columba_Bush
  • First Lady of Florida from 1999 to 2007
  • No
  • José María Garnica
  • Josefina Gallo
  • Not yet

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