Jason Chaffetz is the current U.S. Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district who was first elected in the year 2008. He is also the member of a Republican Party and the Chairman of the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. It was announced in 2017 by the former Chaffetz supporter, Damian Kidd about his plans to compete for the seat of Chaffetz.
Jason Chaffetz studied university in athletic scholarship
Jason Chaffetz is the native of Los Gatos, California, United States of America. He was born on 26 March 1967. He was raised up in California, Arizona, and Colorado along with his younger brother named Alex. His parents are father John A. Chaffetz and mother Margaret A. Wood.
Chaffetz went to study at the high school located in California and Middle Park High School. After that, he attended the Brigham Young University on an athletic scholarship. There, he was the starting placekicker on BYU Football team in 1988 and 1989.
He later got graduated from BYU College of Fine Arts and Communication with a B.A. in Communications in 1989. He converted into Mormonism religion from Judaism during the last year of his college. After his college, he started to work in public relations for a multi-level marketing company called Nu Skin International for about a decade.
Jason Chaffetz met the love of his life in a wedding
Talking about his personal life biography, Chaffetz has already got married. He is currently married to his wife named Julie Marie Johnson with whom he first met at the wedding in Arizona. Jason was a senior and Julie Marie was a junior at the Brigham Young University.
After dating each other for several years, the pair finally tied their knots in February of 1991 and began as a family. Additionally, he also has three children together with his wife Julie Johnson.
Jason Chaffetz declined the endorsement offer for Donald Trump
In 2016, Jason was named to be the first Republican member of Congress who rejected the proposal for the endorsement program for Donald Trump for the presidential election. He stated 'I can't endorse somebody who acts and thinks like this.'
Later after few weeks that this news became viral, he tweeted that even though he denied endorsing for Donald Trump he is going to vote for him. The other news of Jason related to President Trump was when he didn’t get involved in investigating the conflict of interest and unfolding the ethical questions related to President Trump.
Jason Chaffetz is said to earn huge amount of net worth from his job
Chaffetz has been active in this field since years and during these periods; he has already gained numbers of admirers with his good works. Apart from the good blessing and even criticism he has been able to earn huge amount of salary and have huge net worth.
Jason Chaffetz has the estimated net worth of 5.6 million dollars. He is of Jewish ethnicity who holds the American nationality.