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Who Is Trey Gowdy’s Wife Terri Gowdy? Her Early Life, Parents, Career, and Married Life

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Terri Gowdy is an American celebrity spouse, thanks to her husband Trey Gowdy. Terri’s husband, Trey is a well-known television news personality, former politician, and former federal prosecutor. At present, Terri is a supportive wife and a caring mother to their two children.

As a matter of fact, Terri was into modeling before she started dating her current husband Trey, but she left her career to be a devoted wife following their marriage. After she left modeling, Terri was also active as a teacher for some time. But what is Terri Gowdy doing at present? What is her family background?

In today’s episode, let’s explore everything about Terri Gowdy’s life.

Terri Gowdy Early Life – What is Her Birthday?

Terri was born Terri Dillard on September 11, 1966, in the United States of America. She is aged 55 as of 2021. Nothing much about her childhood days is known, nevertheless, we know for sure that Terri grew up in a strict Christian household.

Meanwhile, some online sources have reported Terri was born to parents Frank and Pat Dillard. Her father, Frank was an Army veteran who later served as a Councilman for Spartanburg County.

Moreover, Terri’s parents were members of the First Baptist Church in Spartanburg, South Carolina due to which she got to understand the importance of culture and religion.

She is Happily Married with Two Children

As we mentioned above, Terri Gowdy is married to Trey Gowdy for a long time. Trey and Terri tied the knot on August 2, 1989. There’s little to no info on how and when Terri met her future husband, Trey. Nevertheless, the husband and wife of more than two decades have been leading a blissful married life.

Talking about her children, Terri is a mother of two. She gave birth to one daughter Abigail Gowdy and one son, Watson Gowdy with her husband. Both her children are grown up as of now. Despite being celebrity kids, Terri and Trey’s children have been living low-key life.

As per the records, Watson was born in 1993 and is 28 years old as of 2021. Watson is a Clemson University graduate. Likewise, Abigail was born on February 18, 1997 and is 24 years old. Back on February 18, 2017, Terri’s husband, Trey had wished his daughter on her 20th birthday with a sweet Instagram post. Have a look:


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Terri’s children rarely make their public appearance as well. Their father doesn’t share their photos on his socials as well. Due to this fact, Terri’s children are not well-known to Trey’s fans and followers.

Who is Terri Gowdy Husband Trey Gowdy?

Terri’s spouse, Trey Gowdy is a famous American television personality and former politician. Gowdy was born Harold Watson Gowdy III on August 22, 1964, in Greenville, South Carolina. Born to parents, Novalene and Harold Watson Gowdy Jr., Trey grew up in Spartanburg.

Talking about his educational background, Trey graduated from Spartanburg High School and joined Baylor University, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in history in 1986. Likewise, in 1989, Trey received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law.

Terri Gowdy's husband Trey Gowdy
Terri Gowdy’s husband Trey Gowdy is a former politician

After completion of his education, Trey worked as a judicial law clerk for John P. Gardener on the South Carolina Court of Appeals. Later on, Gowdy practiced law at a private law firm, Nelson, Mullins, Riley, & Scarborough.

Trey Gowdy ran for 7th Circuit Solicitor in February 2000 and won the election in the Republican primary. He was re-elected in 2004 and 2008 as well where he was unopposed both times.

After a years-long career in politics, Trey Gowdy announced in January 2018 that he would not seek re-election that year and he wanted to pursue a legal career. Following that, Gowdy joined Fox News as a contributor and he has been promoted to a host in 2021. As of now, Trey hosts Sunday Night in America with trey Gowdy.

She Participated in Multiple Pageants

Terri Gowdy developed an interest in fashion and modeling while growing up in Spartanburg. During her youth, Terri participated in a number of beauty pageants. Notably, she became the second runner-up in Miss South Carolina’s beauty pageant. Besides, she had won the Miss Spartanburg crown.

Terri was doing great in her modeling career, however, she later changed her career path and started teaching. At present, she teaches first grade at Anderson Mill Elementary School, Spartanburg.

What is Terri Gowdy’s Net Worth? Know Her Husband’s Net Worth

Terri Gowdy has long been inactive in her professional career. She previously worked as a primary teacher and before that she was active as a model. Terri hasn’t revealed her earnings from her previous professions so, at present,  it is a little difficult to predict her net worth.

But on the other hand, her hubby, Trey Gowdy has had a successful career as a politician, as a law worker, and as a television personality. Trey has earned a handsome sum of money from his multi-dimensioned career.

Terri, her husband Trey and their two kids
Terri, her husband Trey, and their two kids

Even though the exact details are missing, Trey Gowding is estimated to have a net worth of hundreds of thousands of dollars in 2021. As a matter of fact, some online sites have reported Trey Gowdy has a net worth of $500k.

She and Her Family Are Fond of Dogs

Terri along with her husband and children is extremely fond of dogs. The family of four has three dogs and Terri’s kids have given them some unique names. One of their dogs is named “Judge” which is a mix-breed of Labrador and Golden Retriever. Their second oldest dog is a cockapoo which is named “Jury.” And the youngest of the three is a mix of Labrador and Golden Retriever is named “Bailiff.”