Andrew Scheer (born May 20, 1979) is a Canadian-American Politician and Social Media Personality from Ottawa. He is best known for serving as Member of Parliament (MP) for the riding of Regina—Qu’Appelle since 2004.
The politician also actively works as a leader of the Conservative Party and Leader of the Official Opposition. Andrew held this position in 2017 for the first time. His real full birth name is Andrew James Scheer.
Furthermore, he began the election to the riding of Regina—Qu’Appelle at the age of 25. In fact, the politician even re-elected in 2006, 2008, and 2011 for the same elections. Later, Scheer became “Speaker of the House of Commons” in 2011.
The Conservative Party bagged a majority at the federal election in 2011 and the politician defeated Denise Savoie. James Scheer was just 32-years-old at that time making him the youngest House Speaker in Canadian history. He was also the first speaker who represented a Saskatchewan riding.
Early Life, Parents & Education
The talented politician’s birthday falls on the 20th of May. He was born to his parents in 1979 in Ottawa, Canada. Therefore, Andrew Scheer’s age is 40 years old, as of 2019. His father “James D. Scheer” worked as a librarian, proofreader with the Ottawa Citizen, and Roman Catholic deacon.
Andrew’s mother “Mary Gerarda Therese” served as a nurse in a local hospital back then. He has two sisters but there is no information available on the internet about them.
His dad was born in the USA and Scheer revealed a dual-citizenship. October 03, 2019, he revealed to the public about this piece of information and received bashing from many people.
They complained about the fact that Andrew James announced it so late. He and his siblings got their US passports during their childhood. Later, the politician defended himself by saying that no one’s ever asked him before about his dual-citizenship.
As of education, Scheer completed his school studies from Immaculata High School. Then, he graduated from the University of Ottawa and the University of Regina in 2008. The house speaker earned a Bachelor of Arts studies in criminology, political science, and history.
|Real Full Birth Name||Andrew James Scheer.|
|Profession||Politician and Social Media Personality.|
|Famous for||being the Member of Parliament for the riding of Regina—Qu'Appelle.|
|Age (As of 2018)||40 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||May 20, 1979.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||White Caucasian Descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Taurus.|
|House In||Stornoway, Canada.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewjscheer/
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6' 3".
Centimeters: 193 cm.
Meters: 1.93 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 80 Kg.
Pounds: 176 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: James D. Scheer.
Mother: Mary Gerarda Therese.
|Famous Relatives||Jon Ryan (brother-in-law).|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Dating History?||Names are not disclosed by him.|
|Wife/Spouse Name||Jill Ryan.|
|Son||Henry & Thomas Scheer.|
|Daughter||Madeline & Grace Scheer.|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors degree.|
|School||Immaculata High School.|
|Alma Mater.||1. The University of Ottawa.
2. The University of Regina.
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Elvis Presley (American singer) and Angelina Jolie (American actress).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||Paris.|
|Love to do||Read and Listen to music.|
|Favorite Food||Italian Cuisine.|
|Net worth (approx.)||$2-5 million US dollars (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Andrew Scheer
- As of his relationship, Andrew James is a happily married man. He tied the knot with his wife “Jill Ryan” in a private ceremony in 2003.
- The couple has five kids together including two sons Henry & Thomas Scheer and two daughters Madeline & Grace Scheer.
- From his school, the politician got the “Distinguished Catholic Alumni” award in 2012.
- During his initial days of a political career, James worked on several political campaigns such as the Unite the Right campaign and Reform parties and Preston Manning’s campaign.
- In fact, it was also revealed that he worked as an insurance broker for several years during the 2019 election for the leader of the Conservatives.
- According to Wikipedia, Scheer voted against the ratification of the Paris Agreement in October 2016.
- Furthermore, the politician openly talked about his support for the UK’s decision to vote in favor of Brexit during the referendum.
- His brother-in-law, Jon Ryan is a football player and currently plays for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League (CFL).