Bill Weld Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Bill Weld Quick Info
Height 6 ft 4 in
Weight 78 kg
Date of Birth July 31, 1945
Zodiac Sign Leo
Spouse Leslie Marshall

Bill Weld is an American attorney, businessman, author, and politician who is known for being the 68th Governor of Massachusetts, serving the office from 1991 to 1997, as well as for running for the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America in 2020.

Born Name

William Floyd Weld

Nick Name

Bill, Big Red

Bill Weld as seen while speaking at the 2016 FreedomFest at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Bill Weld as seen while speaking at the 2016 FreedomFest at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

Smithtown, Suffolk County, New York, United States

Residence

Canton, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Bill Weld studied at Middlesex School located in Concord, Massachusetts. Later, he graduated with an AB summa cum laude in Classics from Harvard College in 1966.

Afterward, he got enrolled at University College, Oxford and studied Economics. He also received a JD cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1970.

Occupation

Attorney, Businessman, Author, Politician

Family

  • Father – David Low Weld (1911–1972) (Investment Banker)
  • Mother – Mary Nichols Weld (1913–1986)
  • Siblings – Francis “Tim” Weld (Brother), David Weld (brother), and Anne (Married name Collins) (Sister)
  • Others – Francis Minot Weld, Jr. (Paternal Grandfather), Margaret Low White (Paternal Grandmother), John Treadwell Nichols (Maternal Grandfather) (Ichthyologist, Ornithologist), Cornelia DuBois Floyd (Maternal Grandmother), General Stephen Minot Weld Jr. (Distant Cousin) (Horticulturalist, Prominent United States Army officer of the American Civil War), John Nichols (First Cousin) (Novelist), Tuesday Weld (Fourth Cousin) (Retired Actress)
Bill Weld (Left) and Gary Johnson at the first Libertarian Party political rally of the 2016 campaign season, for President and Vice-President, at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada in August 2016
Bill Weld (Left) and Gary Johnson at the first Libertarian Party political rally of the 2016 campaign season, for President and Vice-President, at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada in August 2016 (Darron Birgenheier / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft 4 in or 193 cm

Weight

78 kg or 172 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Bill Weld has dated –

  1. Susan Roosevelt (1975-2002) – On June 7, 1975, he got married to Susan Roosevelt Weld, the great-granddaughter of Theodore Roosevelt and a former professor at Harvard. They parent 5 children – David Minot (b. 1976) (professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara), Ethel Derby (b. 1977) (physician), Mary Blake (b. 1979) (attorney), Quentin Roosevelt (b. 1981) (attorney), and Frances Wylie (b. 1983) (has worked for the San Francisco Giants). Bill Weld and Susan Roosevelt divorced in 2002.
  2. Leslie Marshall (2003-Present) – He married journalist, magazine editor, and novelist, Leslie Marshall, on June 14, 2003, in Bellport, New York.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Bill Weld is of English, Dutch, Welsh, French, and Scottish descent.

Bill Weld as seen while speaking at Harvard Law School in November 2008
Bill Weld as seen while speaking at Harvard Law School in November 2008 (Matthew W. Hutchins, Harvard Law Record / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color

Blonde

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Towering height
  • Deep-set eyes

Religion

Episcopalianism

Bill Weld as seen in a picture taken in 2013
Bill Weld as seen in a picture taken in 2013 (MavsFan28 / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Bill Weld Facts

  1. He comes from the distinguished Weld family and 2 buildings at Harvard College are named for the family.
  2. His mother was a descendant of William Floyd, a politician as well as a signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
  3. Bill Weld has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
  4. He publicly came in support of the legal recognition for same-s*x marriage in an amicus brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in February 2013.
  5. He also served as the principal for Leeds, Weld & Co., a private equity firm.
  6. Bill Weld has authored books like Mackerel by Moonlight (1999), Big Ugly (2002), and Stillwater (2003).
  7. He has appeared on shows such as The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Morning Joe.
  8. He has also gained a decent social media fan base with more than 150k followers on Facebook and more than 100k followers on Twitter.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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