Kristi Noem Net Worth, Family, Husband, Education, Children, Age, Biography, Political Career

Kristi Noem is us governor of South Dakota since 2019 know all about Kristi Noem Net Worth, Family, Husband, Education, Children, Age, Biography, Political Career.

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Kristi Noem Net Worth, Family, Husband, Education, Children, Age, Biography, Political Career
Kristi Noem

Kristi Noem Biography

Quick Facts

Name Kristi Noem
Category Governor
Birthday 1971-11-30
Spouse Bryon Noem ​(m. 1992)​
Education South Dakota State University (BA)
Country / Nationality United States
State / Province South Dakota
Party Republican
Net Worth $ 8 Million

Kristi Lynn Noem is an American politician serving as the 33rd governor of South Dakota since 2019. A member of the Republican Party, she was the U.S. Representative for South Dakotas at-large congressional district from 2011 to 2019 and a member of the South Dakota House of Representatives for the 6th district from 2007 to 2011. Noem was elected governor in 2018 and is South Dakotas first female governor.

Elected as an ally of Donald Trump, Noem explicitly refused to follow the guidance of medical experts during the COVID-19 pandemic, and did not enact any of the standard public health and safety protections used in other states. Noem did not implement face mask mandates, raised doubts about the efficacy of mask-wearing, encouraged large gatherings without social distancing or mask-wearing and questioned public health experts advice.

Kristi Noem Net Worth

Kristi Noem Net Worth is $ 8 Million in 2022.

Kristi Noem Family, Parents

Kristi Noem was born to Ron and Corinne Arnold in Watertown, South Dakota, and raised with her siblings on their family ranch and farm in rural Hamlin County. She has Norwegian ancestry. Noems father was killed in a farm machinery accident. Noem added a hunting lodge and restaurant to the family property. Her siblings moved back to help expand the businesses. After her fathers death, Noem took classes at the Watertown campus of Mount Marty College and at South Dakota State University and online classes from the University of South Dakota.

Kristi Noem Husband, Children

Noems husband is Bryon Noem. They have three children. In 2011, when Noem moved to Washington to take her congressional office, her family remained living on a ranch near Castlewood, South Dakota.

Kristi Noem Career and Achievement

South Dakota House of Representatives

In 2006, Noem won a seat as a Republican in the South Dakota House of Representatives representing the 6th District (comprising parts of Beadle, Clark, Codington, Hamlin, and Kingsbury counties, but not including Watertown). In 2006, she won with 39 percent of the vote. In 2008, she was reelected to a second term with 41 percent.

Noem served for four years, from 2007 to 2010. she was an Assistant Majority Leader during her last year. In 2009 and 2010 she sponsored bills to lower the age of compulsory education in South Dakota to 16, after it had been raised to 18 in 2008, arguing that requiring school attendance until age 18 has not been proven to improve graduation rates. She was on the State Affairs Committee and Taxation Committee.

U.S. House of Representatives



In 2010, Noem ran for South Dakotas at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. She won the Republican primary with a plurality of 42 percent of the vote against South Dakota Secretary of State Chris Nelson and State Representative Blake Curd. Her primary opponents endorsed her in the general election.

Noems opponent, incumbent Democratic U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, emphasized her own record of independence from the Democratic caucus, including her votes against health care reform, the Wall Street bailouts, and the cap-and-trade energy bill. In response, Noem repeatedly highlighted Herseth Sandlins vote for Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House. During the 2010 election cycle, Noem outraised Herseth Sandlin, $2.3 million to $2.1 million. Noem defeated Herseth Sandlin, 48 to 46 percent.


Noem was reelected to a second term, defeating Democrat Matthew Varilek, 57–43 percent.


Noem was reelected to a third term, defeating Democrat Corinna Robinson, 67–33 percent.


Noem was reelected to a fourth term, defeating Democrat Paula Hawks, 64–36 percent.

Governor of South Dakota

2018 Election

On November 14, 2016, Noem announced that she would run for governor of South Dakota in 2018 rather than seek reelection to Congress. She defeated South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley in the June 5 Republican primary, 56 to 44 percent and Democratic nominee Billie Sutton in the general election, 51.0 to 47.6 percent.

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