List of current United States governors by age

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The following is a list of current United States governors by age. This list includes the 50 state governors as well as the five territorial governors in office as of February 17, 2019.

State governors[edit]

State Governor Date of Birth Date of Inauguration Age at Inauguration Time in Office Current
Age
Party
Alabama Ivey, KayKay Ivey 1944-10-15(1944-10-15)October 15, 1944 2017-04-10April 10, 2017 (2017-04-10) 72-17772 years, 177 days 1 year, 313 days 27,15374 years, 125 days Republican
Alaska Dunleavy, MikeMike Dunleavy 1961-05-05(1961-05-05)May 5, 1961 2018-12-03December 3, 2018 (2018-12-03) 57-21257 years, 212 days 76 days 21,10757 years, 288 days Republican
Arizona Ducey, DougDoug Ducey 1964-04-09(1964-04-09)April 9, 1964 2015-01-05January 5, 2015 (2015-01-05) 50-27150 years, 271 days 4 years, 43 days 20,03754 years, 314 days Republican
Arkansas Hutchinson, AsaAsa Hutchinson 1950-12-03(1950-12-03)December 3, 1950 2015-01-13January 13, 2015 (2015-01-13) 64-04164 years, 41 days 4 years, 35 days 24,91368 years, 76 days Republican
California Newsom, GavinGavin Newsom 1967-10-10(1967-10-10)October 10, 1967 2019-01-07January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) 51-8951 years, 89 days 41 days 18,75851 years, 130 days Democratic
Colorado Polis, JaredJared Polis 1975-05-12(1975-05-12)May 12, 1975 2019-01-08January 8, 2019 (2019-01-08) 43-24143 years, 241 days 40 days 15,98743 years, 281 days Democratic
Connecticut Lamont, NedNed Lamont 1954-01-03(1954-01-03)January 3, 1954 2019-01-09January 9, 2019 (2019-01-09) 65-00665 years, 6 days 39 days 23,78665 years, 45 days Democratic
Delaware Carney, JohnJohn Carney 1956-05-20(1956-05-20)May 20, 1956 2017-01-17January 17, 2017 (2017-01-17) 60-24260 years, 242 days 2 years, 31 days 22,91862 years, 273 days Democratic
Florida DeSantis, RonRon DeSantis 1978-09-14(1978-09-14)September 14, 1978 2019-01-08January 8, 2019 (2019-01-08) 40-11640 years, 116 days 40 days 14,76640 years, 156 days Republican
Georgia Kemp, BrianBrian Kemp 1963-11-02(1963-11-02)November 2, 1963 2019-01-14January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) 55-07355 years, 73 days 34 days 20,19655 years, 107 days Republican
Hawaii Ige, DavidDavid Ige 1957-01-15(1957-01-15)January 15, 1957 2014-12-01December 1, 2014 (2014-12-01) 57-32057 years, 320 days 4 years, 78 days 22,67862 years, 33 days Democratic
Idaho Little, BradBrad Little 1954-02-15(1954-02-15)February 15, 1954 2019-01-06January 6, 2019 (2019-01-06) 64-32564 years, 325 days 42 days 23,74365 years, 2 days Republican
Illinois Pritzker, J. B.J. B. Pritzker 1965-01-19(1965-01-19)January 19, 1965 2019-01-14January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) 53-36053 years, 360 days 34 days 19,75254 years, 29 days Democratic
Indiana Holcomb, EricEric Holcomb 1968-05-02(1968-05-02)May 2, 1968 2017-01-09January 9, 2017 (2017-01-09) 48-25248 years, 252 days 2 years, 39 days 18,55350 years, 291 days Republican
Iowa Reynolds, KimKim Reynolds 1959-08-04(1959-08-04)August 4, 1959 2017-05-24May 24, 2017 (2017-05-24) 57-29357 years, 293 days 1 year, 269 days 21,74759 years, 197 days Republican
Kansas Kelly, LauraLaura Kelly 1950-01-24(1950-01-24)January 24, 1950 2019-01-14January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) 68-35568 years, 355 days 34 days 25,22669 years, 24 days Democratic
Kentucky Bevin, MattMatt Bevin 1967-01-09(1967-01-09)January 9, 1967 2015-12-08December 8, 2015 (2015-12-08) 48-33348 years, 333 days 3 years, 71 days 19,03252 years, 39 days Republican
Louisiana Edwards, John BelJohn Bel Edwards 1966-09-16(1966-09-16)September 16, 1966 2016-01-11January 11, 2016 (2016-01-11) 49-11749 years, 117 days 3 years, 37 days 19,14752 years, 154 days Democratic
Maine Mills, JanetJanet Mills 1947-12-30(1947-12-30)December 30, 1947 2019-01-02January 2, 2019 (2019-01-02) 71-00371 years, 3 days 46 days 25,98271 years, 49 days Democratic
Maryland Hogan, LarryLarry Hogan 1956-05-25(1956-05-25)May 25, 1956 2015-01-21January 21, 2015 (2015-01-21) 58-24158 years, 241 days 4 years, 27 days 22,91362 years, 268 days Republican
Massachusetts Baker, CharlieCharlie Baker 1956-11-13(1956-11-13)November 13, 1956 2015-01-08January 8, 2015 (2015-01-08) 58-05658 years, 56 days 4 years, 40 days 22,74162 years, 96 days Republican
Michigan Whitmer, GretchenGretchen Whitmer 1971-08-23(1971-08-23)August 23, 1971 2019-01-01January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01) 47-13147 years, 131 days 47 days 17,34547 years, 178 days Democratic
Minnesota Walz, TimTim Walz 1964-04-06(1964-04-06)April 6, 1964 2019-01-07January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) 54-27654 years, 276 days 41 days 20,04054 years, 317 days Democratic
Mississippi Bryant, PhilPhil Bryant 1954-12-09(1954-12-09)December 9, 1954 2012-01-10January 10, 2012 (2012-01-10) 57-03257 years, 32 days 7 years, 38 days 23,44664 years, 70 days Republican
Missouri Parson, MikeMike Parson 1955-09-17(1955-09-17)September 17, 1955 2018-06-01June 1, 2018 (2018-06-01) 62-25762 years, 257 days 261 days 23,16463 years, 153 days Republican
Montana Bullock, SteveSteve Bullock 1966-04-11(1966-04-11)April 11, 1966 2013-01-07January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07) 46-27146 years, 271 days 6 years, 41 days 19,30552 years, 312 days Democratic
Nebraska Ricketts, PetePete Ricketts 1964-08-19(1964-08-19)August 19, 1964 2015-01-08January 8, 2015 (2015-01-08) 50-14250 years, 142 days 4 years, 40 days 19,90554 years, 182 days Republican
Nevada Sisolak, SteveSteve Sisolak 1953-12-26(1953-12-26)December 26, 1953 2019-01-07January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) 65-1265 years, 12 days 41 days 23,79465 years, 53 days Democratic
New Hampshire Sununu, ChrisChris Sununu 1974-11-05(1974-11-05)November 5, 1974 2017-01-05January 5, 2017 (2017-01-05) 42-06142 years, 61 days 2 years, 43 days 16,17544 years, 104 days Republican
New Jersey Murphy, PhilPhil Murphy 1957-08-16(1957-08-16)August 16, 1957 2018-01-16January 16, 2018 (2018-01-16) 60-15360 years, 153 days 1 year, 32 days 22,46561 years, 185 days Democratic
New Mexico Lujan Grisham, MichelleMichelle Lujan Grisham 1959-10-24(1959-10-24)October 24, 1959 2019-01-01January 1, 2019 (2019-01-01) 59-06959 years, 69 days 47 days 21,66659 years, 116 days Democratic
New York Cuomo, AndrewAndrew Cuomo 1957-12-06(1957-12-06)December 6, 1957 2011-01-01January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) 53-02653 years, 26 days 8 years, 47 days 22,35361 years, 73 days Democratic
North Carolina Cooper, RoyRoy Cooper 1957-06-13(1957-06-13)June 13, 1957 2017-01-01January 1, 2017 (2017-01-01) 59-20259 years, 202 days 2 years, 47 days 22,52961 years, 249 days Democratic
North Dakota Burgum, DougDoug Burgum 1956-08-01(1956-08-01)August 1, 1956 2016-12-15December 15, 2016 (2016-12-15) 60-13660 years, 136 days 2 years, 64 days 22,84562 years, 200 days Republican
Ohio DeWine, MikeMike DeWine 1947-01-05(1947-01-05)January 5, 1947 2019-01-14January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) 72-00972 years, 9 days 34 days 26,34172 years, 43 days Republican
Oklahoma Stitt, KevinKevin Stitt 1972-12-28(1972-12-28)December 28, 1972 2019-01-14January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) 46-01746 years, 17 days 34 days 16,85246 years, 51 days Republican
Oregon Brown, KateKate Brown 1960-06-21(1960-06-21)June 21, 1960 2015-02-18February 18, 2015 (2015-02-18) 54-24254 years, 242 days 3 years, 364 days 21,42558 years, 241 days Democratic
Pennsylvania Wolf, TomTom Wolf 1948-11-17(1948-11-17)November 17, 1948 2015-01-20January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 66-06466 years, 64 days 4 years, 28 days 25,65970 years, 92 days Democratic
Rhode Island Raimondo, GinaGina Raimondo 1971-05-17(1971-05-17)May 17, 1971 2015-01-06January 6, 2015 (2015-01-06) 43-23543 years, 234 days 4 years, 42 days 17,44347 years, 276 days Democratic
South Carolina McMaster, HenryHenry McMaster 1947-05-27(1947-05-27)May 27, 1947 2017-01-24January 24, 2017 (2017-01-24) 69-24269 years, 242 days 2 years, 24 days 26,19971 years, 266 days Republican
South Dakota Noem, KristiKristi Noem 1971-11-30(1971-11-30)November 30, 1971 2019-01-05January 5, 2019 (2019-01-05) 47-03647 years, 36 days 43 days 17,24647 years, 79 days Republican
Tennessee Lee, BillBill Lee 1959-10-09(1959-10-09)October 9, 1959 2019-01-19January 19, 2019 (2019-01-19) 59-10259 years, 102 days 29 days 21,68159 years, 131 days Republican
Texas Abbott, GreggGreg Abbott 1957-11-13(1957-11-13)November 13, 1957 2015-01-20January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 57-06857 years, 68 days 4 years, 28 days 22,37661 years, 96 days Republican
Utah Herbert, GaryGary Herbert 1947-05-07(1947-05-07)May 7, 1947 2009-08-11August 11, 2009 (2009-08-11) 62-09662 years, 96 days 9 years, 190 days 26,21971 years, 286 days Republican
Vermont Scott, PhilPhil Scott 1958-08-04(1958-08-04)August 4, 1958 2017-01-05January 5, 2017 (2017-01-05) 58-15458 years, 154 days 2 years, 43 days 22,11260 years, 197 days Republican
Virginia Northam, RalphRalph Northam 1959-09-13(1959-09-13)September 13, 1959 2018-01-13January 13, 2018 (2018-01-13) 58-12258 years, 122 days 1 year, 35 days 21,70759 years, 157 days Democratic
Washington Inslee, JayJay Inslee 1951-02-09(1951-02-09)February 9, 1951 2013-01-16January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16) 61-34261 years, 342 days 6 years, 32 days 24,84568 years, 8 days Democratic
West Virginia Justice, JimJim Justice 1951-04-27(1951-04-27)April 27, 1951 2017-01-16January 16, 2017 (2017-01-16) 65-26465 years, 264 days 2 years, 32 days 24,76867 years, 296 days Republican
Wisconsin Evers, TonyTony Evers 1951-11-05(1951-11-05)November 5, 1951 2019-01-07January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) 67-06367 years, 63 days 41 days 24,57667 years, 104 days Democratic
Wyoming Gordon, MarkMark Gordon 1957-03-14(1957-03-14)March 14, 1957 2019-01-07January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) 61-29961 years, 299 days 41 days 22,62061 years, 340 days Republican

Territorial governors[edit]

Territory Governor Date of Birth Date of Inauguration Age at Inauguration Time in Office Age
Now
Party
American Samoa Lolo Matalasi Moliga 1949 January 3, 2013 63–64 years 6 years, 45 days 69–70 years Democratic
Guam Lou Leon Guerrero November 8, 1950 January 7, 2019 68 years, 60 days 41 days 68 years, 101 days Democratic
Northern Mariana Islands Ralph Torres August 6, 1979 December 29, 2015 36 years, 145 days 3 years, 50 days 39 years, 195 days Republican
Puerto Rico Ricardo Rosselló March 7, 1979 January 2, 2017 37 years, 301 days 2 years, 46 days 39 years, 347 days New Progressive, Democratic
United States Virgin Islands Albert Bryan February 21, 1968 January 7, 2019 50 years, 320 days 41 days 50 years, 361 days Democratic

Demographics of state governors[edit]

Note: The following information for currently serving state governors is correct as of February 17, 2019.

  • Statistics (not counting territorial governors):
    • The median age is 62 years, 65 days.
    • The median age at inauguration is 58 years, 14 days.
    • The median term length is 4 years, 240 days.
    • The average age among Republicans is 62 years, 90 days.
    • The average age among Democrats is 62 years, 356 days.
  • Age Ranges:
    • 6 governors are in their 70s;
    • 21 governors are in their 60s;
    • 16 governors are in their 50s; and
    • 7 governors are in their 40s.
  • Political Party:
    • 27 Republicans (54%)
    • 23 Democrats (46%)
  • Sex:
    • 41 Males (82%)
    • 9 Females (18%)

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