GRETCHEN Whitmer is an American politician serving as the 49th Governor of Michigan.
But who is her husband and what does he do? Here is everything you need to know…
Who is Gretchen Whitmer’s husband Dr Marc Mallory?
Dr Marc Mallory is Gretchen Whitmer’s husband and Michigan’s first gentleman.
While at university he studied zoology but changed careers and earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Michigan’s Dental School.
He opened up his practice in Lansing in 1986 and he maintains it to this day.
The doctor has three sons from his first marriage which reportedly ended in divorce.
When did Whitmer and Dr Mallory get married?
Dr Mallory married politician Whitmer in 2011 – the same year she was voted in as Senate Democratic Leader.
The couple live together about six miles from the Michigan capital.
Whitmer was previously married to Gary Shrewsbury but the couple divorced.
Dr Mallory became the first gentleman of Michigan when his wife won the 2018 Michigan gubernatorial election by nearly a ten-point margin.
As the Governor of Michigan, Whitmer has been handling the coronavirus pandemic beginning with a stay at home order in March 2020.
This led to protests in May with demonstrators bearing a hanged doll representing the Governor.
Reports claim Mallory tried to use their boat during Memorial Day weekend despite his wife’s coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Do they have any children together?
The couple have no children together.
However, Whitmer shares two children with her first husband – daughters Sydney and Sherry Shrewsbury.
Dr Mallory has three sons from his previous marriage, Alex, Mason, and Winston.
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