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Oakton, Virginia, USA
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Oakton, Virginia, USA

Jacob Frey

Jacob Frey is a politician and entrepreneur from America. Jacob Frey is also an athlete and a lawmaker. The politician and public figure is currently the 48th Mayor of Minneapolis. He is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party.

Early life

Jacob was born on 23 July 1981, in Oakton, Virginia, United States of America. This makes him 42 years old as of 2024. His real name is Jacob Lawrence Frey.

There is no more information regarding the names and professions of his parents. However, his father was an acrobat as well. According to reports, both of the parents were modern ballet dancers.

Moreover, he also has a younger brother Jamie Frey. He was born into a Jewish family and follows Judaism. Jacob has an American nationality and has Leo as his zodiac sign.

Talking about his educational qualification, he completed his schooling at Oakton High School. He later went to the College of William and Mary. He has a master’s in JD from Villanova University.

Jacob Frey – Net worth 2024

Jacob Frey lives an opulent life. The main source of his income is his service in the government. He has a net worth of around $9 million US Dollars.

Personal life

The successful and appraised politician is married. He married Sarah Clarke. They tied the knot on July 2, 2016. Sarah is a professional lobbyist and businesswoman.

Before Sarah, he was married to Michelle Lilienthal. They married in the year 2009. The marriage lasted for only 5 years. And, ultimately they divorced in 2014.

Jacob has a child from his current marriage with Sarah; Frida Jade Frey. She was born on September 16, 2020. Jacob is straight regarding gender choices. Moreover, he has not been drawn to any kind of controversies.

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Caption: Jacob Frey with family (Source: Instagram)

Professional life

Primarily, Jacob Frey is a politician. He entered politics after completing his formal education. But before that, he joined the law firm Faegre & Benson to practice employment and civil rights law. He later moved to the law firm Halunen and Associates.

Talking more about his political journey, he is a member of the Democratic Party of America. Jacob ran for an election at Minneapolis City Council in 2013 representing Ward 3.

He won it and served on the Minneapolis City Council for 4 years from 2013. It was before the election for mayor. The Minneapolis city voted Jacob as their 48th mayor in 2017 and was sworn in on January 2, 2018.

In the election, he defeated incumbent Mayor Betsy Hodges. The main agendas of his election campaign were increasing support for affordable housing and improving police-community relations.

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Caption: Jacob Frey addressing the public (Source: The New York Times)

Further, the mayor also came into the limelight after he supported the protest sparked by the murder of George Floyd on May 27, 2020. He backed firing and punishing the four police officers involved in his death.

Apart from that, he has also remained an athlete. He has participated as won in the CAA 5000 meters in 2002 at Colonia Athletic Association. Likewise, he also participated in the 2007 Pan American Games marathon.

Body measurement

Jacob Frey is a fitness enthusiast as well. The former athlete has very well maintained his body. The politician is about 5 feet and 10 inches tall. The slim trimmed body of Jacob weighs around 75 kg.

Similarly, Jacob has curly brown hair and the color of his eyes is bright black. Except for this, there is no exact figure of overall body measurement in the public domain.

Jacob Frey – Social Media

Jacob Frey is also active on social media via different platforms. He has an Instagram account @jacobfrey1 which has 38.3k followers. Similarly, the Twitter handle @MayorFrey has 42.2k followers and the Facebook account also has 36.2k followers.