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Andy Beshear

Gov. Andy Beshear

  • December 10, 2019 - December 11, 2023
    December 11, 2023 - Current
  • Democratic
  • November 29, 1977
  • Kentucky
  • Vanderbilt University; University of Virginia School of Law
  • Britainy Beshear


Governor Andy Beshear grew up in Fayette, Franklin, and Clark counties and graduated from Henry Clay High School. He is the son of Steve and Jane Beshear, the 61st Governor and first lady. Gov. Beshear graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was a Dean’s Scholar. After law school, he worked at an international law firm based in Washington, D.C., and it was during that time that he met his wife, Britainy. Andy and Britainy have two young children, Will and Lila. The family attends Beargrass Christian Church, where both Andy and Britainy serve as deacons, and they volunteer with several local organizations.

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