Bob Barr Bio, Height, Age, Family, Wife, Career, Net Worth

Bob Barr Biography

Bob Barr ( born Robert Laurence Barr Jr.) is an American attorney and politician. He served as a federal prosecutor and as a Congressman. From 1995 to 2003 he represented Georgia’s 7th congressional district as a Republican, he attained national prominence as one of the leaders of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.

He joined the Libertarian Party in 2006 and served on its National Committee. He was the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election.

Age|How old is Bob?

The American attorney and politician was born on 5th November 1948 in Iowa City, Iowa, United States. He is 74 years old as of 2022.

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Information concerning his height is still under research and will soon be updated as soon as we come across any details about his height.

Bob Barr Family

He was born in Iowa City, Iowa to Robert Laurence Barr and Beatrice Barr. His father, a career military officer who had graduated from West Point, was stationed in various locations around the world while pursuing his career in civil engineering.

Bob is the second born in a family of six children. He lived as a boy in Malaysia, Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Baghdad, and finally Tehran, Iran, where he graduated from Community High School in 1966.

He was elected to the position of Grand Prytanis on the fraternity’s Grand Council, serving from 2013 to 2015 and during this time his mother Beatrice introduced him to the work of writer Ayn Rand.

Bob Barr Wife|Divorce

He married his first wife while still in college but they later divorced in 1976. He married his second wife, Gail, in 1976 and together they have two children.

They later divorced in 1986. Later in the same year, he married his third wife, Jerilyn Dobbins, who was later known as Jeri Barr. His website stated in 2008 that Jeri and he have four children and six grandchildren.

Bob Barr Education

He obtained a graduate degree from the Community High School in 1966 and after returning to the U.S, he attended the Southern California University.

Later he graduated in B.A. from the Southern California University in the year 1970. He joined the Young Trojan Republican Club after his mother taught him Ayn Rand work.


He continued in graduate school, earning a master’s degree in International Affairs from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in 1972.

Barr next earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center (attending at night) in 1977. He worked for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as an analyst of Latin American issues.

After leaving the CIA, Barr moved to northern Georgia. Bob practiced law and became active in the Republican Party, serving as county chair.

He made an unsuccessful bid for the Georgia House of Representatives in 1984. He website stated in 2008 that Jeri and he have four children and six grandchildren.

In 1986, Barr was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to serve as U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia – a post-Barr held until 1990.

His office prosecuted state and local officials, members of the Medellin drug cartel, and got a perjury indictment on then-sitting Republican Congressman Pat Swindall, who ultimately served a year in prison on the charges.

From 1990 to 1991, Barr was president of the Southeastern Legal Foundation an Atlanta-based law firm and policy center that litigates in support of “limited government, individual economic freedom, and the free enterprise system”.

Bob Barr Net Worth

According to our research, the American attorney and politician has an estimated net worth of  $950,000.