Is Gavin Newsom Related to Nancy Pelosi? Is he Nancy Pelosi’s Nephew?

If you are wondering who Gavin Newsome is, then let me tell you. He was elected 40th Governor of California in 2019.

Apart from being a politician, Newsome is also a prominent businessman. Some relate Gavin Newsome with United States House of Representative Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Is Gavin Newsom Related to Nancy Pelosi? How they are connected?
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But is Gavin Newsome related to Nancy Pelosi? Is Newsome Nancy Pelosi’s nephew? Are they really related? This confusion mostly arises because Pelosi and Newsome have lots in common as prominent democrats.

Moreover, they both have strong ties to San Francisco. Let us learn more about the relationship between Nancy Pelosi and Gavin Newsome.     

Is Gavin Newsome Nancy Pelosi’s Nephew?

If you believe in the concept of extended family, then yes, Newsome was a part of the Pelosi family once and was the nephew of Nancy Pelosi. Although Gavin Newsome is not blood-related to Nancy or her husband.

Gavin Newsome’s maternal aunt, Barbara Newsome, once married Nancy Pelosi’s brother-in-law, Ron Pelosi. Ron is Paul’s (Nancy Pelosi’s husband) brother. However, Barbara and Ron divorced in 1977 when Gavin was only 10 years old.

Since Gavin was related to Ron and Ron was Paul’s brother, Gavin was distantly related to Nancy. Gavin was Ron’s nephew by his marriage to Barbara.

Also, Newsome never took the advantage of his sugar-coated relationship with the Pelosi family in his career.

Gavin Newsome’s Life

Gavin Newsome was born on the 10th of October 1967. So as of now, he is 53 years old. He was born in San Francisco to Tessa Thomas and William Alfred Newsome. William was a fourth-generation San Franciscan. Gavin had mentioned that his childhood was not an easy one as he suffered from dyslexia and had to change many schools due to this issue. 

Throughout his school life, Newsome was dependent on audiobooks and visual illustrations. And till this date, Newsome prefers to read e-books and interpret docs through audio. Newsome’s challenges did not let him stop from being a highly qualified politician and a successful businessman.

Newsome first came into politics as a mayor in 1995.

Final Thoughts

So, this was all about Gavin Newsome. Now you know that Newsome is not related to the house representative Nancy Pelosi. Even if he did have a distant relation, now they are not related in any way. Both are politicians, but their paths and journeys are totally different from each other. 

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