Barbara Bush Biography
Barbara Bush Bio
Barbara Pierce Bush was born on 25th November 1981. She is one of the fraternal twin daughters (the other is Jenna Bush Hager) of the 43rd U.S. President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush. She is also a granddaughter of the 41st U.S. President George H. W. Bush, and his wife, Barbara Bush, after whom she was named.
|Barbara Bush Age||(Barbara Pierce Bush) born on 25th November 1981Dallas, Texas, U.S.|
|Barbara Bush Residence||New York City|
|Barbara Bush Education||Yale University|
|Barbara Bush Occupation||Health care activist|
|Barbara Bush Husband||
Craig Coyne (m. 2018)
|Barbara Bush Parent(s)||
|Barbara Bush Sister||Jenna Bush Hager (twin sister)|
Barbara Bush Early Life and Education
Barbara Pierce Bush was born at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. When the family lived in the Preston Hollow section of Dallas, she and her twin sister, Jenna, attended Preston Hollow Elementary School; Laura Bush served on Preston Hollow’s Parent-Teacher Association at that time. Later, Barbara and Jenna attended The Hockaday School in Dallas. When her father became Governor of Texas in 1994, Barbara attended St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas. She began attending Austin High School in 1996, graduating with the class of 2000.
Barbara attended Yale University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She lives in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City.
Barbara Bush Career
She worked for the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, a subsidiary of the Smithsonian Institution. Previously, she had been working with AIDS patients in Africa: Tanzania, South Africa, and Botswana, among other places, through a program sponsored by the Houston-based Baylor College of Medicine’s International Pediatrics AIDS Initiative.
Barbara Bush Global Health Corps
Barbara is the co-founder and president of a public health-focused non-profit, Global Health Corps. The Health organization provides opportunities for young professionals from diverse backgrounds to work on the front lines of the fight for global health equity. In 2009, Global Health Corps won a Draper Richards Foundation Fellowship. Barbara was also chosen as one of the 14 speakers selected from an applicant pool of 1,500 to speak at the TEDx Brooklyn event in December 2010, where she spoke about Global Health Corps.
Barbara Bush Wedding ( Craig Louis Coyne Spouse)
Barbara Pierce Bush exchanged vows with screenwriter Craig Louis Coyne, 36, at the family’s Walker Point compound on 7th October 2018.
Barbara wore an ivory silk crepe Vera Wang custom gown, was escorted down the aisle by her father, former President George W. Bush, with her grandfather, former President George H.W. Bush, watching nearby.
Barbara Bush Political Activities
In 2011, Bush released a video with the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, calling on New York State to legalize same-sex marriage. “‘I am Barbara Bush, and I am a New Yorker for marriage equality,’ she says in the brief message, sponsored by an advocacy group. ‘New York is about fairness and equality. And everyone should have the right to marry the person that they love.'”Bush joined other children of prominent Republican politicians—including Meghan McCain and Mary Cheney—in endorsing gay marriage.
Bush’s graduation from Yale in May 2004 was given heavy media coverage. She and Jenna made several media appearances that summer before the 2004 U.S. Presidential election, including giving a speech to the Republican Convention on August 31. The two took turns traveling to swing states with their father and also provided a seven-page interview and photo shoot in Vogue. Bush joined her mother on diplomatic trips to Liberia in January 2006 to attend the inauguration of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and to Vatican City to meet with Pope Benedict XVI in February 2006.
Unlike most of her relatives, Bush is not a member of the Republican Party. In 2010, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush told People that they preferred not to identify with any political party, stating, “We’re both very independent thinkers.