Doug Burgum

Doug Burgum is a politician who was born in Arthur, North Dakota, U.S. in 01/08/1956 and is now 68 years old. Doug Burgum has a net worth of $1 Billion.

What is Doug Burgum Net Worth?

Doug Burgum's net worth is 1 Billion.

How old is Doug Burgum?

Doug Burgum is 68 years old.

What is Doug Burgum Birthday?

Doug Burgum's birthday is 01/08/1956.

What is Doug Burgum Zodiac Sign?

Doug Burgum's zodiac sign is Leo.

What is Doug Burgum's Real Birth Name?

Doug Burgum's real birth name is Douglas James Burgum .

Where is Doug Burgum's Birthplace?

Doug Burgum's birthplace is Arthur, North Dakota, U.S..

How Tall is Doug Burgum?

Doug Burgum height is 5'8'' (172.72 cm).

What is Doug Burgum Nationality?

Doug Burgum nationality is .

What are Doug Burgum's Professions?

Doug Burgum's professions are Businessperson, Politician.

Who is Doug Burgum's Spouse(s)?

Karen Stoker ​(m. 1991; div. 2003)​
Kathryn Helgaas ​(m. 2016)

Who is Doug Burgum?

Douglas James Burgum (born August 1, 1956) is an American businessman and politician serving since 2016 as the 33rd governor of North Dakota. He is among the wealthiest governors in the U.S., with an estimated net worth of $1.1 billion. A member of the Republican Party, Burgum was a candidate in the 2024 United States presidential election.

Burgum was born and raised in the small town of Arthur, North Dakota. After graduating from college in 1978, and getting an MBA in 1980, he mortgaged inherited farmland in 1983 to invest in Great Plains Software in Fargo. Becoming the company’s president in 1984, he grew Great Plains into a successful large software company. Burgum sold the company to Microsoft for $1.1 billion in 2001. While working at Microsoft, he managed Microsoft Business Solutions. He has served as board chairman for Atlassian and SuccessFactors. Burgum is the founder of Kilbourne Group, a Fargo-based real-estate development firm, and also is the co-founder of Arthur Ventures, a software venture capital group.

A lifelong resident of North Dakota, Burgum entered the Republican primary in the 2016 North Dakota gubernatorial election with no political experience. He upset longtime Attorney General and Republican-endorsed candidate Wayne Stenehjem in the primary election, and defeated Democratic nominee Marvin Nelson by a landslide in the general election. He was reelected by a wide margin in 2020.In June 2023, Burgum filed to run for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, but ended his candidacy in December

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