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185 lbs

Rick Perry stands 6 feet and 0 inches tall and weighs 185 pounds. Born in Paint Creek, Texas, Rick Perry, also known as James Richard Perry, graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Animal Science. After college, he joined the Air Force and worked overseas until the late 70s, when he returned to Texas to work in the family business. He was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in the early 80s as a Democrat, and subsequently changed parties in 1989. He became Texas’ Agriculture Commissioner in 1990 and remained in the position until 1998. He became Lieutenant Governor in 1998, and in 2000, following the resignation of George W. Bush, he took office as Governor of Texas. After remaining cagey about his future political aspirations, he announced his intention to run for President in 2012 on the news in August of 2011.