Who Is David Perdue's Wife? New Details On Bonnie Dunn Perdue

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Among the Republican Senators currently serving, David Perdue is one of the most controversial. He’s been a close ally of the president since before the election and remains a huge supporter.

Perdue led a prayer at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference, saying, “We should pray for Barack Obama. But I think we need to be very specific about how we pray. We should pray like Psalms 109:8 says. It says, ‘Let his days be few, and let another have his office,’” not including the remainder of the Psalm that says, “Let his children be fatherless, and his wife a widow..."


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Though he and his office deny they were prayers for death, Perdue has made his conservative ideals well-known, voting to repeal the ACA, withdraw from the Paris Agreement, opposes same-sex marriage, and was in favor of the GOP tax cuts for big businesses and corporations.

He’s served as a Senator since 2015, defeating Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn. Before becoming a Senator, he was a businessman, working with Reebok, Dollar General, and Haggar Clothing, and served as the Vice President at Sara Lee Corporation.

But who is David Perdue’s wife and does she share his ideologies, especially when it comes to praying for the death of a then-seated president? Here are 7 things to know about Bonnie Dunn Perdue.

1. She’s from Georgia.

Both she and David grew up in Warner Robins, GA.

2. They met in first grade.

The couple met in first grade but didn’t marry until some time later. Though we aren’t sure if they had been together since elementary school or struck up a romance later, it’s pretty impressive to have known someone basically your entire life.


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3. They’ve been married for 46 years.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Senator David Perdue (@sendavidperdue) on Aug 26, 2018 at 8:02am PDT

Shortly after David graduated from Georgia Tech, the couple wed in 1972.

4. They have two kids.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Senator David Perdue (@sendavidperdue) on Jun 18, 2017 at 6:14am PDT

They are parents to two grown children, sons David A. Perdue III and Blake R. Perdue. They also have three grandchildren: Hudson, David IV, and Jack.

5. She was a big part of her husband’s campaign.

When Perdue was running against Michelle Nunn for the Senate seat, Bonnie gave public speeches and maintained a strong presence.

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6. She was a teacher.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Senator David Perdue (@sendavidperdue) on May 14, 2017 at 10:20am PDT

She’s a former public high school teacher and taught in Gwinnett County, GA.

7. They are Methodist.

The family regularly attends Wesley United Methodist Church in St. Simons, GA.


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Samantha Maffucci is an associate editor for YourTango who focuses on writing trending news and entertainment pieces. In her free time, you can find her obsessing about cats, wine, and all things Vanderpump Rules.