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Jesse Ventura

Jesse VenturaAKA James George Janos

Born: 15-Jul-1951
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Wrestling, Politician
Party Affiliation: See Note [2]

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wrestler turned Governor of Minnesota

Military service: US Navy (1969-73, Underwater Demolition Team)

[1] Formerly a Lutheran, Ventura generally considers himself an atheist.

[2] Reform Party of Minnesota, later the Independence Party of Minnesota.

Mother: (d. 1995)
Wife: Terry Ventura (m. 1976)
Son: Tyrel (b. 1980)
Daughter: Jade (b. 1984)

    High School: Roosevelt High School, Minneapolis, MN

    Governor of Minnesota (1999-2003)
    Mayor of Brooklyn Park, MN (1991-95)
    World Wrestling Entertainment
    Marijuana Policy Project Advisory Board
    Waterboarded SERE school
    Pied Whittier Park, MN 25-Mar-1999
    Issued Concealed Carry Permit
    WWE Hall of Fame 2004
    Hip Replacement Surgery 2008
    Czechoslovak Ancestry
    Endorsement of Miller Brewing Company 1989
    9/11 Truthers
    Risk Factors: Acrophobia, Marijuana, Performance-Enhancing Drugs

    Conspiracy Theory Host (2009-)

    The Ringer (23-Dec-2005) [VOICE]
    Joe Somebody (19-Dec-2001) · Himself
    Beyond the Mat (22-Oct-1999) · Himself
    Batman & Robin (20-Jun-1997)
    Major League II (30-Mar-1994) · White Lightning
    Demolition Man (8-Oct-1993) · CryoCon
    Ricochet (4-Oct-1991) · Chewalski
    Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1991)
    Repossessed (14-Sep-1990) · Himself
    No Holds Barred (2-Jun-1989) · Commentator #1
    The Running Man (13-Nov-1987) · Captain Freedom
    Predator (12-Jun-1987) · Blain

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Jesse Ventura

Author of books:
Don't Start the Revolution Without Me! From the Minnesota Governor's Mansion to the Baja Outback: Reflections and Revisionings (2008, memoir)

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