Lauren Opal Boebert, born on December 19, 1986, in Altamonte Springs, Florida, is an American politician, businesswoman, and gun rights activist. She currently serves as the U.S. Representative for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district since January 3, 2021. Before entering politics, she owned Shooters Grill, a restaurant in Rifle, Colorado, known for encouraging staff to openly carry firearms.
Lauren Boebert Profile
Lauren Opal Boebert
Date of Birth
19 December 1986
Politician, Businesswoman, and Gun Rights Activist
There is no specific information available regarding her formal educational background.
After leaving high school, Lauren Boebert worked as an assistant manager at a McDonald’s in Rifle, Colorado. She later worked for a natural gas drilling company and became a pipeliner, involved in building and maintaining pipelines and pumping stations. In 2013, Lauren Boebert, along with her husband, Jayson Boebert, opened “Shooters Grill” in Rifle, Colorado. This restaurant gained attention for encouraging staff members to openly carry firearms.
She also owned another restaurant called “Smokehouse 1776” across the street from Shooters Grill. In 2015, Boebert opened “Putters,” a restaurant on Rifle Creek Golf Course, which she later sold in December 2016. Despite her restaurant ventures, financial records show that Shooters Grill faced financial losses in 2019 and 2020.
Lauren Boebert’s political career took off when she decided to run for public office. In the 2020 United States House of Representatives elections, she ran as a Republican candidate for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district. In a surprising upset, she defeated incumbent Scott Tipton in the primary election and went on to win the general election over Democratic nominee Diane Mitsch Bush. She assumed office as the U.S. Representative for Colorado’s 3rd congressional district on January 3, 2021.
In Congress, she associated herself with the conservative Republican Study Committee, the right-wing Freedom Caucus, and the pro-gun Second Amendment Caucus. In January 2022, she became the communications chair of the Freedom Caucus. Boebert won re-election in 2022, albeit by a narrow margin of 546 votes against former Aspen City Council member Adam Frisch.
Boebert is known for her far-right views, including supporting former President Donald Trump’s claims of a stolen 2020 election. She has faced allegations of supporting the QAnon conspiracy theory and having ties to far-right extremism.
Boebert has opposed green energy, COVID-19 mask and vaccine mandates, abortion, sex education, gender-affirming surgery for minors, and same-sex marriage. She advocates for an isolationist foreign policy but supports closer ties with Israel for religious reasons.
Lauren Boebert Social Media Handles
Lauren Boebert is active on social media. You can find her on Twitter as @laurenboebert.
Lauren Boebert married Jayson Boebert in 2007, and they have four sons and one grandson. Her husband, Jayson, has been involved in the oil and gas industry and reported substantial income as a consultant. Boebert has had legal issues, including arrests for disorderly conduct and careless driving in the past.
Lauren Boebert Net Worth
Lauren Boebert is estimated to be worth about $41 Million.