Why did Marjorie Taylor Green’s husband file for divorce?
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband files for divorce, saying in court docs that marriage was ‘irretrievably broken’
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband has filed a petition for divorce.
Perry Greene filed his divorce petition on Wednesday in Georgia’s Floyd County.
Perry Greene’s divorce petition indicated that their marriage was “irretrievably broken.”
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband, Perry Greene, filed for divorce Wednesday.
According to court documents seen by Insider, Perry Greene and the conservative congresswoman have been married for just over 27 years. In his petition, Perry Greene wrote that he and the congresswoman had been in a “bona-fide state of separation” before he filed the papers in Georgia’s Floyd County.
He added that their marriage was “irretrievably broken.”
He also asked that the divorce be filed under seal, saying “the record will contain sensitive personal and financial information, the public disclosure of which would negatively impact the parties’ privacy interests.”
Marjorie Taylor Greene, according to court filings, acknowledged receipt of the divorce petition Wednesday.
When contacted for comment, the congresswoman’s representatives told Insider the divorce was a “private and personal matter.”
“Marriage is a wonderful thing and I’m a firm believer in it,” the congresswoman said in a statement. “Our society is formed by a husband and wife creating a family to nurture and protect. Together, Perry and I formed our family and raised three great kids. He gave me the best job title you can ever earn: Mom. I’ll always be grateful for how great of a dad he is to our children.”
who is Marjorie Taylor Greene
Marjorie Taylor Greene, also known by her initials MTG, is an American politician, businesswoman, and far-right conspiracy theorist who has served as the U.S. representative for Georgia’s 14th congressional district since 2021.
Marjorie Taylor Greene Divorce Could Have ‘Financial Information’ Sealed
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband has filed for divorce from the Georgia congresswoman, requesting that the proceedings be filed under seal to keep “financial information” about the pair from being made public.
Perry Greene filed for divorce in Floyd County Superior Court on Wednesday, citing that the marriage to Marjorie Taylor Greene has been “irretrievably broken,” according to court documents seen by a number of news outlets.
Perry Greene described in the court filings that he and the Republican congresswoman, who have been married for 27 years, had been in a “bona-fide state of separation” since before he filed the papers.
In a statement to Insider, Perry Greene called Marjorie Taylor Greene his “best friend for the last 29 years” and an “amazing mom,” but ultimately, they are heading in different directions.
“Our family is our most important thing we have done. As we go on different paths, we will continue to focus on our three incredible kids and their future endeavors and our friendship,” Perry Greene said.
Who is Perry Greene? Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband
All about Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband as he files for divorce from US Congresswoman
Marjorie Taylor Greene’s husband, Perry, graduated from Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, in 1996 and earned a degree in accounting. Soon after, he started working at Ernst & Young as an accountant.
In 1997, he was appointed as the general manager of Taylor Construction, a contractor business based in Georgia’s Alpharetta. Two years later, he became the company’s president and still holds the position.
While commenting on his divorce, Perry Green told The Independent:
“Marjorie has been my best friend for the last 29 years and she has been an amazing mom! Our family is our most important thing we have done. As we go on different paths we will continue to focus on our 3 incredible kids and their future endeavors and our friendship.”