Andrew Furey

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Full Name Andrew Furey
Age 45 Years Old
Nick Name Andrew Furey
Gender Male
Famous As Politician
Birth Date July 3rd, 1975
Birth Place St. John's Newfoundland

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About Andrew Furey

An orthopedic surgeon, politician, and premier-designate of Newfoundland and Labrador from Canada is known for Andrew Furey. He obtained a bachelor of science degree from Memorial University and graduated from the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine in 2001. He then accepts a Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 2007, before then returning to Newfoundland to practice medicine at his own clinic. He was later named Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Alumnus of the Year in 2012 and became a recipient of the Ignatian Spirit Award in 2015. He has spent countless hours working with volunteers to build Team Broken Earth to where it is today. After Ball resigned in February 2020, he quickly became a potential contender and was almost immediately regarded as the frontrunner to succeed him. He will become Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador upon being sworn in by the Lieutenant Governor. He was announced the winner of the provincial Liberal party leadership on Monday night. He beat out John Abbott in the contest to replace Premier Dwight Ball. In his victory speech, Furey called on the province's residents to stand together through the difficult times ahead. "Your passion and strength are needed now more than ever before in our history," he said. The son of Senate Speaker George Furey said overcoming the province's economic crisis is not a short-term proposition, and he warned of unspecified "tough decisions" that will have to be made. 

Andrew was born on 3rd July 1975 in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. His birth name/real name is Andrew John Furey. His nationality is Canadian and his ethnicity is Canadian-White. His race is White. He is Christian by religion and his Zodiac sign is Cancer. He was born to his parents; George Furey (father) and Karen Furey (mother). Whereas Chuck Furey is his uncle. His father, George Furey, would later be appointed a Senator by Prime Minister Jean Chretien before eventually becoming the Speaker of the Canadian Senate, and his uncle, Chuck Furey, would be elected as the MHA for St. Barbe before eventually serving as a cabinet minister in Clyde Wells' and Brian Tobin's administrations. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Memorial University and graduated from the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine in 2001. He later accepts a Fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 2007, before then returning to Newfoundland to practice medicine at his own clinic. He was later named Memorial University of Newfoundland’s Alumnus of the Year in 2012 and became a recipient of the Ignatian Spirit Award in 2015. Moreover, he has completed a diploma in organizational leadership from Oxford University that same year. In the year 2017, he was named the Canadian Red Cross's humanitarian of the year for Newfoundland and Labrador. He is currently residing in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, Newfoundland and Labrador. 

Andrew Furey Wins Liberal Leadership Race

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Andrew Furey's Career

  • Obtaining a bachelor of science degree from Memorial University and graduated from the Memorial University of Newfoundland School of Medicine in 2001, he was named Memorial University of Newfoundland's Alumnus of the Year in 2012. 
  • He was named the Canadian Red Cross's humanitarian of the year for Newfoundland and Labrador in the year 2017. 
  • He also co-founded Team Broken Earth, a volunteer task force supporting the relief effort in Haiti in the year 2011 following the 2010 earthquake. 
  • Thus, the organization assisted hundreds of patients a week in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, with Furey often personally leading the missions there and temporarily halted in 2019 due to safety concerns amid rising violence in the country.
  • Additionally, he co-founded the "A Dollar a Day" foundation alongside singer-songwriter Alan Doyle and businessman Brendan Paddick. 
  • The main aim of this foundation is to provide funding for mental health initiatives in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • He also serves as the co-chair for the Jack Hand Foundation.
  • Regarding his political work, he was speculated being pitched to replace incumbent Premier Dwight Ball that emerged as early as 2017.
  • After Ball resigned in February 2020, he quickly became a potential contender and was almost immediately regarded as the frontrunner to succeed him.
  • On 3rd March 2020 in St. John's, he announced his intention to run for the leadership of the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal Party and was swiftly endorsed by the majority of Ball's cabinet. 
  • He was elected leader at the party's convention, receiving approximately two-thirds of votes cast on 3rd August 2020. 
  • He will become Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador upon being sworn in by the Lieutenant Governor. According to provincial law, an election must be held within one year of the swearing-in.

Andrew Furey's Personal Life

Andrew Furey is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife, Dr. Allison Furey and they have 3 children, Rachel, Maggie, and Mark. He credits his family for helping him stay grounded and maintain his perspective on what matters most-love, empathy, and making a difference. As of today, the couple is enjoying their life a lot without any disturbances. His sexual orientation is straight and he is not gay. 

Andrew Furey picture with his family, wife Alison, and children Rachel, Maggie and Mark

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Net Worth of Andrew Furey

Andrew Furey is an orthopedic surgeon, politician, and premier-designate of Newfoundland and Labrador. With his multiple careers, he is earning a huge amount of money. He will also become Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador upon being sworn in by the Lieutenant Governor. This will also boost up his income. At present, his net worth is under review. Whereas he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work. He is satisfied with whatever he is receiving as of now.