10 Greatest Athletics who became politician

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 | 0

Arnold Schwarzenegger

  1. Name : Arnold Schwarzenegger

Country            : Austria

Sports               : Bodybuilder

Political Party    : Republican, America

Arnold Schwarzenegger was a Professional Bodybuilder, is a famous Actor and he is 38th Governor of California from Republican Party of America. This Austrian Bodybuilder had entire his political career in 1988 by American Republican party.

  1. Name : Jon Runyan

Country            : America

Sports               : NFL

Political Party    : Republican, America

This US NFL player was the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey’s 3rd district. In his professional career Runyan was played from Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans from 1996 and take retired at 2009 from San Diego Chargers and become a NFC champion on 2004.

  1. Name : Jesse Ventura

Country            : United States.

Sports               : Wrestling

Political Party    : Independent, America

Jesse Ventura is an actor, professional wrestler, who was the38th Governor of Minnesota form Independent party. Ventura was also win a major government position, which is also the only wins from Reform Party at Minnesota

  1. Name : Kevin Johnson

Sports               : Boxing

Political Party    :  Mayor of Sacramento

Kevin Johnson was a NBA player in his pro career, who was elected as 55thMayor of Sacramento at 2008 and also the current Mayor at Sacramento. Johnson is the first African American in this post. In the pro career he had played for Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. In his 12 years NBA career was 3 times NBA all stars

  1. Name : Jack Kemp

Sports               : Football

Political Party    : 9th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from Republican.

 

Jack Camp have many title in his political career have stared form 1971, which is end at 1993. In 1971 was the 39th Districts U.S. House of Representatives, at 1973 he was become U.S. House of Representatives at 38th district, on 1983 become 31st district’s U.S. House of Representatives and finished under G. W. Bush at 1989 appointed as 9th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from Republican which finished at 1993.

 

  1. Name : Steve Largent

Sports               : NFL

Political Party    : Republican, America

This NFL player was the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma’s 1st district at 1994. In his pro football career played form Seattle Seahawks since 1976 to 1989 and have 7 Pro Bowl selection and AP first team Pro Bowl selection at 1985.

  1. Name : Bill Bradley

Sports               : NBA

Political Party    : Betty Sue Flowers, America

Bill Bradley was the United States Senator from New Jersey at 1979 to 1997. And in the pro career have played NBA since 1965 to 1977 and won 2 NBA Championship title and 1973 NAB all stars.

  1. Name : Heath Shuler

Sports               : NFL

Political Party    : Member of the U.S. House of Representatives

This NFL player was the Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina’s 11th district at 2007 to 2013. And in his NFL pro career started 1994 and retired form 1998.

  1. Name : Dave Bing

Sports               : NBA

Political Party    : Democratic Party, America

74th Mayor of Detroit is no one is the 7 times NBA all-stars Dave Bing. He was Mayor of Detroit since 2009 to 2013 was played NBA since 1966 to 1978.

  1. Name : J. C. Watts

Sports               : CFL

Political Party    : Republican, America

  1. C. Watts is the Chairperson of the House Republican Conference at 1999 to 2003 and in 1995 he was the member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Oklahoma’s 4th district since 2003. An in the pro career have played CFL
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