Tony Buzbee (Anthony Glenn Buzbee) is an American lawyer and politician who ran against Sylvester Turner for mayor of Houston, Texas in 2019. Tony Buzbee also served as a Marine Officer, attaining the rank of Captain.
Tony Buzbee was born in Atlanta, Texas, in 1968. He is currently 54 years old. His nationality is United States. His race is Caucasian, and he adhered to the Christian faith. There is no other information or specifics on his parents, siblings, or early life.
On a farm near Atlanta, Texas, with his three brothers and parents, he grew up. He attended secondary school at a local institution. After completing high school, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center.
Professional Life and Career
Tony began his legal career in Houston with Susman Godsey LLP. In 2000, he established the Buzbee Law Firm. In November 2010, he was featured on the cover of The New York Times magazine for his participation in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill lawsuit against BP. The publication referred to Buzbee as “one of the most accomplished trial attorneys in Texas.” As of April 6, 2021, he represents at least twenty-one victims alleging sexual assault against NFL quarterback Deshaun Watson.
In 2021, Buzbee filed a $750 million lawsuit against Travis Scott on behalf of 120 persons who were killed or wounded at the Astroworld Festival crowd crush. Additionally, Tony is a real estate developer. He owns Buzbee Properties, a real estate company concentrating in the suburbs of Greater Houston. He also owns several Florida real estate holdings.
In 2002, Tony ran as a Democrat for the Texas State House in the 24th District but was defeated by Republican Larry Taylor by 17 points. From August 2003 to April 2005, he presided over the Galveston County Democratic Party. In 2012, Buzbee donated financial assistance and the use of his own jet to the presidential campaign of Rick Perry. He also served as Perry’s debate coach.
In 2016, he hosted a fundraiser at his River Oaks home for then-presidential candidate Donald Trump. After the release of the Access Hollywood tape, Tony disavowed Trump and declared his intention to write in veteran Dan Moran for president. Subsequently, he gave Trump’s inauguration committee $500,000.
Run for Mayor, Houston
On October 30, 2018, Tony launched his candidacy for the 2019 Houston mayoral race. Turner won the election, though.
In 2020, Tony was engaged to Frances Moody. Previously, he was married to Zoe Benson. He married Zoe in 1991, and the couple has four children. After 26 years of marriage, they divorced in 2017. In March 2016, Buzbee was arrested in Harris County on accusations of driving under the influence.
In December of that same year, the lawsuit was ultimately dropped. There was indignation when it was discovered that Buzbee had completed the one-year probation program in eight months and donated to Anderson’s 2014 election campaign. There are no other specifics or information on his past partnerships.
There is no information on his height and weight. Tony’s hair is brown, and his eyes are blue.
Social Media and Assets
Tony is highly engaged in social media. He has an Instagram account with 47.5 followers at @tonybuzbee. He also has a Twitter account with 306 followers, @Tony UNHINGED.
Tony amassed immense riches and notoriety via his work. The overall net worth of Buzbee exceeds $700 million. With many planes, fancy automobiles, and skyscrapers, he leads a very opulent existence.