Louis DeJoy

Louis DeJoy

Biography of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Louis DeJoy is an American businessman and Republican Party, fundraiser.

He is the current United States Postmaster General and chief executive officer (CEO) appointed by the Board of Governors of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

He was appointed this position in May 2020.  DeJoy is also a Certified Public Accountant.  DeJoy was president of LDJ Global Strategies, a Greensboro, North Carolina-based boutique firm at the time of his naming as Postmaster General.  

Famous for

  •  American businessman and Republican Party fundraiser
  •  75th United States Postmaster General and chief executive officer (CEO).

Early life and Family 

Louis DeJoy was born on June 20, 1957, in Brooklyn, New York.

His ethnicity is white and his nationality is American. His Zodiac sign is Gemini.

DeJoy was born in a middle-class family. His father was a truck driver.  He was raised up in his birthplace Brooklyn, New York. After graduating from high school he enrolled at Stetson University and completed his education on Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA). 

Louis DeJoy Career (Businessman)

  • After completing his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) education, DeJoy took over his father’s failing trucking business on Long Island for several years.
  • From 1983 to 2014, he served as CEO of High Point, North Carolina-based New Breed Logistics.
  • He retired after his company was brought by Connecticut-based freight transporter, XPO Logistics in 2014.
  • From 2014 to 2015 he served as CEO of XPO's supply chain business in North America and got retired from CEO post.
  • DeJoy serves a strategic role in XPO Logistics' board of directors from 2015 to 2018.
  • DeJoy has also served as a major donor and fundraiser for Donald Trump. 
  • DeJoy became the local finance chairman for the planned 2020 Republican National Convention in May 2019.
  •  DeJoy was appointed as Postmaster General and CEO on May 6, 2020, by the USPS Board of Governors.
  •  DeJoy announced that the Postal Service would suspend cost-cutting and other operational changes until after the 2020 election on August 18, 2020. 

Personal life and Wife

While reflecting on his personal life, DeJoy is a married man. His wife is Aldona Dos.

Aldona Wos is a Polish-American physician and politician who has served in various positions at several U.S. government agencies and nonprofit organizations.

Together Dejoy and Aldona are the parents of their twin children, daughter Ania and son, Andrew. The couple still lives together happily with mutual understandings. 

Height and Weight 

DeJoy is a man of high personality who looks with an average build body. He stands 5 ft 8 inches tall and weighs 86 Kg.

He has a straight sexual orientation. He is bald and his eye color is Brown. DeJoy's seems to be less interested in his facial hairstyle as he shaves his beard regularly. 

Net worth and Wealth 

As of 2020, The net worth of Louis DeJoy is estimated to be the US $110 million. DeJoy's primary income source is his job as a United States Postmaster General.

He earns the basic salary of $291,650 every year by serving as United States Postmaster General. Additionally, he also gets government services, allowance, and bonuses every year. 

Facts About Louis DeJoy

1.  As of August 12, 2020, he serves on the Elon University board of trustees.

2. DeJoy's appointment as postmaster general was controversial because of his strong Republican connections. 

3. DeJoy is the first postmaster in two decades without prior experience in the United States Postal Service. 

4. DeJoy began his office work as Postmaster General from June 16, 2020. 

5. He was protested by the congressional for his immediate measures and improvement toward postal workers and union officials. 

6. His wife Aldona Wos was former Ambassador to Estonia during the George W. Bush Administration. 

7. DeJoy and his family reside in the Irving Park Historic District in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

8. He sold his company "New Breed Logistics" for a reported $615 million.

9. He is one of the shareholders of "Amazon.com". 

10. DeJoy reassigned or displaced 23 senior USPS officials on August 7, 2020. 

Louis DeJoy
Quick Facts of Louis DeJoy
Celebrated Name Louis DeJoy
Age 63 years old
Nick Name Louis DeJoy
Birth Name Louis DeJoy
Birth Date 1957-06-20
Gender Male
Profession American Businessman
Nationality American
Birth Nation America
Place of Birth Brooklyn, New York
Ethnicity White
Famous for 75th United States Postmaster General and chief executive officer (CEO)
University Stetson University)
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Aldona Dos
Daughter Ania
Son Andrew
Height 5 ft 8 inches
Weight 86 Kg
Body Build/Type Average
Eye Color Brown
Bearded Style Clean and shaved
Net Worth US $110 million
Salary $291,650 every year
Sources of Wealth basic salary of $291,650 every year by serving as United States Postmaster General plus bonuses and his own business ventures
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