Albert Bryan Jr Biography, Career, Education, Age, Height, Family, and Net Worth.

Albert Bryan Biography, Career, Education, Age, Height, Family, and Net Worth.

Who is Albert Bryan?

Albert Bryan Jr. is an American politician and ninth elected Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. He has been serving as the Governor of the Virgin Islands since 2019. Moreover, he is a member of the Democratic Party, previously he served as a commissioner of labor from 2007 until 2015.


Bryan was nominated by Governor John de Jongh as the new Labor commissioner of Virgin Island in 2007. He held the position until the governor’s term ended in 2015.

After he went back to the private sector, he began serving as the CEO and President of Aabra Group, a consulting firm, and Master strategies a recruiting firm. In addition, he was also an executive director of the Virgin Islands chapter of Junior Achievement.

How Old Is Albert Bryan?

He was born on February 21st, 1968, and currently, he is 53 years old.

Albert Bryan Family

Who are His Parents?

He was born in Saint Thomas as the eldest son of Albert and Genevieve Brayan.

Does He Have Siblings?

He has four siblings, and he is the oldest in a family of five children. Though much is not known about them.

Albert Bryan Education

He attended Saint Croix, where he graduated in 1985. After that, he went ahead and enrolled in Wittenberg University graduating in 1989 with a BA in economics. Moreover, Bryan received his MBA from the University of the Virgin Islands in 2003.

Albert Bryan’s Wife

He is happily married to Yolanda Cabodevilla, the sweethearts who got married in 1998.

Albert Bryan’s Kids

They have been blessed with two kids Aliyah and Sumayah.

2018 campaign

On April 20th,2018, he declared his bid to run for the governorship in the 2018 election. Moreover, he appointed Tregenza Roach as his lieutenant governor.

Bryan won the Democratic primary for Governor on August 4, 2018, with 39.23% of the vote. He defeated Allison “Allie” Petrus who got 33.67% and Angel E. Dawson Jr. 26.68%. In the regular election, he garnered 38% of the vote against incumbent Kenneth Mapp’s 33%. However, non of them received the required 50% to be elected outright, the race went to a runoff, and Bryan won 55% to 45%.

$1 Million Issues

Governor Albert Bryan, under pressure, after it was revealed that a company owned by his daughter and good friend was chosen for a $1 million Dept. of Health contract within 72 hours to perform coronavirus contact tracking work — even though the company has no experience or background to do the important job — on Tuesday forewent his regular Covid-19 press briefing, where the press could ask questions, and instead appeared on the administration’s “Press Box” program, a no-pressure setting that allowed Mr. Bryan to speak directly to residents and answer select questions without having to face the media.

During the 30-minute affair the governor, visibly frustrated, went off about the furor that has engulfed the Virgin Islands community following the revelation of the contract during a Tuesday Committee on Finance hearing.

He lashed out at lawmakers, namely Senator Kurt Vialet and Janelle Sarauw, who expressed dissatisfaction with the Avera deal.

“It’s election season 2020. It comes as no surprise to me that my political enemies want to do something because they think this is a referendum on Albert Bryan,” the governor pushed back. “This is a referendum on the people of the Virgin Islands and if we’re really going to change course or we’re going to stand as obstructionists to a governor who is transparent trying to do the right things.”

Excerpt from VIconsortium

Political Career

On January 7th, 2019, he officially took the oath of office as the 9th governor of the United States Virgin Island. Moreover, he was sworn in by Rhys Hodge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands.

The event was hosted at the David Monsanto Bandstand in Emancipation Park on St. Thomas. The park was built by his grandfather, Ulric “Sappy” Pilgrim. In addition, together with his family, they attended an inauguration service at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral in Charlotte Amalie before being sworn in.

Moreover, in the week that followed, he presented to several cabinet members at a news conference in Frederiksted. In addition, he signed the Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act into law on January 19. Moreover, when Bryan revealed his choice for attorney general, he suggested legislation that would give the head of the Justice Department a six-year tenure.

In addition, he approved a bill that bans certain use of sunscreen in the territory.

Albert Bryan height

Adding to his gray hair and dark brown eyes he stands at an average height of 5ft 10 inches.

Albert Bryan’s Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be around $ 160 million.

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