Is Nikki Fried married to Jake Bergmann? He is yet to become her legal husband. Get to know more about her fiance.
Nikki is the 12th Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and an American lawyer as well politician.
She is a member of the Democratic Party.
Nikki Fried Husband And Married Life
At present, Nikki Fried is not married but engaged to her fiance Jake Bergmann since late 2019.
Her relationship with Bergmann has been criticized as a conflict of interest as his business often deals with the Florida Department of Agriculture.
Bergmann is a prominent marijuana entrepreneur in Florida. Likewise, Fried had previously been a lobbyist for the marijuana industry in the state of Florida.
Moreover, she had made improving access to medical marijuana; the signature issue of her campaign.
Further, Nikki is a candidate for the Democratic Party’s nomination in the 2022 Florida gubernatorial election. The primary election is on August 23, 2022, and the general election is on November 8, 2022.
It’s time to break the rigged, corrupt system in Florida with #SomethingNew.
That’s why I’m running for Governor.
Join us at https://t.co/pSDjoC7HWW. pic.twitter.com/Vzb1MnBuSB
— Nikki Fried (@NikkiFried) June 1, 2021
The 43-year-old Fried was born and raised in Miami. She graduated from the University of Florida, where she received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and Juris doctor’s degrees.
She is also a member of Florida Blue Key, the oldest and most prestigious leadership honorary in Florida.
Meet Her Fiance Jake Bergmann
Jake Bergmann is the founder of one of the state’s biggest suppliers of a medical marijuana company.
According to Sun-Sentinel, “Bergmann stepped down as the CEO of Surterra Wellness on Nov. 5, 2018, a day before Fried was elected agriculture commissioner, according to a company news release.
He founded the Atlanta-based company in 2014.”
Likewise, he still has an ownership stake in Surterra Wellness but has no full control over the stake. The company recently changed its name to Parallel.
Mazel Tov and congratulations to Ag Commissioner @nikkifried, who is now engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Jake Bergmann, the founder and CEO of venture management firm Iconoclast Ventures. The couple currently share a home in Tallahassee. pic.twitter.com/Vy1jIcyreQ
— Ruth’s List Florida (@RuthsListFL) December 9, 2019
Currently, Jake is the CEO of Iconoclast Venture, a“venture management firm that seeks to spark social change by launching ambitious enterprises,” according to his profile on LinkedIn.
According to state campaign finance records, he has contributed $60,000 to Fried’s political committee during the campaign.