Quick Facts Jet Bussemake

  • NameJet Bussemake
  • Birth NameMari?tte Bussemaker
  • Nick Name"Jet"
  • NationalityDutch
  • EthnicityDutch
  • Net Worth2.3 million
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toGarth Sybling
  • ChildrenSacha Bussemaker
  • EducationUniversity of Amsterdam (1993), University of Amsterdam (1979?1986)

Jet Bussemaker is a Dutch Politician of the Labour Party(PvdA). Since, 5 November 2012, she is the Minister of Education, Culture, and Science in the second Rutte cabinet. Bussemaker is married to Garth Bussemaker and has daughter Sacha Bussemaker.

Jet Bussemaker Early life & Education

Jet Bussemaker was born on January 15, 1961, in Capelle aan den IJssel, Netherlands. Although being such a famous politician, there is no any information about her parents and other family members.

Bussemaker completed her primary and secondary education from the local school of Oegstgeest. After that, she completed her MSc degree in political science from the University of Amsterdam. Furthermore, in 1993, Bussemaker completed received her Ph.D. degree in political and social-cultural sciences from the same university.

Jet Bussemaker Career

After completing her graduation, Jet Bussemaker worked as an assistant professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam between 1993 and 1998. Moreover, she also became the member of the GreenLeft party. But later, Bussemaker left the party to join the  Dutch Labour Party.

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During the 1998 elections, Bussemaker got elected to the House of Representatives. However, in 2000 she became the co-initiator of a proposal in order allow conscientious objection for working on Sundays. Well, the following proposal became the law in 2002. Furthermore, Bussemaker also became an assistant professor during her membership at House of Representatives which is currently the VU University of Amsterdam.


Later in January 2011, Bussemaker was announced to be a dean as well as part of the Board of the Hogeschool Amsterdam and the University of Amsterdam. But Jet Bussemaker and the board received heavy criticism for not being able to control widespread diploma fraud at the Hogeschool Amsterdam.

Jet Bussemaker Personal life

Jet Bussemaker is able to earn great name and fame from her political career. Well, she is married to Garth Bussemaker.

Jet Bussemaker and her husband Garth Bussemaker, Source: upload.wikimedia.org

This couple is blessed with a daughter named Sacha Bussemaker. Bussemaker is successfully maintaining her career as well as family. Besides this, there are no any records of her other relationships. Furthermore, there are no any rumors regarding her other relationships and divorce.

Jet Bussemaker Net worth

As being such a well-known and successful politician, Jet Bussemaker is able to earn a good amount of money from her political career. According to the recent data, her current net worth is $2365060 which is worth.