Columba Bush, Jeb’s Wife: The Pictures You Need to See

Columba Bush was just 16 years old when she first met Jeb Bush, who was teaching English as a second language in León, Mexico. The couple married in 1974 in the chapel on the campus of the University of Texas and part of the ceremony was in Spanish as Columba did not fluently speak English at the time. Since their wedding, Columba has been an integral part of her husband's life in and out of the political circle, serving as the First Lady of Florida from 1999 to 2007. But while the Bush family has been part of American society for decades, Columba has managed to keep a low profile; until now. Since Jeb announced his 2016 presidential candidacy, Columba has joined him in the limelight, breaking into the Twitter world and hosting a handful of fundraisers. Here's what you need to know about the 61-year-old philanthropist. (Getty)