Chuck Schumer is the present senior senator from the New York, United States and a well-known politician of the Democratic Party. Here we will provide you complete information about the personal life, education, career, and net worth of Chuck Schumer. Prior to his current senate term, he has represented the 16th congressional district, 10th congressional district and 9th congressional district in New York between the periods of 1981 to 1999.
Schumer is known to work for the middle-class society during his whole career that includes protecting security & Medicare, authoring a permanent tax credit, encouraging job-creating infrastructure projects, and offsetting the increasing costs of the college tuition fee. The main priority of the Chuck is to improve the economy of the New York.
Chuck Schumer was born on 23 November, 1950 in the house of Abraham and Selma Schumer at Brooklyn, United States. His mother was a housewife while Chuck’s father had an exterminating business. He is the second cousin of the popular actress Amy Schumer.
He completed his graduation from the James Madison High School in 1967 and attended the Harvard College for earning his Juris Doctor with honors in 1974. He even passes the New York State Bar in the following year. However, Schumer chooses to make a career in Politics instead of practicing law.
Chuck married his wife Iris Weinshall on 21 September 1980 at the top of the north tower located in the World Trade Center. His wife Iris served as the commissioner of transportation for the period of 2000 to 2007.
The couple has two children together named as Jessica and Alison. Both of them have graduated from the Harvard College. Schumer’s older child Jessica is the General Counsel of the Council of Economic Advisors.
Chuck Schumer has been well-known for their legislation that consists of the 1994 Violence against Women Act and 1993 Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. After the surprise win of the Donald Trump, he was elected as the Senate Minority Leader when Harry Reid, Nevada Congressman retired. In addition to being the Senator four times, he was the chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2005 to 2009 that allows him to oversee 14 Democratic gains in the Senate elections. Due to his remarkable political career, Schumer has been awarded many honorary degrees that include Doctor of Laws (New York Law School), Juris Doctor (Touro Law Center) and Doctor of Humane Letters (Pace University).
He visits all the sixty-two counties of the New York every year. Schumer has done this successfully for all the sixteen years he serves in the United States Senate. He has a very clean reputation among the residents of the state and known as a respected figure in the American politics.
Schumer publishes a book named Positively American: Winning Back the Middle-Class Majority One Family at a Time in January 2007 that includes the strategies should need to be used by the Democrats to court the state’s middle-class voters.
Chuck Schumer Net Worth and Income Profile in 2017
As of 2017, the Chuck Schumer net worth is $0.8 million US dollars according to the financial disclosures given by the Center for Responsive Politics. It makes him nearer to the average net worth hold by the average member of the Democratic Party. Chuck’s wealth stands at six positions among all the party members from the New York City.
Chuck Schumer is a recognized name in the American politics and respected by the majority of the New York’s residents. We believe that he will continue his work towards the welfare of the middle class.