Chuck Schumer Biography: Know More About His Net Worth and Salary

Chuck Schumer is an American politician of the Democratic Party. Chuck Schumer is serving as the senior United States Senator in Senate Rules Committee in 2009 and was elected Senate Minority Leader in 2016, shortly after Donald Trump was elected U.S. president.

He was one of four congressional members who oversaw the House investigation of the Waco siege hearings in 1995.

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  • Birthday: November 23, 1950 (age 67 years)
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: N/A
  • Profession: Politician

Chuck Schumer Family- Parents, Wife & Children

Chuck Schumer tied his marriage knot with Iris Weinshall in 1980. Together, the couple is blessed with two daughters, Jessica and Alison.

 

Born as Charles Ellis Schumer, Chuck and his younger siblings, Fran and Robert, were raised in a middle-class Jewish family to his father Selma (née Rosen), who ran an exterminating business and mother Abraham Schumer was a fulltime homemaker.

His ancestors originated from the town of Chortkiv, Galicia, in what is now western Ukraine.

Talking about Schumer’s educational background, A highly intelligent personnel, Chuck attended public schools in Brooklyn, scoring a perfect 1600 on the SAT, and in 1967 he graduated as class earning the academic title of success “Valedictorian” from James Madison High School.

In 1968, he attended Harvard College, where he became interested in politics and campaigned for Eugene McCarthy. After completing his undergraduate degree, he continued to Harvard Law School, with a professional degree in law and one of several Law degrees (Juris Doctor) with honors in 1974.

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  • Parents: Selma (née Rosen), Abraham Schumer
  • Wife: Iris Weinshall (m. 1980)
  • Children: Jessica and Alison
  • Marital status: Married

Chuck Schumer Net Worth

Chuck Schumer has worked in politics his entire career and already massive fortunes are on his fingertips. Since 1989, Schumer has proven to be one of the most successful fundraisers in the Democratic party. He owns a nice home in Brooklyn and lives in a not very nice shared apartment when in D.C.

He made $174,000 the set salary for senators and members of the House of Representatives. Chuck Schumer has accumulated prodigious net worth of $0.5 million.

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  • Net Worth: $0.5 million
  • Salary: $174,000