Chuck Schumer

The Democratic Party member Chuck Schumer is best known as the current senior United States senator and the Senate Minority Leader. As of 2017, Chuck Schumer’s estimated net worth is approximately $700 thousand. Let’s take a closer look on his extremely successful political career.

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Charles Ellis Schumer was born on November 23rd, 1950, in New York City. During his studies at the Harvard College, his interest in politics began. After earning the Juris Doctor at the Harvard Law School, he didn’t started his practice and decided to pursue a career in politics instead.

Schumer’s first success came when he was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1974. During his career he was the Member of the New York State Assembly from the 45th district, Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York, Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Chair of the Senate Rules Committee, Vice Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus, and the Chair of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee.

Schumer published a book titled Positively American: Winning Back the Middle-Class Majority One Family at a Time in January 2007. He is married to Iris Weinshall. They had their wedding ceremony at the top of the World Trade Center’s north tower in September 1980. The couple has two daughters.