Ted Cruz Biography / Wiki
Ted Cruz born ( Rafael Edward Cruz ) is an American Businessman, politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator for Texas since 2013. His career in government began after he graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law School and later worked as a policy advisor in the George W. Bush administration before serving as Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 to 2008. He was elected to the U.S. Senate, becoming the first Hispanic American to serve as a U.S. senator from Texas in 2012.
Ted Cruz Age / Birthday
Ted was born on 22 December 1970 at Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He celebrates his birthday on 22 December every year. Cruz is 50 years old as of 2021.
Ted Cruz Height / Weight
Cruz stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches ( 1.8 m ) tall and weighs 80 kg.
Ted Cruz Education
Talking about his educational background, Cruz attended two private high schools, Faith West Academy, near Katy, Texas and Second Baptist High School in Houston, from which he graduated as valedictorian in 1988. In 1992, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. After graduating from Princeton, he attended Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude in 1995 with a Juris Doctor degree.
Ted Cruz Family / Parents
Edward was born to Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson ( mother ) and Rafael Cruz ( father ). Edward’s mother was born in Wilmington, Delaware and is of three-quarters Irish and one-quarter Italian descent, and earned an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Rice University in the 1950s. Edward’s father was born and raised in Cuba, the son of a Canary Islander who immigrated to Cuba as child.
His parents worked together in the oil business as owners of a seismic-data processing firm for oil drilling. Rafael Cruz ( father ) left the family and moved to Texas and they later reconciled then relocated the family to Houston. His parents officialy divorced in 1997. Cruz is not the only child in their family, he has two older half-sisters named Miriam Ceferina Cruz who died in 2011 and Roxana Lourdes Cruz, from his father’s first marriage.
Ted Cruz Wife / Spouse / Marriage
Ted is married to his beautiful wife Heidi Cruz, an American managing director at Goldman Sachs, the position she has held since 2012. The two couples tied their knots on May 27, 2001 and together they are blessed with two children named Caroline Camille Cruz and Catherine Christiane Cruz.
Ted Cruz Supreme Court
Trump included Cruz on a shortlist, alongside fellow Senators Tom Cotton and Josh Hawley, for possible appointment to the Supreme Court. Ted declined consideration for the position in September 2020.
Ted Cruz Net Worth / Salary
According to various online sources , United States Senator for the state of Texas ,Ted has an estimated net worth of $4 million and earns an annual salary of $174,000.
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