Who is Ben Carson?

Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. is known as Ben Carson. He is an American politician, author, and former neurosurgeon serving as the 17th and current United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017, under the Trump Administration. In 2016, he was a candidate for President of the United States in the Republican primaries.

What is Ben Carson Famous for?

Ben Carson is famous for a politician, author, and former neurosurgeon. He has received more than 60 honorary doctorate degrees and was named CNN and TIME magazines as one of the nation's 20 foremost physicians and scientists in 2001. In 2008, he has bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. On May 4, 2015, he announced he was running for the Republican nomination in the 2016 presidential election at a rally in his hometown of Detroit. In March 2016, following the Super Tuesday primaries, he suspended his campaign and announced he would be the new national chairman of My Faith Votes, a group that encourages Christians to exercise their civic duty to vote. On March 2, 2017, he was confirmed by the United States Senate as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in a 58-41 vote.

Where did Ben Carson grow up?

Ben Carson was born on September 18, 1951, in Detroit, Michigan. He holds American nationality and belongs to black ethnicity. His birth sign is Virgo and religion is Christian. He attended Southwestern High School and his academic prowess earned him a full scholarship to Yale University. He graduated in 1973 with a degree in psychology. He went on to complete his M.D. from the University of Michigan in 1977.

Who are Ben Carson's Family?

Ben Carson was born to a father Robert Solomon Carson and a mother named Sonya Carson. His father was a World War II US Army veteran. He has an older brother named Curtis.

What is Ben Carson Body Features?

Ben Carson height of 6 feet (1.83m) tall and body weight is unknown. There is no information about his body measurement but will be updated soon.

Is Ben Carson Married?

Ben Carson is a married man. He married Lacena Candy Rustin. He met his wife when he was still a student at Yale University in 1971. The couple decided to tie the knot in 1975. The couple blessed with three sons named Rhoeyce, Benjamin Jr., and Murray.

How much is Ben Carson's Net Worth?

Ben Carson estimated net worth of $30 million and his salary is unknown. He is also a professor of Oncology, plastic surgery, and Paediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine based in Baltimore.