Who is Chuck Schumer?

Charles Schumer is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat to which he was first elected in 1998. A member of the Democratic Party, he has also served as the Senate Minority Leader since 2017. He first defeated three-term Republican incumbent Al D'Amato before being reelected in 2004 with 71 percent of the vote, in 2010 with 66 percent of the vote, and 2016 with 70 percent of the vote. He is the current dean of New York's congressional delegation.

What is Chuck Schumer famous for?

Chuck Schumer widely famous for being a member of the Democratic Party serving as senior United States Senator from New York since 1998. 

Where does Chuck Schumer come from?

Schumer was born as Charles Ellis Schumer in Brooklyn, the US on November 23, 1950. He is the son of Selma (Rosen) and Abraham Schumer. His father ran an exterminating business, and his mother was a homemaker. His ancestors originated from the town of Chortkiv, Galicia, in what is now western Ukraine. He and his family are Jewish but his nationality is American. His ethnicity is White and his zodiac is Sagittarius. He grew up with his two siblings, Robert Schumer (Younger Brother), and Fran Schumer (Younger Sister). He attended public schools in Brooklyn, scoring a super-scored 1600 on the SAT, and graduated as class valedictorian from James Madison High School, in 1967. 

He then attended Harvard College, where he became interested in politics and campaigned for Eugene McCarthy, in 1968. After completing his undergraduate degree, he continued to Harvard Law School, earning his Juris Doctor with honors, in 1974. Schumer passed the New York state bar in early 1975. However, he never practiced law, choosing instead a career in politics.

What does Chuck Schumer do for a living?

After graduating from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, in 1974, Schumer immediately ran for and was elected to the New York State Assembly where he served three terms, from 1975 to 1981. Schumer then served in the House of Representatives from 1981 to 1999, first representing New York's 16th congressional district before being redistricted to the 10th congressional district in 1983 and 9th congressional district ten years later. In 1998, Schumer ran and won the Democratic Senate for New York. In July 2002, the Senate passed a bill sponsored by Schumer and McCain that could lower the costs of generic drugs more rapidly available to U.S. consumers. Schumer was chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee from 2005 to 2009, during which time he oversaw 14 Democratic gains in the Senate in the 2006 and 2008 elections. 

He was the third-ranking Democrat in the Senate, behind Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Whip Dick Durbin. He was elected Vice-Chairman of the Democratic Caucus in the Senate in 2006. In November 2010, he was also chosen to hold the additional role of chairman of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee. Schumer won his fourth term in the Senate in 2016 and was then unanimously elected Minority Leader to succeed Harry Reid, who was retiring. During his reign as Senate Schumer helped pass otherwise amend many bills and legislations that include "first-rate medical care and treatment" for firefighters,  lowering the costs of generic drugs, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Net neutrality, Agriculture, Education tax credits, Disaster Relief, Equal pay, Financial industry regulation, Foreign policy, Immigration, Gun Laws, Health care reform, Homeland security, Banking, decriminalize marijuana, Same-sex marriage, Subprime mortgage, Taxes on high incomes and Technology and the Internet.

What is Chuck Schumer's net worth?

Аѕ оf 2020, Сhuсk Ѕсhumеr hаѕ аn еѕtіmаtеd nеt wоrth оf $1.5 mіllіоn. His average salary is still not available. He has made this huge sum from hіѕ salary he draws frоm bеіng the senior United States Senator from New York since 1998. Additionally, he earned from being а mеmbеr оf thе Dеmосrаtіс Раrty and Nеw Yоrk’ѕ rерrеѕеntаtіvе in 9th, 10th, and 16th The district from 1975 to 1999. Further information regarding his cars, houses and businesses are still under review.

Who is Chuck Schumer's wife?

Schumer has been married to his longtime wife, Iris Weinshall, since September 21, 1980. The ceremony took place at Windows on the World at the top of the north tower of the World Trade Center. Weinshall was New York City's commissioner of transportation, from 2000 to 2007. The Schumers have two children, Jessica and Alison, both graduates of their father's alma mater, Harvard College. The older daughter, Jessica, served as chief of staff and general counsel of the Council of Economic Advisers from May 2013 to August 2015. Alison was employed by Facebook, out of college, and is a marketing manager in the company's New York office.

How old is Chuck Schumer's?

The 69 years old NY senate, Chuck Schumer is still healthy and regulating his post duties nicely. The politician has a tall height of 5 ft 9inches. He has a bodyweight of 73 kg. The three times Nеw Yоrk’ѕ House of rерrеѕеntаtіvе has blue eyes and gray hair color. Further information regarding his overall body measurements, dress and shoe size are still under review. His sexuality is straight.