Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders
Real Name/Full Name Bernard Sanders
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Bernie Sanders
Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 September 1941
Age/How Old: 82 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 183 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: White
Parents Name: Father –Eli Sanders
Mother –Dorothy Sanders
Siblings: Larry Sanders
School: James Madison High School
College: University of Chicago
Religion: Judaism
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Jane O’Meara Sanders (m. 1988), Deborah Shiling (m. 1964–1966)
Kids/Children Name: Levi Sanders
Profession: American politician
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Bernie Sanders is a very powerful name in the field of American politics. He has been an US senator. He started his career by being the thirty-seventh Mayor of Burlington. He held the position for almost a decade where his tenure started in the year 1981. After that, he was also a part of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee for a couple of years. As a politician, he was concerned with the welfare of the people and has worked really hard for making life better for the common masses.

Well, how well do you know about Bernie Sanders? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Bernie Sanders’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography, and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Bernie Sanders to date.

Biography and Early Life

On 8 September 1941, Bernie saw the sunlight for the first time. He was born in the popular city of New York City. The name of his parents are Eli Sander and Dorothy Sanders. Currently, we do not have too much information about his early life, and he does not even like to share anything about the same. Recently he revealed that he has a brother named, Larry Sanders.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bernie Sanders in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Bernie Sanders’s age is 82 years old as of today’s date 24th May 2024 having been born on 8 September 1941. Though, he is 6′ 00″ in feet and inches and 183 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Talking about the politician’s academic life, he was a mediocre student from the very beginning. He went to James Madison High School. After completing his high school education, he became serious about his studies and started working for fulfilling his goals. He later got enrolled in Brooklyn College and later migrated to the University of Chicago.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Bernie Sanders With Wife Jane O’Meara Sanders
Bernie Sanders With Wife Jane O’Meara Sanders

As we all know, Bernard is very secretive about his early and personal life. But as far as the information goes, he was married twice. His first wife was Deborah Shilling Messing. Their marriage was conducted in the year 1964. But unfortunately, two years later, they got separated. In the year 1988, he again got married. His second wife is Jane O’Meara Sanders. He has three children, but we only know about the son. Levi Sanders is the son of Susan Campbell Mott and Bernie.

Is  Bernie Sanders Gay?

There had been many rumors regarding Bernie being a homosexual person but he had debunked all myths. He is a straight guy and is married twice. He has three children and is living quite happily with his family.

Professional Career

When Bernie was studying as an undergraduate in the University of Chicago, he served in the Young People’s Socialist League. That was the beginning of his political path. He also became the student coordinator for CORE(Congress of Racial Equality). This really instigated him to take politics as his career.

He was determined to reach to a position where he could make improvements and strengthen the core of the society. After graduating from college, he returned to New York and worked several occupations such as carpenter, lecturer, and psychological guide. He even moved to Vermont to explore various other occupations such as writer and film producer.

In the year 1980, Sanders got elected as the Mayor of Burlington, a city in Vermont. He fought for the position for eight years and finally won the job and acted as a mayor from the year 1989. He also served himself as the Liberty Union Party member from 1971 to 1977. Later in 2007, he became the new Senator in the Vermont state located in the United States and worked under the guidance of Patrick Leahy.

He also made appearances on Television programs like ‘The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth’ and ‘My X Girlfriend’s Wedding Reception’. In 2015, he joined the group of democratic people and lasted there for a year. After quitting the Democratic Party he decided to work as an independent leader. In the year 2016, Sanders publicly endorsed the inability of Hillary Clinton to become the President of the United States.

In addition to her political journey, Bernie published a book named ‘Our Revolution: A Future to Believe’ which was listed third best-selling book by the New York Times.


Bernie Sanders’s most remarkable day was when he received the Col. Arthur T. Marix Congressional Leadership Award. He even got honored by the Brooklyn College by acquiring an honorary degree in Doctor of Human Letters. He is yet to get a lot of awards and recognition for the work that he has done for the people of this country.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bernie Sanders in 2024

Bernie Sanders Net Worth
Bernie Sanders Net Worth

Bernard Sanders is a very powerful person in the field of politics. So we all misunderstand him to be a very money-minded person. But this is all false. As of 2024, His net worth is merely $4 million. This is because he is concerned with the welfare of the common people and has donated a lot of money for the same. He has definitely earned a lot from the position that he has held during his career. He started his career as the thirty-seventh Mayor of Burlington. This has added a lot of bank balance to his name.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Bernie Sanders has received the Col. Arthur T. Marix  Congressional Leadership Award, which is one of the most prestigious recognitions in the United States.

Bernie Sanders is a very humble and kind politician. He has surely worked a lot for people and still works for the betterment of the common masses. Thus, we are all blessed to have such a great personality among us. We wish him luck in his future works.


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