Chuck Schumer
Chuck Schumer
Real Name/Full Name Charles Ellis Schumer
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Chuck Schumer
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth/Birthday: 23 November 1950
Age/How Old: 73 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 73 Kg
In Pounds – 161 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Grey
Parents Name: Father –Abraham Schumer
Mother –Selma Schumer
Siblings: Fran Schumer, Robert Schumer
School: James Madison High School
College: Harvard College, Harvard Law School
Religion: Jewish
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Iris Schumer
Kids/Children Name: Jessica and Alison
Profession: American politician
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: April 2024

More known as Chuck Schumer, Charles Ellis Schumer is known for his membership in the Democratic Party. He is the current leader of Senate Majority Leader. In 998, Chuck Schumer was elected as a senior United States senator from New York. Currently, he is the dean of New York’s congressional delegation.

Well, how well do you know about Chuck Schumer? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Chuck Schumer’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 Chuck Schumer to date.

Biography and Early Life

Michael Schumer was born in Midwood, Brooklyn. He was born to Selma (nee Rosen) and Abraham Schumer. Chuck Schumer’s father had an exterminating business, whereas his mother was a homemaker. Chuck Schumer was born in a Jewish family. He is the cousin of Amy Schumer. He is a brother to Robert Schumer and Fran Schumer.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Chuck Schumer in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Chuck Schumer’s age is 73 years old as of today’s date 13th April 2024 having been born on 23 November 1950. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 161lbs in Pound and 73 kg in Kilograms.


Chuck Schumer attended public schools in Brooklyn for his education. In 1967, Chuck Schumer scored a high score of 1600 on the SAT, where he was able to graduate as a class valedictorian from James Madison High School. Chuck Schumer took part in Its Academic television quiz for his high school, Madison High School.

After completing his high school studies, Chuck Schumer attended Harvard College, where he studied chemistry. He later changed his social studies course after taking part as a volunteer during Eugene McCarthy Presidential elections. In 1971, Chuck Schumer graduated with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa and later proceeded to study at Harvard Law School. In 1974, Chuck Schumer graduated with his Juris Doctor honours.

In 1975, Chuck Schumer successfully passed the New York state bar. Chuck Schumer did not practice law even after studying it at Harvard Law School; he rather opted to pursue a career in politics.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Chuck Schumer With Wife Iris Schumer
Chuck Schumer With Wife Iris Schumer

In September 1980, Chuck Schumer married his beloved wife, Iris Weinshall. The wedding ceremony occurred at Windows on the World on top of the World Trade Centre’s north tower. Chuck Schumer and his wife reside in Park Slope next to Grand Army Plaza.

Chuck Schumer and his wife have two children, namely, Alison and Jessica. Chuck Schumer’s children are both graduates of Harvard College, where their father also did his studies.

Jessica, Chuck Schumer’s elder daughter, works as a chief of staff and general counsel of the Council of Economic Advisers. She worked from May 2013 to August 2015. Alison, his younger daughter, used to work for Facebook after completing her college studies. She currently works at a firm in New York City as a marketing agent.

In 2018, Chuck Schumer became a grandfather when his elder daughter Jessica gave birth to Noah’s baby boy.

Is Chuck Schumer Gay?

Chuck Schumer has a straight sexual orientation. He is a husband to Iris Schumer, whom he married back in 1980.

Professional Career

When Chuck Schumer finished his New York State Bar Examinations, he went direct to run for the New York State Assembly seat. The surprising thing is that he emerged as the winner, securing a place in the assembly.

In 1981, there was a vacant in-House seat for Holtzman, of which Chuck Schumer took advantage of the opportunity and competed for the seat. Chuck Schumer was able to reach the United States House of Representatives during his initial attempt. Since Chuck Schumer started his political career, he has always carried the day.

In 1998, Chuck Schumer competed for the Senate seat, where he emerged the winner, his ticket having 51% of the votes. He defeated Al D’Amato, who worked for three terms in the office. Chuck Schumer was part of those who attended former President George Washington Bush’s meeting. The meeting was about rules set for terrorists in a military tribunal. When Chuck Schumer started his senate work, he participated in many reforms and bill amendment meetings.

From 2005-2009, Chuck Schumer worked as the Chair of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. Following President Barack Obama’s nomination into the 2008 elections, Chuck Schumer got an opportunity to work as the Senate Rules Committee Chair.

In 2007, Chuck Schumer worked as a Vice-Chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus/

From 201 to 2017, Chuck Schumer worked as the Senate Democratic Policy Committee Chairperson. Since then, Chuck Schumer has been working as the Senate Minority Leader.


Chuck Schumer has had a successful political career since he has always emerged as the winner of the seats he competes for during elections.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Chuck Schumer in 2024

Chuck Schumer Net Worth
Chuck Schumer Net Worth

Chuck Schumer has served in the United States House of Representative as a Senator for years. His current net worth is over $1 million as of 2024.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

Chuck Schumer had planned to pursue a career in Organic Chemistry. However, he gave up after spending the whole night trying to complete a 60-step chemistry experiment.

Chuck Schumer wrote his senior thesis on ways Congress could perform its work efficiently.

Chuck Schumer became the youngest politician to compete for the New York State Assembly seat.

When Chuck Schumer got elected to the US Senate for his first term, he assured his people to be paying visits to each of the 62 countries in New York. He has kept this tradition which helps him to connect efficiently with his colleagues.

In 1971, Chuck Schumer graduated with an undergraduate degree from Harvard University. He learned the law at Harvard School of Law, where he scored his J.D. Chuck Schumer performed well on the New York bar exam in 1975. However, he has never practiced what he learned from his law studies.

Chuck Schumer is among bight students in the class. He has achieved many dreams which he doubted. Chuck Schumer has always emerged as the winner during elections on various seats. He has always gone for what makes him comfortable. His contributions to politics have made him famous.


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