|Real Name/Full Name||Cory Anthony Booker|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Cory Booker|
|Birth Place:||Washington, D.C.|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||27 April 1969|
|Age/How Old:||52 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 193 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 100 Kg
In Pounds – 220 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Cary Alfred Booker
Mother – Carolyn Rose (née Jordan)
|Siblings:||Cary Booker II|
|School:||Northern Valley Regional High School|
|College:||Stanford University, Yale Law School and University of Oxford|
|Marital Status:||In a relationship|
|Profession:||politician, attorney, and author|
|Net Worth:||$4 Million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Politics is life and there are many people who have believed in this saying the reason being, it our political leaders who determine what life we will live. However, for others like Cory Booker, politics is truly life because that is what he does on a daily service. Every single minute of his life for more than 20 years, Cory has been actively involved in US politics to a point of thinking of taking the highest office in the country.
However, 13th of January 2020, he decided to suspend his presidential election campaign for reasons best known to him. He has worked in different offices since he stepped into the world of politics and in every office, he makes sure that he leaves a mark he’ll be remembered with.
Well, how well do you know about Cory Booker? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Cory Booker’s net worth in 2021, 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 Cory Booker to date.
Biography and Early Life
It was on 27th of April when Booker was born as a young and innocent boy in Washington D.C. to his parents Cary Alfred Booker and Carolyn Rose (née Jordan). Initially, he was known as Cory Anthony Booker and those are his official names to date but he is famously known as Cory Booker. Although he rarely talks about his brother, it is rumored that he has a brother named Cary Booker II.
He is also the cousin of Rupaul who is a famous actor, American drag queen, model, songwriter and singer. Although he was born in Washington D.C, he spent much of his childhood years in Harrington Park in New Jersey which is approximately 32 km northeast of Newark. He is proud of his parents who raised him as a religious man.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Cory Booker in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Cory Booker’s age is 52 years old as of today’s date 6th August 2021 having been born on 27 April 1969. Though, he is 6′ 4″ in feet and inches and 193 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 220 lbs in Pound and 100kg in Kilograms.
Being such a successful politician means he was in love with his books. Although he only attended one high school, he has been in different universities all in the name of advancing his education. He studied at Northern Valley Regional High School which was located in Old Tapan until his graduation. After graduating from high school, Cory joined Stanford University majoring in political science, and graduated in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts in the same.
In 1992, he graduated with a Master of Arts in Sociology. He later joined Oxford University under a Rhodes scholarship and graduated in 1994 with a degree in United States History. He was also a member of Queens College. This was still not enough, therefore, he enrolled in Yale Law School and graduated in 1997 with a Juris Doctor.
Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids
Cory Booker is a successful politician but unfortunately, when it comes to matters of the heart, he is not so lucky. Although he has dated many women so far, he has confessed severally that he hasn’t yet found what he is looking for in a wife. He has been in a relationship with ladies like poet Cleo Wade. In March 2019, Rosario Dawson who is an actress confirmed that she is dating Cory Booker. Since there has not been rumors of their separation, we hope that finally, he has found what he has been looking for all these years.
Is Cory Booker Gay?
In various occasions, he has confirmed that he is a straight man. At one instance, he confessed that he hated gay since he was a young boy. However, there are some rumors that say he is gay because of some comments he makes on Twitter.
His political career started in 1998 when he won what is called upset victory in the position of Municipal Council of Newark. This was after staging a 10-day hunger strike in the fight for urban development issues in that city. In 2002, he ran for mayor but unfortunately, he lost to incumbent Sharpe James. He, however, didn’t give up and in 2006, he ran again and this time it was against deputy mayor Ronald Rice. Luckily, he emerged as the winner. He made immense changes for the four years he was in office that led to his re-election in 2010.
For the many years, he was in office, he fought for advancing women’s rights, same-sex marriage, affirmative action as well as single-payer healthcare. He has also addressed and pushed for reform of wealth inequality in the United States especially the issue of the racial wealth gap. After finishing his tenure as a mayor, he was elected senator from New Jersey and assumed office on 31st October 2013.
Being elected in office over and over again is not an easy task. There must be something unique you do for your people to accord such kind of trust. This is what Cory Booker has managed to do. He looks at the lives of the people he serves and ensures he deals with the issues that hurt them the most.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Cory Booker in 2021
When it comes to politics in the United States, it is more of service than of business. This explains the reason why many politicians live ordinary lifestyles and are content with them. As of 2021, he receives an annual salary of $174 thousand which has now accumulated to a net worth of $4 million.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- Since 1992, Cory has been a vegetarian and has no addictions for substances except coffee.
- He practices Christianity to date and attends Metropolitan Baptist Church, Newark.
Cory Booker is one of the best serving politicians in the US who always makes sure that he gives the best to the people he serves. He is also known for standing with the truth regardless of what it costs him.