Heidi Cruz
Heidi Cruz
Real Name/Full Name Heidi Suzanne Cruz 
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Heidi Cruz
Birth Place:  San Luis Obispo, California
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 7 August 1972
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 168 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 57 Kg
In Pounds – 127 lbs
Eye Color: Dark brown
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father –  Peter Christian Nelson
Mother –  Suzanne Jane (née Rouhe)
Siblings: Scott
School: Valley View Adventist Academy,  Monterey Bay Academy
College: Claremont McKenna College,  University of Strasbourg,  Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management,  Harvard Business School
Religion: Christianity
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Ted Cruz
Kids/Children Name: 2
Profession: Investment manager
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Heidi Cruz is a well-known investment manager in America. She has worked at Goldman Sachs for eight years now, and she is still working there to date. In her early career life, she also had the privilege of working in the Bush White House at the National Security Council for the Western Hemisphere. At Bush White House, she worked as an economic director. She also worked at the Latin America Office located in the U.S as a special assistant to the United States.

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

Biography and Early Life

Heidi was born on the 7th of August in 1972, and she is the daughter of Suzanne Jane and Peter Christian Nelson. Her mother was a dental hygienist and her father was a dentist. Her father is of Irish and Danish descent while her maternal grandfather traces her roots in Finland. Her parents participated in different dental health work and they were also missionaries in Kenya, Asia and Nigeria. Heidi has therefore spent her childhood in those different countries.

Heidi has a brother named Scott and since she got interested in business at a very young age, she sold home-made bread with Scott. Her official names are Heidi Suzanne Cruz Nelson.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Heidi Cruz in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Heidi Cruz’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 15th April 2024 having been born on 7 August 1972. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 168 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 127 lbs in Pound and 57kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark brown and hair color is Blonde.


She started her school years at Valley View Adventist Academy which is located in Arroyo Grande. The school wasn’t far from her home town of San Luis Obispo. She was later enrolled at Monterey Bay Academy which was an Adventist boarding school and she graduated in 1990. The school was located in La Selva Beach, California.

After graduating from high school, she attended the University of Strasbourg. Heidi was a book warm and always loved studying. Although she graduated from the University of Strasbourg, she was not contented. She, therefore, decided to join Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management where she graduated with a European Business degree. Finally, she graduated in 2000 from Harvard Business School with Masters of Bachelor of Arts.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Heidi Cruz With Husband Ted Cruz
Heidi Cruz With Husband Ted Cruz

Heidi does not only have a successful career but also a successful family life. She has been married to her husband Cruz since 2001 which forced them to relocate from Washington D.C to Texas three years after their marriage (in 2004). This was not easy for Heidi as she even suffered from depression caused by the transition. Life however went back to normal, and they are happily living together with their children Caroline and Catherine.

Since 2011, Heidi characterizes herself as the main breadwinner of the family as her husband is a Senator, and he is not well paid. The couple will be celebrating their 20th anniversary on 27th of May in 2021 as they tied the knot on the same day in 2001.

Is Heidi Cruz Lesbian?

Although there is no information of Heidi’s relationships before she met and got married to Ted, it is not enough reason to categorize her as a lesbian. This is because she has been married to her husband Ted for almost 20 years now and they are doing very well with their two daughters.

Professional Career

Before Heidi took her present job as the Vice President of Goldman Sachs and Co, she has worked with other two different investment banks. These banks are Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan Chase which worked as a great foundation of her career. Joining Goldman Sachs and Co was a great step in her career.

Goldman Sachs is a famous and wealth management institution that any employ would be proud to serve at any position. In 2013, she received a promotion, and she was transferred to Houston Office to work as the Southwest United States regional head for the Investment Management Division in Houston.


At the moment, Heidi Cruz hasn’t received any awards and nominations yet. This is because she is not in a very competitive industry. This however doesn’t mean that she has not achieved anything in life. She has served with very prominent people in the United States including George W. Bush, and they all appreciated her work.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Heidi Cruz in 2024

Heidi Cruz Net Worth
Heidi Cruz Net Worth

Heidi Cruz chose a very challenging career but fortunately, she has been able to greatly excel in it. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated at $5 million. She has earned all her wealth from her services at different levels both in government and the private sector.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Although she converted from Adventist to Southern Baptist denomination, she still practices some of her Adventist upbringing including a vegetarian diet.
  • She took unpaid leave to support her husband in his 2016 presidential campaign.

Heidi Cruz has been married to her husband for almost twenty years, and they are still happily married regardless of her being wealthier than him. This shows great commitment and respect to her family as well as her work ethics.


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