Jane O’Meara Sanders
Jane O’Meara Sanders
Real Name/Full Name Mary Jane O’Meara Sanders
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Jane O’Meara Sanders
Birth Place: New York City, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 January 1950
Age/How Old: 74 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Blonde
Parents Name: Father – Benedict P. O’Meara
Mother – Bernadette Joan Sheridan
Siblings:  4
School: Saint Saviour High School
College: University of Tennessee
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Boyfriend: N/A
Husband/Spouse Name: Bernie Sanders (m. 1988)
Kids/Children Name: Carina Driscoll, Heather Titus, David Driscoll
Profession: Social worker, college administrator, activist and political strategist
Net Worth: $1 million
Last Updated: June 2024

It takes a surreal amount of courage to be at the forefront of politics while keeping an eye on the social work being done to benefit millions beyond reach. To work tirelessly for the benefit of the nation and its citizens is indeed god’s work, and millions dedicate their lives to do so. But among those millions, only a few stand out due to their unparalleled dedication to their work. One of such brilliant individuals is Jane Sanders.

Well, how well do you know about Jane O’Meara Sanders? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jane O’Meara Sanders’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 Jane O’Meara Sanders to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jane O’Meara Sanders was born to Bernadette Joan Sheridan and Benedict P. O’Meara, who were then residents of New York City, New York. Jane witnessed her upbringing alongside her four siblings in a Catholic household. She is stated to be of Irish descent.

Although Jane is one of the most renowned personalities in American politics, she has always left the details of her personal life in the limelight. Even after experiencing such fame and success, her humble nature is one of the many reasons that sets her apart from her peers and serves as a reason for her to be loved by supporters from all across the country.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jane O’Meara Sanders in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jane O’Meara Sanders’s age is 74 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 3 January 1950. Though, she is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 176 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Hazel and hair color is Blonde.


Growing up in a Catholic household, she was also sent to Catholic school for her education, including the Saint Saviour High School. After her graduation, she went on the attend the University of Tennessee. Unfortunately, she had to drop out of school to move in with her then-husband David Driscoll who was then residing in Brooklyn.

She later earned her bachelor’s in social work from the prestigious Goddard College, located in Plainfield, Vermont. Jane was later awarded a doctorate in leadership studies in politics and education from the Union Institute and University headquarters, which is located in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Jane O’Meara Sanders With Husband Bernie Sanders
Jane O’Meara Sanders With Husband Bernie Sanders

Jane had left her schooling to move in with her then-husband David who was then residing in Brooklyn. Later after getting a transfer, David and Jane moved to Vermont in the year 1975. Unfortunately, her marriage with David ended with a divorce in the year 1980. Jane came across Bernie in the year 1981. Bernie and Jane got married in the year 1988.

Given that she has been one of the most prominent figures in American politics and social work, Jane has always remained a humble soul. She has always left the details of her personal life in the limelight. Thus not much can be stated regarding her life apart from what we see while she is in the spotlight.

Is Jane O’Meara Sanders Lesbian?

Jane O’Meara Sanders is not gay. Jane and Bernie have been one of the few who were openly in support of gay marriages decades before the idea took the form of a revolutionary movement. She is known for her philanthropic work, and her helping nature set her apart from her peers.

Professional Career

During her early days, Jane worked along with the Juvenile Division of the Burlington Police Department and went on to serve as the community organizer at the King Street Area Youth Center. She has also volunteered for the AmeriCorps VISTA. Jane was appointed the Chief of Staff for Bernie Sander’s office. She has also served as the President of the non-profit liberal arts Burlington College.

She went on to become the president of Burlington College and held the post between 2004 and 2011. Jane Sanders then became the founder of the think tank The Sanders Institute in the year 2007. Jane got married to popular U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, and the two have been together since 1988. Jane has been equally active in politics alongside her husband.


For her social work, Jane has received the Public Servant of the Year Award from RFJ, AIA Portland Citation Award, and the list continues. Yet, we all agree that there isn’t any amount of awards that can gratify the amount of work she has done for her community.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jane O’Meara Sanders in 2024

Jane O’Meara Sanders Net Worth
Jane O’Meara Sanders Net Worth

Jane O’Meara Sanders is worth $1 million as of the year 2024. A significant source of her earnings comes from her political career, although she is known to hold various other sources of income.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Jane was appointed as a senior administrator and later the interim president of the prestigious Goddard College from 1996 to the year 1997.

Jane has served as an inspiration to many. Being one of the most prominent women in American politics, she has always dedicated her efforts to helping her community and those in dire need. She plays a key role in shaping policies that affect millions and be a role model for budding activists.

Mary Jane O’Meara Sanders is one of the most renowned personalities when it comes to American politics. Mary has served as a college administrator and activist apart from being at the forefront of American politics as the political strategist for her husband, Bernie Sanders.


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