Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz
Real Name/Full Name Rafael Edward Cruz
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Ted Cruz
Birth Place: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 22 December 1970
Age/How Old: 53 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 180 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight: In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176.4 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Brown
Parents Name: Father – Rafael Cruz
Mother – Eleanor Wilson
Siblings: Miriam Ceferina Cruz, Roxana Lourdes Cruz
School: Faith West Academy, Katy Texas, Second Baptist High School, Houston
College: Princeton University, Harvard University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Heidi Nelson (m. 2001)
Kids/Children Name: Caroline Camille Cruz, Catherine Christiane Cruz
Profession: U. S. Senator, Lawyer
Net Worth: $2 million
Last Updated: June 2024

Ted Cruz is a very successful and respected U. S. Politician and attorney who currently serves as the Junior Senator for Texas, to which he was appointed in 2013. He has also taken part in the presidential election of 2016 in which he was second to Trump, which led to an ugly personal dispute between the two and led to a group of vigilantes invading the White House.

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

Biography and Early Life-

Cruz took birth in Calgary, Alberta, in Canada, following which his parents moved to Texas, where he was raised. His mother was Eleanor Wilson, who has part Irish and Italian, and his father was Rafael Cruz, who had Hispanic descent. Unfortunately, his parents got divorced when he was young, and he also has two stepsisters due to his father’s second marriage.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Ted Cruz in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Ted Cruz’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 22 December 1970. Though, he is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 180 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 176.4 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Cruz went to high school first in the Faith West Academy in Texas and then in the Second Baptist High School in Houston. He was a brilliant student and used to take part in several debate and writing competitions. He got a BA degree from Princeton University and then pursued a career in law from the Harvard Law School. His professors regarded him as a student with exceptional talent and brilliance, and he won several debate competitions at the National Level. He also used to be the editor of the University newspaper of Harvard.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Ted Cruz With Wife Heidi Nelson
Ted Cruz With Wife Heidi Nelson

He fell in love with and married Heidi Nelson, who used to work as an investment banker in New York in the year 2001, and since then, the couple has been going strong. She helps him in his political campaigns, and they have been blessed with two daughters named Caroline and Catherine.

Is Ted Cruz Gay?

Cruz has been married since 2001 to Heidi Nelson, and they have two daughters together. So it can be confirmed that Cruz is not gay.

Professional Career-

Ted Cruz started his career after graduation as a lawyer from the famous J.Michael Putting in 1995, following which he represented William Rehnquist, the Chief Justice of U. S. and Cruz, the first Hispanic to be hired in such a position. After this, he joined the firm names Cooper and Kirk, where he worked for two years until 1998, where he used to represent clients like Bill Clinton and John Boehner.

All these cases built his reputation as a fantastic attorney. He then started working in George W. Bush’s presidential campaign, where he was hired as a domestic policy consultant. Bush won, and Cruz was made the deputy Attorney General of the U. S. Justice Department, and then he also served an essential role in the U. S. Federal Trades Commission.

In the year 2003, he was promoted to work as the Solicitor General of Texas, following which he joined the law firm called Morgan, Lewis, and Bockius LLP based in Houston. Cruz then decided to enter politics, and he competed in the 2011 Senate Elections from the Republican Party, and he won to serve as the U. S. Senator for Texas and continues to do so.

However, in 2016 when he decided to run for president against Trump, he came second. This started a public dispute between the two leading to a violent attack on the White House, causing the death of 4 men, for which some held Cruz responsible and called for his resignation.


  • Ted Cruz has been featured in the list of America’s 50 best litigators under 45 by the American Lawyer Magazine.
  • He has also been featured in the 50 Most influential minority lawyers in America by the National Law Journal.
  • In the year 2010, he was also featured in the 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century list, which is a considerable achievement.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Ted Cruz in 2024

Ted Cruz Net Worth
Ted Cruz Net Worth

Ted Cruz has represented several essential and famous clients. He was won several popular cases, including four cases in the Supreme Court of the US. Most of his earnings are derived from the several vital cases he has taken over the years, be it Pfizer or Toyota he is one of the best litigators of the U. S. He also has a very successful career in U. S politics, which also earns him a substantial amount. As of 2024, He has gathered a net of $2 million owing to his talent and hard work.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • Cruz is a phenomenal speaker and has won the North American Debating Championship as it’s the top speaker in the year 1992.
  • In the year 2008, he took part in the U. S. National Debating Championship, and owing to exceptional debating skills; he became the winner.

Ted Cruz came from a Hispanic background which is a minority, yet with his brilliance, hard work and exceptional academic career he got into Princeton and Harvard and emerged as one of the best lawyers of the US. He was also able to establish such a successful career as the U. S. Senator and has helped in passing several important bills. He is a true inspiration for our generation, and especially for those who wants to be a successful politician like him.



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