|Celebrated Name:||Bernie Sanders|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Bernard Sanders|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Birth Date:||8 September 1941|
|Birth Place:||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Jane O’Meara Sanders (m. 1988), Deborah Shiling (m. 1964–1966)|
|Children:||Yes (Levi Sanders)|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$3 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Bernie Sanders is a former US Senator and Politician. He first became the 37th Mayor of Burlington from 1981 till 1989. He also served for the position of Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee from 2013 – 2015. He is popular for his righteous work. He is always supporting causes that can help society.
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Bernard Sanders was born in 1941 on 8th September to Eli Sanders and Dorothy Sanders in New York City in the USA. He also has a brother named Larry Sanders.
Bernard Sanders completed his schooling from James Madison High School. Later he went to Brooklyn College but was transferred to the University of Chicago in 1960.
Bernard married his first wife, Deborah Shilling Messing, in 1964, whom he divorced in 1966.
He married his second wife, Jane O’Meara, in 1988. He has a son named Levi Sanders with Susan Campbell Mott. Bernie also has one stepson and two stepdaughters.
Bernie has also criticized Donald Trump for campaigning and adding multiple billionaires in his cabinet. He also criticized him for prioritizing job creation over climate change.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 8 September 1941, Bernie Sanders is 78 years old as of today’s date 7th August 2020. His height is 1.83 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
Bernie’s political journey started when he was at the University of Chicago, and he worked in the ‘Young People’s Socialist League’ (Socialist Party of America’s youth affiliate). He also became the student organizer of the Civil Rights Movement for CORE (Congress of Racial Equality).
This really got him in the politics. He wanted to get into a position where he could make significant changes for the betterment of society.
After completing his college, he came back to New York and tried his hand at multiple jobs like carpenter, Head Start Teacher, and psychiatric aide. In 1968 he moved to Vermont, as writer and filmmaker, and started selling education material in schools.
In 1980, Sanders ran for Burlington, Vermont’s mayor. He won the position and served there for eight years till 1989. He was a political affiliate of the Liberty Union in (1971 – 1977). He joined Democratic Party in 2015 – 2016. Since 2016 he has joined an Independent party again. He first became the Vermont United States Senator Incumbent in 2007 and served under Patrick Leahy.
Bernie Sanders has also worked in TV shows and movies like ‘My X-Girlfriend’s Wedding Reception’ and ‘The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth.’ In 2016, Sanders openly supported Hillary Clinton in her failed attempt to become the president of America.
Bernie also authored a book titled ‘Our Revolution: A Future to Believe,’ which ranked three on the New York Times Best Seller list. This year, Sanders also started ‘The Bernie Sanders Show,’ which he broadcasts on Facebook.
Awards & Achievements
Bernie Sanders has been awarded the Col. Arthur T. Marix Congressional Leadership Award.
In 2017, 30th May, Brooklyn College awarded Bernie with an honorary degree in Doctor of Humane Letters.
Net Worth & Salary of Bernie Sanders in 2020
As of August 2020, Bernie Sanders has an estimated net worth of over $3 million. He made most of his income through his salary as a senator. He is also a consistent member of several communities, which also helped him in making his million-dollar empire.
Bernie Sanders is one of the most popular politicians in America. He is amongst the few politicians in the country who is actually raising his voice for the things that matter. He is the most loved and influential independent political party leader in America. Bernie is great at reaching out to the millennials. His views and ideas focus on bringing balance in the country.