|Celebrated Name:||Beto O’Rourke|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke|
|Age:||48 years old|
|Birth Date:||26 September 1972|
|Birth Place:||El Paso, Texas, U. S.|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Amy Sanders(m. 2005)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes 3|
|Is Beto O’Rourke Gay?:||No|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||April 2021|
Beto O’Rourke is a politician from America, and a potential candidate for the 2020 presidential elections of the United States of America, on a Democratic ticket. From 2013 to 2019, Beto was the representative of Texas’s 16th congressional district on the House of Representatives of the United States of America. He also ran for the senatorial seat in 2018 but narrowly lost to Republic candidate Ted Cruz. Before becoming a politician, Beto was had a brief career in music and later went into business.
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Early Life & Biography
Beto was born Robert Francis O’Rourke, in El Paso, Texas. He is the firstborn child of Melissa Martha and Pat Francis O’Rourke, and his siblings were two sisters. Beto is in the fourth generation of the Irish American, with some of his maternal ancestors coming to America in the 18th century.
Beto got the nickname when he was an infant in order to distinguish him from his grandfather, who had the same name. Beto’s father worked as a county commissioner and a county judge, while his mother owned a furniture store.
Beto got his education from Escuela Montessori Del Valle School and later joined Rivera Elementary School, before transferring to Mesita Elementary School. He went to El Paso High School and later Woodberry Forest School in 1988. For his higher education, he went to Columbia University, where he took English Literature as a major. He graduated in 1995.
Beto had a thing for punk rock since he was in the eighth grade, and he had a brief career in music during his days in college. His first band to join was called Swipe, and it played shows at clubs and bars in New York. Together with his three college colleagues, they formed the band Foss, in 1991. They released a self-titled demo in 1993 and eventually disbanded.
On his marital status, Beto got married to Amy Sanders in September 2005. The couple has been blessed with three children, and they reside in El Paso.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 26 September 1972, Beto O’Rourke is 48 years old as of today’s date 11th April 2021. His height is 1.93 m tall, and his weight is 64 kg.
Beto developed an interest in politics when he was a child. He used to accompany his father, who was an aspiring politician to political events and campaigns. Beto was a very reserved child, unlike his outgoing and charismatic father, who would urge him to introduce himself to different people. With desirable confidence, Beto volunteered for the campaigns of several politicians as an adult.
O’Rourke first ran for a public office in 2005, for the El Paso Council and he won defeating his opponent by 57%-43%. He was re-elected in 2007. He filed for the Democratic primary in 2012, in a bid to represent Texas’s 16th congressional district.
He won the seat, and his campaigns were largely on foot, and he was reported to have knocked more than 16,000 doors. Beto went ahead to win the general election against Republican Barbara Carrasco. He was re-elected in 2014, having garnered 67% of the total votes.
During his time as the House Representative of the 16th congressional district, Beto contributed a lot to the welfare of his voters, and he was very vocal on issues like guns, immigration, education environment, crime, drugs, and business, among others. He also served in different committees like the Committee of Veteran’s Affairs, and the Committee on Armed Services.
In 2018, Beto ran for Texas senatorial seat against Ted Cruz. His ability to draw large crowds and his extensive use of the social media worked to his advantage during the campaigns. He had a lot of followers within a short time, and he was also endorsed by various people like singer Willie Nelson. In the end, Beto lost by a very small margin, but he set a record for most votes to be cast for a Democrat in Texas. In 2018, Beto announced his candidacy for the presidential seat in 2020.
Awards & Achievements
Beto has served as a representative of the 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013-2019, and that is his big achievement.
Net Worth & Salary of Beto O’Rourke in 2021
The former representative has accumulated wealth valued at $10 million as of April 2021, part of which has come from his political career. He also has other businesses that add to his total income. He has an internet service and software company that adds value to his wealth.
Beto served as the representative for Texas 16th congressional house from 2013-2019. He had a passion for politics since he was young, and he finally had his dream come true. In 2018, he announced his desire to run for the biggest office in the 2020 general elections, and we can only wish him all the best.