|Celebrated Name:||Jackie Speier|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Karen Lorraine Jacqueline Speier|
|Age:||70 years old|
|Birth Date:||May 14, 1950|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 5 inches|
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Barry Dennis (m. 2001), Steve Sierra (m. 1987–1994)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Stephanie Dennis, Jackson Dennis)|
|Is Jackie Speier Lesbian?||No|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$5 million|
|Last Updated:||August 2020|
Karen Lorraine Jacqueline Speier is a well-known US politician who serves as an American Representative for California’s fourteenth congressional district. She has been serving in Congress since 2008. Jackie is a key member of the board of the Democratic Party.
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Early Life & Biography
Jackie was born on May 14, 1950, in San Francisco. She was raised in an apolitical family. Her mother’s name is Nancy Speier, and her father’s name is Manfred Speier. Where her mother belongs to Armenian descent, her father is an expatriate from Germany. Jackie completed her graduation from Mercy High School, Burlingame. She pursued a degree in arts from the University of California. Later, in 1976, she attended the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and secured a J.D. degree.
Jackie has had two marriages in her life. Her first marriage was with Dr. Steven Sierra in 1987. He was an emergency-room doctor. In the next year, the couple gave birth to her son named him as “Jackson Kent.” At that time, Jackie was working as the member of the California State Assembly. Her husband met with a terrible car accident in 1994 and died at that instant. At that time, Jackie was pregnant with their second child. She delivered her child and named her “Stephanie.” In 2001, Jackie got married to Barry Dennis. He works as an investment consultant.
Jackie advocates legal abortion and same-sex marriage. She also believes in stringent gun control. Jackie is also concerned about the safety of the environment and works towards the preservation of the planet.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on May 14 1950, Jackie Speier is 70 years old as of today’s date 4th August 2020. Her height is 5 ft 5 inches tall, and her weight is 60 kg.
Jackie began her political career by working as a congressional staffer. She was the part of a mission that aimed at investigating accusations of human-rights exploitations by Jim Jones. In 1980, she won her first election for the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. She recorded a victory over a twenty-year incumbent. Jackie has the youngest politician ever to have elected to the panel. In 1984, she got re-elected and chosen as chairwoman.
In 1986, she ran for the California State Assembly and won by some hundred votes. She got elected again for four more times.
In 1998, she got chosen to the California State Senate. After four years, she got selected for a second term securing 78.2% of the vote.
Jackie focused on working for consumer rights. In her last term, she worked as an assistant president of the California State Senate.
In 2006, she ran in the Democratic primary for Lieutenant Governor of California in contrast to the insurance commissioner named state senator Liz Figueroa and John Garamendi.
On January 13, 2008, Jackie announced she was running in the Democratic primary for the 12th District, Ryan’s old district.
On July 11, 2008, Jackie introduced the first bill, on Speed Limit Reduction Act and Gasoline Savings, that set a limit on national speed as 60 mph in urban regions and 65 mph on less-inhabited stretches of highway.
Awards & Achievements
Jackie Speier has served at top positions in US Senate in her political career. To recognize and honor her contribution, A Caltrain Express locomotive is named after her name. Jackie is a member of the LGBT Equality Caucus and supports same-sex marriage.
She has been one of the thirty-two Congress members who will co-sign a note of October 8, 2015, to the TSA. It requests to execute a reform in screening procedures and policies for transgender travelers.
In addition to serving a political career, Jackie has also co-authored a few books as “This Is Not the Life I Ordered: 50 Ways to Keep Your Head Above Water When Life Keeps Dragging You Down” in 2007. Other authors who have contributed to this book are Deborah Collins Stephens, Jan Yanehiro, and Michealene Cristini Risley.
Net Worth & Salary of Jackie Speier in 2020
Jackie Speier is an American politician who has made an estimated net worth of $5 million as of August 2020. In addition to the remuneration that she earned in her political career, she also earns from her rental properties. Together they contribute to making her net worth.
Jackie has two rental properties located in Sacramento. Her husband owns an investment firm named Strategic Investment Solutions, which is worth over $1 million. These are the two biggest assets that form the major part of net worth.
Presently, Jackie serves as a US politician who works as an American Representative for California’s 14th congressional district. Jackie has been a key associate of the California State Senate and represented regions of San Mateo counties and San Francisco. On April 8, 2008, she was elected for the vacated US House of Representatives chair of the Congressman named Tom Lantos after his death.
Joined politics in 2008, Jackie Speier has been serving a long-standing career of twelve years in politics. She has been consistently achieving success and accomplishing milestones. She has fought for several social causes and undertaken charity works for the upliftment in the society.