Nancy Pelosi Biography

Updated On Jan 29, 2019 Published On Jan 19, 2018
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Date of Birth: 1940 , March-26
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
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Nancy Pelosi is an American politician who is currently serving as the Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives. She is in Democratic Party.

Nancy Pelosi's Early Life And Education

Nancy was born to father Thomas J. D'Alesandro Jr., who was of Italian descent local politician and became the mayor in Baltimore and mother Anunciata D'Alesandro at Baltimore, Maryland, the U.S on March 26, 1940.

Nancy is the youngest of six children and is the only daughter in her family. Her brother Thomas L. J. D'Alesandro III was a Democrat and briefly served as mayor. She was involved in politics from her early childhood.

She completed her early education from Institute of Notre Dame, an all high school for girls in Baltimore and graduated with a degree in political science from Trinity College in Washington, DC.

Nancy Pelosi is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white of Italian origin. She is born and raised in a Roman Catholic family.

Nancy Pelosi's Career

Nancy Pelosi's professional political career started in 1976 as Democratic National Committee the position she holds until 1996.

Pelosi was elected the House Minority Whip, second-in-charge to Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, she made history by becoming the first woman to get that the post. Later, she created further history when she became the first woman to represent major in the house.

She was 52nd speaker of the United States House of Representatives. She previously served as a House Minority Whip and House Minority Leader for several years. Pelosi has been a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California since June 1987.

Former US president Barack Obama once cited her an extraordinary leader for American people. Her some notable works include critic on President George W. Bush's administration and take on the war in Iraq, she voted against the unauthorized use of American troops to Iraq.

 She was the key figure band weapon in 1994. She further helped to develop paying jobs, college education, health care services, and improvised energy policy to get better alternatives. She along with fellow senator Elizabeth Warren blamed president Donald Trump for politicizing terror attack.

As of 2017, she was re-elected as House minority leader. She supported Hillary Clinton during Clinton’s presidential campaign. She along with Paul Pelosi also set up their Paul & Pelosi Charitable Foundation in San Francisco, USA.

Nancy Pelosi's Personal Life And Controversies

Nancy married his boyfriend and college sweetheart, husband Paul Pelosi an American Businessman who is the owner of Financial Leasing Services, Inc. They have five children: Nancy Corinne, Christine, Jacqueline, Paul, and Alexandra as well as eight grandchildren.

The couple's one of the children Alexandra Pelosi is a noted journalist who covered Presidental campaign in 2000 and wrote several books. Pelosi lives in the Pacific Heights along with her husband in a 3,332-square-foot, 3-story brick mansion in San Francisco, California.

Even an influential woman of her status has got into controversies like an allegation of Pelosi and several other members of Congress, giving away information they got from closed sessions to make money on the stock market. There were some rumors that one of the daughters was arrested for drug trafficking in the Mexican border which turns out to fake.

Nancy Pelosi's Net Worth And Honors

There are various views relating to her present net worth; however, research says that as of 2019, Nancy Pelosi's net worth is over $100 million with combined assets of her husband.

78 years old Nancy Pelosi’s salary scales around $193,400 during a month. She is among the richest politicians in America. She has around 1.41 million followers on her Twitter account.

She was honored with many titles like Special Achievement Award for Public Advocacy, Knight Grand the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun, Most Fascinating Person of the year. In 2014, Forbes Magazine ranked her 26th among world's 100 most powerful women.

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Thomas J. D'Alesandro Jr., and mother Anunci Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.

March 26 , 1940

Nancy Pelosi was born to Thomas  J. D'Alesandro Jr., Italian descent was a former mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, and mother, Anunciata D'Alesandro in Baltimore, Maryland. She is the youngest and only daughter of the family.

Graduated with Political Science Trinty College

1962

After completing her high school education, Nancy Pelosi Pursed a career in politics and graduated with a degree in Political Science from Trinty College, Washington DC. the USA.

A businessman Paul Pelosi

September 7 , 1963

Nancy Pelosi married boyfriend, Paul Pelosi, an American entrepreneur whom she met and started dating during her college years, they married in 1963. They have 5 children and 8 grandchildren.

First woman to lead major political party House Minority

2002

Nancy Pelosi was elected and became the first female to lead a major political party in the US after the resignation of Richard Andrew Gephardt.

First woman speaker Californian

2007

Nancy Pelosi was elected the House speaker as the Democrats. became the first female and Californian to hold such a distinction. As a virtue of being the first female speaker, she achieved the highest rank for a female politician in American history.

Richest Politican Net Worth

2019

Nancy Pelosi net worth as of 2019 is over $200 million combined with her husband's net worth, Paul Pelosi, who is a businessman by profession. Her salary is $193,400 a month as a Minority Leader of the United States House of Representative.