Ted Cruz Biography

Updated On Feb 10, 2019 Published On Oct 09, 2015
Facts of Ted Cruz
Date of Birth: 1970 , December-22
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Ted Cruz
Birth Name Rafael Edward Cruz
Nick Name Ted
Father Rafael Cruz
Mother Eleanor Darragh
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Calgary
Ethnicity White
Profession United States Senator
Net Worth $4 million
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blonde
Married Yes
Married to Heidi Nelson (m. 2001)
Children 2
Divorce Not Yet
Education Princeton University
Sisters Roxana Cruz ,Miriam Cruz
Siblings Michael Wilson
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Ted Cruz, born as Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz, is the famous politician from the United States. He is the active member of the Republican Party and is currently the U.S. Senator.

Ted Cruz: Birth Date, Age, Education

Ted Cruz was born as Rafael Edward Cruz on 22 December 1970, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to parents Rafael Cruz and Eleanor Darragh.

Both of his parents are a high-class businessman. He is an American and is of diverse descent. He received his formal education from Faith West Academy.

Cruz is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School. Likewise, he owns an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Rice University in the 1950s.

What is Ted Cruz's age?

Born on 22 December 1970, Ted is 48 years old, as of 2019.

Ted is Married to Wife Heidi Cruz

Ted Cruz is a married man. He is married to his long-term girlfriend Heidi Nelson since 2001. They met each other a year before in 2000 while both of them were in the presidential campaign of George W. Bush.

After months of dating, the couple eventually got married in a beautiful wedding ceremony. They also have two children together.

They are still together and they are happy to be each other’s loving spouse.

Career & Professional Details

Ted Cruz was enrolled at Harvard Law School and there he learned more about American politics. There are lots of great American politician who made a great impact on him and they are his great source of inspiration. He began his professional career since 1995.

Cruz also worked as a lawyer for a brief period of time before taking a leap into politics, eventually serving as a policy adviser to George W. Bush's 2000 presidential campaign. Following this, in July 2001 Cruz worked as the director of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission.

Cruz has eventually earned a wide recognization as an American politician and attorney. Apart from this, Cruz is an American in terms of nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

What is his net worth?

Ted has a net worth of around $4 million. Likewise, by the end of 2016, Cruz owned a net worth of around $3.2 million.

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Ted Cruz facts on timeline

Born in Calgary, Alberta

December 22 , 1970

 Ted Cruz was from the higher class family born as Rafael Edward Cruz in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Rafael Cruz and Eleanor Darragh. Both of his parents are high class businessman. He is an American and is of diverse descent.

Married to Heidi Nelson

2001

Ted Cruz is a married man. He has been married to Heidi Nelson since 2001. She is also a high class worker and she works for Investment banks. They also have two children together. They are still together and they are happy to be each other’s loving spouse.

Began dating Heidi Nelson

2000

Actually Ted Cruz met Heidi Nelson a year before in 2000 while both of them were in the presidential campaign of George W. Bush, she is also a high class worker and she works for Investment banks. They began dating since then.

First child, Caroline

2008

Ted Cruz became father for the first time in his life after being married with his wife, Heidi Nelson. They welcomed their first child in 2008 and it was a sweet little girl and they named her Caroline Camille Cruz.

Second child, Catherine Christiane Cruz

2011

After being father for the first time in 2008, he also became father for the second time after three years in 2011. This time it is also a sweet little girl and he named her Catherine Christiane Cruz. The mother of their child is his wife, Heidi Nelson.

Renounce Dual citizenship

2013

Ted Cruz was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Till 2013, he holds the citizzenship of America and Canada. But after that he didn't desire to hold the citizenship of Canada any longer as he desired to run for several elections in United States.

Graduated from Second Baptist High School

1988

He received his formal education from Faith West Academy. This is not the high school from where he completed his high school education, he was also enrolled at Second Baptist High School and from there he received his high school graduation. 

Graduated from Princeton University

1992

Soon after completing his high school education, he also desired to gain his bachelor degree and with an aim to pursue that he joined Princeton University. Actually, he joined them as a student of arts and finally completed his education from there in 1992.

Graduated from Harvard Law School

1995

His interest in politics was increasing day by day. He also liked to learn more about American law and politics. So, the soon joined Harvard Law School after completing his education from Princeton University. 

Began his professional career

1995

After completing his law degree from Harvard Law School, he began working in various law farms. At the start of his professional career, he worked for J. Michael Luttig. He also served as the Chief Justice of the United States.

won his first major election

2012

Ted Cruz full name Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the famous politician from United States. He is the active member of the Republican Party. In 2012, he ran the first major election in his life and that was in the U.S. Senator. Ted Cruz full name Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz is the famous politician from United States. He is the active member of the Republican Party. In 2012, he ran the first major election in his life and that was in the U.S. Senator.