Adam Schiff Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 20 Aug, 2018
Facts of Adam Schiff
Date of Birth: 1960 , June-22
Age: 58 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Adam Schiff
Birth Name Adam Bennett Schiff
Nick Name Adam
Father Ed Schiff
Mother Sherry Schiff
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Framingham
Ethnicity White
Profession Political and Democratic Party member
Working For poltician
Net Worth $267,041
Married Yes
Married to Eve Schiff
Education Stanford University
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Adam Schiff is popularly known as an American politician and a Democratic Party member who has been serving in the Congress since the year 2011. He is also the U.S. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. The zodiac sign of Adam is Cancer.

Adam is the creator of the Pasadena Blue Line Authority. The purpose of the Pasadena Blue Line Authority was to continue the light rail extension in Pasadena, California.

Early Life And Education Of Adam Schiff

Adam Schiff was born on the 22nd of June, 1960 in Framingham, Massachusetts, United States. He is an American by nationality. Adam went to Stanford University from where he got a degree in Political science. After completing his degree in Political science, Adam joined the Harvard Law School to attain a degree in Law.

Adam Schiff was born to Edward and Sherrill Ann. He grew up in a Jewish family and then he was shifted to Oakland during high school. As he was growing up, he used to be taunted for being a Jew. He was called as 'Talmudic Jew boy'. 

Adam Schiff's Career

Early in his career, Adam Schiff started working at the Los Angeles branch of the U.S. Attorney's Office as a prosecutor. He was brought to limelight when he prosecuted against Richard Miller. Richard Miller was a former FBI agent who was convicted of passing secret documents to the Soviet Union.

After unsuccessful attempts twice in a row, Adam Schiff got elected to the California State Senate in the year 1996. At present, he is serving his ninth term in the Congress.

Adam Schiff represented the 27th and 29th Districts between 2001- 2013. He is known to be a vital person in the Democratic party to speak on issues related to foreign policy and national security. Adam is also with the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence as a ranking member. He joined the House Appropriations Committee in 2007 but he is on leave now.

Earlier, Adam Schiff was associated with the United States House Foreign Affairs Committee. He also contributes to the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee.

Adam Schiff has been a leading voice on many major political issues. His district reportedly has over 70,000 Armenian-Americans so he advocated strongly for the signing of the US House Resolution 106 which recognized the Armenian Genocide.

Adam Schiff's Personal Life

As regards to the personal life of Adam Schiff, it is known that he is a married man. His wife is Eve Marion and the couple has two children whose names are Alexa and Elijah.

Apart from politics, Adam has been involved with various events and causes. He participated in the multiple endurance challenges including triathlons and marathons. In 2014, Adam participated in the AIDS/Lifecycle which is a seven-day charity bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

Adam Schiff's Net Worth

Adam Schiff is an influential name in the Democratic Party. According to sources, he is the 309th wealthiest member of Congress. His minimum net worth is estimated to be around $267,041. He has Apple stock worth around $100,001. Some sources claim that he has liabilities on the mortgage of his homes in Maryland and California.