Dianne Feinstein

Inside Biography


Dianne Feinstein is a popular politician from the United States representing Democratic Party. Presently, she serves as the Senator of the United States California.

Previously, Feinstein worked as the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee for six years from 3 January 2009, to January 3, 2015. She was also the Mayor of San Francisco from December 4, 1978, to January 8, 1988.

Early life and education

Dianne Feinstein was born as Dianne Emiel Goldman on June 22, 1933, in the San Francisco in the state of California. Her ethnicity is mixture of Polish, Russian and German ancestry and holds an American nationality.

Feinstein was born to Betty Rosenburg, a former model, and Leon Goldman, a surgeon.

Feinstein joined Convent of the Sacred Heart High School in Feinstein. Later, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in History from the Stanford University in 1955.


Dianne Feinstein began her political career in 1969. Before that, she worked in the California Women’s Parole Board.

Feinstein got elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisor in 1969. She ran the office for eight years from January 8, 1970, to January 7, 1978.

Afterward, Feinstein served the government as the Mayor of San Francisco from December 4, 1978, to January 8, 1988. She also ran for the U.S House of Representative in 1992.

Feinstein became the Senate of the U.S. California after winning the election. From 2009 to 2015, she worked in different departments including Senate Intelligence Committee, Senate Narcotics Committee, Senate Rules Committee and more.

Personal life

Dianne Feinstein married three times in her entire life. She first married to Jack Berman on December 2, 1956. They together have a daughter, Katherine Feinstein Mariano born on 1957 but soon after their daughter was born, they got divorced in 2000. Her ex-husband, Berman worked in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office who died in 2002.

Feinstein married for the second time to a neurosurgeon, Bertram Feinstein on 1962, unfortunately, Bertman died of colon cancer in 1978.

As of now, Feinstein is in a marital relationship with wealthy investment banker Richard C. Blum. Richard on January 20, 1980. It has been more than three and a half decade of togetherness and they are living happily.

Feinstein created lots of controversies back in 2014; she made some comments on Israel. Subsequently, it made people think of her trying to declare war on Iran.   

Similarly, Feinstein faced criticism for allegedly pa s sing the bill in support of benefiting her husband companies.

Net worth

Dianne Feinstein earned a good amount of salary from her Career. Currently, she has an estimated net worth around $52.8 million.

In 2003, she was ranked the fifth-wealthiest senator, with an estimated net worth of US$26 million. 

by ab-niranjan, 24 Jul, 2017

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