Marco Rubio Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 04 Feb, 2018
Facts of Marco Rubio
Date of Birth: 1971 , May-28
Age: 47 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Marco Rubio
Birth Name Marco Antonio Rubio
Father Mario Rubio
Mother Oriales Rubio
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Miami, Florida
Ethnicity White
Profession United States Senator
Net Worth $443 hunderd
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown
Famous for politician and attorney
Married Yes
Married to Jeanette Dousdebes Rubio (m. 1998)
Children 4
Divorce N/A
Education University of Miami School of Law
Siblings Veronica Rubio, Mario Rubio, Barbara Rubio
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Synopsis

Marco Antonio Rubio, an American politician, an attorney, is the current junior United States Senator of Florida States. He is a former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. He’s been serving in the office with senior Senator Bill Nelson since 2011.

From 2000-2008, he was the member of the Florida House of Representatives from the 111th District. 

Early Life and Career

Marco Antonio Rubio was born on May 28, 1971, in Miami, Florida. He is the second son of the Cuban parents Mario Rubio Reina and Orioles Rubio. He has three siblings- older brother Mario, sister Barbara, and younger sister Veronica.

Bara later got married to Carlos Ponce and Veronica got married to Carlos Ponce. In 1975, his parents became naturalized the American citizens. He is of Cuban-Spanish ethnic background.

Rubio spent his childhood in in Las Vegas, Nevada, but he relocated to his hometown in the 1980s with his family.

Rubio joined the South Miami High School and became a top football player of the high school. He graduated in 1989 and received a football scholarship to Tarkio College in Missouri. 

Then, he enrolled at the University of Florida. After graduating from there in 1993, he earned a law degree from the University of Miami in 1996. 

He is professionally an American politician as well as the attorney. He is currently serving with Bill Nelson and also junior United States Senator located from Florida Rubio. In the previous time, he also served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.

His parents originally belong from Cuba who later moves to the United States. During the time of his birth, only his parents became a citizen of United States. It was officially announced in the year 1977 announcing as U.S. citizen.

During his early time, he joined South Miami Senior High School for the completion of graduation level which he obtained in 1989. Later on, he moved to Tarkio College and even got the scholarship in football because of his best presence from 1989 till 1990.

He even got engaged within Santa Fe Community College at the very time. His bachelor’s degree is major in Political science as he was much interested in studying politics.

Political Career

Rubio is the current junior Senator of the United States Senator from Florida. He’s been in the service since 2011. He started his life in public service in 1998 after winning a seat on the West Miami City Commission. Before long, he made his ascent into state politics.

Rubio was victorious in his bid for the Florida House of Representatives in 1999. He followingly established himself as a political force with the legislature, becoming the member in 2003.

In 2005, Rubio clinched the speakership after former States Representatives Dennis Baxley, Jeff Kottkamp and Dennis A. Ross dropped out.

On November 2006, he became the first Cuban-American to be Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives and, remained speaker until November 2008.

In November 2010, Rubio won the general election with 49% of the vote to Crist’s 30% ad Democrat Kendrick Meek’s 20%. After winning the election, he soon became the subject of speculation as a potential Republican candidate for the 2012 Presidential election.

In June 2015, he said that he would forgo seeking re-election to the Senate to run for President. He suspended his campaign for President on Marc 2016, after losing the Republican primary in his home state of Florida to current president Donald Trump.

However, after few months, he was re-elected after defeating Democratic Party member Patrick Murphy in the 2016 U.S. Senate elections. 

Net Worth and Facts

Marco Rubio's current net worth is $2 million. His estimated salary is $117K. Rubio earned a hefty amount of money from his longtime political career plus bills and investments.

In 2015, he earned nearly $271,005 including his stocks values, fees and bank balance. In 2014, Sen. Rubio sold his retirement fund for $68,241 after bills began piling at home.

He also earns annually $52K in royalties from his three books. He has a lavish mansion in Miami which current market value is $0.55 million. 

Moving to his body measurement he is approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall with weight properly managed. Rubio is conscious of his health and body maintenance. This is also the fact why he quit drinking and smoking. He is planning to turn vegan very soon. He can be followed on twitter as well. 

Personal Life

Marco Rubio is a married man. He got married to former bank teller  Jeanette Dousedbes who is also Miami Dolphins cheerleader. They got married in Church of the Little Flower during the year 1998. Now they are parents of 4 children and with the happy family, they are living in West Miami, Florida.

Rubio is intimately in love with his wife. He has not been in any story regarding any extramarital affair besides his wife. Additionally, he is not rumored on sexuality.

He is not gay and he has standard personal life maintained by a public which is also the fact many people loves the way he presents himself. Rubio is the music lover who loves listening music during his free time. Rubio loves traveling and he is addicted to it.

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