Ted Cruz Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Sep, 2017
Facts of Ted Cruz
Date of Birth: 1970 , December-22
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 1 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 $ 275 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 is a prominent American politician and the junior United States Senator from Texas. He is known best for being a candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States. 

Early Life and Education

Ted was born as Rafael Edward Cruz on December 22, 1970, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson and Rafael Bienvenido Cruz. His father is an American Christian preacher and public speaker who owned a seismic-data processing firm for oil drilling.

He is of white ethnicity and is of Canadian nationality. There have been controversies that Ted does not have a Natural Born citizenship to run for the presidency. He is a Southern Baptist.

Ted received his alma mater from Princeton University and Harvard Law School. Ted is the Republican Party. Ted worked as the Solicitor General of Texas under Governor Rick Perry on 9th January 2003.


Ted went on to work as the United States Senator from Texas on January 3, 2013. He is serving with John Cornyn. He began campaigning for the Republican presidential nomination in March 2015.

In February 2016, he became victorious in Iowa caucuses.He is the first Hispanic to be victorious in this region. Among many other things, Ted has been named 2013 Person of the Year by Rick Manning, 2013 Man of the Year by conservative publications, TheBlaze, and 2013 Conservative of the Year by Townhall.com. He is also known for his Duchenne smile and is seen smiling often. 

Personal Life

Ted does not have a long dating history. He is very much focused on his work. Ted is reluctant on speaking about his personal life in front of the public but it slips out in his speeches.  

Ted has never spoken so much about his past relations and affair. He is married to Heidi Nelson. Ted met his wife while he served George W. Bush presidential campaign of 2000. She worked in the White House for Condoleezza Rice and in New York as an investment banker.

The couple got married in 2001. They have two lovely children named Caroline who was born in 2008 and Catherine who was born in 2011. Heidi worked as the head of the Southwest Region in the Investment Management Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. but is at present taking a leave. Ted is living happily in Houston., Texas with his family. 

Height, Net Worth and Salary

Donald is currently the age of 38 and stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inches. His weight is unknown. He has a well-defined face and a masculine body. Trump Jr. has recently come into the limelight after his father decided to run for the presidency.

He has an estimated net worth of $ 275 million which comes out of his business prophecy. His salary must certainly be high. Trumpís fatherís net worth, on the other hand, is an astounding $4.5 billion.


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