Debbie Wasserman Schultz is a well-known politician of America who is best known to be the United States Representative from the 23rd congressional district of Florida. Wasserman Schultz is from the Democratic Party and has served as the chairperson of the Democratic National Committee. She succeeded Tim Kaine to be the chairperson of Democratic National Committee. Let’s find out how much is Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s net worth in 2018.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz was born in New York City, New York on September 27, 1966, to her parents Larry Wasserman and Ann Wasserman. She is the sister of the Assistant U.S. Attorney Steven Wasserman.
She completed her schooling in 1984 from Long Island’s Half Hollow Hills High School East. She has earned her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in political science from the University of Florida. In there, she was active in student government and was the Student Senate’s president. She was also the founder of Rawlings Area Council Government.
In college, she was also the vice president of UF College Democrats and the president of Graduate Student Council.
In 1991 Debbie Wasserman Schultz got married to Steve Schultz. The couple has three children named Rebecca Schultz, Shelby Schultz and Jake Schultz.
She has undergone many surgeries for treating her breast cancer.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz started her career by becoming an aide to Peter Deutsch in 1988. In 1992, she won the seat of the United States House of Representatives for the 20th District of Florida by 53% vote. In doing so, she became the youngest female legislator in the history of Florida at 26 years of age.
After leaving the Florida State House of Representatives, Wasserman Schultz became Broward Community College’s adjunct instructor. She also became Nova Southeastern University’s policy curriculum specialist.
In 2000, she won the seat of the Florida State Senate. She later joined the New Democrat Coalition and was appointed to Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.
In 2004, she won the Congressional seat by defeating Margaret Hostetter with 70.2% votes. In 2006, she was unopposed for the reelection. She again won the election in 2008 against Margaret Hostetter, who was an independent candidate at that time.
In 2012, Wasserman Schultz defeated Republican Karen Harrington from Florida’s 23rd district. In 2016, she defeated Republican Joe Kaufman for the same seat
Awards & Achievements
Debbie Wasserman Schultz was named as the Woman of the Year in 1994. The Weizmann Institute of Science has named her as the ‘Woman of Vision.’ In 1995, she received the Rosemary Barkett award from the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. She had also received the Outstanding Family Advocacy award in 1993. She is the winner of the 1993 Giraffe Award from the Women’s Advocacy Majority Minority. In 1994, Wasserman Schultz was named as the Outstanding Legislator of the Year.
Net Worth of Debbie Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz has an estimated net worth of more than $1.5 million. She is an active politician who has won several accolades in her career. She has held various important positions In her career as a politician. She has also co-chaired in the presidential bid of Hillary Clinton in 2008. Following her resignation from the Democratic National Convention in 2016, she was appointed as the honorary chair of Hilary Clinton’s “50 State program” campaign. In 2012, her net worth was $21,000.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz is considered one of the most popular politicians in the United States. She has successfully won many elections in her career. She supported legislation on gun control and was one of the strongest opponents in the congressional intervention in Terri Schiavo Case. She is currently the Legislative Branch subcommittee of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee.