Marco Rubio is an American Politician and attorney who is probably famous as the junior United States Senator from Florida. He is a Republican and has previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. Keep reading to know more about Marco Rubio’s net worth in 2018.
Marco Antonio Rubio was born on May 28, 1971, in Miami, Florida. He was born to his father, Mario Rubio Reina, and mother, Orioles Rubio. His parents were not the citizen of the United States and immigrated from Cuba. They got their United States Citizenship when Marco was almost nineteen years old.
The reason Marco’s parent came to America is to get away from the violent crimes happening in Cuba. They moved to the United States just before the rise of the Fidel Castro. His mother made at least four trips to Cuba after Castro came into power.
Marco grew with three siblings and was raised a Roman Catholic. Growing up in America wasn’t easy for his family, and his father worked as a bartender at Sam’s Town Hotel, while his mother a housekeeper at the Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino to provide food for their family.
Rubio attended South Miami Senior High School. He was a smart student and loved playing sports. He was very good in American Football and played for his high school. He received a football scholarship to attend Tarkio College in Missouri for one year. He then earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Florida.
For further studies, Rubio attended the University of Miami School of Law, graduating with a J.D. degree cum laude. As a law student, he interned for U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and also worked on Republican Senator Bob Dole’s presidential campaign.
There is no record of his previous dating life. Marco Rubio is happily married to Jeanette Dousdebes, a former bank teller, and ex-Miami Dolphins cheerleader. Together, they have four children.
Marco Rubio entered the world of politics within a couple of years after his graduation. Soon, he was elected to a seat as City Commissioner for West Miami, and the following year he emerged successful in his bid for the Florida House of Representatives. During his term, he served as Majority Whip and Majority Leader. He actively promoted various agendas for the betterment of society, which made him a popular figure.
After six years, Rubio became the Speaker of the House, and in this position, he introduced a plan to decrease state property taxes and promoted literacy. He mentored for black children making them believe in the “American Dream” is common for all the races.
Before becoming the speaker, Rubio wrote the book ‘100 Innovative Ideas for Florida’s Future’ based on ideas collected from Florida residents. As the speaker, he helped to act out many of the ideas presented in the book. Some of those ideas ultimately became laws which include measures to crack down on gangs and sexual predators, promote energy efficient buildings, appliances and vehicles.
After his tenure as a speaker, Rubio returned to his legal career and started his own law firm. He also began teaching in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Florida International University. A year later, he launched his campaign for the U.S. Senate. There he surprised everyone by defeating his opponents, the independent candidate, Charlie Crist and Democrat Kendrick Meek.
As the senator, he served on several major committees. He is a part of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” in the Senate and has co-authored the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013 to give illegal immigrants a pathway to legal status.
Awards & Achievements
Marco Rubio is one of the energetic and talented personalities in the world of politics. He has never been nominated for any major awards. His biggest achievement would be his involvement in the politics for the betterment of the society.
Net Worth of Marco Rubio
The estimated net worth of Marco Rubio is approximately $250 thousand. His main source of income has been his earnings from his contribution to the politics and law.
Marco Rubio has made his name in the world of politics and law firm through his hard work and sheer dedication to his work. He has always been a focused individual who knew right from the beginning the path of his career. Currently, he is married to his beautiful wife and residing in West Miami.