Ted Cruz is a well-known politician from America who is also an attorney and is the junior U.S. Senator from the state of Texas. In 2016 election, he was the Republication nomination for the United States President. He has served in many political appointee positions.
Cruz has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Austin’s University of Texas School of Law. He is Texas’s first Senator to be Hispanic American. Let’s find out how much is Ted Cruz’s net worth in 2018 And how did this politician managed to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz was born on December 22, 1970, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to his parents Rafael Bienvenido Cruz y Díaz and Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson.
He completed his schooling from Houston’s Second Baptist High School in 1988. In 1992, he earned his BA in Public Policy from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has also got his JD degree from Harvard Law School.
In 2001, Ted Cruz got married to Heidi Nelson. The couple met during the presidential campaign of George W. Bush in 2000. They have two daughters named Catherine and Caroline.
Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1995, Ted Cruz was the law clerk for J. Michael Luttig. Following that, he became the law clerk of William Rehnquist in 1996. By becoming so, he became the first person of Hispanic origin to serve as the clerk for the Chief Justice of the USA.
From 1997 till 1998, he started to work with Cooper & Kirk, LLC. During that time, he used to prepare testimony against Bill Clinton for impeachment proceedings. In 1998, he represented John Boehner against Jim McDermott. A year later, he joined George W. Bush in his presidential campaign.
He served as the domestic policy adviser for Bush. When Bush became the president of the United States, Cruz became the U.S. Justice Department’s associate deputy attorney general. He also served as U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s director of policy planning.
Cruz became Texas’s Solicitor General from 2003 to 2008. He lost four cases and won five in the Supreme Court of the U.S. He then started to work in Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP in Houston.
In 2011, he became the Republican nomination in the Senate election. He won it by defeating Democratic Paul Sadler. During his career, Ted Cruz has sponsored many bills. He ran for the Republican presidential nominee in 2016.
In 1992, Ted Cruz was the winner of the top speaker award North American Debating Championship and also at the U.S. National Debating Championship. In 2008, American Lawyer magazine listed him in America’s 50 Best Litigators under 45. In the same year, he appeared in the list of “50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers in America” by National Law Journal. He has also appeared in the list of “25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century” by Texas Lawyer in 2010.
Net Worth of Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz has an estimated net worth of more than $4 million. He made this fortune by taking many legal cases in his career. He has represented several big names like Pfizer and Toyota. He has also held several important positions and has been backed by Robert Mercer and his daughter. He has sponsored many bills including his own bills in his legislation. Ted Cruz has had many historic wins in his career. He is the first Senator from Texas to be of Cuban heritage and is known to be one of the most successful lawyers in the United States.
Ted Cruz is considered one of the most popular politicians in the United States. He has had many achievements in his career and has seen big wins. He has held several prominent positions and was the Domestic Policy Adviser of George W. Bush in 2000. His subject of teaching was the Supreme Court Litigation.