Amy Klobuchar is a lawyer and politician from Minnesota who now serves as the senior United States Senator. She is also a member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party of Minnesota. She is currently regarded as one of the most difficult presidential contenders in the 2020 race.
What is the Net worth of Amy Klobuchar?
Amy Klobuchar, a US senator from Minnesota, has a net worth of $1.8 million dollars in 2019.
As of 2019, Amy is one of the 30 poorest Senators in the United States. Her most valuable asset is a $250,000 Vanguard investment account.
What is Amy Klobuchar famous for?
- Famous as Senior US Senator from Minnesota
- Famous as the first woman to be elected for US Senator from Minnesota.
When was Amy Klobuchar born?
Amy Klobuchar was born in Plymouth, Minnesota, on May 25, 1960. Amy Jean Klobuchar is her given name. Her nationality is American. Slovene is her ethnicity.
Her zodiac sign is Gemini.
Rose Klobuchar (mother) and Jim Klobuchar (father) are her parents (father). Beth Klobuchar is her younger sister. Her father was a writer, while her mother was a high school teacher. When she was 15 years old, her parents split.
Her mother raised her in her hometown of Minnesota. She attended Wayzata High School for her education. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from Yale University in 1982.
In 1985, she graduated from the University of Chicago Law School with a Juris Doctor degree.
She also worked as a corporate lawyer after graduating. In 1994, she ran for the position of Hennepin County Attorney and lost.
- Amy Klobuchar started her professional political career after being elected as Hennepin County Attorney in 1998 and she got reelected for the postin 2002. She stayed in the post until 2004.
- She also became the president of the Minnesota County Attorneys Association from 2002 to 2003.
- In 2006, she became the candidate for the post of US Senator from Minnesota and she won the election with 58% of the vote and she became the first woman to be elected in the post.
- She was re-elected in the post of US Senator from Minnesota with a 65.2% vote in 2012.
- She called for an independent commission to investigate ties between US president, Trump, and Russia on 12th February 2017.
- In the same year, she was listed in the top 10 senators with the highest approval ratings.
- In the year 2018, she again got reelected in the post after winning the election by just a 24 point margin over Jim Newberger.
- BuzzFeed News reported that her congressional office was controlled by fear, anger, and shame in February 2019.
- She also announced her candidacy in the 2020 Democratic Party US president on 10 Feb.
- ‘The New York Times’ and ‘The New Yorker’ named Klobuchar as one of the women most likely to become the first female President of the United States.
- At present, she is busy with her 2020 presidential campaign.
Awards and Achievements:
Amy Klobuchar has received numerous awards and honors that can be summarized as:
- Named as “Attorney of the Year” in 2001.
- Named as “Best in Congress” and “Woman to Watch” in 2008.
- Received the “Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Award” in 2012.
- She Received an award for her leadership against sexual assault by SWAN in 2013.
- Received a Friend of CACFP award for her service in the CACFP Association in 2013.
- She Received a Friends of Farm Bureau Award(2014) and “American Bar Association’s Congressional Justice Award”(2015).
- Received the “Arabella Babb Mansfield Award” from the National Association of Women Lawyers in 2017.
Who is Amy Klobuchar married to?
Amy Klobuchar, a US senator from Minnesota, is married to John Bessler. John is an associate professor of law at the University of Baltimore. In 1993, they tied the knot. Abigail, the couple’s only child, was born to them. Her family is now based in Minnesota.
Amy is also a United Church of Christ member.
She is also active on social media, with 141k Twitter followers.
How tall is Amy Klobuchar?
Amy Klobuchar, who is 59 years old, has a well-kept body. She stands at a height of 5ft. 8inches (1.76 m) and weighs 61 kg.
Her physical measurements are 36-26-37 inches, with a bra size of 36C, 6.5 US shoe size, and 4.5 US dress size.
Her skin is fair, and she has dark brown hair and dark brown eyes.