Elizabeth Ann Warren is an American politician and academic serving as the senior United States Senator from Massachusetts since 2013.
Full name: Elizabeth Ann Herring
Born in: Oklahoma City
Born on: June 22, 1949
Father: Donald Johns
Mother: Pauline Herring
University: University of Houston
Net-Worth: $8-$10 million (in 2015)
Top Facts About Elizabeth Warren
- Elizabeth Warren taught at several law schools, including the University of Houston, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University.
- Warren had three older brothers and was raised as a Methodist.
- When she was 13, Warren started waiting tables at her aunt’s restaurant.
- In 1968, Warren married Jim Warren, whom she met in high school.
- Jim and Warren had two children, Amelia and Alexander.
- Warren became the first professor in Harvard’s history to win the law school’s The Sacks–Freund Teaching Award for a second time.
- Warren defeated incumbent Scott Brown with a total of 53.7% of the votes and become the first woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate from Massachusetts.
- In 1980, Warren married Bruce H. Mann, a law professor.
- She also has grandchildren.
- Warren has voted for both parties because she believed that neither party should dominate.
- Warren and her daughter Amelia Tyagi wrote The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Mothers and Fathers Are Going Broke.
- On December 31, 2018, Warren announced that she was forming an exploratory committee to run for president.
- Elizabeth Warren reportedly attributed $174,000 of her earnings to her U.S. senator salary, and $430,370 to the income she earned from writing books. According to CNN, Warren’s net worth was estimated to be between $3.7 million and $10 million in 2015.