About Ted Cruz
Ted Cruz is a 48 years old American Politician, he is from Republican Party. Currently he is serving as the Junior United States Senator for Texas. He was elected as the 34th U.S Senator from Texas in year 2012.
Ted Cruz was born as Rafael Edward Cruz on December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Canada to parents Eleanor Elizabeth Wilson and Rafael Bienvenido Cruz. After his birth, his parents re located to United States. Ted graduated from Second Baptist High School in Houston, as valedictorian in 1988. He then attended Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, and graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy in 1992. Later on, he went on to attend Harvard law school to study law and graduated in ear 1995 with a doctor degree.
Ted Cruz work as law assistant initially in his career and later on joined the George. W Bush presidential campaign and become as advisor on legal matters. Cruz was appointed to the office of Solicitor General of Texas by Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott
in 2003, serving till 2008. In this position he was involved in high profile cases and argued before the Supreme Court nine times, winning five cases and losing four. A highly successful lawyer, he has authored 70 United States Supreme Court briefs and presented 43 oral arguments. In 2011, Ted Cruz announced his candidacy for Senator Elections and earned the support of leading people like Sarah Palin and Rand Paul, who campaigned for him. Initially considered a weak link, he surprised everyone by winning the election in 2012. He resumed office as the United States Senator from Texas in January 2013.
Ted Cruz is married to his wife, Heidi Nelson; the couple tied the wedding knot in 2001. The couple together has two daughters, Caroline and Catherine.
Ted Cruz is strict non follower of same sex marriages and doesn’t favour its legality personally.
He was also named "2013 Man of the Year" by conservative publications ‘The Blaze’, ‘Front Page Magazine’ and ‘The American Spectator’, and "2013 Conservative of the Year" by Townhall.com.
According to media resources and information available on internet Ted Cruz’s net worth is estimated to be somewhere near $4 million.