Ted Cruz Net Worth
Ted Cruz net worth: Ted Cruz is a junior United States Senator for the state of Texas who has a net worth of $3.5 million. Ted Cruz is of Hispanic origin (Cuban-American) and was born on December 22, 1970 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His father is a Cuban revolutionary who escaped to Texas in 1957 where he paved his way to university of Texas. His mother is of Irish and Italian descent, born in Delaware. His parents divorced when he was in Law school. Being a member of the Republican Party, his victory in the election to become the first Hispanic Senator of Texas was any but anticipated. It is considered "the biggest upsets of 2012…" as per Washington Post. Cruz´s motivation to get into politics was majorly inspired by the pursuit of freedom and opportunity in the United States. He is considered a great politician due to his commitment to Texas's well-being, limited government, economic growth and for having obtained important landmarks for the state of Texas that include The Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. Before becoming junior Senator of Texas, Cruz served as Solicitor General of Texas from 2003 through 2008, which earned him a positive acclaim. He was the youngest, the longest-lasting and the first Hispanic Solicitor General of Texas. Ted graduated with honors from Princeton University and Harvard´s Law School. Ted is married to Heidi Cruz, which he met when he was part of the George W. Bush campaign of 2000. They live in their house in Houston Texas with their two young daughters Catherine and Caroline.