Ted Cruz Age, Affairs, Wife, Family, Biography, Facts & More

Ted Cruz

Real NameRafael Edward Cruz
Political PartyRepublican
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Political Journey 1996-1997: Appointed as Clerk for Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist.
1999-2000: Became the domestic advisor during the George W. Bush's Presidential Campaign.
2001: Became Associate Deputy Attorney General at the Department of Justice.
2001-2003: Appointed as Director of the Office of Policy Planning.
July 31, 2012: Defeated Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst in the elections for the Republican Senate nomination.
November 6, 2012: Elected as US senator from Texas by defeating Democrat Paul Sadler.
January 3, 2013: Sworn in as the 34th US senator from Texas.
2016: Ran for the Presidential election.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 178 cm
in meters - 1.78 m
in feet inches - 5’ 10”
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorHazel Green
Personal Life
Date of BirthDecember 22, 1970
Age (as in 2017)46 Years
Birth PlaceCalgary, Alberta, Canada
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
SignatureTed Cruz Signature
HometownHouston, Texas, United States
School(s)Faith West Academy near Katy, Texas
Second Baptist High School in Houston
College/UniversitiesPrinceton University
Harvard University
Educational Qualification(s)Artium Baccalaureus from Princeton University
Juris Doctor from Harvard University
FamilyFather- Rafael Cruz
Mother- Eleanor Darragh
Ted Cruz With His Parents
Brother- Michael Wilson
Sisters- Roxana Cruz, Miriam Cruz
Ted Cruz With His Sisters
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Ethnicity/RaceCuban, Irish, German, American
AddressRussell Senate Office Bldg
Washington, DC 20510
HobbiesReading, Writing
Favorite Things
Favorite ColorBlue
Favorite MusicGeorge Strait
Favorite MovieThe Princess Bride
Favorite TV ShowCriminal Minds
Favorite OutfitShirt
Favorite FoodCheese
Favorite DrinkGuinness
Favorite U.S. Senator ColleagueMike Lee
Favorite GameCandy Crush
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseHeidi Cruz
Ted Cruz With His Wife Heidi Cruz
Marriage DateMay 27, 2001
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- Caroline Camille Cruz, Catherine Christiane Cruz
Ted Cruz With His Daughters Caroline And Catherine
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$ 7 million

Ted Cruz

Some Lesser Known Facts About Ted Cruz

  • Does Ted Cruz smoke?: Yes Ted Cruz Smoking
  • Does Ted Cruz drink alcohol?: Yes Ted Cruz Drinking
  • As a kid, he loved spending time in the lake behind his house.
  • At the age of 11, he did his first job in his parents’ company as a computer operator and was paid $1 per hour.
  • Cruz was once suspended in his high-school because he skipped his classes to play foosball.
  • His family went bankrupt when he was in high school, and he took loans and did part-time jobs to pay for his higher education.
  • In his college days, he climbed Mount Fuji in Japan.
  • He used to have dual citizenship of both the United States and Canada, till the date he revoked his Canadian citizenship in 2014.
  • He has made a record of arguing nine cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Ted Cruz In Front Of US Supreme Court
  • Before becoming a Senator, Cruz was a law professor at the School of Law at the University of Texas from 2004 to 2009. Ted Cruz As A Professor
  • While studying at Princeton, he won the American Parliamentary Debate Association national championship with his classmate, David Panton and was given the title “Speaker of the Year.” Ted Cruz With David Panton
  • He is very much addicted to the game- Candy Crush and is currently on level 350. Ted Cruz's Love For Candy Crush
  • He is so much in love with his favorite movie- The Princess Bride that he can quote every line of it anytime. Ted Cruz's Favorite Movie
  • In his leisure time, he loves taking his daughters to the park and riding bikes along with them or sometimes, swimming in the pool, going to the aquarium or shopping at a store. Ted Cruz Shopping With His Daughters
  • He has an intense hatred for avocados and love for cheese. Ted Cruz's Love For Cheese
  • On January 3, 2013, Cruz was sworn in as the 34th US senator from Texas.

  • He is always spotted wearing Cowboy Boots everywhere, and upon being asked, he said that he wears them almost anywhere. Ted Cruz Wearing Cowboy Boots
  • On holidays, he loves spending time with his family and invariably plays dominoes with them in the Cuban style. Ted Cruz Playing Dominoes
  • On March 23, 2015, Cruz announced on Twitter that he is going to run for Presidential Elections. Ted Cruz On Twitter
  • On June 30, 2015, his book titled- “A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America” was released, which was later categorized as a bestseller by New York Times. Ted Cruz Book As Bestseller

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