11 Interesting Facts About Bernie Sanders You Do Not Wish to Miss Out

Bernie Sanders is a famous American politician, who served as a former Senator, Burlington Mayor in New York. He served as the Senate Veteran’s Affairs committee member between 2013-2015.  He is renowned for criticizing former president Donald Trump for adding multiple billionaires in his cabinet and prioritizing job creation over climate change.

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  • Bernie was born as Bernard Sander on September 08, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.  He is 80 years old as of 2021. His birth sign is Scorpio.  Bernie celebrates his birthday with his family, friends, and colleagues on September 08 every year.
  • Bernie was born to both parents in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America.  He is a handsome son to Eli Sanders the father and Dorothy Sanders the mother. He has a brother named Larry Sanders.  However, details regarding his brothers and sisters are publicly unavailable. Moreover, we are still reviewing this section and we shall update it once it is available.
  • Sanders is a man of average size who appears to be quite tall in his photos, relative to his surroundings. He has an average height and a moderate body weight. However, details regarding his actual height and other body measurements are publicly unavailable. We are keeping tabs and we shall update this information as soon as it is out.
  • Bernie received his elementary and high school education from James Madison High School. He later joined Brooklyn University and transferred to University of Chicago where he pursued his college education.
  • Bernie is a married man as of 2021 database records. Sanders is happily married to his longtime girlfriend and fiancée, Jane O’Meara. The couple dated for some time before their wedding in 1988. He lives a happy marriage life without claims of separation, divorce or marital scandal. Bernie was once married to her longtime girlfriend and fiancée Deborah Shilling Messing in 1964. The couple developed misunderstandings and marital issues that resulted to a divorce in 1966 with no children.
Bernie Sanders
  • Bernie has one child as of 2021 database record. He is a proud father to a son, Levi Sanders. He loves, cares, natures and mentors him despite his involving political career. 
  • Bernie commenced his journalism job as a politician while at the University of Chicago when he worked for Young People’s Socialist League.  He campaigned and won the seat as Student organizer for Civil Rights Movement for Congress of Racial Equity. His drive to hold a position that can help him help the society propelled him to pursue political career. Later, Bernie commenced some jobs including Carpentry Head Start teaching, psychiatric aid among others in New York. He also became a filmmaker, movie script writer and education material entrepreneur in Vermont.
  • In 1980, Sanders competed for Burlington, Vermont Mayorship seat on Liberty Union Party and won. He served as a mayor for two terms, that is eight years until 1989.  In 2015, Bernie joined Democratic until 2016 when he joined an independent party that helped him clinch the Vermont United States Senator incumbent in 2007. In 2016, Sanders showed support for the Democratic Party Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton in her quest to be the President of the United States of America.
  • Bernie also made appearances in TV shows and acted in movies like My Ex-Girlfriend’s Wedding Reception, The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth that earned him international recognition. Sanders has also authored several books including, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe that gained best listings by the New York Times Best Seller. He currently broadcasts, The Bernie Sanders Show, that airs on Facebook.
  • Bernie is one of the wealthiest journalists in the United States of America as he receives an annual salary estimated to be $600,000 from his weathercasting career.
  • Bernie is one of the wealthiest journalists in the United States of America as he has an estimated net worth of $3 million including his earnings, investments and assets. His career as a as a politician. Through his various sources of income, he accumulates a good net worth but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle. 
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