Andrew Cuomo Net Worth 2020, Biography, Education and Career.
Andrew Cuomo Net Worth 2020 – Andrew Cuomo is an American politician of the Democratic Party, who is an author, a lawyer and the 56th Governor of New York from January 1, 2011. His political career can be dated back to his time as his father campaign manager.
Andrew Mark Cuomo was born on December 6, 1957 in Queens borough of New York City. He is the eldest son of attorney and later governor of New York, Mario Cuomo, and his wife, Matilda.
His parents are Italian. His paternal grandparents were from Nocera Inferiore and Tramonti in South Italy, and his maternal grandparents were from Sicily. He has a younger brother, Chris, who works as a journalist with ‘CNN.’
His interest in politics developed when, as a teenager, he participated in his father’s campaign to run for the state office. He put up posters during the campaign to support his father.
Andrew Cuomo married Kerry Kennedy, the seventh of the eleven children of Robert F Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy, on June 9, 1990.
The couple have three daughters, namely, Cara Ethel Kennedy-Cuomo, Mariah Matilda Kennedy-Cuomo, and Michaela Andrea Kennedy-Cuomo. Twins Cara and Mariah were born on January 11, 1995. Michaela was born on August 26, 1997.
The couple separated in 2003, as Andrew’s full-time commitment toward his campaigns and office did not leave him with much time for his family. Kerry was apparently burdened with parenting, and that eventually tore them apart. They divorced legally in 2005.
In 2011, Andrew began dating ‘Food Network’ host Sandra Lee. The couple moved in together and currently live in Westchester County, New York.
Andrew and singer Billy Joel are close friends. Andrew presided over Billy’s fourth wedding, in 2015.
Andrew attended ‘St. Gerard Majella’s School,’ from where he graduated in 1971. In 1975, he graduated from ‘Archbishop Molloy High School.’ Soon, he joined ‘Fordham University.’ He graduated with a BA degree from ‘the university in 1979.
He then went to ‘Albany Law School’ of ‘Union University,’ New York, to receive a JD.
As a graduate of Fordham University and Albany Law School of Union University, New York, Cuomo joined politics as the campaign manager for his father. He also practiced his profession as an assistant district attorney in the city before going private.
He is the founder of HELP USA, the Housing Enterprise for the Less Privileged and later became the New York City Homeless Commission (1990-1993).
He had held several government positions including, Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development during the Clinton Administration (May 28, 1993 – January 29, 1996); served as the 11th U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (January 29, 1997 – January 20, 2001); became the 64th Attorney General of New York (January 1, 2007- December 31, 2010); and won 2010 gubernatorial governorship election to become the 56th Governor of New York.
He contested for a third tenure as governor in the 2018 New York gubernatorial election after his second term elapsed.
After the primary election, with 93% of precincts reporting, Cuomo won by 65% of the vote against his opponent, actress-and-activist Cynthia Nixon’s 35%.
In his two terms as the governor, his leadership is credited with making the state a beacon for social progress in the nation, making it a stronger economy, a cleaner environment, a fairer criminal justice system, and producing more high school graduates attending college than before.
His administration takes credits for enacting progressive tax code, conservation of more lands, launching the most ambitious infrastructure program in the country such as rebuilding the Penn Station, the new Mario Cuomo bridge, LaGuardia and JFK airports.
They also boast of making historic investments in economic development, education, and healthcare, thereby saving upstate New York from being “treated as the forgotten stepchild of Albany.”
As of 2020, Andrew has an estimated net worth of over $6 million. This wealth has come from his well-endowed career as a politician and as a lawyer. In his career as a lawyer, he has been able to serve in various positions is one of the most prominent firms.
He has held a very high position in government including that of Secretary and assistant secretary of state which has contributed to his net worth. The icing on the cake is when he served as Governor of New York. This did increase his net worth as he was earning excellent pay.
Andrew Cuomo has had a very successful career as a politician. His devotion to serving his people is what has seen him rise in different ranks. He is a true son of his father as he has been able to serve even better than his father did.