Richard has come a long way before attaining the enviable status that he has attained today. By professional training, he is a lawyer. For twelve solid years, he has been the attorney general of Connecticut. While in at the law school in Yale, he was editor in chief of the Yale law journal. Both Bill and Hillary Clinton were his classmates.
Speaking about the present, Richard is a United States Senior Senator from Connecticut; his ideologies rest with the Democratic Party. He ranks among the list of richest Senators in the 114th Congress. Factually speaking, Richard is the 7th richest Senator. He was sworn in as a senator after defeating his opponent at the polls on 5th January, 2011. Blumenthal previously had a stint with the U.S Marine Corps Reserve units that are stationed at Washington. Richard held several administrative positions before he attained his present status.
Richard was born on the 13th of February 1946. His parents are Jane (née Rosenstock) and Martin Blumenthal. His recorded place of birth was in Brooklyn, New York. In his career as a lawyer, Richard was a strong force for abolishing the death penalty status of Connecticut. He is well known for his attacks on fellow super rich Senators who are connected to Wall Street.
Richard got the bulk of his wealth through his spouse-Cynthia Allison Malkin whom he married in 1982. The union is blessed with three children.
Richard’s C.V is loaded when you want to talk of his professional qualifications. Check this out: Harvard University, Trinity College, Cambridge and Yale University.
Richard is the seventh richest Senator out of the roll call of 100. His net worth is put at just under $104 million dollars.
He belongs to four major committees in the Senate.
He has received several awards in recognition of his services to the U.S Marine. Last September 21st, he was given the award CompTIA Excellence in Cybersecurity.
- Occupation: Politician.
- Age: 70.
- Date of Birth: 13-02-1946.
- Place of Birth: Brooklyn, New York.
- Gender: Male.
- Height in m: Missing.
- Height in ft: Not given.
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- Weight in kg: Not given.
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- Parents: Jane (née Rosenstock) and Martin Blumenthal.
- Siblings: Three children.
- Measurements: Not given.
- Spouse: Cynthia Allison Malkin.
- Ethnicity/Race: American.
- Nationality: American.