politician Nancy Pelosi was born on 26 March 1940, in Baltimore,
Maryland, and is currently known for being the Democrats Minority Leader
in the House of Representatives. Nancy’s working life has always
revolved around politics, since completing her education in the early
just how rich is Nancy Pelosi, as of mid-2017? Authoritative sources
estimate that Nancy’s net worth is over $140 million most of her wealth
coming from her involvement in politics now stretching over 50 years,
and from business investments. Her salary as Minority Leader is
Pelosi Net Worth $140 Million
Patricia D’Alesandro is of largely Italian descent. She matriculated
from the Catholic all-girls Institute of Notre Dame High School in
Baltimore, and then graduated from (now) Trinity Washington University
in 1962 with a BA in political science. Her first job was as an intern
for Senator Daniel Brewster, and it was around the same time that she
met Paul Frank Pelosi, who she married in 1963. They moved to San
Francisco, where she became more involved in politics, becoming a member
of the California Democratic Party, then the Democratic National
Committee, and subsequently holding several party positions in
California, until being elected to the House of Representatives from the
in 1987, and being re-elected 10 times. Her net worth would rise
filled several committee positions in Congress before being elected
Minority Whip for the Democrats in 2001, and then Minority Leader the
following year, the first woman to hold either position. In 2007 she was
elected the 60thSpeaker
of the House of Representatives, again the first woman, a position she
held until 2011. During her time as Speaker, Nancy Pelosi was viewed
rather unfavorably by the voters, of whom 64% had a negative attitude
towards her. When Pelosi finished her four year run as the Speaker, she
went on to participate in the election for the position of Minority
Leader in 2011, again winning and in which she has remained.
with many other politicians, Nancy Pelosi has not managed to avoid
controversy and allegations during her career. In 2011, Pelosi with
several other members of the Congress, was accused of utilizing
information from closed sessions in order to receive money from
companies and individuals on the stock market. Even though Pelosi denied
such accusations, these allegations did not help her win over the
voters. However, despite such controversy, Nancy Pelosi is a respected
politician, who was honored with the Order of Merit of the Italian
Republic in 2007, and was even featured in a list of the “World’s 100
Most Powerful Women” compiled by Forbes magazine.
her personal life, such as it is, Nancy has been married to Paul Frank
Pelosi since 1963, and they have five children. Nancy and Frank are
still based in San Francisco.
Maryland, United States
ft 4 in (1.64 m)
Minority Leader of the United States House of Representatives
of Notre Dame High School, Baltimore, Trinity Washington
Pelosi (m. 1963)
Pelosi, Paul Pelosi, Jr., Christine Pelosi, Jacqueline Pelosi,
Nancy Corinne Pelosi
D'Alesandro Jr., Anunciata D'Alesandro
L. J. D'Alesandro III, Hector D'Alesandro, Nicholas D'Alesandro,
Joseph D'Alesandro, Franklin D. Roosevelt D'Alesandro
Special Achievement Award for Public Advocacy (2007), Knight
Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
(2007), Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun (2015),
Walters' Most Fascinating Person of the year (2006), World's 100
most powerful women (#26, 2014)
the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. [January 2007]
House minority leader (2011 - present).
the highest political rank for a female in American history when
she attained the position of 60th "Speaker of the United States
House of Representatives" (4 January 2007).
10, 2010) Merited a position in Time magazine's - The 100 Most
Influential People in the World ("Leaders" category) - with an
homage contributed by Hillary Clinton.
of Michiel Vos.
was Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr. Mother was Annunciata D'Alesandro.
Father Thomas was Baltimore's first Italian-American mayor.
Brother Thomas J. D'Alesandro III was also elected Mayor of
brother, Franklin D. Roosevelt D'Alesandro, died at age 73 of
cancer on February 21, 2007 in Baltimore, Maryland.
January 2007, became the first woman to be elected Speaker of
the House. In January 2011, turned the gavel over to Rep. John
to the House of Representatives as a Democrat from California in
a special election following the death of Representative Sala
Burton. Term of service: 2 June 1987 - present.
father and brother have both been elected Mayor of Baltimore.
of Alexandra Pelosi, Christine Pelosi, Jacqueline Pelosi, Nancy
Corinne Pelosi and Paul Pelosi, Jr.
California Attorney-General Kamala Harris] The child who
witnessed the civil rights movement from a stroller has taken a
lead role in the fight for marriage equality by challenging the
constitutionality of Proposition 8. As a new generation of women
picks up the mantle of progress, she will always be among the
first to stand up and step forward.
have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it.
[Speech on health care reform, March 10, 2009.]