Cory Booker is an American politician who started serving as the junior United States Senator from New Jersey in 2013 as well as is known for his campaign to run for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in the 2020 United States presidential election.

Born Name

Cory Anthony Booker

Nick Name

Spartacus

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States

Residence

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

Education

Cory Booker attended Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan and during his time there, he played varsity football and was named to the 1986 USA Today All-USA high school football team. Later, he got enrolled at Stanford University and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1991 followed by a Master of Arts degree in Sociology the following year.

He also went on to study at Oxford University and received an honors degree in United States history in 1994 as a member of The Queen’s College. After that, Cory Booker earned his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in the year 1997.

Occupation

Politician, Actor

Family

  • Father – Cary Alfred Booker (Executive at IBM)
  • Mother – Carolyn Rose (née Jordan) (Executive at IBM)
  • Others – Wathia Clarence “W. C.” Allen (Paternal Grandfather), Jessie/Jesse Lucille Booker (Paternal Grandmother), Limuary Alja Jordan (Maternal Grandfather), Adeline Nadine Wilson (Maternal Grandmother)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm

Weight

82 kg or 180.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Cory Booker has dated –

  1. (2006)
  2. Arianna Huffington (2007)
  3. Veronica Webb (2009-2010)
  4. (2018)

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Black)

Cory Booker is of African-American, English, German, and Irish descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Baldhead
  • Towering height

Religion

He grew up in a religious household where he used to attend a small African Methodist Episcopal Church in New Jersey alongside his family.

Cory Booker Favorite Things

  • Author – James Baldwin

Source –

Cory Booker Facts

  1. He opted to follow in 1992 and later became a in 2014.
  2. Cory Booker was named as one of the “Top 40 Bachelors” by Town & Country in 2013.
  3. He speaks fine Spanish.
  4. He has appeared on shows such as  Live!, The Show, The Show, Late Night with , , Patriot Act with , and The Daily Show with .
  5. It has also been rumored that he is gay but Cory Booker has prevented himself from clearing things citing, “Because I want to challenge people on their homophobia. I love seeing on Twitter when someone says I’m gay, and I say, “So what does it matter if I am? So be it. I hope you are not voting for me because you are making the presumption that I’m straight.”
  6. He has gained an immense social media fan base with more than 5 million followers on Twitter, more than 1.5 million followers on Facebook, and more than a million followers on Instagram.

Featured Image by Gage Skidmore / / CC BY-SA 2.0

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Facts of Cory Booker

  • full nameCory Booker
  • Date of Birth April 27, 1969
  • Age 52 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Taurus
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Emerald
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Virgo, Cancer, Capricorn
  • weight82 kg
  • height6 ft 2½ in

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