Dick Durbin

Richard Joseph Durbin is a senior U.S. Senator from Illinois. By profession, he is an American attorney and politician from Illinois, and by profession, he is an American attorney and politician. He was first elected from the seat of Illinois in the year 1996. Dick obtained the second-highest position as a democratic leader in the U.S. Senate. He is also the head of the Judiciary Committee in the Senate.

Well, how well do you know about Dick Durbin? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Dick Durbin’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Dick Durbin to date.

Biography and Early Life:

Richard took birth in East St. Louis, Illinois, U.S., to William Durbin and Anna’s family. His father was an Irish American, and his mother, a Lithuanian-born. No further information is being known about his family and siblings. May this is by his choice is being kept personal.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Dick Durbin in 2021, and what is his height and weight? Well, Dick Durbin’s age is 76 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 21 November 1944. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170.1 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 158.733 lbs in Pound and 72kg in Kilograms.


Richard completed his high school graduation at Assumption High School at East St. Louis in the year 1962. He then pursued B.S. in the School of Foreign Service (GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY). After completing their B.S., he pursued J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in the year 1969.

Later on, he got admitted to the Bar of Illinois in the same year after completing J. D. While he was in his final years, he was an intern at the office of Senator Paul Douglas. He also worked as a worker in the meatpacking plant in his schooling days part-time.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Durbin got married to a lady named Loretta. They had a beautiful family with three children. The names of his three children are Christine, Jennifer, and Paul. Everybody has a bad phase in life, and some heartthrobs occur in life, so came in the life of Dick. His elder daughter Christine had serious heart congenital complications for which she breathed her last on November 1, 2008.

He also had other complications in lifelike once he with her wife got conflicted with an issue of his wife’s lobbying. In a report by Chicago Tribune, the clients of Durbin’s wife have received federal funding, which Durbin was promoting. However, Durbin ignored this and maintained silence upon this issue, and tried to resolve it personally.

Is Dick Durbin Gay?

Nowhere is it being mentioned that Dick is gay because his married life with Loretta specifically clears out that he was a male with good family life. So we can justify that Dick was a male when it comes to classifying him on the basis of his sexual orientation.

Professional Career:

Richard was nominated as the 20th congressional district after winning in the year 1981. He first got a seat from Illinois, by which he started his diplomatic career. Then in the year 1996, after defeating Pat Quinn, he became the Democratic Party’s nominee.

After that, Durbin got a big advantage out of Bill Clinton’s win on 18 points at Illinois and got an opponent score of 15 points. He also got re-elected in 2002, 2008, 2014, and 2020 again in the senate at least by 10% each time. He is also a part of the committee on appropriations, the committee on the judiciary, and the committee on rules and administration.

Dick also got appointed as the assistant democratic whip in 1998 by and of senate minority Tom Daschle. Dick became the first one to work for Senate Whip from his own place in Illinois. Dick also has been appointed or actively participates in the caucus duties.


  • He is being honored with the Biochemical Research Champion award by the Endocrine Society.
  • He is also blessed with medical journalism award.

These many awards are being mentioned as per the data collected. No other honorary awards are being presented to Dick for his work in his respected field. Awards don’t matter more than an inspiring personality in society, and Richard has one, so he needs all those praises from the public regarding his work.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Dick Durbin in 2021

Dick Durbin is having a net worth of $3 million approximately as per data updated in 2021. He is expected to have a good to go live, fulfilling all his luxuries in life; by profession being a lawyer, author, and also high impacting senate member, he is expected to have such a good to go income.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know:

  • As per others’ consideration, Durbin is one of the most liberal members of the Democratic Party/congress. He is also addressed as the Top Senate Liberal by Mother Jones.
  • He is also classified with an inspiring debating ability being a trial lawyer.
  • He is the best debater of the U.S. Senate, as mentioned by Harry Reid, the majority leader.
  • Dick was the one who had raised up his voice regarding Israel’s plan to gain the Palestinian territories.
  • He was among those eight senators of the Democratic Party for submitting a letter by signing it and sending it to Donald Trump regarding abolishing Chinese products.

Richard Joseph Durbin is an inspiring personality and eye-catching inspirational image in front of the public. Being a Senator had always done great and took significant steps regarding the development of the U.S. and its people itself. He needs to receive more courage and kudos for his work.


Facts of Richard Joseph Durbin

  • Gender Male
  • full nameRichard Joseph Durbin
  • birthplaceEast St. Louis, Illinois, United States
  • Date of Birth November 21, 1944
  • Age 79 years 7 months
  • Horoscope Scorpio
  • Lucky Number 5
  • Lucky Stone Garnet
  • Lucky Color Purple
  • Best Match for Marriage Capricorn, Cancer, Pisces
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionChristianity
  • net worth$3 million
  • professionAttorney and politician serving as the senior senator at U.S., author, lawyer.
  • weightIn Kilograms – 72 Kg, In Pounds – 158.733 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 170.1 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • high schoolAssumption High School

Written by Joel S. Elkins

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