Marco Antonio Rubio is an American attorney, politician and a junior United States Senator from Florida State. He is a member of the Republican Party and previously served as the Speaker of Florida House of Representatives. Rubio was not successful in bagging the Republican Nominations for the President of United States of America in the year 2016, but he won primaries in Minnesota, Columbia District and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Keep on reading to learn more on the net worth and Earnings of Marco Rubio in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Marco Anthony Rubio was conceived in the year 1971 on May 28th in Miami Florida. Rubio was born to Mario Rubio Reina and Orioles Rubio. His father and mother did not have US citizenship as they were immigrants from Cuba but when Marco was almost clocking nineteen years, that was the time that they had their US Citizenship.
One of the reasons that made his parents come to America was to move from the many illegal crimes that were happening in Cuba. Their move to the United States happened even before the rise of Fidel Castro to power. His mother had traveled for a minimum of four trips to Cuba, and this happened when Fidel Castro came into power.
Marco grew up with his three siblings and got to be raised as a Roman Catholic follower. He has said that his growing up was not a walk in the park as his father was working as a bartender at the Sam’s Town Hotel and his mother was working at Imperial Palace Hotel as a housekeeper to provide for the family.
Rubio schooled at South Miami Senior School. He was a very smart student who loved to play various sports. Rubio was excellent when it came to American Football and also played for the high school team. His skills saw him get a football scholarship to join Tarkio College that is located in Missouri for one year. After completing his high school education, he proceeded to join the University of Florida where he pursued Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
To further his studies, he joined the University of Miami where he graduated with a J.D degree cum laude. When he was a law student, Rubio interned at the office of US representative, Ileana Ros Lehtinen. Also, he also worked for the presidential campaigns of Senator Bob Dole.
Rubio got married to Jeanette Dousdebes, who at one time was working as a bank teller and the Miami Dolphins Cheerleader. The couple has sired together four children, and they live together in West Miami, Florida.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Marco Rubio joined politics within a couple of years after he his graduation. After a certain period, he was elected as the City Commissioner for the West Miami and the year that followed he had a successful bid for the Florida House of Representative. During his tenure in office, he worked as the Majority whip as well as the Majority Leader.
He was on the frontline of promoting the agenda that was meant to better the lives of each person. After six years, he rose to the position of Speaker of House and in the position, he decreased property taxes and at the same time promoted literacy. He has taught in several universities including Florida International University. Later on, he rose to the position of the senator and served on various committees of the house.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Marco Rubio is estimated to be over $500 thousand. The main source of his wealth has been from his vast career where he has contributed to politics as well as in law. He has taught at several universities, and it has been estimated that his earnings are very high as he is paid hourly.
Marco Rubio has created a name for himself when it comes to the world of Politics as well as law as a result of the hard work and determination. He has focused himself on doing the right things and staying away from any controversy.