Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Mark Cuomo is an American political member of the Democratic Party of New York and a lawyer. After serving as the 11th Secretary of Housing and Urban Development in the United States and the 64th New York State Attorney General in the second term of the Bill Clinton administration, he is now the 56th Governor of New York. So, in this article, you will see the biography of Andrew Cuomo.

Quick Info
Full nameAndrew Mark Cuomo
Date of BirthDecember 6, 1957
Birth PlaceNew York City, U.S.
Parent(s)Mario Cuomo
Matilda Raffa
OccupationPolitician, Lawyer, Author
In office56th Governor of New York (January 1, 2011 - Present)
Chair of the National Governors Association (August 5, 2020 - Present)
Vice Chair of the National Governors Association (July 26, 2019 – August 5, 2020)
64th Attorney General of New York (January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2010)
11th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (January 29, 1997 – January 20, 2001)
Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Community Planning and Development (May 28, 1993 – January 29, 1997)
Political PartyDemocratic
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Kerry Kennedy
​​(m. 1990; div. 2005)​
Sandra Lee (2005–2019)
Net worthUS $5 million

Early Life

Andrew Cuomo, an Italian American, was born in New York, Queens, is the eldest son of five children of the lawyer and later Governor of New York of 1994 and one of the stars of the Democratic Party, Mario Cuomo and Matilda (born Raffa). His parents were of Italian descent; her paternal grandparents were from Nocera Inferior and Tramonti in southern Italy, and her maternal grandparents were from Sicily. His younger brother, Chris Cuomo, is a journalist and works at CNN. His older sister, Margaret Cuomo, is a radiologist.

Andrew Cuomo attended high school at Archbishop Molloy High School, 1979 New York, graduated from Fordham University, New York in 1982 from Albany Law School graduate. He received a BA from Fordham University in 1979 and his doctorate from the Faculty of Albany Law School in 1982.

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Career

Andrew Cuomo served in Bill Clinton’s administration from 1993 to 2001 and served as the Secretary of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1997 to 2001. On January 19, 1999, President Bill Clinton led the cabinet to parliament published State of the Union. Andrew Cuomo is designated as the designated survivor, to gather in the House of Representatives Chamber. When facing disasters, the president, vice president, and other officials of the United States can succeed to the presidency in the order of succession of the United States president.

In 2002, Andrew Cuomo participated in the nomination of the Governor of New York State and was elected as the New York State Attorney General in 2006.

In the 2010 governor election, he was elected governor of New York State with a 62% vote on behalf of the Democratic Party. After being elected governor, he promoted same-sex marriage in New York in 2011 and reduced taxes to companies. In January 2013, Cuomo made New York the first state to tighten gun control in the US following the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. In the 2014 governor election, Cuomo ran for re-election. 

Andrew Cuomo ran for a third term in the 2018 elections and faced the candidacy of actress Cynthia Nixon to the Democratic Party’s left in the primary. He won the primary by 65.61% of the vote against 34.39% for Nixon and faces the Republican Party candidate, Marcus Molinaro, and candidates from minor parties in the election of November 6, 2018, that he won.

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When the pandemic Covid-19 hits New York, Andrew Cuomo was planning for 2020 a vast austerity plan for the State of New York, associated with high cuts in the health budget. It provided the removal of $ 400 million from the funding for Medicaid, which helped the poor and the closure of thousands of hospital beds. His management of the pandemic in his state is hailed.

Finding hospital beds, ventilators, protective equipment for caregivers, increasing the fine for social distancing violators, regular press briefings, and containment measures were the precautionary action taken by him for his city. But the announcement in March, during the epidemic, of the first savings measures, aroused the emotion of the medical community and the disapproval of the left-wing of his party; Senator Gustavo Rivera, chairman of the Committee on Health of the Senate of the State of New York, evoked a double play and obscene actions.

Age, Height, and other facts

Andrew Cuomo was born on December 6, 1957. His current age is 62 years old, and his nationality is American. He belongs to white ethnicity and is currently living in New York City. His zodiac sign is Capricorn and has pursued to be a politician.           

Andrew stands at a height of 5 feet and 11 inches (180cm). He currently weighs around 75 Kg. He has brown hair and has brown eyes. He has an attractive smile with a healthy and fit body. He is a Christian.

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Personal Life

Andrew Cuomo married Kerry Kennedy, the youngest daughter of Senator Robert Kennedy, who was assassinated in 1968 in 1990. They divorced 15 years later. He has three daughters, twins Mariah and Cara, and Michaela. Cuomo has a little brother, Chris Cuomo, a well-known journalist for the television network CNN. His sister Maria is married to designer Kenneth Cole.

 

Net Worth

According to trustful sources, Andrew Cuomo has an estimated net worth of 5$ million.

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