Cory Booker Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Cory Booker Quick Info
Height6 ft 2½ in
Weight82 kg
Date of BirthApril 27, 1969
Zodiac SignTaurus
Eye ColorDark Brown

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

Cory Booker as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, United States
Cory Booker as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California, United States (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sun Sign

Taurus

Born Place

Washington, D.C., United States

Residence

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States

Nationality

American

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)
Cory Booker as seen while speaking at a Barack Obama campaign rally in Newark, New Jersey, United States in October 2007
Cory Booker as seen while speaking at a Barack Obama campaign rally in Newark, New Jersey, United States in October 2007 (Bbsrock / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Build

Average

Height

6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm

Weight

82 kg or 180.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Cory Booker has dated –

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

Race / Ethnicity

Mixed (White and Black)

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

Cory Booker as seen while posing for the camera along with Gayle King at the 2011 'Time 100' gala in April 2011
Cory Booker as seen while posing for the camera along with Gayle King at the 2011 ‘Time 100’ gala in April 2011 (David Shankbone / Wikimedia / CC BY 3.0)

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

SourceIMDb

Cory Booker (Left) meeting Judge Garland in April 2016
Cory Booker (Left) meeting Judge Garland in April 2016 (Senate Democrats / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Cory Booker Facts

  1. He opted to follow vegetarianism in 1992 and later became a vegan 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 Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Rachel Maddow Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Jimmy FallonRuPaulPatriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
  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 / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0

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