|Cory Booker Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2½ in|
|Date of Birth||April 27, 1969|
|Eye Color||Dark 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.
Cory Anthony Booker
Washington, D.C., United States
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
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.
- 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)
6 ft 2½ in or 189 cm
82 kg or 180.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Cory Booker has dated –
- Gayle King (2006)
- Arianna Huffington (2007)
- Veronica Webb (2009-2010)
- Rosario Dawson (2018-2022) – Cory started dating actress Rosario Dawson in 2018. They broke up in February 2022 after dating for almost 3 years.
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (White and Black)
Cory Booker is of African-American, English, German, and Irish descent.
- Towering height
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 – IMDb
Cory Booker Facts
- He opted to follow vegetarianism in 1992 and later became a vegan in 2014.
- Cory Booker was named as one of the “Top 40 Bachelors” by Town & Country in 2013.
- He speaks fine Spanish.
- He has appeared on shows such as Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The Rachel Maddow Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, RuPaul, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah.
- 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.”
- 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.
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