Michael Bennet Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Michael Bennet Quick Info
Height 6 ft
Weight 76 kg
Date of Birth November 28, 1964
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Spouse Susan Daggett

Michael Bennet is an American businessman, lawyer, and politician who became the senior United States Senator from Colorado in 2009 as well as is known for being one of the candidates for the Democratic Nomination for President in the 2020 election.

Born Name

Michael Farrand Bennet

Nick Name

Michael

Michael Bennet as seen in one of his official photos
Michael Bennet as seen in one of his official photos (US Senate / U.S. Federal Government / Public Domain)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

New Delhi, India

Residence

Congress Park, Denver, Colorado, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Michael Bennet studied at St. Albans School, an independent college preparatory day and boarding school located in Washington, D.C., and then received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Wesleyan University, a private liberal arts college in Middletown, Connecticut, in 1987. During his time at the university, he was also a member of Beta Theta Pi.

Later, Michael Bennet got his J.D. degree from Yale Law School where he also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law Journal.

Occupation

Businessman, Lawyer, Politician

Family

  • Father – Douglas J. Bennet (Political Official, College President, Served as an aide to Chester Bowles who was the former U.S. ambassador to India, Former Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, Former Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs)
  • Mother – Susanne Christine (née Klejman)
  • Siblings – James Bennet (Younger Brother) (Journalist, Writer), Holly (Sister)
  • Others – Douglas Joseph Bennet (Paternal Grandfather), Phoebe Benedict (Paternal Grandmother), John /Jan Jacob Klejman (Maternal Grandfather), Helena /Halina Kljeman (Maternal Grandmother), Sarah Jessup (Sister-In-Law)
Michael Bennet as seen while speaking at an event in Des Moines, Iowa in August 2019
Michael Bennet as seen while speaking at an event in Des Moines, Iowa in August 2019 (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Build

Slim

Height

6 ft or 183 cm

Weight

76 kg or 167.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Michael Bennet has dated –

  1. Susan Daggett (1997-Present) – He married Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund attorney Susan Diane Daggett on October 26, 1997, in Marianna, Arkansas and they parent 3 daughters.

Race / Ethnicity

White

Michael Bennet has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry on his mother’s side and is of English, Irish, and German descent on his father’s side.

Michael Bennet as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, United States
Michael Bennet as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Democratic Wing Ding at Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa, United States (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Blue

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Religion

He was raised in a household that practiced both Jewish and Christian traditions.

Michael Bennet as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention hosted by the AFL-CIO at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona, Iowa
Michael Bennet as seen while speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention hosted by the AFL-CIO at the Prairie Meadows Hotel in Altoona, Iowa (Gage Skidmore / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0)

Michael Bennet Facts

  1. His mother is a Holocaust survivor and both his parents survived imprisonment in the Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of all the Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Europe during World War II.
  2. Michael Bennet has been a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and is an original co-sponsor of the Equality Act.
  3. He has appeared on shows such as The Daily Show with Trevor NoahMorning Joe, and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
  4. He has dyslexia which is a learning disorder.
  5. Michael was diagnosed with prostate cancer and underwent surgery in 2019 that was “completely successful”.
  6. The 44th president of the United States, Barack Obama, has been one of his supporters and he once described Michael Bennet as one of the “gifted Democratic politicians”.
  7. He has also gained a decent fan base on social media with more than 120k followers on Facebook, more than 50k followers on Twitter, and more than 15k followers on Instagram.

Featured Image by US Senate / U.S. Federal Government / Public Domain

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