Born on May 28, 1971, Marco Rubio is an American politician, lawyer and young American senator from Florida. Marco is a Cuban American from Miami and a Republican candidate in the 2016 presidential election. He served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.
He graduated from high school in 1989 and attended Tarkio College on a football scholarship from 1989 to 1990 before enrolling at Santa Fe Community College in Gainesville, Florida. Marco received a BA degree in political science from the University of Florida in 1993 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1996. He quit the race for the presidency in March 2016 after losing Florida Primary to Donald Trump.
Having been in the spotlight, details about his personal life became interesting. Here’s what you need to know about his wife, family, kids, and gay status.
Is Marco Rubio married?
Senator Marco has been married to his wife, Jeanette Christina Dousdebes, since 1998. The duo met at a block party when he was 17 and Marco, 19, and in college.
After seven years of dating, Marco proposed to her atop the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day, 1997. Imagine how high he went, to begin with, no wonder they always reach the heights in as a family. They were married in October 1998 at the Church of the Little Flower in Coral Gables, Florida.
Marco Rubio’s wife
Jeanette Christina Dousdebes was born on December 5, 1973, in Florida, to Colombian migrant parents who later divorced when she was just six years old. That’s probably why she goes out of her way to make sure she has the best marriage possible.
She attended South Miami High School, her husband’s alma mater, and Miami Dade College. Prior to her marriage, she worked as a bank teller and was a member of Miami’s Dolphin cheerleader in 1997 at the request of her sister (who was already a member). She doesn’t seem to have benefited from it as she dropped out after only a year.
She enrolled in a course in fashion design at the International College of Fine Arts, but changed her focus to building her house and raising her children who had become pregnant, then leaving a year later, with just one. semester.
Jeanette who would rather settle down and have a predictable family life admits to being shy and not wanting to be in the media, but her husband’s political ambition and career got her out. Nonetheless, she was always a supportive woman, always there for their children. Her husband has assigned her as his pride checker and rushes to her for advice.
Although she has expressed that being married to a politician and mother of four is more like being a single mother, she has never failed to remind her husband of his duty, even if it involves commuting. between Miami and the state capital, Tallahassee, to be with him during his term in the legislature.
What does Jeanette Christina do? Politics?
Outside of family, she volunteers for an organization called Kristi’s House, which cares for young people who have been abused or involved in human trafficking in the Miami area. She works for Norman Braman, a billionaire car dealership in Miami, which has long nurtured Mr. Rubio’s career with advice, financial support and campaign contributions.
Jeanette is also very religious, she holds a weekly Bible class at her home and would regularly take her family to two places of worship: a Catholic church and the Baptist Christian community mega-church.
She tolerated politics but never savored it, yet found a way to use her husband’s position to help shine a light on some of the causes most important to her. For example, when she learned about the Florida youth sex trade, she pushed her husband to confront the issue in the Senate and he co-sponsored a bill to protect victims.
The children of Marco Rubio
Marco’s marriage to Jeanette produced four working children; two girls; Amanda and Danielle, and two sons, Dominick and Anthony. They live in West Miami, Florida with their parents, relatives and a large number of cousins.
Amanda, the eldest of the children took after her mother and is a competitive stunt cheerleader. While Amanda is an avid horse rider and competes in Florida, her brothers play football. Marco, who loves spending time with his kids, coaches his sons after playing in high school and nurturing his dream of becoming an NFL player.
Marco’s parents, Mario and Oriales Rubiography, are Cuban immigrants who came to the United States to improve their lives in 1956, three years before Fidel Castro came to power. His parents applied for US citizenship and were naturalized in 1975, four years after he was born.
The family then moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, where her father worked as a bartender at the Sam’s Town Hotel and her mother as a housekeeper at the Imperial Palace Hotel.
Later, his father also worked as a border post guard and his mother as a Kmart inventory clerk. He has three siblings, Mario, Barbara and Veronica. His father died in 2010 of lung cancer after 61 years of marriage to his wife. He described his father as a great strength and the reason for his presidential aspirations.
Is Marco Rubio gay? Case
Marco is a practicing Catholic and, of course, married, so he’s definitely not gay. He is opposed to same-sex marriage and has been individually challenged on the same grounds. During his presidential campaign, he had an exchange with a gay man and reiterated his position on same-sex marriage. He believes marriage is an important cornerstone of society and how it is done matters. Respecting others’ views on what and how marriage should be, he strongly believes that it should be between a man and a woman.
Marco is a dedicated family man who enjoys spending time with his family at every opportunity. There is no rumor of an affair so far.
Height and net worth
There is a general belief that similar to a game in basketball, the tallest candidate has the advantage of being the president, which raises the question of whether there is a correlation between height and power.
During his run for the presidency, his height became a subject of discussion and revision. His height is 1.75m (5’10”) although there are rumors that he is closer to 5’8″. He would have been the second shortest US president since William McKinley, who stood at 5’7.
His net worth was described as negative in 2012 and he allegedly made a lot of bad money choices. It has also been speculated that being raised in a poor household may have contributed to his fluctuating net worth. He, however, has an estimated net worth of over $200,000 mostly from his salary, copyrights and a teaching job.