|Real Name/Full Name||Jacky Lorraine Jacqueline Speier|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Jacky Speier|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, United States|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||14 May 1950|
|Age/How Old:||72 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 162 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′4″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 60 Kg
In Pounds – 132 lbs
|Parents Name:||Father – Fred Speier
Mother – Nancy Speier
|School:||Mercy High School|
|College:||University of California, Davis and University of California, Hastings College of Law|
|Husband/Spouse Name:||Steve Sierra (deceased), Barrie Dennis|
|Kids/Children Name:||Stephanie Dennis (daughter) and Jackson Dennis (son)|
|Profession:||Politician, US Representative|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Last Updated:||March 2023|
Do you know who the US representative for California’s 14th congressional district is? She is Jackie Speier. She is a member of the Democratic Party and is serving since 2008. She was also the part of California State Senate and has done in various fields of importance.
Well, how well do you know about Jackie Speier? If not much, here is what we know about Jackie Speier to date.
Biography and Early Life
Jackie was born on 14th May 1950 in San Francisco. Her parents are Manfred ‘Fred’ Speier (father) and Nancy Speier (mother). While the former is a German emigrant, the latter is a survivor of the Armenian Genocide. Jackie grew up in an apolitical family. She was very fond of Jackie Kennedy and even put her middle name ‘Jacqueline’ based on her only.
Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement
So, how old is Jackie Speier in 2023 and what is her height and weight? Well, Jackie Speier’s age is 72 years old as of today’s date 22nd March 2023 having been born on 14 May 1950. Though, she is 5′4″ in feet and inches and 162 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 132lbs in Pound and 60 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brownand hair color is Blonde.
Jackie went to Mercy High School, Burlingame, for her schooling and primary education. After that, she earned a B.A. from the University of California and a JD degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.
Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids
Jackie had her marriage in 1987 with Dr Steven Sierra. He was an emergency room doctor by accident. They also had a son named Jackson Kent. Unfortunately, in 1994, Steven died in a car accident when Jackie was two months pregnant with their second child. Their second child is a daughter Stephanie. In 2001, Speier had her second marriage with Barry Dennis, who is an investment consultant.
Jackie‘s political entry started from the grass-roots level as she was the staffer for Leo Ryan, who was a Congressman at that time. It was the Several Peoples Temple, a group whose members formed an investigative team. She, along with her five team members, was attacked by rifles and shotguns during an attack on the flight. Five of her team members, including Ryan, was killed, and she was shot five times and had to wait for 22 hours before help arrived.
Is Jackie Speier Lesbian?
No, that is not the case. Jackie has been married twice, and she lost her former husband. She is also a mother of two children. So, the claims are not valid, and her sexual orientation is Straight.
Jackie start to her political career wasn’t successful as she failed to fill the vacancy in the By-Election due to the death of Congressman Ryan. She won her first election in 1980, running for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and defeating a 20-year incumbent. She also won the second term in 1984 and became the chairwoman. In 1986, she ran midway through her term in the California State Assembly.
She won by a close margin, but she rewon the seat four more times. In 2006, she also ran for Lieutenant Governor of California but lost it by a close margin. Jackie decided to run for the Democratic Party for the 12th District, which belonged to Ryan. Her predecessor from seat Tom Lantos vacated the seat as Jackie had far more excellent support within the party.
Unfortunately, Lantos died before completing his term, and Jackie won a clear majority with over 75% of votes. She introduced ‘The Gasoline Savings and Speed Limit Reduction Act’ in 2008 as her first bill. She advocated the use of the 25th Amendment to the US Constitution to remove ex-president Donald Trump.
She also proposed a bill against sexual abuse and harassment of women and also promoted the #MeToo movement. She has also written books, ‘This Is Not the Life I Ordered: 50 Ways to Keep Your Head Above Water When Life Keeps Dragging You Down’ (co-authored) and ‘Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back.
Jackie has been a recipient of the ‘Women of Courage Award’ for her fight against the sexual abuse of women. She also has a Caltrain Express locomotive named in her honour.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jackie Speier in 2023
Jackie has been a part of the US House of Representatives for consecutive terms. That is her primary source of income. As of 2023, Her net worth is estimated to be around $10 million.
Jackie Speier is a significant and prominent name in US Politics. Starting from an apolitical and humble background, she reached the US House of Representatives. When she was shot five times, and the rest of her members were killed, that could have been the end of roads for her. But she fought back. Despite losing the seat contested by Ryan, she won it that too with a storming majority. She has been winning the seat consecutively.
She has also advocated against sexual harassment against women through her books, speeches and bills. Other than that, she has been part of many other important laws. On the personal front, too, she lost her husband but returned to life for her children. At last, we would like to congratulate her on her successful political journey. We would also like to wish her all the best in her future endeavors.