- Name: Jill Stein
- Age: 66 years old
- Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Physician
- Net Worth: US $2.5 Million
- Status: Alive
Jill Stein is an American politician, physician and environmental health advocate. She was the Green Party’s nominee for the 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Jill Ellen Stein was born on May 14, 1950 in Highland Park, Illinois. Her parents were Gladys and Joseph. Stein attended Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She graduated magna cum laude in 1973. She completed her law degree from Harvard Medical School in 1979.
As a physician, Stein practiced and taught medicine for more that 20 years. She’s worked at facilities like Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care in New England. Stein turned to activism in the 1990s in an effort to promote healthy environments. She worked alongside non profits and community groups to combat environmental injustice. They tackled issues such as water pollution, mercury in the atmosphere and toxic waste sites. Stein later became an advocate for campaign finance reform. She helped with the campaign for the Clean Elections Law in Massachusetts in 1998. The law was later repealed by the Democratic Legislature.
Stein ran for governor of Massachusetts in 2002 as a member of the Green-Rainbow Party. She lost the race to Republican Mitt Romney. She also had unsuccessful bids for the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 2004 and for Secretary of the Commonwealth in 2006. Stein won a Town Meeting Seat in Lexington, Massachusetts in 2005. She was re-elected for a second term in 2008. Stein ran another unsuccessful campaign for governor of Massachusetts in 2010. She lost the seat to Democrat Deval Patrick.
Stein ran against Democratic nominee Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. Her slogan was “A Green New Deal for America”. She ultimately lost that race. Stein made her second bid for president of the United States in 2016. She fought a loosing battle against Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. She ended the race with 1% of the national popular vote.
Jill Stein is 5ft 6in tall and is of Russian-Jewish descent. She has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million. Stein married fellow physician ‘Richard Rohrer’ in May 1950. They have two children, Noah and Ben. The family resides in Lexington, Massachusetts.
Jill Stein Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Jill Ellen Stein
- Birthday: May 14, 1950
- How Old : Age: 66 years old
- Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 6in (168 cm)
- Occupation: Politician, Physician, Activist
- Net Worth : Salary: US $2.5 Million
- Marriage(s): Richard Rohrer
- Death-O-Meter: Alive