- Name: Tom Perez
- Age: 56 years old
- Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: Politician
- Net Worth: US $1.3 Million
- Status: Alive
Tom Perez is an American politician, lawyer, Chair of the Democratic National Committee and member of the Democratic Party. He previously served as the 26th United States Secretary of Labor. Perez was born Thomas Edward Perez on October 7, 1961 in Buffalo, New York. His parents Grace and Rafael are Dominican immigrants. He has four older siblings. Perez attended Canisius High School followed by Brown University. He graduated with a BA degree in international relations and political science in 1983. Perez completed both his JD and Masters degrees from Harvard University in 1987. He’s since received honorary Doctorates from Brown University, Drexel University and Oberlin College.
Perez began his career as a civil rights attorney at the Department of Justice. He worked in the Civil Rights Division from 1989 to 1995. Prior to that he served as a law clerk for Attorney General ‘Edwin Meese’ and later for judge Zita Weinshienk. Perez worked as deputy assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights under the 78th AG Janet Reno. During his tenure he also served as counselor to Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy.
Perez taught law for six years at the University of Maryland law school from 2001 to 2007. He was also a part-time educator at the George Washington School of Public Health. Perez was a member of the Montgomery County Council from 2002 to 2006. He held office as Secretary of the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation from March 2007 to October 2009. He was elected as U.S. Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in October 2009.
Perez was nominated by President Barack Obama as the 26th U.S. Secretary of Labor in March 2013. He held that office from July 2013 to January 2017. In December 2016, Perez announced his candidacy for Chair of the Democratic National Committee. He defeated fellow Democrat Keith Ellison to become the first Latino Chair of the DNC. He was sworn into office on February 25, 2017.
Tom Perez is 5ft 11in tall and he’s of Hispanic descent. His net worth is estimated at $1.3 million. Perez is married to Washington, D.C. attorney ‘Ann Marie Staudenmaier’. They have three children, Amalia, Rafael and Susana. The couple resides in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Tom Perez Age, Birthday, Salary, Wiki
- Birth Name: Thomas Edward Perez
- Birthday: October 7, 1961
- How Old : Age: 56 years old
- Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 11in (181 cm)
- Occupation: Politician, DNC Chair
- Net Worth & Salary: US $1.3 Million
- Marriage(s): Ann Marie Staudenmaier
- Death-O-Meter: Alive