Nancy Patricia Pelosi is very well known as ‘Nancy Pelosi’ is an American politician that serves as the 52nd Speaker of the United States, House of Representatives.
Stage Name: Nancy Pelosi
Full Name: Nancy Patricia Pelosi
Birthday: March 26, 1940
Place of Origin: Maryland, United States
Height: 5 feet, 4 inches
Sexual Orientation: Straight Female
Spouse: Paul Pelosi
Children: 5 children
Profession: American Politician
Total Net Worth: $120 million
Nancy Patricia Pelosi initially had this position from 2007 to 2011, and 2019 to the present time. In US history, she is the only woman who has served as a speaker. Since 1987, Nancy has served as the representative for the state of California and the dean for California’s Congressional delegation. She belongs to the Democratic Party and second in line to the presidential succession after Kamala Harris.
She was born on March 26, 1940, in the town of Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Her father, Thomas D’Alesandro, Jr., is a known politician in Maryland as their democratic congressman where seven years after, he became the Mayor of Baltimore, her mother, Annunciata Lombardi D’Alesandro is also a politician, she was actively teaching Nancy the importance of social networking while organizing democracy in women. Her parents’ influence in politics made her understand and involve it at an early age.
Nancy was the youngest of seven siblings and the only girl child in the family. She is an Italian-American descent. Her father came from Genoa, Abruzzo, and Venice ancestry, and her mother was from Fornelli, Isernia, Molise, South Italy. Her mother later transferred to the US in 1912.
She had her education in an all-girls Catholic High School in Baltimore called Institute of Notre Dame, where she graduated in 1958. She finished her college education with a degree in Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, at Trinity College, Washington DC. In 1960, she interned in the political office of Senator Daniel Brewster, together with the majority of the house leader, Steny Hoyer.
She met her husband Paul Francis Pelosi when they were still both in college. In 1963, the two married at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Baltimore. After their marriage, they decided to transfer to San Francisco. At that time, Paul’s brother, Ronald Pelosi, was part of the City and County Board of Supervisors, San Francisco.
Nancy and Paul have 5 lovely children namely Nancy Corinne, Jacqueline, Christine, Alexandria, and Paul. Now that their children have kids, Nancy has a total of nine grandchildren.
She currently resides in the Pacific Heights of San Francisco. Her other properties include a home-vineyard in St. Helena, California, commercial buildings in San Francisco, and a house in Loomis, California.
Nancy picked up her passion for politics from her parents. When she was young, she would help her father during his campaign events and attended the inaugural address of John F. Kennedy was elected as the US President in 1961.
In her early career, she started to focus on politics when she transferred to San Francisco. She made friends with Congressman Phillip Burton. From then on, she worked herself up in Democratic Politics. She became a member of the Democratic National Committee, California, in 1976. She was good and was able to hold the position until 1996.
In 1977, Nancy was elected as the chairman for Northern California, and after four years, became the head of the California Democratic Party. She managed it until 1983. Afterward, she served as the Host Committee Chair for the Democratic National Convention in 1984, and the Finance Chair for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee in 1985, for a year term.
Her role in the House was on the Appropriations and Intelligence Committee with a ranking. That was before she was elected as a minority leader. She is a part of the House Baltic Caucus.
Nancy indeed has proven herself to be one of the most famous political women because of her long career and held positions. One of her career highlights is that she belongs to the founding members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Although she left when she was elected as a minority leader in 2003.
She has strong support for the LGBT community and their rights, immigrant children that were detained, reformation of the marijuana laws, PRISM or surveillance program by former President Bush and Obama.
She was actively participating in the affairs of the Italian-American community as a board member of the National Organization of Italian American Women and National Italian American Foundation Board Member for 13 years.
Honors and Accomplishments
Nancy’s career is already an accomplishment for any politician. Given her long work experience and opportunities, she has gained several acknowledgments, recognitions, honors, and accomplishments. Here are some of her notable distinctions.
Named as Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating Person of the Year in 2006, she was Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Merit Italian Republic in 2007, became Grand Cordon of Order of the Rising Sun Japan in 2015, received the award for National Center for Health Research Foremother Award in 2016, honorary Doctorate of Law degree in Mount Holyoke College in 2018, and honorary for VH1 Trailblazer Honors in 2019.
She was listed in Forbes’ 100 most powerful women with a ranking of 11th in 2010, 26th in 2014, and 3rd in 2019.
There is also a street in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, where they named it after her ‘Nancy Pelosi Drive’. This is a tribute to her years of service in representing the city and in congress.
Nancy Pelosi Total Net Worth
Nancy is a very well-known and talented politician who has given committed service in the state and community. She is celebrated by her colleagues, peers, and family, for doing a thorough job in her outstanding career.
Her primary source of income comes from her political career. Other sources come from assets in real estate, private assets, stock market investment, large stakes in companies, and commercial properties.
She has an estimated total net worth of $120 million.