Adam Schiff Wiki, bio, age, height, family, education, political party, net worth

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American lawyer, author and politician, Adam Schiff, has been in active politics for almost three decades and has risen to become a U.S. representative.

He has been rising through the ranks, having occupied other prominent roles, including being California’s 28th congressional district and chairing the United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

He is also noted for backing the Helicopter Noise Relief Act, which sought to regulate unwanted helicopter noise across Los Angeles County.


Wikipedia & Biography

Adam Schiff was born on June 22, 1960, in Framingham, Massachusetts, but has Jewish background.

He was a bright student during school days and was widely tipped by his colleagues to succeed. Schiff worked as a law clerk for a brief period before serving as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Office of the United States Attorney for the Central District for another six years.

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He first contested for public office in 1994 when he lost a special election for the 43rd district seat in the California State Assembly. However, he didn’t relent and was elected to represent the 21st district in the California State Senate in 1996.


Four years later, Schiff defeated James Rogan to become the U.S. House of Representatives in California’s 27th congressional district and has been re-elected 11 times since.

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Age and birthday

The author and politician was born on June 22, 1960. He is currently 62 years old.

Height and weight

Adam Schiff is 1.79 meters tall and weighs 78 kilograms.


Nationality & ethnicity

He is American but has Jewish background due to his extended family ties.


He is a graduate of Monte Vista High School, where he was the valedictorian. He also holds a degree in political science from Stanford University while also obtaining a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School.

Political party and views

Adam Schiff is a member of the Democratic Party and is a leading voice in Armenian-American politics. He also pushed an Act to reduce unwanted helicopter noise.

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He is been an advocate of surveillance reforms as well as press freedom.


Parents and siblings

His parents are Edward Schiff (father) and Sherrill Ann Glovsky Schiff (mother). There’s little information about his siblings.

Wife and children

He is married to Eve Sanderson and the couple are blessed with two children.

Salary and net worth

Adam Schiff is on an annual salary of $174,000 and is estimated to be worth around $2 million.


Social media: Instagram & Twitter

He has 3.2 million followers on Twitter and 228,000 followers on Instagram.



Multi award-winning journalist.