Jeanne Shaheen - Updated Jun 2024

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Jeanne Shaheen

Jeanne Shaheen is famous as an American politician. Not only this, but Jeanne Shaheen is also a retired educator. Also, she has served as the senior United States senator from New Hampshire since the year 2009. Amazingly, she is the first female U.S. senator in New Hampshire’s history. Let us go through her detailed information.

Early Life

The prominent politician, Jeanne Shaheen was born on January 29, 1947. As of 2024, she is 77 years old. Her birthplace is in St. Charles Missouri, U.S.  Moreover, her birth name is Cynthia Jeanne Bowers.

She belongs to American nationality. On the other hand, her ethnicity is English and Scottish. Based on astrology, her horoscope sign is Aquarius.

Besides, she was born to Belle E. Bowers and Ivan E. Bowers. Nevertheless, there are no details and information available about her upbringing, childhood, siblings, and other family members.

Talking about the politician’s educational background, she has attended two universities.  She joined high school in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

The talented personality received the degree in Bachelor of Arts from Shippensburg University (BA). Later on, she then joined the University of Mississippi for her master’s studies. Shaheen completed her master’s in social science.

Jeanne Shaheen – Net worth 2024

As of the latest research, the estimated net worth of the famous personality is approximately $7 million. In addition, she used to earn an annual salary of about $190,000 as a senior senator. Besides, she was able to earn more or less $172,221 annually by working as a governor.

Personal Life

Additionally, Jeanne has been married to her husband, Bill Shaheen for 49 years. Bill is an accomplished attorney and democratic party leader. Likewise, he is a Lebanese-American attorney and political operative.

Recently, he won his third team as Democratic National Committeeman from New Hampshire.

Jeanne Shaheen Family

Caption: Jeanne Shaheen with her husband and three daughters (Source: Instagram)

The couple tied the knot in 1972. They had met each other for the first time in 1969 in York, Maine. The married couple shares three daughters. The names of their daughters are Stefany, Stacey, and Molly Shaheen.

Eventually, Jeanne and Bill are among the influential politicians in New Hampshire. They have always been actively participating in various community campaigns as well as charities.

Professional Life

During the initial phase of her political career, she used to work on several campaigns. This includes Jimmy Carter’s 1976 presidential campaign.

She also worked as the New Hampshire campaign manager for Gary Hart in 1984. Amazingly, Shaheen became the director of Harvard’s Institute of Politics in April 2005.

Jeanne Shaheen Career

Caption: Jeanne Shaheen on a program (Source: Vermont Public Radio)

Astonishingly, Shaheen was the first woman elected governor of New Hampshire. Moreover, Jeanne also taught at Harvard University.

Consequently, she became the national chairperson of John Kerry’s 2004 presidential campaign in September 2003. Ultimately, Shaheen ran the three two-year terms as governor.

Later on, she decided to run for the U.S. Senate in 2002. After running for two terms in the New Hampshire, Senate, she was elected governor in 1996 and was reelected in 1998 and 2000. Furthermore, she became the first Democratic senator from New Hampshire.

In the year 2014, she was able to become the second Democrat from New Hampshire to be reelected to the U.S. Senate. Also, she was again be to reelected to the third term in 2020. She defeated Republican Bryant “Corky” Messner.

Jeanne Shaheen – Social Media

Moreover, the active politician is active on almost all social media platforms. She has two verified accounts on Facebook. Her username of one Facebook account is Senator Jeanne Shaheen with 48k followers.

On the other hand, her second Facebook account has a username Jeanne Shaheen with 24k followers.

On Twitter, her username is @SenatorShaheen, and has over 126.6k followers. Similarly, she has 10.7k followers on her Instagram account with the username @jeanneshaheen. Also, she owns a verified Youtube channel named, @SenatorShaheen with 709 subscribers.

Jeanne Shaheen – Body Measurement

Unfortunately, there are no details available about Jeanne’s body measurements. This information is difficult to access through any sources of particulars.

Hence, the details such as her height, weight, dress size, and shoe size, are not disclosed. But, she has light brown eyes and blonde short hair.