Jeff Merkley is a politician. He is currently the junior United States Senator from Oregon. He has been in the position since 2009. Jeff was a five-term member of the Oregon House of Representatives.
He even served at Portland Habitat of Humanity as an executive director from 1991-1994. He currently serves on the Board of Trustees and was the President of the World Affairs Council of Oregon.
Quick Facts: Jeff Merkley Wife And Family: 10 Facts To Know About
|Birthday||October 24, 1956|
|Parents||Betty Lou (née Collins) and Darrell Philip Merkley|
|Children||Brynne Merkley, Jonathan Merkley|
10 Fun Facts About Jeff Merkley
- Jeff Merkley was born as Jeff Alan Merkley on October 24, 1956, in Myrtle Creek, Oregon, USA. His present age is 64.
- Merkley is a member of the Democratic political party. He was even considered as a 2020 presidential election candidate but he petitioned for reelection to the Senate.
- Jeff has a Wikipedia page where one can read in detail about his political career, elections, tenure, and his political position.
- He attended David Douglas High School. Merkley’s education involves a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University in arts degree in International relations in 1979 and In 1982, he received a Master of Public Affairs degree from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University.
- Jeff Merkley’s salary hasn’t been revealed to the public yet. His present net worth including all his assets is around $2 million.
- He has a huge number of followers in his Twitter account, i.e., 492.3k followers. He joined Twitter in April 2009.
- Jeff is quite active on Instagram, where he has over 21.9k followers.
- His parents are Darrell Philip Merkley and Betty Lou (née Collins). There aren’t much data about them.
- Jeff Merkley met his wife, Mary Sorteberg, a nurse, in the 1980s in Washington D.C. They began dating and moved to Portland in 1991 and then got married in 1992. The couple currently lives as a happy family in East Portland.
- Jeff Merkley and Mary Sorteberg have two children together, Brynne and Jonathan Merkley. Brynne studied environmental science at Cornell University.