Marco Antonio Rubio is an American politician and attorney, and the junior United States Senator from Florida.
Marco Antonio Rubio was born on May 28, 1971 in Miami, Florida, the second son and third child of Mario Rubio Reina and Oriales Rubio.
His parents were Cubans who immigrated to the United States in 1956, prior to the rise of Fidel Castro in January 1959. His mother made at least four trips back after Castro’s victory, including for a month in 1961. Neither of his parents was a U.S. citizen at the time of Rubio’s birth, but his parents applied for U.S. citizenship and were naturalized in 1975.
Rubio attended South Miami Senior High School, graduating in 1989. He then attended Tarkio College in Missouri for one year on a football scholarship from 1989 to 1990, before enrolling at Santa Fe Community College (now Santa Fe College) in Gainesville, Florida.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Florida in 1993, and his J.D. degree cum laude from the University of Miami School of Law in 1996. Rubio has said that his education resulted in $100,000 of student loans, which he paid off in 2012.
On November 2, 2010, Rubio won the general election with 49 percent of the vote to Crist’s 30% and Democrat Kendrick Meek’s 20%. Following his victory in the elections, Rubio soon became the subject of speculation as a potential Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. At the time of his election, Rubio joined Bob Menendez of New Jersey as the only two Latino Americans in the Senate. Ted Cruz would be elected Senator from Texas two years later.
Rubio previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.Rubio is a Cuban American from Miami, with degrees from the University of Florida and the University of Miami School of Law. In the late 1990s, he served as a City Commissioner for West Miami and was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000, representing the 111th House district.
Rubio married Jeanette Dousdebes, a former bank teller and Miami Dolphins cheerleader, in 1998 in a Catholic ceremony at the Church of the Little Flower, and together they have four children. Rubio and his family live in West Miami, Florida.
Age, Height & MeasurementsMarco Antonio Rubio Age 38 years. Marco Antonio Rubio's height 5 feet 10 inches, weight 73 kg. Body measurements Update Soon and Zodiac Sign Gemini.
|Marco Antonio Rubio Bio|
|Famous As||Marco Antonio Rubio|
|Birthday||June 16, 1980|
|Birth Place||Torreón, Mexico|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Body Measurements||Update Soon|
|Net Worth||$443,508 in 2013|
|Birth Name||Marco Antonio Rubio|
|Sister||Veronica Rubio and Barbara Rubio|
|College||Tarkio College and Santa Fe College|
|University||University of Florida (BA) and University of Miami (JD)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Spouse||Jeanette Dousdebes (m. 1998)|
|Son||Dominic Rubio and Anthony Rubio|
|Daughter||Daniella Rubio and Amanda Rubio|