Source of Wealth: PoliticsAge: 49Birth Place: Memphis, TennesseeMarital Status: Married to Emily ThrelkeldFull Name: Harold Eugene Ford Jr.Nationality: AmericanDate of Birth: May 11, 1970Ethnicity: African-AmericanOccupation: PoliticianEducation: University of Pennsylvania (B.A.) and University of Michigan Law School (J.D.)Children: None
American politician Harold Ford Jr. has an estimated net worth of $2 million. Born Harold Eugene Ford Jr. on May 11, 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee, he is the son of former Congressman Harold Ford Sr. and Dorothy Bowles Ford. He earned his B.A. in American history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. He became a staff aide to the Senate Budget Committee right after graduation. In 1992 and 1994, he was the coordinator of the congressional campaigns of Harold E. Ford Sr. Later, he became the special assistant at the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration in 1993. In 1996, he received a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.
From January 3, 1997 to January 3, 2007, Harold Ford Jr. was the Democrat Congressional representative from Tennessee. He for Senate in 2006 but he lost in the race. He became a member of the House Committee in Education and the Workforce, and the House Committee on Government Reform and Oversight. At 26, he was the youngest member of the present Congress and the second youngest member of the Congress in history. He is also the first African-American to ever succeed his parent in office. He is also the first member of Congress born after a man landed on the moon.