Jamin Ben “Jamie” Raskin is a lawyer and politician who is a U.S Representative from Maryland’s 8th congressional district
Jamie Raskin’s Net Worth is Estimated at $5 million
According to celebrityhow, Jamie Raskin has an estimated net worth of approximately $5 Million and his primary modes of income come from his career as a politician as well as a University teacher.
Jamie Raskin mourns the loss of his son
Jamie Raskin and his family have endured a great loss. The politician made a statement that announced the death of their twenty-five-year-old son, Thomas Bloom Raskin, and said that he was demolished to be without him.
He spoke to the public with his wife alongside him and said, “Tommy was pure magic. His brilliance and compassion knew no bounds. He passionately loved his family, friends, and animals, and was devoted to the cause of the global poor. We are devastated and demolished to be without him,”.
A Harvard Lawyer
Jamie Raskin was born on the 13th of December in the year 1962 in Washington D.C to a Jewish Family. His father’s name was Marcus Raskin and was a progressive activist who was a staff aide to President John F. Kennedy and his mother’s name was Barbara Raskin and was a journalist as well as a novelist.
Jamie Raskin completed his schooling at the Georgetown Day School in the year 1979. He then went on to graduate magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in the year 1963. In 1987 he received his J.D from Harvard Law. He was the lawyer who represented Ross Perot in the year 1996 when he was sued for being excluded from the Presidential Debates as well as on the counsel for Jesse Jackson’s National Rainbow Coalition.
A Cancer Survivor and a Happy family
Jamie Raskin is married to the former Maryland Commissioner of Financial Regulation, Sarah Bloom Raskin. His wife was also nominated by Barack Obama to the Federal Reserve Board on the 28th of April in the year 2010 and sworn in in 2010 as the Governor of the Federal Reserve Board. The couple lives together happily and has two daughters whose names are Hannah and Tabitha and their son, the late Thomas.
Jamie Raskin has been a devoted vegetarian since the year 2009. He has faced many battles in his life. In May 2010, He was diagnosed with colon cancer and fought the disease with six weeks of radiation as well as Chemotherapy. He successfully fought and recovered from colon cancer after surgery was performed in order to remove a part of his colon and was then followed up with more chemotherapy through the first half of 2011.