Amy Jean Klobuchar is an American politician serving as the senior U.S senate from Minnesota since 2007. She is also a lawyer. Amy is a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL), Minnesota’s associate of the Democratic Party, she earlier served as the Hennepin County attorney. On 10 February 2019, Amy declared her candidacy for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in the 2020 election. She endorsed Joe Biden and suspended her campaign on the 2nd of March, 2020.
She became Minnesota’s first elected female United States senator, (first elected to the Senate in 2006) and was also reelected in 2012 and 2018. In 2009 and 2010 she was characterized as a “rising star” in the Democratic Party. Let’s take a view through the U.S senator’s net worth.
Amy Klobucher has a Net Worth of $1.2 Million for the year 2015
As a senator, Amy earns an annual salary of $174,000. She receives royalties from her 2015 memoir “The Senator Next Door.”
According to reports, Her 2018 returns revealed she earned $380,000 in 2018 and paid $62,000 in federal taxes. Amy primarily earns from government salary and her 2015 memoir.
Amy’s speech at Joe Biden’s inauguration
The U.S senator gave a speech regarding the Capital Riot and reminding American’s that democracy cannot be taken for granted.
She said: “It’s on all of us to cherish it and to pass it on to the next generation,” Klobuchar said Tuesday, about 24 hours before her prominent speaking slot in the inaugural ceremony. “It is on all of us to take up its torch.”
Soon to be the chairwoman of the Senate Rules Committee, she got a chance to present a speech of about 4 minutes.
Amy said that she and her husband will be amidst the small group attending an early-morning church service with Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, and their spouses. After the ceremony gets over she said she would be among the group of small lawmakers who would deliver gifts to Biden and Harris. She said, “We got them Lenox vases,”.
“It’s on all of us to cherish it and to pass it on to the next generation,” Klobuchar said Tuesday, about 24 hours before her prominent speaking slot in the inaugural ceremony. “It is on all of us to take up its torch.”
I got 500 extra tickets that year,” Klobuchar said. “This year I got one.”
Sen. Tina Smith, Reps. Angie Craig, Ilhan Omar, Dean Phillips, Tom Emmer, Pete Stauber, and Michelle Fischbach Minnesota’s 10-member congressional planned to attend the ceremony. She said; “We will not back down.”
More on the Senator’s Life
Amy was born in Plymouth, Minnesota to her mother Rose, and father Jim Klobuchar. Her father was a columnist, journalist, and author. She graduated from Yale University and works for New York councilman Keith Powers as a legislative director.
Klobuchar married John Bessler in 1993. Her husband is a private practice attorney and a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law. The couple shares a daughter named Abigail.
She has also authored two books namely Uncovering the Dome, The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland in 1986 and 2015 respectively