Eric Swalwell is an American lawyer and famous political personality. He currently is serving as the U.S. Representative for California’s 15th congressional district since 2013. Further, since 2017, he has co-chaired the House Democratic Steering Committee.
Moreover, recently on 5 March 2021, he filed a civil action requesting damages from Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Representative Mo Brooks, and Rudy Giuliani for their alleged role in encouraging the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Let us scroll over to know more information on him.
Caption: The political personality, Eric Swalwell.
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Eric Swalwell: Bio, Family, Education
The famous politician was born on 16 November 1980 as Eric Michael Swalwell in Sac City, Iowa, the United States of America. He is the first child of four sons of parents Eric Nelson Swalwell and Vicky Joe Swalwell. His father served as a police chief in Algona and his parents both are Republicans. His family shifted from Iowa and settled in Dublin, California. When he was a child, he had suffered from Bell’s palsy.
For his education, he attended Wells Middle School and then Dublin High School graduating in 1999. Following that, he joined Campbell University in North Carolina on a soccer scholarship from 1999 to 2001. After he broke his both thumbs in his sophomore year which he ended his scholarship and transferred to the University of Maryland.
From the university, he received his bachelor’s degree in government and politics in 2003. In 2006, he had earned Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law. During the university, he served as Vice President of Campus Affairs for the Student Government Association. And he was an active member of the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Eric Swalwell: Career & Life Achievements
In his initial career days, he first had worked as an unpaid intern in 2001 and 2002 for Ellen Tauscher in the US House of Representatives. Following the completion from law school, he worked as an Alameda County deputy district attorney. From 2006 to 2008, he served on the Dublin Heritage & Cultural Arts Commission then on the Dublin Planning Commission from 2008-10. In 2011, he became the candidate for Congress in the 15th district of California.
However, he won the 2020 election against Republican challenger Alison Hayden. Apart from that, he founded Future Forum in April 2015 and then joined with Rep. Darrell Issa in May 2015 to launch the bipartisan Sharing Economy Caucus. Further, in 2018, the US Department of Justice had seized his personal data under the Trump administration.
Eric Swalwell: Personal Life & Wife
The congress representative has married twice and had divorced once. He has not provided information on his first wife only the detail revealed was he had divorced his first wife. Later, he married his second wife, Brittany Ann Watts in October 2016. His wife works as a sales director at the Ritz-Carlton in Half Moon Bay. The couple together has welcomed two children: a son Eric Nelson Swalwell (2017) and a daughter Kathryn Watts Swalwell (2018).
Caption: Eric Swalwell with his wife and kids.
Eric Swalwell: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
The famous politician has been making a huge amount from his career. Also, he might have been invested in a few businesses as well. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $2 million from his active works and positions. Additionally, he reported having a salary of around $175k per annum. In 2020, he has bought a home for $1.2 million in the neighborhood of Eckington, Washington.
He has a verified Twitter account @RepSwalwell with 1 million followers. On Instagram, he has a verified account @ericswalwell with 52k followers and another account @repswalwell with 23.2k followers. On Facebook, he goes by the verified account @CongressmanEricSwalwell with more than 52.1k followers.
Eric Swalwell: Body Measurements
The congressman has a fit and strong body that stands to a height of 6 feet or 1.81 meters 88 kg. His body measurements of 43 inches chest size, 32 inches waist size, and 14 inches hips size. He has hazel eyes color with light brown hair color.