Jeffrey Flake, born on December 31, 1962, is an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator for Arizona. Flake was first elected to the seat in 2012.
Prior to being a United States Senator, Flake was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 2001 to 2013.
Previously serving as Arizona’s junior Senator, Flake became Arizona’s senior Senator following the death of John McCain. In 2017, he announced he would not be running for re-election in 2018.
Jeff Flake Net Worth 2019: Approximately $500,000 – $1 million
Jeff Flake, an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, has a reported estimated net worth of approximately $500,000 to $1 million.
US News reports that a sizeable portion of Flake’s net worth comes from his stock in Apple and an apartment in Provo, Utah.
Early Life & Career
Prior to his political career, Flake graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science.
After college, Flake worked at public relations firm in Washington, D.C. before serving as Executive Director of the Foundation for Democracy in Namibia. In 1992, Flake became the Executive Director of the Goldwater Institute, a conservative think tank in Arizona.
In the year 2000, Flake was elected to the United States House of Representatives, where he would serve until being elected to the Senate in 2012.
Flake was elected to the United States Senate in 2012. Flake was also one of the bi-partisan “Gang of Eight” that pushed through a Senate immigration-reform bill in 2013. He is known as a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, but votes overwhelmingly in line with Trump’s position.
In October 2017, Flake announced that he would not be seeking reelection in 2018. Following the death of Senator John McCain, Flake became Arizona’s senior U.S. Senator.
In September 2018, Senator Flake was a crucial figure in the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
WOW — CNN shows a sexual assault victim absolutely shredding @JeffFlake for announcing he'll vote for Kavanaugh.
"You're telling all women that they don't matter, that they should just stay quiet because if they tell you what happened to them you are going to ignore them." pic.twitter.com/lgLeECzpWC
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 28, 2018
An activist, Ana Maria Archila who confronted Jeff Flake over Kavanaugh will attend State of the Union.