Heidi Cruz is an American managing director at Goldmine Sachs and also served as the economic director for the Western Hemisphere at the National Security Council.
Heidi Cruz was born on August 7, 1972, as Heidi Nelson in San Luis Obispo, California. As of 2019, her age is 47 years old with her birth sign Leo. She is the daughter of Suzanne Jane (née Roche), a dental hygienist, and Peter Christian Nelson, a dentist. Heidi holds an American nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
She has a sibling brother Scott Nelson. During her childhood, she lived with her family in Kenya as well as Nigeria, and throughout Asia, where they served as missionaries, while both parents participated in dental health work
Regarding her education, she attended Valley View Adventist Academy in Arroyo Grande, California. After that, she graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in Economics and International Relations in 1994. Further, in 1995, she received a Masters of European Business degree from Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management of the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium.
Heidi Cruz’s Career
In 2003, Heidi Cruz first started working for the Bush administration on economic policy. Eventually, she becoming the director for the Western Hemisphere on the National Security Council under National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice in 2003. After that, she left Washington DC in 2004 to support Ted Cruz’s run for elective office in Texas.
Later, she worked for three investment banks, JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, and Goldman Sachs. Further, in 2005, she joined Goldman Sachs, serving as a private wealth manager, and is currently the Region Head for the Southwest Region in the Investment Management Division of Goldman Sachs in Houston.
Moreover, she strongly supports her husband in his career. During the time of the election in the year 2016, it was very difficult for her to manage everything. However, she always stood by the side of her husband and defended everything negative that comes to him.
What is the Net Worth & Salary of Heidi Cruz?
Though the exact net worth is not available. But she earns $300,000 as her salary. Looking at this, we can assume that she is making pretty much money from her career.
On the other hands, her husband is also making a good sum of money from his career. The estimated net worth of her husband is around $4.6 million as of 2019. He earns an annual salary of $174,000 for his work as a public servant. Without any doubts, the couple is spending a very luxurious life with each other.
Who is Heidi Cruz’s Husband?
Heidi is a married woman, she married to Ted Cruz. The two met while they were working together on George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign. There is no further information about their dating history. However, the couple got married on May 27, 2001. After getting married, Cruz moved from Washington D.C. to Texas in 2004. There she experienced a period of depression as a result of the transition to Texas.
Moreover, the couple has two daughters named Caroline Camille Cruz and Catherine. Though the couple faced many ups and downs, they never moved away from each other. They always held each other tightly and kept on supporting each other. This is the main reason they are still together and happy as well. There is no information about her past relationship.
Heidi Cruz’s Height & Weight
Though the exact height and weight of Heidi are not available at the moment. But she stands at a decent height and weighs average. She is an adorably beautiful woman with fair skin, blonde hair, and brown eyes. Regarding her other body measurement are also unknown.