Family of Thomas Bloom Raskin, Bio, College, Net Worth, Death

Facts of Thomas Bloom Raskin

Full Name:Thomas Bloom Raskin
Age:25 years old
Birthday:January 30, 1995
Sun Sign:Aquarius
Profession:Teacher Assistant
Net Worth:$1 million
Sibling:Hannah Grace Raskin and Tabitha Claire Raskin
Parents:Jamie Raskin and Sarah Bloom Raskin

Thomas Bloom Raskin an American personality received the spotlight as the son of American attorney, Sarah Bloom Raskin.

Who are Thomas Bloom Raskin’s Parents?

Thomas Bloom Raskin was born on January 30, 1995, in the United States of America. Raskin was 25 years old at the time of his death. Thomas used to cut his birthday cake with her close ones on the 30th of January. By birth, Thomas had a star sign of Aquarius.

He was born as the son of Jamie Raskin (father) and Sarah Bloom Raskin (mother). His father is an American attorney and politician while his mother is also an American attorney. His siblings are Hannah Grace Raskin and Tabitha Claire Raskin.

Caption: Thomas Bloom Raskin with his family (Source: NPR )

Herbert Bloom and Arlene Bloom are the names of his maternal grandparents while his paternal grandparents are Marcus Raskin and Barbara Bellman Raskin. By nationality, Thomas had American citizenship and she belongs to a white ethnic community. Moreover, Thomas practices the Christianity religion.

Did Thomas Bloom Raskin go to School?

From Montgomery Blair High School, he completed his early schooling. Later, he joined Amherst College and majored in history. He also attended Harvard Law school in the year 2019.

Was Thomas Bloom Raskin in a relationship?

No, Thomas wasn’t in a relationship during his lifetime. His parents, Sarah and Jamie met each other for the very first time at Harvard Law School. After being in a relationship for some time they got married in presence of their close ones in 1990.

Caption: Thomas Bloom Raskin’s Parents (Source: Vogue)

They have been living as a happily married couple for more than 32 years.

What was Thomas Bloom Raskin’s Net Worth?

At the time of his death, Thomas had an approximate net worth of $1 million from his career as a teacher and teacher’s assistant. Annually, he used to earn a salary of $28 from his teaching career.

Caption: Thomas posing infront of the car (Source: Roll Call)

His mother, Sarah has a net worth of $5 million. This is a hefty sum of money from her career as an American attorney. $179,700 is her annual salary.

 How did Thomas Bloom Raskin die?

Thomas died due to depression. He was only 25 years old at the time of his death. On December 31, 2020, Thomas end his life by suicide in his house which is located in Takoma Park, Maryland, United States. He was suffering from depression in his early 20s. They had a private funeral for him in January and his family announced his death as:

“On the last hellish brutal day of that godawful miserable year of 2020, when hundreds of thousands of Americans and millions of people all over the world died alone in bed in the darkness from an invisible killer disease ravaging their bodies and minds, we also lost our dear, dear, beloved son, Hannah and Tabitha’s beloved irreplaceable brother, a radiant light in this broken world.”

Professional Career of Thomas Bloom Raskin

  • Thomas was a teacher’s assistant by profession.
  • He worked as an associate at Mercy for Animals where he found an interest in studying law.
Caption: Thomas in the cover (Source: NBC4 Washington)
  • For public speaking, he even helped the Amherst Political Union to win the Kellogg Prize.
  • For the animal rights movement, he even performed one-act plays with his social dorm mates and wrote a senior thesis on intellectual history.

FAQs of Thomas Bloom Raskin

Did Thomas Bloom Raskin’s family raise Funds for People and Animals?

Yes, his family has raised Fund for People and Animals after his death. They altogether raised $50,000 and spent it by distributing money semiannually to causes and charities he championed and helped advance.

Did Thomas Bloom Raskin leave a suicide note?

Yes, Thomas had left a suicide note. He wrote about forgiveness and the reason for his decision  in his farewell note on New Year’s Eve day and it reads:

‘Please forgive me. My illness won today. Please look after each other, the animals, and the global poor for me. All my love, Tommy.’”

Was Thomas Bloom Raskin vegan?

Yes, Tommy was a vegan. During his lifetime, he even wrote philosophical defenses of animal rights. He was very successful in turning people around him to eat meat.

 What happened to Thomas Bloom Raskin’s father?

His father, Jamie has been diagnosed with lymphoma. In late December, Jamie said that he is suffering from a curable large B-cell lymphoma which requires chemo-immunotherapy. In 2010, he was treated for colon cancer.