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Everything To Know About Adam Schiff’s Wife – Eve Schiff

Eve and Adam Schiff

Who is Eve Schiff?

Eve Schiff is the wife of the American politician, Adam Schiff, who is serving as the US Representative for California’s 28th congressional district. Eve is more focused on private matters, and other than some philanthropic endeavors she hasn’t been involved in the media. Though she aspired to become a professional tennis player, her focus switched once she became a mother.

Eve Schiff Wiki- Age, Childhood, and Education

Born Eve Sanderson in 1960 in Massachusetts USA, she hasn’t revealed her specific birth date and place.

Congressman Adam and Eve Schiff

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Her mother is Marion Sanderson, but she hasn’t shared the name of her father; she has two siblings. She went to Torrey Pines High School, and after matriculation enrolled at the University of California, however, she never said what she studied.

Tennis Career and Other Interests

She started playing tennis at a young age, and turned professional in her youth. However, once she became pregnant with her first child, Eve decided to cease her tennis career. She started volunteering across California supporting numerous organizations.

As her child grew up, she joined the school’s PTA, and with the birth of their second child, she completely focused on raising them and supporting her husband.

Eve Schiff Net Worth, Height, Weight, and Appearance

Although her career isn’t as successful as her husband’s, she has still managed to earn a decent wealth. According to sources, Eve’s net worth is estimated at $300,000 as of early 2020. On the other hand, her husband’s net worth is estimated at around $1.5 million.

Eve and Adam Schiff

Eve Schiff stands at 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, while she weighs approximately 124lbs (56kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-23-33. Her hair is black and her eyes are dark brown.

Popularity Through Marriage

Eve and Adam met for the first time at a tennis court in Marina del Rey in 1990; they’re of different religions, but that didn’t affect their romance – their friends often joked about the significance of their names, and that they should name their children Cain and Abel.

The couple married on the 19th of February 1995 and welcomed the first child in July 1998, daughter Alexa Marion. The couple welcomed their second child, son Elijah Harris in July 2002.

Eve Schiff Husband, Adam Schiff

Born Adam Bennett Schiff on the 22nd June 1960, in Framingham, Massachusetts USA to Edward Schiff and his wife Sherrill Ann (nee Glovsky), he was brought up in a Jewish household. The family moved to Scottsdale, Arizona when he was 10 years old, then two years later to Alamo, California.

He went to Danville’s Monte Vista High School, from which he matriculated in 1978, after which he enrolled at Stanford University, from which he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. He furthered his studies at Harvard Law School, from which he obtained a Juris Doctor in 1985.

Career Before Politics

Before Adam entered politics he pursued a career as an attorney; his first job was as a law clerk for Judge William Matthew Byrne Jr. of the US District Court for the Central District California.

After this, he became an Assistant US Attorney in the Office of the Central District from 1987 until 1993. While serving as an assistant, Adam came to limelight for working on the trial of Richard Miller, a former FBI agent accused of spying for the Soviet Union.

Politics

Adam made his first attempt at entry into the California State Assembly in 1994, when he was a candidate for the 43rd district seat, but was beaten by Republican nominee James E. Rogan. However, two years later, Schiff was elected to the 21st district of the California State Senate – at 36 years old he was the youngest member in the Senate.

He remained for four years, and served as chairman of the senate’s Judiciary Committee and Select Committee on Juvenile Justice, and was chairman of the state legislature’s Joint Committee on the Arts.

In 2000 he was voted into the US House of Representatives for California’s 27th congressional district, defeating his old opponent James E. Rogan. Since then, he has been re-elected every two years, and his 10th term began in January 2019. He became the Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, a position in which he served from January 2015 until January of 2019, and then assumed the position as Chair of the House Intelligence Committee.

Impeachment against Donald Trump

Once he assumed the position, Adam became one of the lead investigators in the impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. On the 15th January 2020, Schiff became the lead impeachment manager, nominated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. With seven other House members, Adam was in charge of presenting the case of Trump’s impeachment to the United States Senate. The impeachment was successful, and Trump became only the third President of the US to be impeached.

About the author

Olivia Clarke

Joined Biography.Today in February 2020. Formerly Assistant Editor of Radar Magazine. Studied Journalism at City University.

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