Quick Facts of Mary Jane O'Meara

  • Full NameMary Jane O'Meara
  • Date of Birth1950 /01 /03
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceNew York City, New York
  • EthnicityWhite
  • ProfessionJournalist
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBlue
  • Hair colourBlonde
  • SpouseDave Driscoll (divorced) Bernie Sanders ​(m. 1988
  • Online PresenceInstagram, Facebook and Twitter
  • Children3
  • HoroscopeCapricorn

Jane Sanders is an American social worker, college administrator, and political strategist. She became provost and interim president of Goddard College from 1996 to 1997. She was also a president of Burlington College. Sanders founded the think tank The Sanders Institute in June 2017.

Jane is married to U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders since 1998. She has three children from her past relationship. To know more about Jane’s husband, net worth, and other details, read this article till the end.

Jane Sanders’s Net Worth

The 70 years old, Jane Sanders has gathered an excellent fortune from her long term career. The considerable amount of her net worth as of 2020 is $500 thousand. She earned such a big amount from her hard work as a college administrator and political strategist. Additionally, she has gathered an incredible amount from her multiple profession.

In addition, she has also worked as a founding director of the Mayor’s Youth Office and Department Head in the City of Burlington from 1981 to 1991. From there, she might have earned an excellent amount. On the other hand, she is a wife of American politician Bernie Sanders who has a net worth of $3 million as of 2020. He has been a United States Senator representing Vermont since 2007. Jane and her husband had a net worth of $750000 in 2015 and they typically earned $250-$300000 per year in total income.

Other Assets

Along with her husband, Jane owns three homes. In 2009, they bought their primary house, a 4 bedroom property in Chittenden County Vermont, for $405000. For the acquisition, they took out a $324,000 mortgage from Congressional Federal Credit Union. Their house is 2,300 square feet, with four bathrooms, according to Zillow, and is currently priced at about $440,000.

They bought a townhouse in Washington DC for $488999 in 2017. They purchased a vacation home on Lake Champlain in Vermont for $575,000 in 2016. The property had been sold for $775,000 previously. Kristen Gillibrand, Teresa Heinz, and Hallie Biden are popular American politician.

Married to Bernie Sanders

As mentioned above, Jane is married to her long-time partner Bernie Sanders. The love birds exchanged their wedding vows in 1988 after being together for some years. The duo visited the Soviet Union as part of an official delegation, the day after their wedding. They haven’t shared any kind of information regarding their marriage and dating. The couple might have exchanged their wedding vows in a private ceremony hall.

Jane Sanders and her husband
Jane Sanders with her husband, Picture Source: Twitter

Ever since they started dating, there is no news about the couple getting separate. The duo has been enjoying a blissful marriage for more than three decades. Currently, they are residing in a row house in Capitol Hill, a house in Burlington College, in Burlington Vermont along with their family.

Her Past Relationship

Following her relationship with Sanders, Jane was married to her boyfriend turned husband David Driscoll. Moreover, she even dropped out of school and moved to Brooklyn with her husband. There is no precise information on how and when the couple got married. Unfortunately, their relationship didn’t last long and the couple ended their marriage into divorce.

Jane Sanders with her family
Jane Sanders with her family, Picture Source: KapiKitab

They divorced in 1980. Together the former couple has three children including Heather Titus, Carina Driscoll, and David Driscoll. Later, her kids were adopted by Bernie Sanders. Also, they have seven grandchildren as of now.